Senior AML/ATF Compliance Specialist

National Consulting Limited (NCL) is looking for a seasoned professional to assist in the delivery of Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Anti-Terrorist Financing (ATF) compliance programs requirements to meet the needs of our credit union clients. This position works in conjunction with a team of specialists who report to the VP Business Solutions and works closely with credit unions, legal counsel, regulators and CCUA to research issues and analyze information, trends & topics.

The Job
The successful candidate must be able to work independently and as a team this is a remote (work-from-home) position. The primary responsibility of this position is acting as the Chief Anti-Money Laundering Officer for the management and administration of all 6 elements of the required AML/ATF compliance program for multiple credit union clients, including maintenance and application of comprehensive compliance policies and procedures, risk assessments, identification of suspicious transactions,  developing and implementing risk mitigation measures where the risk is high, monitoring higher accounts and reporting to FINTRAC. This role is also responsible for providing AML/ATF guidance and support as a consultant to credit unions requiring additional assistance with their internal AML/ATF programs. In addition to compliance advisory services, this role is required to assist in the maintenance of legally reviewed legislatively compliance AML form. This role also participates in the development and delivery of specialized training for our clients to ensure an on-going compliance training program is available for employees as it relates to their job functions. To be successful in this role, a high attention to detail and time management skills are crucial.

This is a permanent, full-time position (37.5 hours per week). Occasional travel and in-person attendance may be required. Computer equipment is supplied.

The Candidate
The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in the credit union or co-operative system providing operational support in the areas of Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Terrorist Financing (ATF).
  • Detailed understanding of the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act and associated Regulations.
  • Experience with AML Software. Verafin experience would be beneficial.
  • An Anti-Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing designation
  • Other regulatory compliance or risk management experience or designations
  • Strong interpersonal skills to build trusting relationships with credit union management and deliver excellent client experience.
  • Strong communication, organizational and facilitation skills.

The Compensation
NCL offers a competitive compensation package. Salary will depend on qualifications and experience. Benefits include a matched superannuation pension plan; group benefits (health, dental, life and disability insurance, healthcare spending allowance and wellness program), and paid personal days off.

If being part of our team interests you, please submit a resume and cover letter, in confidence, to hr@nationalconsultinglimited.com by Monday, May 13.

We appreciate the interest of all applicants; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

National Consulting Limited is owned by a consortium of 25 Saskatchewan credit unions and partners with credit unions across Canada to provide expertise in Risk Services such as Compliance, AML, Fraud Protection, Privacy, Procurement, Banking and Card Services.

 

Associate Manager, Deposit Compliance

National Consulting Limited is looking for a deposit compliance expert to advise credit unions in the areas of deposit compliance and business requirements for deposit forms and related material.  This role works closely with credit unions, legal counsel, government and CCUA to research issues, analyze information and recommend operational guidance for credit unions. This position reports to the Manager, Deposit Compliance.

The Job

The successful candidate must be able to work independently as this is a remote (work-from-home) position. In addition to deposit compliance advisory services, this role participates in the delivery of deposit training and may occasionally require in-person attendance and travel.  This is a permanent, full-time position (37.5 hours per week). Computer equipment is supplied.

The Candidate

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Post-secondary education in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, Technology, Project Management, or a related discipline.
  • Minimum 5 years’ deposit compliance experience in a credit union.
  • Solid understanding of credit union operations.
  • Advance working knowledge of legislation affecting deposit functions in credit unions.
  • Project Management skills.
  • Experience with product development.
  • Excellent communication and relationship management skills.

The Compensation

NCL offers a competitive compensation package.  Salary will depend on qualifications and experience.  Benefits include a matched superannuation pension plan; group benefits (health, dental, life and disability insurance, healthcare spending allowance and wellness program), and paid personal days off.

If being part of our team interests you, please submit a resume and cover letter, in confidence, to hr@nationalconsultinglimited.com by Friday, May 10, 2024.

