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Title:  Manager, IB FIU Relationship Management, AML Risk (Bilingual Spanish/English)




Requisition ID: 163093

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



The International Banking Financial Intelligence Unit (IB FIU), Relationship Manager, Transaction Monitoring & Investigations is responsible for providing oversight, guidance, subject matter expertise and support to the in-country FIUs in International Banking. The incumbent will contribute to the delivery of business strategies, plans, and initiatives in compliance with governing regulations, the International Banking’s AML/TF Program, internal policies, and procedures. The incumbent will also provide support to address issues related to Transaction Monitoring and Investigation Controls. 
The individual is responsible for supporting operational processes along with quality performance within International Banking FIUs, and for facilitating regulatory AML/ATF reporting while providing advice and counsel regarding AML/ATF associated risk mitigation activities.


What you'll be doing in this role:

• Supports the implementation of the FIUs’ operational strategy for the efficient and effective execution of the assigned components of IB’s AML/ATF detection, and reporting program.
• Contributes to policies and procedures for implementation of the International Banking AML/ATF Program.
• Monitors overall In-Country FIUs performance and work quality across IB, including, but not limited to, workload,  staffing, change management implementation, quality assurance assessments, training effectiveness, and other defined departmental performance measurements.
• Provides management with constant updates on progress, initiatives, project status, and forecast related issues.
• Initiates and manages projects working independently or within cross functional teams by collaborating on and developing proposals, establishing milestones, and assessing work effort, ensuring all deliverables are completed within negotiated timeframes, and within established department guidelines and protocols, escalating as necessary.
• Collaborates and coordinates effectively with others within International Banking, Business Solutions, Technology, in-country FIUs, and the Business Lines to affectively administer IB’s AML/TF Program and mitigate risk efforts.
• Maintains processes established for the actions required for referrals and information sharing involving sanctions, Corporate Security, law enforcement agencies, FINTRAC, or other FIU requests.
• Provides operational and industry subject matter expertise and feedback to the Senior Managers, as well as Enterprise AML-ATF Solutions and AML/ATF Risk Models teams to facilitate their design and calibration of the Bank’s automated  monitoring systems.
• Participates in the design of appropriate management reporting (e.g., metrics for analyst productivity, conversion ratios, case aging etc.) to monitor the efficiency and effectiveness of investigative activities and to facilitate the reporting of identified operational risks to Senior Management.
• Provides guidance and collaborates with other AML/TF subject matter experts concerning highrisk referrals.
• Maintains up-to-date knowledge and skills sets relevant for ML, TF, sanction, and other regulatory matters to provide guidance and subject matter expertise.



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

- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in business, law, or related field

- Minimum five years in AML, compliance, or governance functions in the financial service sector

- Extensive knowledge of significant and relevant local and international AML laws and regulations. Previous experience working with International Banking countries

- Proven ability to use excellent judgment and solid leadership

- Strong knowledge of building regulatory reporting requirements

- Strong understanding of the operational excellence toolkit (e.g., Lean, Six Sigma), including drivers of successful transformation

- Demonstrated critical thinking and problem-solving skills, able to clearly identify, disaggregate and solve operational and strategic issues at different business levels

- Demonstrated considerable independent thinking and action to successfully scope and deliver work that delivers business impact

- Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain relationships with business leaders to support enterprise objectives, influence key stakeholders and jointly develop effective and realistic ML/TF risk mitigation strategies

- The incumbent must possess good verbal and written communication skills in English and Spanish, with an ability to distill complex ideas in a concise manner.

- Possess superior problem solving and decision-making skills to resolve work issues with the ability to work under pressure in a dynamic environment.

- Be a strong team player with hands-on technical working experience and proven ability to lead projects, as well as working with Project Management teams.

- Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist designation is 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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