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Chief Advisor Compliance Programs

Apply now Job ID 35799789968 Date posted 09/23/2022

Primary Locations: Montreal, Quebec

Attendance: Hybrid

Employee Status: Regular

Schedule: Full-time


Joining the Compliance Programs team at National Bank means actively participating in sound risk management and the development of the compliance programs, in particular the program to combat money laundering and terrorist financing.

As a Chief Advisor, you will mainly act as a compliance leader on a major technological project. You will also be called upon to provide support to compliance partners on various regulatory issues.

Your role 

  • Act as a compliance leader on a large-scale project that aims to put in place the technological foundations to simplify, standardize and accelerate the process of onboarding and reviewing client files.
  • Provide a variety of specialized strategic advice and recommend orientations to be taken in relation to the various regulatory needs targeted by the project.
  • Have a global view of the regulatory environment affecting the project, identify important compliance issues and make recommendations to support its continuous progress.
  • Lead and guide discussions with the various stakeholders of the activities affected by the project in the Compliance sector.
  • Work closely with the various teams to influence and align other initiatives that may have an impact on the project to optimize its delivery.
  • Provide positioning on strategic issues having an impact on the sector.

The Chief Advisor position reports to the Senior Manager, Compliance Programs in the Regulatory Compliance sector (2nd line of defense) which is part of the Risk Management business line. The team of eleven professionals promotes collaboration with partners from different sectors and follow up on new trends to continually develop the various compliance programs. The team has adopted the hybrid work model where work is divided between the office and remote work.


Competencies required

  • Bachelor's or master's degree related to the sector of activity and at least 8 years of relevant experience
  • Experience in risk management
  • Influential leadership with a developed political sense
  • Ability to work in a team with multidisciplinary experts
  • Demonstrated autonomy in a context of transformation
  • Ability to communicate effectively in French and English (for dealing with English-speaking partners outside Quebec)

Preferred competencies

  • Excellent sense of initiative and organizational skills
  • Good communication skills and ability to summarize at all levels of the organization
  • Strong analytical, writing and communication skills
  • Experience in complex projects and multidisciplinary teams
  • Experience in regulatory compliance an asset

A career in Compliance at National Bank means participating in the transformation to have a direct impact on the client. The position of Chief Adviser makes it possible to develop knowledge in risk management. It is also an opportunity to have a transversal view of National Bank's activities in Canada. It will give you key assets for career opportunities within risks management!

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.

We're putting people first : 

We're a bank on a human scale that stands out for its courage, entrepreneurial culture, and passion for people.   Our mission is to have a positive impact on peoples' lives.

Our core values of partnership, agility, and empowerment inspire us, and inclusivity is central to our commitments. We offer a barrier-free workplace that is accessible to all employees. 

We want our recruitment process to be fully accessible. If you require accommodations, feel free to let us know during your first conversations with us.

We welcome all candidates! What can you bring to our team?

 Ready to live your ambitions?

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JobField: Risk Management

Unposting Date: 2022-09-28

Job Number: RIS001AK

Posting Date: 2022-09-23

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