We appreciate the interest of all applicants; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

National Consulting Limited is owned by a consortium of 25 Saskatchewan credit unions and partners with credit unions across Canada to provide expertise in Risk Services such as Compliance, AML, Fraud Protection, Privacy, Procurement, Banking and Card Services.

Financial Services Relationship Manager

We are expanding our team to help us evolve through the next stage of our growth journey, and we want you to help shape our future. We now have a career opportunity for a Full Time Financial Services Relationship Manager, located in Regina.

As the Financial Services Relationship Manager you will be….

Responsible for delivering core banking products and financial services to members through a consultative relationship. This includes:

  • Providing lending products including personal and mortgage loans.
  • Providing deposit products such as GIC and RRSP.
  • Managing a growing portfolio of relationships.
  • Providing a holistic approach to services.
  • Developing business through community involvement and networking opportunities.
  • Positively influencing member acceptance of a technology driven approach to banking services.
  • Establishing relationships of trust and confidence with members to ensure retention of existing business and future business.

As the Financial Services Relationship Manager you are ….

  • Able to take a holistic approach with each member interaction in order to provide the right solutions which involves identifying referral opportunities to other lines of business including wealth management and business services.
  • Entrepreneurial in your approach to building business, with a proven track record in sales and business development.
  • A motivated and results-oriented professional who believes that getting involved in the community, building relationships and participating in business development and networking events is fundamental to building a pipeline of prospects and opportunity.
  • A team player with accomplished listening skills and a genuine interest in helping members meet their current and future financial needs.
  • A proactive, knowledgeable, self-starter, able to provide core products and services to our members using a variety of traditional and non-traditional delivery channels.

If you are motivated by the thought of this challenge ….

And can demonstrate success through 3-5 years of experience providing holistic financial advice including proficiency in lending and adjudicating along with post-secondary classes or courses, then this position may be for you!

Get to know us

TCU Financial Group is a credit union grown by Saskatchewan people. For 70 years we’ve been rooted in the province of Saskatchewan, creating our story, growing and evolving alongside the needs of our members. We provide a full suite of financial solutions to people and businesses across the province and one thing that has never changed – our heart remains committed to the people and the communities we serve.

Rewarding times ahead

To support the evolution of our organization, we need talented people who are passionate about creating and delivering meaningful financial solutions for our members. In addition to providing competitive compensation, benefits and pension programs, we support our TCU Financial Group Team and their families by providing an enhanced vacation program to enjoy time doing what they love outside of work.

Thank you for your interest in exploring your future with us!

The deadline for this career opportunity is Monday, April 8, 2024.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to:

Human Resources Department
TCU Financial Group
Email: hr@tcu.sk.ca

Sr. Data Analyst

SaskCentral is owned by Saskatchewan credit unions to serve and represent their collective interests. We add value through the sound investment of credit union funds on deposit. Our employees tell us SaskCentral is a great place to work where you can have a challenging, rewarding career with a competitive salary and excellent benefits.

Our commitment to inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility: We celebrate strength in diversity as it contributes to our collective success. We encourage applicants with diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply for roles that interest them. Your individuality is welcome here.

Sr. Data Analyst
SaskCentral is focused on an enterprise-wide journey dedicated to ensuring the success and financial viability of Saskatchewan credit unions. Acting as a utility, we are dedicated to ensuring access to clearing and settlement functions through our own clearing capability as well as that of owned and partner entities.

The Job
Are you a seasoned data management professional with a passion for transforming raw data into strategic business insights? If you are experienced in overseeing the design, build, and optimization of data systems, designing data governance structures, and providing technical leadership, we want you on our team. We are seeking a Sr. Data Analyst to optimize end-user experiences and contribute to corporate decision-making through specialized expertise in data systems and infrastructure.

