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Title:  Manager, Data Services, AML Risk




Requisition ID: 160858

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




Support the development, implementation and sustainment of Data Quality / Issue Management Process for AML Data Domain, and collaborates with stakeholders to improve qualities of data via roadmap and remediation activities




•    Support and participate in the development/implementation/operations of AML Data Quality Monitoring (DQ) Process based on Enterprise Data Office guidelines and policies, including intaking additional AML sub-domains (Name Screening, Transaction Monitoring, Payments Screening, Customer Risk Rating, Regulatory Reporting, Management Reporting & Risk Assessment), CDEs and DQ rules

•    Support and participate in the development/implementation/operations of AML Issue Management (IM) Process based on Enterprise Data Office guidelines and policies

•    Leads the Root Cause Analysis on data issues and collaborates with stakeholders (e.g. Data Stewards of other domains, System Custodians, Enterprise Data Office) on remediation activities

•    Execute DQ/IM project activities according to AML data roadmaps

•    Provides regular communications to stakeholders on DQ/IM activities and status

•    Works with Technology teams on DevOp activities for DQ monitoring and reporting platforms

•    Leads/Manages/Supports additional AML data activities as required

•    Understands how the Bank’s risk appetite and risk culture should be considered in day-to-day activities and decisions

•    Contribute to an environment in which his/her team pursues effective and efficient operations of his/her respective areas in accordance with Scotiabank’s Values, its Code of Conduct and the Global Sales Principles, while ensuring the adequacy, adherence to and effectiveness of day-to-day business controls to meet obligations with respect to operational, compliance, AML/ATF/sanctions and conduct risk.


Education / Experience


•    University degree with 3 years of working experience in financial institution, preferably in governance, regulatory or/and compliance domains

•    Knowledge on business lines, products & services and delivery channels in financial institutions, preferably in AML/ATF context

•    Working experience on AML/ATF Screening and Monitoring data processes strongly preferred

•    Working experience in end-to-end enterprise-wide DQ/IM initiatives

•    Working experience in designing and delivering reporting and dashboard solutions using Tableau or Power BI or other tools

•    Strong knowledge on data platforms, data management, data model and data processing in Hadoop EDL, using scripts/tools such as Hive SQL and/or Python etc.

•    Solid experience on data issue management procedures. Determine impact, prioritize issues and workflow in compliance to data governance policies

•    Employ consistent approach to root cause analysis, work closely with issue owners for on- going investigation, remediation and verification through data issue tracking tools. 

•    Working experience intaking data issue, progress tracked and reported as part of monthly Business Working Group sharing with stakeholders

•    Continuous improvement and Can-do mindsets

•    Strong analytical and problem solving 

•    Strong communication/presentation (both verbal and written) and influence skills

•    Data issue tracking tools such e.g. Governance Console or Collibra considered as asset

•    Project Management accreditation such as PMP, PMI-ACP, CSM considered as asset

•    CAMS Certification considered as 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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