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Title:  Senior Manager, AML - IWM Business Delivery - One Year Contract




Requisition ID: 81745


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



The role of the Senior Manager – AML is to support the International Wealth Management Business Units in the implementation of the enterprise-wide policies and standards for the Scotiabank Global Anti-Money Laundering / Anti-Terrorist Financing (AML/ATF). This role will contribute to the overall progress of the AML/ATF implementation program by ensuring specific goals, plans and initiatives relating to the AML Program and its maintenance are executed and delivered within timelines, in support of the IWM AML team’s strategies and objectives. Ensures all activities conducted are in compliance with governing regulations, internal policies and procedures.



  • Supports the Director, AML to scope required workstreams and oversee the development of comprehensive programs in order to reach tactical and strategic compliance across the International Wealth Business group.
  • Reviews AML policy and works closely with AML stakeholders (1b and 2a) to oversee policy implementation, developing and mantainimg standards and guidance for the  Scotiabank Global AML/ATF and Sanctions Compliance Program and related processes;
  • Collaborate with appropriate stakeholders, provides support in the design of AML data requirements, appropriate KYC, CRR controls as well as any related AML policy and procedures;
  • Works with local teams to identify AML policy gaps and coordinates gap closure plans;
  • Reviews and analyzes AML KPIs and develops timely and actionable advice to local units on implementing effective controls;
  • Oversees resolution of AML audit findings and validates corrective actions and/or action plans proposed by local teams;
  • Provides comprehensive status updates on AML action plans and program delivery to IB Sr. Management and Risk Committees;
  • Facilitates the execution of the the remediation strategy for selected IWM Business Units and ensure the established milestones meet expectations


Requirements & Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree, preferably in business or other related field with a professional Business focus  
  • 5 + years related work experience in a global organization is required
  • Strong Knowledge of International Wealth Management business units, products, services, operations, systems and practices
  • Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (ACAMS) designation an asset
  • Thorough knowledge of international AML/ATF and sanctions risk management standards and industry best practices 
  • Strong knowledge of Scotiabank’s operational policies and delivery systems, including organizational structure and risk management methodologies
  • A working understanding of IWM Business lines responsibilities with regards to KYC and AML policies including customer data capture, and data quality, identification of high-risk customers, name screening and enhanced due diligence process across all channels and sub-segments to act as subject matter expert (SME) across the International Wealth Business footprint
  • Strong business acumen, strategic thinking skills, strong client orientation, ability to understand internal client needs 
  • Proficient with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)  and other related productivity tools
  • Spanish speaking is required



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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