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Title:  Manager, AML Risk Analytics -Bilingual (English/ Spanish)




Requisition ID: 161714

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


Hiring Details:

  • Work location: 4 King Street West, Toronto ON ,M5H 1B6
  • Full-time, permanent position
  • Department: AML Risk International Banking, Global Risk Management
  • Reports to: Director, AML Risk IB Analytics 


Job Purpose:

The Manager, AML Risk IB Analytics is responsible for the operationalization of mechanisms of record and for monitoring and reporting to Head Office Executive Management relevant measures, metrics, Key Performance Indicators (KPI), Key Risk Indicators (KRI) and Quality Indicators (QI) for the AML 2nd line IB jurisdictions. The individual must demonstrate technical and data infrastructure knowledge and be able to quickly respond to ongoing requirements, maintenance activities, and ad-hoc requests to produce reports for Management and Executives.


The individual provides leadership and guidance to the team to develop new reporting and innovative analytical tools, ensuring industry sound MIS reporting and oversight processes, that foster the identification and reporting of AML/ATF related risks, to define and trigger the implementation of tailored controls to mitigate such risks across multiple jurisdictions. 


Is this role right for you? In this role, you will:

  • Manage the ongoing BAU activities of the AML Risk Analytics team to identify, evaluate, and recommend improvements to 2nd Line risk metrics to further streamline the data collection, generation, and quality assurance processes, driving efficiency and effectiveness in reporting.
  • Guide the AML Risk Analytics team to review and evaluate reporting processes, developing, and implementing comprehensive tools and strategies that allow raw data to be transformed into business insights.
  • Lead data-driven analysis, creating analytic models; working in collaboration with cross-functional teams to automate reports that drive strategic decisions.
  • Utilize advanced analytical techniques to uncover patterns, trends, and relationships among large disparate datasets to allow insight into the impact of volumes, productivity, and conversion ratios to better understand our risk universe.
  • Partner with AML Operations, IB Internal Controls, IB local 2nd Line, Global Policy & Standards (GPS) and Toronto based 2nd Line AML Risk teams to identify opportunities for reporting improvements.
  • Proven working experience as a Data Analyst or Business Data Analyst with technical expertise regarding database design development, data mining and data transformation.
  • Strong knowledge of and experience with reporting visualization (PowerBI, etc.), databases (Oracle, SQL, etc.), SharePoint.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Foster an inclusive work environment and communicates Scotiabank’s and AML Risk’s vision, values, and business strategy.
  • Understand and implement the Bank’s risk appetite and risk culture in day-to-day activities and decisions.


Do you have the skills that will enable you to succeed in this role? - We'd love to work with you if you have:

  • University degree or equivalent and a minimum of 5 years’ experience in the financial services industry preferably in a global/matrix organization in risk management or AML disciplines.
  • Strong technology background (Advanced Power BI, SQL and relational databases, SharePoint and Microsoft Suite) coupled with equally strong financial and risk management knowledge.
  • Proven ability to use excellent judgment and solid leadership.
  • Experience working with IB Countries
  • Excellent writing, presentation, and analytical skills.
  • Prior experience, organizational knowledge, and leadership skills within a large/global team.
  • Proven ability to lead/drive rapid and significant change.
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgment as to the materiality of risks where identified.
  • Proven ability in determining required risk mitigation activities with appropriate consideration to the impact to the business line.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, negotiation, and strategic influencing skills.
  • Uses an analytical approach to problem solving, with a focus on managing a team environment coupled with attention to results and a sense of urgency.
  • Experience and understanding of AML Risk, Money Laundering/ Terrorist Financing typologies and techniques, AML legislation and regulatory expectations is an asset.
  • Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist designation is an asset.
  • Ability to communicate in Spanish and English required.
  • Exemplary integrity and ethics in all instances.


What’s in it for you?

  • An inclusive & collaborative working environment that encourages creativity, curiosity, and celebrates success!
  • We offer a competitive rewards package: Performance bonus, Employee Share Ownership Program, and Pension Plan Matching, Health Benefits from day one!
  • Your career matters! You will have access to career development and progression opportunities.


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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