Senior Manager, Governance, Policy and Reporting, Global AML (New York City, NY, US, 10281)

The Bank of Nova Scotia P




Requisition ID: 199818

 Salary Range: 110,700.00 – 211,800.00 

Please note that the Salary Range shown is a guideline only. Salary offered may vary based on factors, including, but not limited to, the successful candidate’s relevant knowledge, skills, and experience.


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


Global Banking and Markets 


Global Banking and Markets (GBM) is a leading Canadian Capital Markets and Investment Banking business with a growing platform in the US and Latin America, operating globally for over 100 years. Scotiabank’s strong U.S. presence provides our clients an important bridge to this key global market for trade and investment flows across the Americas and the world. 


Global Banking & Markets provides a full range of investment banking, credit and risk management products and services relevant to the financing and strategic development needs of our clients. Our products include debt and equity financing, mergers & acquisitions, corporate banking, institutional equity sales, trading and research, fixed income products, derivatives, energy, foreign exchange and precious & metals. We also cross-sell the full range of wholesale products and services offered by the Scotiabank Group.  


Be part of an innovative, Global Capital Markets and Investment Banking business with a unique geographic footprint that puts capital to work for our clients across industries!  We work together to drive ambition for every future! 


The Senior Manager, Governance, Policy and Reporting, Global AML (U.S.)  contributes to the overall success of Global AML (U.S.) ensuring specific individual goals, plans, initiatives are executed / delivered in support of the team’s business strategies and objectives. The role ensures all activities conducted are in compliance with governing regulations and internal policies and provides subject matter expertise and assists in the 2nd Line oversight of Scotiabank U.S.’s KYC / Due Diligence Advisory activities and managing policy development. The role works with stakeholders across all three lines of defense, including GBM business units, 1A U.S. Client Onboarding, 1B Regulatory Operations and Controls, U.S. AML Risk Program Office, U.S. FIU, the GBM AML Risk team and U.S. Internal Audit.


What You’ll Do   


  • Ensures all aspects of Governance and Policy Management:
    • Maintains and updates Legislative Compliance Matrices to ensure regulations are up to date and mapped to policies and procedure.
    • Monitors, reviews, and understands new rules and regulations to communicate and provide advice and guidance to appropriate stakeholders.
    • Works with the Global AML to ensure U.S. policies and procedures reflect Enterprise-wide and GBM requirements.
    • Aligns US policies with US regulations and Enterprise-wide/GBM standards
    • Timely revises policies based on changing regulatory environment and expectations.
    • Coordinates periodic revisions and approvals from stakeholders and applicable governance committees.
    • Record keeping of all policy documents including frameworks and methodologies, version control logs and evidence of approvals.
    • Assists content creators and document owners in proper communication of updated policies.
    • Advises various stakeholders on U.S. regulatory requirements and policy guidance and interpretations.
    • Ensures all 2nd line procedure documents align with the relevant Policies.
    • Advises 1st line on their procedures.
    • Timely revisions of procedures based on changes in Policy.
    • Periodic revisions and approvals in consultation with all stakeholders.
    • Records keeping of all 2nd line procedure documents.
    • Manages the review of the overall U.S. BSA/AML Program.
    • Maintains a thorough and current understanding of the regulatory environment and actively participate in processes both internally and externally to affect change beneficial to the firm;
    • Understands how the Bank’s risk appetite and risk culture should be considered in day-to-day activities and decisions.
    • Performs other duties as assigned by the U.S. BSA/AML Officer and U.S. BSA/AML Program Director.
  • Champions a customer focused culture to deepen client relationships and leverage broader Bank relationships, systems and knowledge.
  • 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 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.
  • Champions a high-performance environment and contributes to an inclusive work environment.


What You’ll Bring


  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in business, education, or related field.
  • Juris Doctor preferred.
  • ACAMS certification preferred.
  • Minimum 3 years of financial services experience in a coordinator and delivery manager capacity, with a minimum of 3 years AML and Sanctions experience in a Policy or Procedure management role. Experience in wholesale banking highly preferred.
  • Very strong communication, analytical, organization, project management, and planning skills.
  • Experience and comfort in dealing with a diverse group of stakeholders.
  • Self-starter with proven record of success in delivering high priority, high impact deliverables under minimal supervision.
  • Experience working with diverse stakeholder groups to deliver projects in a timely fashion.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Strong time management skills.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite of products, including:
    • Advanced Excel skills (at minimum, ability to use pivot tables, pivot chart, vlookup and similar functions with ease for daily activities, including generation of reporting metrics).
    • Expert PowerPoint skills, including ability to generate effective visual and written content to strengthen knowledge retention.
  • Knowledge of business, products, operations, systems, and organization for financial services sector.



If your experience is closely related but doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification, we do encourage you to apply – you might be the right candidate for this or other roles at Scotiabank! 


At Scotiabank, every employee is empowered to reach their fullest potential, respected for who they are and, embraced for their differences. That’s why we work to grow and diversify talent and engage employees in a performance-oriented culture. 

What's in it for you? 


Scotiabank wants you to be able to bring your best self to work – and life, every day. With a focus on holistic well-being, our many flexible benefit programs are designed to help support your unique family, financial, physical, mental, and social health needs. 

Location(s):  United States : New York : New York City

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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