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Title:  Senior Manager, Enterprise AML Program Reporting




Requisition ID: 117248

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


Manages the Enterprise AML Program Reporting function within the Enterprise AML Risk Global Policy and Standards team for the AML Program which covers AML, ATF and Sanctions.  The Senior Manager is responsible for developing and managing reporting in compliance with governing regulatory obligations, internal policies and procedures, in order to meet regulatory, Board and management expectations. Responsibilities of the Senior Manager include management of reporting for enterprise programs related to issues management, testing and quality assurance programs, new initiatives risk assessment, and third-party risk management, and ensuring they are effectively and appropriately communicated and included in senior management, governance committees, and board reporting through application of analytical techniques to provide value-add insights for strategic direction and decision-making for the enterprise program.  Additional responsibilities include development, management and execution of the enterprise program effectiveness and maturity assessment methodology, including the development and maintenance of related tools and procedures.  The Senior Manager will transform, analyze, and present information in clear and precise reports and program assessments for the most senior-level audiences at the Bank, such as the Board, Risk Committee, Risk Policy Committee, and others.  The scope includes management reporting on the Enterprise AML Program, including reporting requested by Enterprise Risk Management, Global Compliance, and other functions within the Bank. 


Key Accountabilities 


  • Manages reporting related to enterprise AML/ATF/Sanctions programs including, issues management, testing program, new initiatives risk assessment, and third-party risk management, in support of senior management, governance committee, and board reporting requirements.
  •  Develops and manages the execution of the methodology for conducting the effectiveness and maturity assessment of the enterprise AML/ATF/Sanctions program, including the periodic consolidation of content related to control enhancements and deficiencies related to the people, process, technology and data dimensions, and the development and maintenance of related tools, templates, and procedures.
  • Translates, analyzes, and effectively communicates quality assurance results to senior management and governance committees for enterprise program oversight and assessment.
  • Manages and addresses the reporting requirements from Enterprise Risk Management and Global Compliance related to risk appetite frameworks and associated metrics, including the assessment, review, approval and reporting of such metrics.
  • Manages the development of leading metrics to monitor emerging and current risks impacting the Enterprise AML Program.
  • Develops and implements processes for increasing the effectiveness, quality, and accuracy of AML Program reporting to senior management and board reporting by leveraging analytical tools and techniques.
  • Develops and maintains standardized processes, templates, and guidance documentation, to streamline the provision of relevant content in support of senior management and board reporting.
  • Supports the development of well-structured internal communications and executive-level materials for AML senior leadership to incorporate into business line meetings or other settings.  
  • Ensures that consistent information and messaging is delivered regarding the enterprise AML Program through all communication and escalation channels.  
  • Supports stakeholder engagement and alignment by coordinating leadership alignment meetings within the Financial Crimes Risk Management group, including the tracking, and reporting of any action items.
  • Manages the Global Policy and Standards Scotia intranet site and communications including all AML Risk Enterprise Policies and documentation.
  • Supports the broader Global Policy & Standards team with coordination, reporting and communication activities.
  • Ensures unresolved issues or matters are escalated to the Director, Enterprise AML Program Reporting in a timely manner. 
  • Champions a customer focused culture throughout their team to deepen client relationships and leverage broader Bank relationships, systems, and knowledge.
  • Provides guidance and leadership to support stakeholders in the production of materials and reporting.
  • Responsible for managing reporting processes and content providers, ensuring timely, accurate and high-quality reporting.  
  • Maintains awareness of regulatory expectations and industry standards related to the enterprise AML Program reporting.
  • Perform industry and regulatory research and analysis, staying abreast of AML and Sanctions regulatory developments and attends AML training courses. 
  • Maintains record keeping of key reporting documentation, including but not limited, to supporting evidence and enterprise-wide board presentations.
  • Pursues effective and efficient operations of his/her respective areas in accordance with Scotiabank’s Values, its Code of Conduct, 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. 
  • Additional accountabilities as required. 


Experience / Education:


  • Solid understanding of regulatory compliance matters and management reporting
  • Prior exposure to a control environment in risk management, compliance, or audit
  • Working knowledge of business environment supported by a strong understanding of policy and regulations
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytical and process design skills
  • Experience generating executive reporting
  • HTML/Website management skills preferred
  • People management experience and leadership skills
  • Strong MS Office skills to support report generation (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Undergraduate degree in law, business administration, or finance
  • 5 – 7 years of related AML, general risk management or compliance experience
  • ACAMS designation or equivalent preferred


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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