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Title:  Indigenous Financial Services Analyst - Intern/Co-op - Fall 2022 - Hybrid - Canada-Wide




Requisition ID: 154603

Join a purpose driven winning team, committed to results, in an inclusive and high-performing culture.


Indigenous Financial Services Analyst Intern/Co-op

Fall 2022 (September to December) - Hybrid - Canada-Wide


Why work for Scotiabank?


Scotiabank is a leading bank in the Americas. We are powered by our 97,000 high-performing teammates who make a real difference across the globe as a leading provider of advice, products, digital experiences, and financial services.

This is a place where you’ll get to learn and develop your skills while being recognized for your hard work. At Scotiabank, we’re passionate about bringing our whole selves to work, allowing us to create inclusive work environments for everyone to enjoy.


Who Are We?


Scotiabank’s Commercial Banking professionals are committed to delivering advice. You will be a trusted business advisor offering a full suite of customized lending, deposit, cash management, and trade finance solutions to mid and large-sized businesses. Team players with a client-centric approach and a strong emphasis on results will thrive in our flexible, growth-oriented environment, and our one-of-a-kind people-first culture.


Commercial Internships/Co-op Role


The Indigenous Financial Services Analyst supports the Indigenous Financial Services team and helps create sustainable financial relationships based on trust and respect to help achieve prosperity and honor our commitment to future generations. This will include coordinating efforts with internal partners and directly reaching out to clients to address various activities such as the resolution of escalated client challenges, collection/processing of financial reporting, the satisfaction of funding requirements, and onboarding needs. The Commercial Distribution Banking Analyst contributes to the overall success of commercial banking in Canada, ensuring specific individual goals, plans, and initiatives are executed/delivered in support of the team's business strategies and objectives while also ensuring all activities are conducted in compliance with governing regulations, internal policies, and procedures. The team understands the unique needs of Indigenous communities, businesses, and individuals and is committed to building and nurturing connections to deliver the right products and services to help create prosperity for future generations.


Through this Internship/Co-op you will be exposed to:


  • Financial literacy training and credit-building education
  • Indigenous governments
  • On-reserve development financing
  • Housing market creation
  • Acquisition financing
  • Equipment and infrastructure financing
  • Electronic cash management services
  • Investment specialists with expertise in managing trusts
  • Economic development corporations & Indigenous businesses
  • On-reserve development financing


Through this Internship/Co-op you will:


  • Support the Senior Manager in growing and enabling the profitability of the Indigenous market segment in the Retail, Commercial Business Banking, and Wealth divisions.
  • Identify business development opportunities and gather market intelligence and information on prospecting opportunities.
  • Support data and analytics efforts in measuring volume, client, and revenue growth for Indigenous Financial Services.
  • Support the Senior Manager in addressing communication, corporate affairs, government affairs, and philanthropic needs that arise for Indigenous Financial Services.
  • Help translate the needs of Indigenous clients to commercial and wealth relationship managers. 


Who are we looking for?


  • Strong interest and passion in the Indigenous space.
  • Strong commitment to excellent client service and ability to work with clients to resolve issues in an amicable and prompt manner.
  • Strong organizational skills to coordinate and prioritize a number of concurrent requests from different Relationship Managers.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to obtain agreements within Commercial Banking and partners.
  • Strong written and verbal skills with a proven ability to engage stakeholders and clients.
  • Strong commitment to accuracy, customer focus, and results focus.
  • Strong research and writing skills.
  • Working knowledge of financial statements and credit analysis.
  • Working knowledge of credit structures and applicable risk management.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
  • Ability to extract insight from external data and put together presentation materials.
  • Natural curiosity and passion for satisfying customer needs.
  • Flexibility to adapt to a wide variety of tasks.


Other things we look for:


  • An undergraduate degree in Business, Commerce, Finance, Economics, or Accounting-related disciplines is preferred but not required.  
  • MBA, JD, and other graduate degree applicants are welcome.
  • Natural curiosity and passion for problem-solving.
  • A genuine interest and passion for Commercial Banking.
  • A high level of energy and a keen desire to learn new concepts.
  • Strong communication and client relationship management skills.
  • Basic financial literacy with an understanding of financial statements, credit terms, conditions, and relationships.
  • The ability to operate in a fast-paced, agile, and constantly changing environment.
  • Experience in providing customer needs-based advice and solutions is preferred.
  • Superstars that have both strong financial acumen and a passion for people.
  • Someone who gets equally excited about examining key financial metrics as building solid relationships.


How do I Apply?


For students, we are focused on learning about who you are and what you’re interested in to uncover your true potential. In short, we don’t believe resumes will provide us with an accurate depiction of what you’re truly about to properly assess your potential. Instead, we want to get to know YOU and hear about the experiences that have shaped you. For students applying to one of our co-ops, internships, or TILT new grad programs we are no longer requiring resumes. Instead, we ask that as part of your application, you complete the below:


Complete your PLUM Profile here


Complete a short one-way video interview here


Apply to the role through our career site! When the application asks for your resume, instead upload a screenshot of your PLUM to show us you’ve completed it, we have full access to your entire profile from Plum and won’t use the screenshot but it’s a great reminder for each of you to have completed it. Alternatively, you can submit a resume if you want, but we will not be relying on it when we assess you. You do not need to complete your PLUM profile or video interview multiple times if you are applying to multiple positions. 


We thank you all for your interest in Scotiabank! However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. If you require accommodation during the recruitment and selection process, please let us know. We will work with you to meet your needs.


**To be considered for student opportunities at Scotiabank and/or Tangerine, you must submit your PLUM Assessment and Video Interview**


Location(s):  Canada : Ontario : Toronto || Canada : Alberta : Edmonton || Canada : British Columbia : Victoria || Canada : Manitoba : Winnipeg || Canada : New Brunswick : Moncton || Canada : Newfoundland and Labrador : St John's || Canada : Northwest Territories : Yellowknife || Canada : Nova Scotia : Halifax || Canada : Nunavut : Iqaluit || Canada : Prince Edward Island : Charlottetown || Canada : Quebec : Quebec || Canada : Saskatchewan : Regina || Canada : Yukon : Whitehorse 

Scotiabank is a leading bank in the Americas. Guided by our purpose: "for every future", we help our customers, their families and their communities achieve success through a broad range of advice, products and services, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management and private banking, corporate and investment banking, and capital markets.  

At Scotiabank, we value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings to the Bank, and are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone. If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site, alternate format documents, ASL Interpreter, or Assistive Technology) during the recruitment and selection process, please let our Recruitment team know. If you require technical assistance, please click here. Candidates must apply directly online to be considered for this role. We thank all applicants for their interest in a career at Scotiabank; however, only those candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

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