In this position you will act as a key partner to the business by designing, implementing and operating system solutions to address data related opportunities and challenges.  You will lead the day-to-day design, maintenance, and operations of the data warehouse environment. Your experience positions you to propose and apply controls, processes, and procedures to improve the data environment’s security, stability, accuracy, and value.  As a technical leader, you will provide guidance and mentorship to internal users in the use of SQL and PowerBI tools to create reports and dashboards.

The Candidate
You have proven expertise in designing, building, and optimizing data systems and experience in establishing and maintaining data governance structures. You are a strong technical leader with mentoring capabilities and a robust skillset in ETL data modeling, mining, and analysis techniques.  Proficiency in SQL and Power BI development tools (dashboarding and paginated reports) and C# is a requirement.

You have a bachelor’s degree in computer science, mathematics, or another other business-related field, or a combination of significant experience with relevant professional certification.

If you are ready to bring your skills to a dynamic and collaborative environment, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity. Interested applicants are invited to submit their resume and cover letter in confidence by the end of day Friday, December 1, 2023 on the SaskCentral Career Page.

We thank all applicants for their interest.  Those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Director, Payments

SaskCentral is owned by Saskatchewan credit unions to serve and represent their collective interests. We add value through the sound investment of credit union funds on deposit. Our employees tell us SaskCentral is a great place to work where you can have a challenging, rewarding career with a competitive salary and excellent benefits.

Our commitment to inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility: We celebrate strength in diversity as it contributes to our collective success. We encourage applicants with diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply for roles that interest them. Your individuality is welcome here.

Director, Payments 

SaskCentral is focused on an enterprise-wide journey dedicated to ensuring the success and financial viability of Saskatchewan credit unions. Acting as a utility, we are dedicated to ensuring access to clearing and settlement functions through our own clearing capability as well as that of owned and partner entities.

The Job

The Director of Payments is responsible for overseeing and optimizing all payment operations at SaskCentral. You work collaboratively with a talented team and various stakeholders to develop and implement strategies that enhance efficiency and effectiveness for our member credit unions.

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), this role works closely with both internal and external cross-functional teams, representing SaskCentral with partner organizations to lead payment strategies in alignment with the organization’s major initiatives.

You will develop and execute a payments strategy aligned with SaskCentral’s purpose, vision, and strategy that addresses the risks and opportunities through payments modernization. You will develop and lead change management initiatives, fostering a culture of customer-centricity across the organization.

The Candidate

We want to hear from you if you are regarded in the industry as subject matter expert with deep professional knowledge on Payments products, payments modernization in Canada. The successful candidate will have exceptional interpersonal skills and 10 years of experience with demonstrated success at leading, planning and managing business and operational performance. You will be adept at thinking long term, identifying risks and opportunities for both the immediate and longer-term horizons.

Interested applicants are invited to submit their resume in confidence by the end of day Friday, November 24, 2023 on the SaskCentral Career Page.

We thank all applicants for their interest.  Those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Governance Manager

At Conexus, we are focused on supporting our members with their needs of today, while also helping them work towards their goals for the future.  It’s more than conducting a banking transaction, it’s about providing our members with insightful content, tools, expert advice, and a full suite of products to empower them and inspire confidence in their financial decision-making. We prioritize growth and efficiency while never compromising on the financial well-being of our members. We do this by lending an ear to each member’s unique needs throughout Saskatchewan, ensuring personalized solutions.

Our employees are authentic, bold, creative, and responsible. They are the reason we consistently deliver outstanding member experiences. They’re more than just individuals who come to work each day, each employee is a vital part of Conexus.

We acknowledge that our Conexus offices and facilities are located on Treaty 2, 4, 5, 6, 8 and 10 lands. These are the traditional lands of the Cree, Dakota, Dene, Lakota, Nakota and Saulteaux peoples, as well as the homeland of the Métis.

The bigger picture

We’re looking for an individual with a strong understanding of legislation and exceptional collaboration and interpersonal skills to come on board as our Governance Manager. In this role, you will work closely with the Chief Strategy and Governance Officer, and lead the delivery of key governance functions, including board nominations, board elections and the Annual General Meeting.

