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Senior Advisor Regulatory audits Protection of personal information

Apply now Job ID 14011240608 Date posted 09/08/2021

Primary Locations: Montreal, Quebec

Employee Status: Regular

Schedule: Full-time


  • Would you like to be part of a team that values collaboration and where work is challenging?
  • Do you have an interest in protection of personal information and compliance?
  • Are you known for your leadership skills?

Joining National Bank's Independent Compliance Evaluation team means actively participating in sound risk management and the evolution of the regulatory audit program. It is also an opportunity to have a transversal view of the Bank's activities in Canada and abroad.

As a senior advisor you will be the expert responsible for regulatory audits related to the protection of personal information in the various business lines and corporate functions. You will have to work closely with the Protection of Personal Information team.

Your role :

  • Act as an expert with his team regarding personal information protection.
  • Define the priorities and guide the methodology and regulatory audit work in order to assess the business lines’ application of control measures.
  • Lead discussions with managers and risk managers from the various business lines.
  • Produce and communicate recommendations aimed at mitigating the risks related to the Protection of personal information.
  • Communicate the results of regulatory audits to leaders and managers and provide an account to the Protection of personal information team, as well as in the various reports deliverable to senior management and regulatory authorities.
  • Develop the governance framework and regulatory requirements evaluation program regarding protection of personal information, while ensuring that it meets with best industry practices.

This new position is intended to participate in the upgrowth of the protection of personal information program. The Senior Advisor will report to the Senior Director, Independent Evaluation in the Compliance Sector (2nd Line of Defense) which is part of the Risk Management business line. A team of 10 people that fosters collaboration with partners in different sectors and pursuing new trends allowing to evolve audit practices.


Competencies required

  • Bachelor's or master’s degree related to the industry and 7 years of relevant experience
  • CPA, CA (ou CMA, CGA) designation, an asset
  • Experience in internal or external audit or regulatory compliance
  • Experience in Protection of Personal Information
  • Demonstrated leadership and ability to work in a team environment with multidisciplinary experts
  • Strong analytical, writing and communication skills
  • Bilingualism (spoken/written) French and English

Your benefits

Upon hiring, you will be eligible for a wide range of benefits. In addition to competitive compensation, we offer attractive benefits for you and your family:

  • Health and wellness program, including many benefits
  • Flexible group insurance
  • Defined benefit pension plan
  • Employee Share Ownership Plan
  • Employee and family assistance program
  • Preferred banking services
  • Volunteer program
  • Telemedicine
  • Virtual sleep clinic

These are just a few of the many benefits we offer. We've rolled out a number of additional measures to ensure your health, safety and wellbeing during the pandemic. 

 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? Submit your application!

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JobField: Finance

Unposting Date: 2021-09-22

Job Number: RIS00168

Posting Date: 2021-09-16

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