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Title:  Manager - Global Finance Optimization (1 Year Contract)




Requisition ID: 134691

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



The Manager, Global Finance Optimization (GFO) will be responsible for managing and/or supporting the successful rollout of Global Finance Optimization (GFO) team initiatives and/or solutions including: process analysis; mapping and re-engineering; stakeholder analysis; data analysis and manipulation; and supporting change management activities such as participant/user training, project communications; and business readiness activities. 


Key Accountabilities:


The Manager, Global Finance Optimization (GFO) will succeed by effectively supporting a variety of on-going GFO project activities. A critical success factor in this role will be the ability to establish strong partnerships with key stakeholders and stakeholder groups (e.g. Business and IT).  The Manager will play a key role in ensuring stakeholders feel comfortable incorporating new processes / procedures / solutions into their businesses’ operating activities.

  • Support GFO project team in stakeholder analysis, process mapping, data staging/conversion, change management and project communication activities 
  • Provide timely status updates (e.g. daily, weekly etc.), including escalations, on various project activities/issues 
  • Play a significant role in the development and roll-out of stakeholder Training documentation and Training presentations 
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders in Global Finance and other business groups e.g. IT, Operations, Tax, Compliance, Legal, etc. to ensure business readiness.
  • Ensure stakeholders, participants and end-users are prepared for all stages of transition related to project life cycle. 
  • Assist with a variety of stakeholder communications
  • If/when appropriate engage with Project Sponsors and Leads within Global Finance to ensure a clear understanding of their objectives and requirements. 
  • Monitor and track project/system issues & future system enhancements 
  • Lead/Facilitate working sessions with cross-functional teams 
  • Apply various methodologies (e.g. Six Sigma, lean) and best practices within the industry to design a ‘To-Be’ process and strategy that balances customer experience, efficiency, and effectiveness
  • Practical project management knowledge (e.g. Agile) and experience working on projects that follow the software development life cycles (SDLC) would be an asset.
  • Support the vision for creating a customer-focused culture throughout Finance, identifying, prioritizing and scope value creation opportunities
  • Other ad-hoc responsibilities as assigned.


Experience / Education:


  • 5+ years of experience in Financial Services industry, is preferred
  • Undergraduate degree in Business or equivalent 
  • Demonstrated experience in process mapping, data analysis/manipulation and, system implementation/conversion, preferably in a Global Finance setting
  • Demonstrated experience creating high quality change management materials 
  • Experience delivering training on systems and processes is desired
  • Strong presentation skills and ability to influence stakeholders
  • Ability to work independently and cooperatively as member of a team
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment, deal with tight deadlines, solve complex problems, and balance conflicting priorities
  • A solid understanding of Global Finance’s operations and processes is an asset
  • Spanish fluency is an asset

This is a temporary, full time role for 12 months.


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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