As the Governance Manager, you will  support board effectiveness by managing the onboarding and orientation of new directors, learning and development plans for all directors, board assessments, and all required governance disclosures.

How you’ll be spending your time

      Governance Discipline

  • Managing the governance policies and processes for Conexus and its subsidiaries, ensuring compliance with bylaws, legislation and the Standards of Sound Business Practice issued by the Credit Union Deposit Guarantee Corporation.
  • Overseeing the organizational policy framework, ensuring that the policy taxonomy is upheld, and that policy development is aligned with the policy update review cycles, approval processes and tracking.
  • Leading the continuous review and updates required to keep the governance policies current and relevant.
  • Preparing governance disclosures for the Conexus annual report.
  • Leading and managing strategies to ensure that governance and its importance is understood throughout the organization.
  • Leading the research of legislative/regulatory matters to provide sound advice to senior leaders and senior decision-making bodies (e.g., Board of Directors, ELT) regarding their potential effects on Conexus’ governance and strategic decisions, with a focus on upholding regulatory standards and achieving  Conexus’ long term sustainability objectives.
  • Leading the processes required to ensure that Conexus, and its subsidiaries meet annual registration requirements.
  • Maintaining the provincial lobby register for Conexus.
  • Remaining current on governance and policy trends and when necessary, leading discussions supported by research on governance and legislative/regulatory matters. Assessing and recommending improvements to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of Conexus’ governance while aligning with industry best practices to mitigate risk.
  • Leading the processes to ensure corporate governance records are managed according to legislative requirements.
  • Acting as the Conexus’ complaints officer, responsible for investigating member concerns that have been escalated beyond the business level and coordinating with the Ombudsman for Banking Services and Investments as required.

      Board of Directors Effectiveness

  • Managing the process for director learning and development, including orientation of new board members.
  • Researching, developing and implementing policies and procedures to ensure the Conexus Board of Directors has the appropriate sills, knowledge and expertise to effectively oversee the organization’s operations while aligning with Conexus’ purpose.
  • Serving as a resource to the Nominations Committee in the recruitment and process to recommend candidates and execute the process for director elections.
  • Managing the board’s annual review process, including supporting the process for director competency self-assessments.
  • Overseeing the internal processes to support board and committee meetings, including the development of agendas that align to the Board’s approved work plans, and all meeting resources.
  • Supporting the Board of Directors in their duty to maintain effective governance. (e.g., governance policies and practices, learning programs, succession and renewal planning, etc.).
  • Serving as a management resource to the Governance and Human Resources Committee, and the Nominations Committee.
  • Leading the development and recommendation of the Board’s future planning meeting schedule while collaborating with administrative departments for relevant input as necessary.
  • Leading the processes to run the director elections in accordance with bylaws, policies, and legislation.
  • Overseeing the Annual General Meeting by collaborating with internal delivery partners, throughout the stages of planning, organization, execution, and day-of facilitation.

The way people describe you

You are a versatile professional with a strong skill set. You have a knack for working well with committees and boards, and possess a deep understanding of legislation. People appreciate your collaborative nature, both internally and externally, as well as your excellent communication skills. Your attention to detail, coupled with analytical and problem-solving abilities, helps you excel in complex situations. Your advanced interpersonal skills enable you to build strong relationships and lead effectively in various professional settings. Lastly, you demonstrate effective time management and organizational skills,

The experience you bring

  • 3 to 5 years progressive relevant experience in corporate governance functions and policy work
  • Post-secondary degree in a relevant or related field or a relevant combination of experience and post-secondary education.
  • Experience in developing and implementing governance policy, procedures, and standards.
  • Experience of having served on a board would be an asset.
  • Knowledge of co-operative and corporate governance, including the credit union’s legislative, compliance and regulatory environment and how these can be implemented.
  • Experience in a management or leadership role would be an asset.
  • Experience in the financial services industry would be an asset.
  • A governance designation (such as C. Dir. or ICD.D) would be an asset.

