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Title:  Senior Manager, AML Data Projects




Requisition ID: 175678

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


The Senior Manager, AML Data Projects is responsible for the operationalization of the Name Scanning and Risk Reporting for Canadian Banking and Wealth data AML Data and will act as a Subject Matter Expert for all data related activities in the execution of all AML initiatives and projects, contribute to the mobilization of the AML Data Domain, ensure data governance activities are met timely and effectively and play a key role in maintaining high AML Data standards through continual process and data enhancements.


•    Lead and guide a small team in the execution of data activities in all AML Name Scanning/Risk Reporting initiatives and projects
•    Provide recommendations on best practices related to the enablement of Data consumed by Name Scanning/Risk Reporting business
•    Ensure AML data integrity by validating data rules including data mapping, transformation, and standardization and making sure that all rules adhere to AML data quality standards
•    Conduct data profiling and analysis to support projects’ implementation and contribute to the final product
•    Partner with AML Technology as well as various AML Risk teams to ensure successful delivery of AML initiatives/projects
•    Contribute to the mobilization of AML Data domain by leading the implementation of activities included in scope and ensure they are delivered on time, on budget and in alignment with requirements
•    Support the identification of critical data elements (CDEs)
•    Ensure business requirements are clearly, accurately and thoroughly documented and understood
•    Help identify data requirements based on documented business requirements
•    Participate in data issues investigating and conducting root cause analysis to resolve any data issues with the appropriate stakeholders and execute on data remediation plans with the appropriate teams
•    Manage and oversee the completion of Data Governance activities for AML NS/Risk Reporting projects
•    Ensure compliance with all applicable data regulations and policies
•    Answer Audit inquiries and address and investigate any raised issues
•    Understand how the Bank’s risk appetite and risk culture should be considered in day-to-day activities and decisions
•    Creates an environment in which his/her team pursues effective and efficient operations of his/her respective areas, while ensuring the adequacy, adherence to and effectiveness of day-to-day business controls to meet obligations with respect to operational risk, regulatory compliance risk, AML/ATF risk and conduct risk, including but not limited to responsibilities under the Operational Risk Management Framework, Regulatory Compliance Risk Management Framework, AML/ATF Global Handbook and the Guidelines for Business Conduct

Education & Experience 
•    University degree in Computer Science, Finance, Engineering or Information Technology related field
•    Working experience with SQL and knowledge of database structure/design. Visualization and programming skills (Power BI, Tableau, SQL, Python)
•    Previous working experience as a analyst focusing on data analysis and profiling and investigating data quality issues ·
•    Previous working experience with data governance requirements is an asset
•    Ability to read and understand technical mapping specification documents and data transformation rules
•    Strong ability to communicate with stakeholders across functions and at all levels (BU, IT, Ops)
•    Excellent analytical and leadership skills · 
•    Ability to translate business requirements into high level technical requirements (mainly as it relates to data)
•    Familiar with data management and domain structure is preferred
•    Ability to lead and motivate a team for excellent delivery and provide constructive feedback when required 
•    Fluency in Spanish language 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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