Legal and Regulatory Compliance Officer

Are you interested in a meaningful career where you can contribute to the financial well-being and economic growth of Indigenous people and communities in Canada? The Bank is at an exciting time in its’ history, we’re growing, and as a result, we’re increasing our workforce with bright, energetic, purposeful individuals of all walks of life.

As a Legal and Regulatory Compliance Officer, you will assist with legal and regulatory compliance matters for the Bank and subsidiaries. This is a permanent full-time position. We are open to hybrid or in-office at our head office in Saskatoon. This location is on First Nations land.

Here’s what you’ll be doing:

  • ensuring compliance with legal and regulatory requirements of the Bank and subsidiaries. This includes, among others, requirements in the Bank Act, Trust and Loan Companies Act, Indian Act, PIPEDA, FATCA, CRS, CASL and OSFI and FCAC Guidelines.
  • providing legal opinion in areas such as, but not limited to, banking and regulatory law, tax law, contracts and leases, Indigenous law, wills and estates, employment law, privacy, debtor creditor and judgment enforcement.

What we’re looking for:

  • Lawyer with membership or eligibility for membership with the Law Society of Saskatchewan
  • Knowledge or experience with regulatory compliance and ability to read financial statements is a desirable asset
  • Experience in developing frameworks, policies and procedures
  • Competence in communicating with a diverse multitude of clients, staff and stakeholders
  • Aptitude to recognize and maintain confidentiality and discretion with sensitive and confidential information
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team to achieve the goals and objective of the Bank
  • Experience working with Indigenous People and Communities and federal regulators is a desirable asset
  • Acceptable criminal record and credit checks

We are passionate about creating an inclusive workplace and value and respect diversity of our staff.

We offer a comprehensive total rewards package, including group benefits, savings plan, professional development, and opportunities for career growth. If you are interested in this opportunity, meet the qualifications, and are eligible to work in Canada, please visit our website at or send your resume and cover letter by email to The posting will be open to September 7, 2023.

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Head of Governance & Legal

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, as well as providing a wide range of products and services to maintain credit union leadership in the marketplace.

Term Position to December 31, 2023

We are seeking a seasoned, knowledgeable and conscientious senior leader to join us on our multi-year enterprise-wide transformational journey. We are evolving into an effective & focused Central, ensuring the success and financial viability of credit unions. As a member of SaskCentral’s transformational team, you will manage the governance framework and serve as Corporate Secretary. You will also oversee the organization’s legal affairs and ensure its best interests are represented in the development and execution of corporate agreements. If you are innovative and passionate about governance, corporate law, and building strong relationships with boards, committees and regulators this is the position for you.

The Job
Reporting to the CEO, your responsibilities will include governance, legal and compliance roles. You will lead SaskCentral’s governance reform, ensuring the governance model and structure align to the future state business model. You will serve as Corporate Secretary to SaskCentral’s Board and board committees, ensuring adherence to board meeting protocols and governance practices. Legal oversight will include analysis and direction on legal issues related to service agreements, organizational regulation, and trademark protection. You will be accountable for the following roles, either directly or through delegation; Chief Compliance Officer (CCO) and Chief Anti-Money Laundering Officer (CAMLO), where you will oversee regulatory and legislative compliance, including anti-money laundering and anti-terrorist financing monitoring, and management of reporting and compliance filings with the appropriate authorities. Similarly, accountable for the role of Chief Privacy Officer (CPO), you will protect the privacy of individual information in SaskCentral’s corporate and intellectual privacy, and oversee the corporate records management program.

The Candidate
You have a recognized governance designation, corporate secretary experience, a law degree and experience in the financial services sector. You have a strong understanding of corporate governance, and can read and interpret legislation and regulatory guidelines, communicating these concepts to stakeholders clearly and in terms easily understood. You have strong project management skills and can be relied on to manage multiple projects within tight timelines with a high degree of accountability. You’re a problem solver and can suggest innovative and creative solutions that are not readily apparent. You value building and maintaining positive relationships, and can negotiate specific outcomes and influence decision making. As a senior leader, you will contribute to the strategic vision and business plan, and provide leadership and mentorship to others in the organization.

Please include in your cover letter examples of how you meet the qualifications for this position. Interested applicants should submit a resume in confidence by September 24 to

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please be advised that SaskCentral will be using virtual and in-person methods to connect with candidates and conduct interviews during the recruitment process. 

Our employees tell us SaskCentral is a great place to work. It’s more than the competitive salaries and excellent benefits we offer. We believe you can have a challenging, rewarding career and work life balance, too. We value and support workplace diversity.

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