Director, Name Screening, AML/ATF Models and Analytics Director, Name Screening, AML/ATF Models and  …

in Toronto, ON, Canada
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 15 Jan 20
in Toronto, ON, Canada
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 15 Jan 20
Director, Name Screening, AML/ATF Models and Analytics
Requisition ID: 63443

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

The Director, Name Screening, AML/ATF Models and Analytics is responsible for leading a team that applies sophisticated statistical techniques to enhance the name and payment screening processes for Scotiabank across all products across all countries. The Director will apply statistical, data mining and pattern analysis techniques to create new rules/logic for name screening and / or tuning of the rules in line with Scotiabank's risk appetite and policies.

  • Lead the application of sophisticated statistical techniques to develop and enhance name screening and payment screening rules/logic for a wide range of products across all countries in Scotiabank's global footprint
  • Understanding latest advances in AML analytics & predictive models, including applications Artificial Intelligence Machine Learning
  • Provide direction to the model development teams to scope, understand and appropriately document the models. Develop and update statistical approaches with longer term strategies to mitigate this risk and improve the model performance across products and services globally
  • Oversee the team in ensuring all procedures and practices are complied with regulatory and internal requirements
  • Lead a team of quantitative risk professionals in this area
  • End to end ownership of Name Screening analytics, including rule/logic development, tuning, documentation, deployment (in collaboration with IT&S) and monitoring
  • Frequently interface with regulators, auditors and model validation teams.

Requirements & Experience:
  • Statistical modeling and data science methods
  • Programming in statistical languages such as R, SAS. Experience with databases such as Oracle or SQL Server
  • AML/ATF experience or analytic knowledge
  • Name scanning applications such as HotScan, FircoSoft and Bridger is a must
  • People manager for minimum 3 years
  • Master's degree or higher in science, technology, engineering or mathematics preferred
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. 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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