Director, AML & Financial Crimes Transformation
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
16d ago

What is the opportunity?

The Director, Anti-Money Laundering & Financial Crimes Transformation will be accountable for the successful delivery of a program of operational effectiveness and cost management initiatives within Anti-

Money Laundering (AML) & Financial Crimes.

This individual leads a team of functional subject matter experts, project managers and external third party vendors as required, to deliver against the AML and Financial Crimes strategic initiatives such as the transformation program, regulatory priorities and projects, technology and infrastructure upgrade program, and third-

party vendor optimization and consolidation strategy.

What will you do?

  • Lead large, cross functional initiatives as well as change / transformation efforts for AML and Financial Crimes
  • Facilitates and / or manages the gathering of functional / business requirements for enterprise-wide Business Unit and IT solution
  • Facilitate engagement with internal and external stakeholders, ensuring strategic alignment, clear understanding of program / project goals and focus on delivering meaningful outcomes through risk based approach
  • Manages project schedules, budgets, resources and provides recommendations on priorities
  • Builds strong relationships with Sponsors, Business and Technology Owners within RBC
  • Understands the strategy and operating nature of AML and Financial Crimes stakeholder groups that are being supported
  • Understands the technology architecture vision and partner effectively with RBC Technology & Operations to delivery IT solutions
  • Effectively partners with external service providers and provides effective management of third-party risk
  • What do you need to succeed?


  • Extensive knowledge of domestic laws and regulations related to AML / Anti-Terrorism (AT) / Economic Sanctions (ES)
  • Extensive knowledge of relevant policies and industry best practices related to AML, AT, ES
  • Working experience on implementing AML and Financial Crimes related solutions and business processes.
  • People management experience is preferred
  • Demonstrated leadership ability in similar large scale finance / risk / regulatory programs within the financial sector (banking, investment, insurance, trust)
  • Experience leading large cross-enterprise programs with high level of value (benefit / cost), and very high level of complexity, uncertainty and organizational reputation risk
  • Experience leading projects with significant technology elements
  • Nice-to-have

  • PMP and / or PgMP certification
  • Expert knowledge of program and project plan development & management, scheduling methodology, waterfall and iterative methodologies, program and project metrics, analysis and status reporting.
  • Advanced knowledge of relevant technology, standards, methodologies and audit requirements; possesses a working knowledge of SDLC and Agile delivery methodologies
  • Undergraduate degree in Business / Engineering, Graduate degree in Business Management
  • 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.

  • A comprehensive Total Rewards Program including bonuses and flexible benefits, competitive compensation
  • Leaders who support your development through coaching and managing opportunities
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team
  • Opportunities to do challenging work
  • Flexible work / life balance options
  • 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.

    Work Hours / Week : 37.5

    Work Environment : Office

    Employment Type : Permanent

    Career Level : Senior Manager / Director

    Pay Type : Salary + Variable Bonus

    Required Travel (%) : 0-25

    Exempt / Non-Exempt : N / A

    People Manager : Yes

    Application Deadline : 07 / 21 / 2018

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