Please be advised that our Careers site will be unavailable from November 28 at 12am ET to November 29 12am ET for scheduled system maintenance.

Title:  Senior Manager, Regulatory Compliance Management Office




Requisition ID: 187047

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


Hiring Details:

  •  Primary Manager: Director, Regulatory Compliance Management Program Lead 


Job Purpose:

 Contributes to the overall success of the Global Finance, Regulatory Risk Governance group (1B) ensuring specific individual goals, plans, initiatives are executed / delivered in support of the team’s mandate and overall objectives. Ensures all activities conducted are in compliance with governing regulations, internal policies and procedures and is responsible to monitor and improve internal controls for Global Finance operations across Canada, IB, GWM and GBM.  The incumbent must possess proven Financial and Accounting acumen including relationship and influencing skills.  The Senior Manager will be accountable for reviewing outstanding controls and reporting issues, performing analysis to identify themes, determining the root cause of operational weaknesses, preparing dashboards and reports to communicate the current state of internal controls and the operational performance of Global Finance.  In addition, expected to develop sound solutions and, in some cases, implement those solutions or coordinating such implementation with others.


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

As a Senior Manager of Global Finance Internal Controls Function – 1B, this person provides guidance, advice & counsel, and effective challenge to GF business processes to ensure adherence to and effectiveness of business controls to meet obligations with respect to operational risk, regulatory compliance risk and conduct risk, including but not limited to responsibilities under the Operational Risk Management Framework, Regulatory Compliance Risk Management (RCM) Framework, and the Guidelines for Business Conduct.  This team adopts a hybrid model by working from the office and remotely

  • Manages the implementation of the RCM framework to assure that:
  • The RCM framework is designed, implemented, and maintained in a manner that is tailored to the needs of each business activity
  • Compliance policies, procedures and practices are regularly reviewed so that they remain adequate and appropriate to control regulatory compliance risk
  • As the designated Global Finance – 1B representative, responsible for all risk-related matters within Finance, including:
  • Global Finance control effectiveness assessment, key risk indicators (KRI) monitoring & reporting, operational risk & control self-assessment (RCSA), operational risk event (ORE) reporting, new initiative risk assessments (NIRAs), End-User-Computing (EUC), Third-party Risk Management (TPRM), Related-Party oversight, Issues Management, Records and Information Management (RIM), scenario analysis and Business Environment assessments
  • Collaborates and develops strategic partnerships with Finance, Audit, Operational Risk and Compliance Risk to implement and optimize the model with changes resulting from audit findings, regulatory, compliance and policy reviews
  • Designs and maintains specific training to ensure ongoing compliance with changing regulatory requirements including dissemination of enterprise-wide policies to Global Finance teams
  • Understands how the Bank’s risk appetite and risk culture should be considered in day-to-day activities and decisions
  • Actively 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, OBE and conduct risk, including but not limited to responsibilities under the Operational Risk Management Framework, Regulatory Compliance Risk Management Framework, and the Guidelines for Business Conduct
  • Champions a customer focused culture to deepen client relationships and leverage broader Bank relationships, systems, and knowledge
  • Champions a high-performance environment that fosters an inclusive work environment


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

  • Prior experience in Finance or Audit or Risk environments of 8+ years
  • Professional Accounting designation (CPA) is preferred
  • Solid understanding of financial and management reporting principles; knowledgeable of the Bank’s products, operations, and procedures
  • Strong knowledge of risks (inherent and residual) impacting banking and finance, internal controls, and evaluation
  • Strong analytical, data visualization (Excel, PowerPoint, Power BI etc.), problem-solving and organizational skills
  • Solid communication skills (verbal and written), with ability to interact with various Finance units at different management levels
  • Excellent people skills are required to foster a positive work environment that values teamwork and provides a productive, enjoyable, and satisfying experience for all
  • Highly flexible, detail-oriented, and able to cope with changing priorities and to multi-task under tight deadlines, and deliver with a great amount of accuracy and completeness


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.

Job Segment: Compliance, Law, CPA, Accounting, Regulatory Affairs, Legal, Finance