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Title:  Manager, Wealth AML

 

 

 

Requisition ID: 166958

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

 

Job Purpose:

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.

 

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

  • Champions a client focused culture to deepen client relationships and leverage broader Bank & Wealth relationships, systems and knowledge.
  • 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, acts as a key driver and leader for this initiative or any other initiative that maybe assigned
  • From time to time the incumbent will act as a as a front-line resource available to Wealth Business line staff with guidance/interpretation of AML/Sanctions policies and procedures
  • Work with partner groups within the Bank (Global AML Operations /AML Risk/ Canadian Banking AML) 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. This, in line with policies and guidance provided by partner groups, including the Enhanced Due Diligence Unit, Global AML Operations Governance and AML Risk.
    • 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 as required based on AML/Sanctions reviews, system and operational reviews, including internal and external audit reviews/comments.
    • Liaise and co-ordinate AML efforts/activity with other Bank departments.
    • 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.
    • Escalate AML or issues within the Business Line and within the Bank (e.g. Compliance, Operational Risk, EDDU, AML Risk) as appropriate.
    • Act as a resource to provide advice with respect to new initiatives, products and services to ensure AML issues are adequately identified and addressed.
    • Through the AML function and activities, reduce the risk of financial loss, damage to reputation, regulatory sanction and litigation, fines, and penalties for the Bank.

 

  • Other
    • Undertake such special projects as may be assigned
    • Provide input regarding the effectiveness of existing policies/procedures, and/or recommendations for changes / improvements, taking into consideration ongoing regulatory developments
    • Act as a key “help” resource on AML / ATF / Sanctions, and/or relevant compliance related inquiries from Wealth Management colleagues
    • Understand how the Bank’s risk appetite and risk culture should be considered 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:

  • Highly motivated, innovative and results-oriented individual with excellent analytical, written and communication skills, and strong risk management skills
  • 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
  • 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.

 

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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