Senior Advisor at National Bank of Canada. Montreal, Canada

Application ends: March 31, 2023
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Job Description

A career in Operational Risk Management with the Financial Markets team at National Bank means supporting the business line in identifying, assessing, monitoring, managing, and documenting its operational risks by deploying an efficient and tailored approach that takes into account the specific context of Financial Markets.

As a Senior Advisor, Operational Risk Management – Financial Markets, you will act as a trusted partner and expert advisor to Financial Markets leaders and partners while collaborating closely with key stakeholders involved in the end-to-end processes underlying Financial Markets activities.

Your role

  • Participate in the self-assessment of operational risks for the Financial Markets sector, as well as the assessment of controls to mitigate these risks
  • Participate in various cross-sector investigations and assessments with the ultimate goal of improving the control environment of the processes that support the business line in order to mitigate operational risk
  • Take the lead on various complex initiatives and mandates requiring in-depth knowledge of products offered by the Financial Markets sector, its sub-processes, and systems
  • Help continuously improve the sector’s risk management tools to increase the effectiveness of the Financial Markets operational risk management function
  • Support the business line in monitoring its action plans and implementing corrective measures
  • Take responsibility for and deliver various ad hoc files

Our team is made up of 20 experts who are passionate about risk management. We place great value on each team members’ development and encourage innovative ideas, sharing knowledge, and helping one other in a friendly work environment. This position reports to the Senior Manager, Operational Business Strategies, Resilience & Risk Management in the Financial Markets sector.

Hybrid work

We want to contribute to your quality of life by offering you as much flexibility as possible in your work. For example, we offer a hybrid (remote and in the office) work model, work schedule arrangements to help you achieve work/life balance, and flexible leave that you can take when it’s important to you. The successful candidate will be able to work at our offices located in Montreal (1155 rue Metcalfe) or Toronto (130 King Street).

Required skills

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a related field and 5–7 years of relevant experience in the Financial Markets sector or in operational risk management
  • Expert knowledge of financial market activities, products, and structures, and the related systems and operational processes
  • Well-developed entrepreneurial spirit and proven leadership skills (cooperation, engagement, influence)
  • Excellent priority management skills with a focus on delivering tangible results
  • English (spoken/written) is required because you will regularly work with partners throughout Canada, the United States, and Europe

Desired skills

  • Operational Risk certification
  • Bilingualism, both spoken and written (English and French)

Your benefits

In addition to competitive compensation, upon hiring you’ll be eligible for a wide range of flexible benefits to help promote your wellbeing and that of your family.

  • Health and wellness program, including many options
  • Flexible group insurance
  • Generous pension plan
  • Employee Share Ownership Plan
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program
  • Preferential banking services
  • Initiatives promoting community involvement
  • Telemedicine service
  • Virtual sleep clinic

These are a few of the benefits available to you. We have an offer that keeps up with trends as well as your needs and those of your family.

Our dynamic work environments and cutting-edge collaboration tools foster a positive employee experience. We actively listen to employees’ ideas. Whether through our surveys or programs, regular feedback and ongoing communication is encouraged.

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