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Senior Manager, Data Scientist, IT Audit

Requisition ID: 105045Join a purpose driven winning team, committed to results, in an inclusive and high-performing culture.


In this role, you will support the IT Audit Director in assessing developing Data Analytics products and analysis to support the Internal Audit department. Apart from the technical skills noted above, you should be able to apply Data analysis, frameworks, practices, techniques, processes and methodologies, and regulatory guidelines to the performance and review of audits.


Is this role right for you? You will be responsible for:

Collaborating with IA management, and IA functional teams to understand department needs and devise possible solutions. Work cross-functionally with other IA team members to support and drive a collaborative team environment that drives data analytics projects both tactically (audit based) and strategic (non-audit based)
Working directly with US IT Audit Director to develop/implement Data Analytics strategy for the US IA department. Perform Data Analytics project planning and scoping, execution, problem identification and evaluation, and develop and provide high quality value added recommendations
Reviewing and evaluating the IT environment and provide assurance over the Bank’s IT applications, data management, security, ETL, interface controls, report logic, and project management controls
Developing and delivering data focused training to the IA department in the US in order to continuously develop the broader department in data analysis and data visualization
Designing and implementing continuous auditing tests using tools to monitor key business risks, including building dashboards in Tableau and reports to provide meaningful insight on business data. Use and develop technology-based tools or methodologies to review, design and/or implement IT internal controls
Actively pursuing effective and efficient operations of his/her respective areas, while ensuring the adequacy, adherence to and effectiveness of day-to-day business controls to meet obligations with respect to operational risk, regulatory compliance risk, AML/ATF risk and conduct risk, including but not limited to responsibilities under the Operational Risk Management Framework, Regulatory Compliance Risk Management Framework, AML/ATF Global Handbook and the Guidelines for Business Conduct
Champions a high performance environment and implements a people strategy that attracts, retains, develops and motivates their team by fostering an inclusive work environment; communicating vison/values/business strategy and managing succession and development planning for the team

Do you have the skills you need to succeed? We’d love to work with you, if you have:

An undergraduate degree
7+ years of relevant experience in Data Analytics. Financial Industry experience or Technology Risk Management experience in financial services industry is a significant advantage
Experience with Python, JavaScript, R and Data Analytics and using data tools
Knowledge of the US Regulatory Framework (DFS500, OCC, and Federal Reserve) and requirements applicable to Banks is an asset
The ability to quickly understand the risks associated with new products, processes, routines and formulates audit procedures to ensure that the IT controls are adequate
Experience supporting IT audits primarily in the US and Canada (as needed). Demonstrated strong knowledge of internal controls and risks, and working knowledge of risk based audit methodologies
Supporting the IT Audit Director and Chief Auditor to develop/implement Data Analytics strategy for the US IA department.  Collaborates and works as part of large teams executing both IT and integrated business line audits
The ability to work independently and within a team environment.  The planning and management of the execution (both strategic and day to day) will be designed by the you and coordinated with the Director; requiring you to exercise initiative, judgment and self-direction in meeting objectives and solving problems
The ability to be resourceful, a self -starter, possessing a high degree of flexibility, creative thinking and confidence to carry out effective solutions. Well-developed judgment, management, decision-making and problem-solving skills are required in order to effectively deal with a rapidly changing, complex business environment
Expert time management skills in order to manage multi-functional accountabilities through prioritization, delegation, motivation, conflict resolution and the promotion of ideas
Excellent written communication skills are essential. In addition, the incumbent should be skilled at verbal engagement and presentation, of a caliber suitable for direct exposure to executive management

Location(s):  United States : New York : New York City Scotiabank is a leading bank in the Americas. Guided by our purpose: “for every future”, we help our customers, their families and their communities achieve success through a broad range of advice, products and services, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management and private banking, corporate and investment banking, and capital markets.  


 We strive to create an inclusive culture where every employee is empowered to reach their fullest potential, respected for who they are, and their differences and similarities are embraced. Learn more here.

At Scotiabank, we value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings to the Bank, and are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone. If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site, alternate format documents, ASL Interpreter, or Assistive Technology) during the recruitment and selection process, please let our Recruitment team know. If you require technical assistance, please click here. Candidates must apply directly online to be considered for this role. We thank all applicants for their interest in a career at Scotiabank; however, only those candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.Note: All postings in me@Scotiabank will remain live for a minimum of 5 days.

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