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Title:  Senior Manager, Global Name Screening Solutions, AML Risk




Requisition ID: 167104

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


Reports to: Director, Name Screening, Global Sanctions and Screening (GSS)

Direct Reports: N/A


Job Purpose:

The Senior Manager, Name Screening will be responsible for the team overseeing and supporting 2nd Line AML/ATF Name Screening Solutions, Global AML/ATF Enterprise Solutions activities related to Name Screening customers against the appropriate lists to ensure compliance to regulatory requirements and Scotiabank AML/ATF policy needs.


The individual is expected to possess a significant level of business line and AML knowledge to identify, evaluate and recommend improvements to process and organizational structure to manage and mitigate risk, ensure operational and service level efficiencies and consistencies while safeguarding quality and managing AML/ATF and Sanction risks.


Is this role right for you? In this role, you will:

  • Leads and oversees the delivery of the design, development, and implementation of Name Screening Coverage to meet expectations and requirements.
  • Identifies and documents business requirements, ensuring completeness and proper understanding and delivering on expectations.
  • Lead and drive a customer-focused culture throughout their work and team to deepen stakeholder relationships and leverage broader Bank relationships, systems and knowledge.
  • Provides guidance to the Business Line and Operations team pre and post implementation.
  • Conducts operational readiness assessment and implementation, including training a communication to the units where the tool is implemented.
  • Provides management with updates on progress, initiatives and forecast related issues.
  • Develops and maintains strategic relationships with internal key stakeholders including IT departments and assigned LOB within Canadian Banking/ Wealth Management, International Banking and Global Banking & Markets to support the ACRM process in maintaining compliance in jurisdictions of which Scotiabank has a presence;
  • Initiates and manages projects working independently or within cross functional teams by collaborating on and developing proposals, establishing milestones and assessing work effort, ensuring all deliverables are completed within negotiated timeframes, monitored against budget and within established department guidelines and protocols, escalating as necessary.
  • Liaises with Technology Support Team to ensure effective systems and technology are in place to support the Name Screening Coverage implementation.
  • Develops and prepares related dashboards, updates and presentations to facilitate execution excellence, stakeholder alignment and transparency.
  • Liaises with the Enterprise Solution team, business partners, Business Line AML Officers and Advisors on AML/ATF to review regulatory changes, trends, industry issues, new products/businesses, policy and procedure documents, and process improvements that may impact the immediate outcome to be delivered through this mandate.
  • Manage and operate day-to-day activities in a manner consistent with the Bank’s risk culture and the relevant risk appetite statement and limits. Communicates the Bank’s risk culture and risk appetite statement throughout their teams.
  • Contribute to building a high performance environment and implements a people strategy that attracts, retains, develops and motivates their team by fostering an inclusive work environment; communicating and understanding the vison/values/business strategy and managing succession and development planning for the team.
  • 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.


Do you have the skills that will enable you to succeed in this role? - We'd love to work with you if you have:

  • Proven delivery and management working experience
  • Full understanding/experience in Delivery Life Cycle
  • Detailed knowledge of anti-money laundering related requirements
  • Effective communication skills and proven ability to impact and influence
  • Proven Leadership and Management capabilities, including ability to influence and manage expectations of stakeholders outside of your reporting line
  • Results driven individual with high level of curiosity and ability to dive into details without losing sight of the big picture
  • Previous Oracle Mantas case management experience preferred
  • Experience in the development of data lineage and mapping documentation.
  • ACAM Certification is an asset
  • Strong  analytical, problem solving skills,  ability to multi task, function and deliver high quality results within tight deadlines
  • Thorough time management skills in order to satisfy the needs of a large client group and to manage several initiatives simultaneously
  • Proficient in suite of Microsoft Office products (Word/Excel/Power Point/Project/Visio)and knowledge of Bank’s interactive systems
  • Minimum of 5-7 years of experience in AML, Compliance and/or Audit capacity in a major financial institution
  • Undergraduate degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, Operations Management. MBA is desirable
  • Project Management Professional Designation, Six-Sigma (Greenbelt), Lean Certification and/or Agile, an asset.esignation, Six-Sigma (Greenbelt), Lean Certification and/or Agile, an asset.



What’s in it for you?

  • An inclusive & collaborative working environment that encourages creativity, curiosity, and celebrates success!
  • We offer a competitive rewards package: Performance bonus, Employee Share Ownership Program, and Pension Plan Matching, Health Benefits from day one!
  • Your career matters! You will have access to career development and progression opportunities.


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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