Advisor – Financial Crime Prevention

November 24, 2021

(Work place: Lévis, Montréal)

Desjardins Group is the largest cooperative financial group in Canada, and one of the largest employers in the country. It offers a full range of financial products and services and is home to a wealth of expertise in property and casualty insurance, life and health insurance, wealth management, services for businesses of all sizes, securities brokerage, asset management, venture capital, and secure, leading-edge virtual access methods.

Job Level

NV-09As a legal and regulatory compliance advisor, you help design, institute and coordinate the compliance framework and enforce related rules. You help ensure that oversight measures such as officer and employee behaviours comply with the organization’s standards. You advise and assist clients and partners as part of intervention and development initiatives. You recommend solutions to improve or optimize standards, policies and programs. Your projects and initiatives require extensive knowledge of your line of work. You prepare recommendations, solutions and action plans based on the organization’s objectives and priorities. You help solve complex problems using your analytical skills and extensive knowledge of the line of business. Coordination is critical, so you frequently interact with stakeholders working in other fields. Interpersonal savvy is therefore essential.

General Information on the Position

Main responsibilities 

  • Design, update, implement and monitor legal and regulatory compliance action plans, programs, solutions and tools to balance business needs, requirements and best practices

  • Diagnose issues, challenges and needs to determine target outcomes

  • Analyze information, carry out studies, and develop and propose recommendations to develop best practices for the organization

  • Help train internal practitioners, raise awareness and communicate information about our culture of ethics and compliance

  • Oversee business line activities

  • Help represent internal and external partners and practitioners

  • Represent your unit before committees, practitioners and organizational units, among others

  • Write position statements on financial crime prevention regulations

Other working condition

  • Number of job available : 1

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field

  • A minimum of four years of relevant experience

Please note that other combinations of qualifications and relevant experience may be considered

  • Be a member of the Bar or the Chambre des notaires du Québec (an asset)

  • For vacant positions available in Quebec, please note that knowledge of French is required

Specific knowledge

  • Knolwedge of financial crime prevention measures (anti-money laundering, anti-tax evasion and economic sanctions) (an asset)

  • Knowledge of changes to AML/ATF regulations (an asset)

Desjardins Cross-sector skills

Action oriented, Customer Focus, Differences, Nimble learning

Key competencies for the job

Business insight, Interpersonal Savvy

Work Location

400, boul. de Maisonneuve Ouest Montréal

Trade Union

Non Syndiqué

Unposting Date

2021-12-8

Job Family

Legal Affairs (FG)

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