What you get in return

Our team works tirelessly to ensure the financial success of each of our members. We think such dedication deserves recognition. That’s why we’re proud to offer some of the most competitive job perks of any employer around. Come, join our crew, and find out just how sweet the rewards can be:

  • Competitive compensation and benefits package
  • Industry leading work-life balance and rewards
  • Formal and informal employee development
  • Meaningful work that makes a real difference in our members’ lives

We are excited to welcome candidates who bring a blend of academic, professional and volunteer experience that sets them apart. Research shows that many applicants tend to apply only when they meet every qualification of the role. However, we encourage you to explore opportunities that closely match your skillset and experience. We truly value diverse backgrounds and varied experiences, as we are dedicated to creating inclusive and diverse workplaces. You might just be the ideal addition to our team that we’ve been searching for! This opportunity closes on Friday, October 27, so apply now! If you have questions about this position, please contact Carmen Boxall at jobs@conexus.ca.

Director, Enterprise Risk Management

Director, Enterprise Risk Management

SaskCentral provides a balance of energy and support to employees. Under the direction of a new CEO, SaskCentral is on a focused enterprise-wide journey dedicated to ensuring the success and financial viability of Saskatchewan credit unions. To support this journey, we have an exciting opportunity for a dynamic, trusted professional to develop and maintain risk management frameworks and policies that promote a forward-looking risk culture that stresses integrity and effective risk management throughout SaskCentral.

The Job

The ERM function is expected to have processes and controls in place to assess the accuracy of potential business line risk information or analysis and offer objective reporting to the board, the risk committee and senior management.

Reporting to the Chief Risk Officer (CRO), you will influence SaskCentral’s risk-taking activities while remaining unbiased and providing an objective view to the risk committee, operations within the ERM framework and in the ongoing assessment of risk-taking activities.

This position provides oversight to SaskCentral’s annual ICAAP, continuity management program and recovery plan framework.  You will oversee risk management frameworks and policies in accordance with regulatory requirements and identify, measure, monitor and report on potential risks at an enterprise level. This role provides oversight and challenges practices, when necessary, with both internal and external committees to support the ERM practices of SaskCentral.

The Candidate

The successful candidate will have in-depth knowledge of ERM frameworks and 10 years of experience with financial institution risk management. You will have an undergraduate degree in finance and/or risk-related field, preferably complemented with a risk management-related certification or designation (e.g. CPA, CFA, FSA). You use advanced reporting applications for financial and risk modeling/reporting. Coding in risk-related software or Excel is desirable but not required.

Interested applicants are invited to submit their resume in confidence by the end of day Thursday, October 5, 2023 on the SaskCentral Career Page.

Our commitment to inclusion, diversity, equity and accessibility: We celebrate strength in diversity as it contributes to our collective success. We encourage applicants with diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply for roles that interest them. Your individuality is welcome here.

We thank all applicants for their interest.  Those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Commercial Relationship Manager

We are expanding our team to help us evolve through the next stage of our growth journey, and we hope that you can help shape our future. We now have a career opportunity for a Full Time Commercial Relationship Manager. This position may work at one of our Regina locations or remotely, within Saskatchewan, with the requirement to be onsite in Regina regularly.

As the Commercial Relationship Manager you will be….

Responsible to develop, grow and manage professional networks and business relationships in support of the organization’s strategic objectives. You will deliver premier, holistic financial advice and solutions for the betterment of our members and TCU. You will provide focused financial analysis linked to client acquisition and growth, supporting a foundational objective of innovative and proactive client solutions.

As the Commercial Relationship Manager you are ….

  • A self-motivated individual with an entrepreneurial mindset and passion for developing and fostering a business network founded in strong relationships.
  • Creative in developing and implementing solutions to deliver on and enhance the member experience, resulting in mutually beneficial outcomes for the member and the organization.
  • Anticipatory in determining the needs of businesses and their owners; providing expert advice to guide their business decisions and future financial positions.
  • An agile and innovative thinker who takes accountability and initiates actions to drive results, while working collaboratively with Wealth and Retail partners to provide holistic solutions for members’ unique and complex financial situations.
  • Flexible and mobile. Willing to schedule hours around the business need and the results desired.

