Business Analyst


Posted 2 months ago

We are looking for a Business Analyst! Reach out if you are interested and feel free to refer friends/colleagues!


Type of Employment: Contract
Title: Business Analyst
Term: Contract – 12 months with extension
Location: Toronto – Hybrid once/twice a week on-site
Industry: Banking
Job ID number: 187


Story Behind the Need
Business group: Data & AI Risk

The Data and Artificial Intelligence Risk (DAIR) team is looking for a highly motivated change agent who demonstrates integrity, drive and courage to lead the execution of the Data Risk second line review process.


  • As a member of the team, the success candidate will be responsible for driving data risk related oversight activities and have an opportunity to work with a collaborative team of inspiring professionals to help deliver the Enterprise DAIR Program objectives.
  • The candidate will participate in the Data Remediation Audit Program, which is a key Program at the Bank, through leading and performing data risk effective challenge and oversight over data related controls implemented by the first line of defense.

Candidate Value Proposition:

  • Join a purpose driven winning team, committed to results, in an inclusive and high-performing culture. Participate in a highly visible, enterprise-wide program working alongside different stakeholders with opportunities to grow within the organization.

    Typical Day in Role:

  • Participate in the Data Remediation Audit Program, which is a key Program at the Bank, through leading and performing data risk effective challenge and oversight over data related controls implemented by the first line of defense
  • Provide expertise and advice to the first line of defense on effective design and implementation of data risk controls, metrics, compliance, and risk mitigation activities
  • Through second line testing: execute risk assessments, document findings, and conduct analysis of the remediation plans in a timely manner
  • Exercise sound judgment in reporting and escalating risks or issues to senior management
  • Monitor and report progress of assessment execution to required internal stakeholders
  • Support in the delivery and execution of the Data Risk Management Program, as required
  • Identify opportunities and execute enhancements to the data risk oversight program
  • Foster an inclusive and collaborative team environment, and prioritize team’s goals
  • Champion a high-performance environment and contribute to an inclusive work environment
  • Develop strong partnership and work in close alignment with other risk functions and business partners to provide professional advice and guidance

Candidate Requirements/Must Have Skills:

  • 8+ years’ experience in internal control, risk management, compliance, data management, data governance, audit and/or related areas
  • 4+ years of strong experience in testing (audit testing, risk assessments, etc.), including leading and management of testing engagements and issue resolution
  • Ability to work large dataset for testing purposes
  • Knowledge of Data Management best practices and concepts (e.g., data issue management, data quality, metadata, financial data reconciliation, data lineage, data glossaries, etc.)
  • Most recently in a senior manager, experienced manager, or equivalent role
  • Proficiency in Excel Intermediate level – (Pivot table, Index Match)

Soft Skills Required:

  • Strong analytical and pragmatic problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work in fast passed dynamic environment with tight timelines.
  • Manage effective communications and updates.
  • Interpersonal skills are important who can work with multiple stakeholders.
  • Adaptability and ability to manage ambiguity
  • Curious and proactive learner able to solve complex problems, multi-task and manage changing priorities
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Work Independently with minimal guidance
  • Good presentation skills (Concise, Accurate & transparent)

Nice-To-Have Skills:

  • FI experience
  • SharePoint experience.


  • Post-Secondary education and Advanced degree preferred but not mandatory in data analytics.

Best VS. Average Candidate:

The successful candidate will have the required Risk review experience and will have a strong background in Data management best practices and concepts – purely data scientist backgrounds are not ideal, need someone with strong risk, internal control experience. Must have skills & soft skills.

Candidate Review & Interview Selection:

  • 1st – 2 Senior Managers – 30 mins – MS Teams Video – Prepared with Specific examples of achievements and tasks candidate has in previous experience that suits the Job description.
  • 2nd – 2 Directors – 30 mins – MS Teams Video
  • Situation and behavioral questions for both rounds

Job Features

Job CategoryBusiness Analyst

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