Legal and Regulatory Compliance Advisor

November 18, 2019

(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.

You’ll be asked to provide a compliance perspective on mandates and projects for a variety of Desjardins Group entities, including the caisse network, the Fédération des caisses Desjardins du Québec, the Fédération des caisses populaires de l’Ontario, Desjardins Financial Services Firm and Desjardins Shared Services Group.

Other working conditions

  • Temporary work : scheduled to end on : 12-16, 2020
  • Work location: Montreal or Levis, depending on the candidate's preference
  • Number of job available : 1


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • Four years of relevant experience

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

  • Mutual funds representative certification (an asset)
  • Branch compliance officer's course (an asset)
  • For vacant positions available in Quebec, please note that knowledge of French is required  

Specific knowledge

Independent speaker, intermediate knowledge of English

Desjardins Cross-sector skills

Accountability, Collaborates, Customer Focus, Innovation

Key competencies for the job

Business insight, Interpersonal Savvy

Work Location

100, rue des Commandeurs Lévis

Trade Union

Unposting Date


Job Family

Legal Affairs (FG)

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