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Title:  Senior Analyst, IB FIU Enterprise Support, AML Risk




Requisition ID: 136931

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



The International Banking Financial Intelligence Unit (IB FIU), Strategy Senior Analyst, is responsible for supporting the execution of the IB FIU, IB AML Risk strategy, while 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.  This mandate includes the planning and execution of multi-disciplinary projects, ensuring that deadlines are met, and processes are properly defined and implemented with appropriate training, support, and quality control.

Working with cross-functional stakeholders, the IB FIU Strategy Senior Analyst, will assess strategic issues and develop appropriate recommendations in terms of strategies and action plans to address identified issues and risks. The incumbent will need to analyze and diagnose current states, develop recommendations for improvement, and support the implementation of sustainable solutions. 


Key Accountabilities

  • Support 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.
  • Identify opportunities to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the FIUs' operational processes and support the implementation of action plans.
  • Partner with In-Country FIUs and Head Office stakeholders to develop and execute detailed project and action plans based on operational excellence best practices.
  • Support all enterprise AML/ATF “Path to Green” sustainability requirements for the IB In-Country FIUs.
  • Provides management with constant updates on projects and initiatives status, progress to completion, forecasts, potential and current risks as well as risk mitigation plans.
  • Participate in the design and implementation of appropriate management reporting (e.g., productivity and conversion ratios, alert/case aging, staffing, etc.) to monitor the efficiency and effectiveness of TM and investigation processes.
  • Support the development of in-county FIUs’ Capacity Assessments and Budget Requests as well as Ad-Hoc analytical, financial, and reporting models. 
  • Provide support and collaborate with other AML/TF subject matter experts concerning high-risk referrals (i.e., executive referrals).
  • Provide ongoing support to IB FIU team members consolidating Biweekly, Monthly and Ad-Hoc reports for IB FIU Director, AML Risk VP, and IB CAMLO as well as other stakeholders as required.
  • Lead the ongoing maintenance and content update of IB FLEX, IB Nexus, IB FIU Share Point and any additional information sharing tool developed by IB FIU


Experience / Education: 

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in business, engineering, law, or related field
  • Minimum three years’ experience in AML, compliance, and/or project management functions in the financial services sector
  • Proven experience supporting optimization/transformation initiatives across International Banking.
  • Extensive knowledge of relevant local and international AML laws and regulations, particularly related to financial intelligence investigations. 
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain relationships with business teams to jointly develop effective and realistic ML/TF risk mitigation strategies and plans
  • Proven experience using analytical tools to extract, analyze and manage data to deliver actionable insights and tangible results
  • Superior written/verbal communication skills in English and Spanish
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and analytical skills. 
  • Superior problem solving and decision-making skills to resolve work issues with the ability to work under pressure in a constantly changing environment.
  • Strong team player with hands-on technical working experience and proven ability to lead projects, as well as working with Project Management teams.
  • Action-oriented and self-motivated multi-tasker who possesses strong relationship management skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to strategically think, influence and communicate throughout different levels of the organization.
  • Proactive approach to activity completion, often with minimum supervision.
  • Flexibility, adaptability, and comfort in dealing with change/ambiguity.  The individual must adapt to an environment of uncertainty and shifts in priorities. 
  • Ability to balance competing/conflicting priorities from various stakeholders, requiring a practical approach as well as negotiation and influencing skills.
  • Ability to learn, and assimilate, learned information into recommendations and strategies 



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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