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Portfolio Analyst

What is the opportunity?

The Enterprise Payments and Trade Technology (EP& TT) Group is looking for a Portfolio Analyst role. This role will support the technology team’s portfolio reporting and portfolio management activities as well as support the Agile transformation and improvement of it Project/ Portfolio Management Processes. This role will help ensure that financial and best practice reporting, controls and project governance standards are maintained and that Project Management artifacts are produced. EP&TT provides services to Canadian Banking, Global Financial Institutions, Capital Markets, International Banking, Wealth Management, RBC Investor Services, and internal functions such as Fraud and AML. The group supports automated funds transfers, wire payments, trade products, foreign exchange, image retrieval, lockbox, cash services, clearing and settlement, SWIFT messaging and Network Gateway connectivity.

What will you do?

Assist in the delivery of timely and accurate portfolio reporting and analytics, summarizing findings and communicating to stakeholders

Ensure accurate reporting and forecasting of project financials (i.e. data quality) in the bank’s enterprise reporting system and identifying issues that require escalation to the Project / Program / Portfolio leadership

Supporting management activities around annual and quarterly financial forecasting by ensuring accurate figures are reported and forecasted

Enable and support team’s agile transformation; Agile scrum master role when needed

Improve current project management and portfolio reporting practices to eliminate ‘non- value add’ processes.

Vendor and procurement management and SOW billing and accrual processes

Support project management team with PM tools such as PVE/MIS for issues, project changes, and creations

Create and store portfolio management documents in the PMT repository on share point and shared drive, e.g., ensuring that documents are up to date, assisting people in finding documents and encouraging them to be self-sufficient.

What do you need to succeed?


Excellent organizational and presentation skills along with a strong collaborative and supportive attitude

A flexible work schedule and a commitment to meet deadlines

Experience working with RBC internal portfolio financial tracking and mgmt. tools like MIS, Plan view, EITS, EPPM, MS Project, Share point , etc.

University degree or relevant IT experience

2+ years of experience working with technology projects and/or large programs

Excellent financial management skills: Contribute and manage activities for annual and quarterly planning cycles and financial monitoring and tracking activities. Portfolio level resource and transit planning and tracking.


Creativity to go beyond current tools and processes to deliver the best solution to the problem

PMP, CSM or PgMP certifications

2+ years of agile delivery/transformation and scrum master experience

Vendor management and SOW management skills

What’s in it for you?

We thrive on the challenge to be our best, progressive thinking to keep growing, and working together to deliver trusted advice to help our clients thrive and communities prosper. We care about each other, reaching our potential, making a difference to our communities, and achieving success that is mutual.

Provided with an opportunity to deepen Portfolio delivery expertise while establishing a network of contacts within BFS, CM, I&TS, OPS and Payments businesses

Be an enabler for team delivery transformation

Ability to make a difference and lasting impact

Work with great and supportive project delivery teams

About RBC

Royal Bank of Canada is Canada’s largest bank, and one of the largest banks in the world, based on market capitalization. We are one of North America’s leading diversified financial services companies, and provide personal and commercial banking, wealth management, insurance, investor services and capital markets products and services on a global basis. We have over 80,000 full- and part-time employees who serve more than 16 million personal, business, public sector and institutional clients through offices in Canada, the U.S. and 37 other countries. For more information, please visit .

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Inclusion and Equal Opportunity Employment

RBC is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans status, Aboriginal/Native American status or any other legally-protected factors. Disability-related accommodations during the application process are available upon request.


City: Toronto

Address: 180 Wellington St W

Work Hours/Week: 37.5

Work Environment: Office

Employment Type: Permanent

Career Level: Experienced Hire/Professional

Pay Type: Salary + Variable Bonus

Required Travel (%): 0

Exempt/Non-Exempt: N/A

People Manager: No

Application Deadline: 2018-01-07

Req ID: 152293

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