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Title:  Manager, AML, Wealth Management




Requisition ID: 150556

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



The Manager, AML Wealth contributes to the overall success of the Wealth AML team for Global Wealth Management (Canada) ensuring specific individual goals, plans, initiatives are executed / delivered in support of the team’s business strategies and objectives.  Ensures all activities conducted are in compliance with governing regulations, internal policies and procedures.



In this role you will:


  • Champion a client focused culture to deepen client relationships and leverage broader Bank & Wealth relationships, systems and knowledge.
  • Support the AML High Risk approvals for Global Wealth Management (Canada) by assessing high risk client recommendations, coordinating approvals with Global Wealth Management (Canada) business units, managing disputes/escalations and reporting/tracking, and managing relationship and responses with the Enhanced Due Diligence Unit (EDDU). 
  • Support the development, implementation and refinement of AML / ATF / Sanctions policies and procedures for Global Wealth Management (Canada) business lines:
    • Support the development of action plans and implementation of issues identified by Audit, including in connection with remediating existing anti money laundering / sanctions issues
    • Along with the Senior Manager, act as a key driver and leader for this initiative or any other initiative that maybe assigned 
    • Work with partner groups to adapt and implement AML/Sanctions Enterprise-Wide policies for Global Wealth Management (Canada)
  • Sustain Wealth Management’s anti-money laundering related program and standards:
    • Collaborate with, inform, and educate all staff as to AML/Sanctions policies, standards, and procedures. 
    • Maintain an awareness of legislative and regulatory initiatives, emerging trends and industry best practices and their potential impact on existing policies and procedures
    • Support the Senior Manager in initiating or developing policy and procedural changes to address identified deficiencies 
    • Ensure implementation of new AML requirements initiated within the Bank, or as required by external regulators.
    • Ongoing monitoring of business activities as to adherence to policy, procedures, standards.


We'd love to work with you if you have:

•    Solid understanding of relationship management and wealth businesses, with a deep knowledge of products provided by and markets served by the Wealth Management Business Lines.
•    Solid understanding of the financial services industry, with particular emphasis on multinational and corporate clients/operations 
•    Proven skills in risk assessment and management relating to AML / ATF, Sanctions matters
•    Highly motivated, innovative and results-oriented individual with excellent analytical, written and communication skills, and strong risk management skills 
•    At least 5 years of Financial/Product Management/AML experience  within the financial sector 
•    CAMS certification and courses in AML/ATF would be an asset.


Location(s):  Canada : Ontario : Toronto 

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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