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Title:  Senior Manager, AML Data Quality




Requisition ID: 77454


Join the Global Community of Scotiabankers to help customers become better off.


Leads the implementation and operations of Data Quality / Issue Management Process for AML Data Domain, and collaborates with stakeholders to improve qualities of data via roadmap and remediation activities

Key Accountabilites:

  • Leads the development/implementation/operations of AML Data Quality Monitoring (DQ) Process based on Enterprise Data Office guidelines and policies, including intaking additional AML sub-domains (Name Screening, Transaction Monitoring, Payments Screening, Customer Risk Rating, Regulatory Reporting, Management Reporting & Risk Assessment) 
  • Leads the development/implementation/operations of AML Issue Management (IM) Process based on Enterprise Data Office guidelines and policies
  • Leads the Root Cause Analysis on data issues and collaborates with stakeholders (e.g. Data Stewards of other domains, System Custodians, 1st/2nd-Line Business partners, Enterprise Data Office) on remediation activities
  • Develops project artifact templates and promotes project disciplines for AML DQ/IM, including delivering artifacts such as BRD
  • Plans and leads the executions of DQ/IM project activities according to AML data roadmaps and other AML initiatives
  • Provides regular communications to stakeholders on DQ/IM activities and status
  • Works with Technology teams on DevOp activities for DQ monitoring and reporting platforms
  • Recruits and manages a team of data professionals
  • Understands 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 in accordance with Scotiabank’s Values, its Code of Conduct and the Global Sales Principles, while ensuring the adequacy, adherence to and effectiveness of day-to-day business controls to meet obligations with respect to operational, compliance, AML/ATF/sanctions and conduct risk
  • Builds a high performance environment and implements a people strategy that attracts, retains, develops and motivates their team by fostering an inclusive work environment and using a coaching mindset and behaviours; communicating vison/values/business strategy; and, managing succession and development planning for the team

Experience / Education:

  • University degree with 5 years of working experience in financial institution, preferably in governance, regulatory or/and compliance domains
  • Strong knowledge on business lines, products & services and delivery channels in financial institutions, preferably in AML/ATF context
  • Working experience on AML/ATF Screening and Monitoring data processes strongly preferred
  • Working experience in designing and delivering end-to-end DQ/IM solutions strongly preferred
  •  Working experience in designing and delivering reporting and dashboard solutions using Tableau or Power BI
  • Knowledge on data management, data modelling and data analysis, using scripts/tools such as SQL, Python, SAS, Datameer
  • Hands-on data analysis experience in Hadoop and Cloud platform considered as asset
  • Continuous improvement and Can-do mindsets
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong leadership and project management experience 
  • Strong communication/presentation (both verbal and written) and influence skills
  • Fluent Spanish (both verbal and written) strongly preferred
  • Project Management accreditation such as PMP, PMI-ACP, CSM considered as asset
  • CAMS Certification considered as asset


Location(s):  Canada : Ontario : Toronto 

As Canada's International Bank, we are a diverse and global team. We speak more than 100 languages with backgrounds from more than 120 countries. Our employees are committed to a superior customer experience and use the Bank’s six guiding sales practice principles to ensure they act with honesty and integrity.


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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