If you are motivated by the thought of this challenge ….

And can demonstrate success through 3-5 years of commercial lending experience with the proven ability of Commercial Portfolio Management along with a post-secondary degree or diploma in Commerce or Business Administration and supplementary commercial training/accreditations, then this position may be for you!

Get to know us

TCU Financial Group is a credit union grown by Saskatchewan people. For 70 years we’ve been rooted in the province of Saskatchewan, creating our story, growing and evolving alongside the needs of our members. We provide a full suite of financial solutions to people and businesses across the province and one thing that has never changed – our heart remains committed to the people and the communities we serve.

Rewarding times ahead

To support the evolution of our organization, we need talented people who are passionate about creating and delivering meaningful financial solutions for our members. In addition to providing competitive compensation, benefits and pension programs, we support our TCU Financial Group Team and their families by providing an enhanced vacation program to enjoy time doing what they love outside of work.

Thank you for your interest in exploring your future with us!

The deadline for this career opportunity is Saturday, September 30, 2023.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to:

Human Resources Department
TCU Financial Group
Email: hr@tcu.sk.ca
Web site: www.tcufinancialgroup.com

Director, Corporate Services

Who are we?

Credit Union Deposit Guarantee Corporation (the Corporation) is the deposit guarantor for Saskatchewan credit unions and the primary regulator for Saskatchewan credit unions and SaskCentral, together, Provincially Regulated Financial Institutions (PRFIs). We work closely with these institutions to ensure they employ sound business practices to enhance the strength and stability of the Saskatchewan credit union system.

We are seeking a confident, forward-thinking leader with strong human resources, governance, planning, vendor management and communications skills who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment and aspires to make an impact on shaping our future, to join the Corporate Operations team. This is a 22-month term and is an onsite job in Regina.

What you’ll do:

Reporting to the Vice-President Corporate Operations, you will be responsible for leading a group of professionals and managing the delivery and maintenance of the Corporation’s corporate support requirements and governance framework. This includes human resources, CEO and employee compensation, communications, promotional items, planning, project management, corporate policy, and procedure framework, outsourcing and service provider contract management, office and records management services, and payroll services.

Working closely with senior management, you will recommend board policies and practices, execute strategic initiatives, plan, and allocate resources for corporate activities to achieve business plans. In addition, you will champion and support the Corporation’s image and reputation as a credible, professional regulator. This position provides backup support to the finance and accounting function.

 

What you’ll need:

  • Undergraduate degree in business administration or commerce, ideally supplemented with a graduate degree or professional designation
  • Professional designation and/or membership in CPHR or IABC
  • Five to seven years of progressively challenging leadership management experience in corporate operations
  • Five to ten years of service provider management experience
  • Exposure to corporate governance, planning, human resources management, communications, and project management and records are required.
  • Experience leading a team of people to accomplish initiatives would be considered an asset.

Core competencies focus on accountability, building relationships, communication, empowerment, innovation, leadership, problem-solving and decision making, service excellence and organizational awareness.

What we offer:

The salary range for this position is $108,000 to $135,000. We offer competitive benefits, immediate coverage of health and dental insurance, matched pension contributions, an employee wellness program, maternity/parental benefits, and education, training, and development opportunities. Our hybrid work model offers flexibility of partial remote work upon agreement. For more information on the Corporation, please visit our website www.cudgc.sk.ca.

Ready to Apply:

Please submit your cover letter and resume stating competition number MGR-CS by September 15, 2023 to HR@cudgc.sk.ca. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Credit Union Deposit Guarantee Corporation values and supports workplace diversity. We believe diverse ideas, opinions and perspectives make our organization stronger.

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