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Senior Analyst FATCA and CRS

Apply now Job ID 31093743392 Date posted 06/17/2022

Primary Locations: Montreal, Quebec

Attendance: Hybrid

Employee Status: Regular

Schedule: Full-time


  • Are you interested in compliance and regulatory programs against tax evasion?
  • Do you have experience in data analysis and challenging the statu quo?
  • Do you want to work in a stimulating environment on a team that values collaboration?

The CRS/FATCA/QI/QDD Expertise Center is currently looking for a Senior Analyst to support activities related to the FATCA and CRS compliance programs

Reporting to the Senior Manager CRS/FATCA/QI/QDD Tax Expertise Center, you must understand process-related business issues and support the business units regarding directions concerning FATCA/CRS regulations with the goal of reducing non-compliance risks.

What will your day-to-day tasks be?

  • As an expert, understand the business issues related to processes and support OI and WM business units in relation with CRS-FATCA regulations, to reduce the risk of non-compliance.
  • Help to ensure the development, implementation, monitoring and control of policies, procedures, systems, and tools to optimize the efficiency of the compliance programs.
  • Act as an expert to business units for questions, positioning and issues that they may encounter regarding compliance with applicable regulatory requirements.
  • Carry out or participate in various projects and mandates with a significant impact on our business processes and those of our business partners in connection with required documentation.
  • Identify stakeholders' needs and suggest strategies by considering the varied nature of files to support the completion of activities.
  • Carry out complex analyses, studies, and research to promote adapted solutions and have a hand in optimizing work processes.

More specifically, you will:

  • Contribute to the preparation of annual reporting by ensuring the in-depth analysis of the declaration files and various monthly reports and ensure their delivery to Operations and Wealth Management business units in accordance with established service levels.
  • Raise questions and issues encountered and initiate the analyses to establish/ confirm the business rules of the IT solutions in place.
  • Analyze and recommend solutions to situations raised by business units.
  • Ensure the updating of procedures and improvements of compliance processes to enhance the employee experience and meet current and future needs.
  • Contribute to develop and improvement of analysis tools and controls.
  • Identify and assess the impacts of regulatory changes on processes and raise potential risks.
  • Contribute to the sharing of information and the updating of the CRS-FATCA communication site.

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field and 5 years of relevant experience, or Master's degree in a related field and 4 years of relevant experience, or undergraduate diploma from the National Bank University Program and 8 years of relevant experience
  • Knowledge of Canadian and US QI/FATCA/CRS laws and regulations
  • Experience in regulatory compliance management, an asset
  • Knowledge of investment/ brokerage operations and processes
  • Good team spirit, ability to collaborate effectively
  • Advanced working knowledge of Excel (data comparison and analysis functions)
  • Good knowledge of the various systems used at National Bank (e.g. OSS, ICOP, BO)
  • Good analytical skills and ability to summarize
  • Autonomy, sense of initiative and priorities
  • Written communication skills, in French and in English
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage risks
  • Propensity to offer an efficient service to the Bank's various partners
  • 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?


***While only one level is posted, the manager has the latitude to position the selected candidate at a lower level, depending on their profile***

JobField: Operations

Unposting Date: 2022-07-01

Job Number: OPE0031Y

Posting Date: 2022-06-17

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