Intermediate Business Analyst with AML Risk Management experience to create Business Requirements and Operational Readiness checklists for our banking client - 27476

Job Type: Contract
Positions to fill: 1
Start Date: Oct 17, 2022
Job End Date: Apr 16, 2023
Pay Rate: Hourly: Negotiable
Job ID: 123447
Location: Toronto
Hiring Manager: Director, FCRM Business Analysis COE & Release Management
Location Address: Hybrid - 4 King Street W 9th Floor – minimum 1 day/week typically Tuesdays
Contract Duration: 6 months

Story Behind the Need
Business group: AML Risk Project Management Office - AML arm within the bank that is responsible for AML activities (processes, policies, solutions, overall accountability for entire bank)

• Writes Business Requirements Documents and managing Operational Readiness activities needed to enable implementations across value streams
• Engages with multiple stakeholders from different lines of business
• Works with technology partners to provide accepted solutions for key stakeholders
• Manages multiple projects as a project team member and takes the lead from requirements gathering to testing and post implementation support.
• Supports the establishment of a Business Analysis Centre of Excellence with a focus on initiatives impacting Transaction Monitoring, Client Risk Rating and other areas as required. This includes:
- Strong governance and standards, inclusive of the creation of business analysis artifacts
- Well-defined best practices and methodologies that allow for lean, quick to market requirements and minimal change requests
- Subject matter knowledge to allow for the correct level of requirements gathering
• Actively collaborates and engages with key stakeholders and partners to ensure output is consistently delivering business value and aligning with the agreed upon commitments. Completes Business Requirements Documents (BRDs), Operational Readiness Checklists, and other artifacts as appropriate.
• Builds and manages relationships with business and technology partners. Engages with users and partners with development to ensure system requirements are realized; assists with implementation, testing requirements and supporting Business As Usual (BAU).
• Operates under a Waterfall project delivery framework, as well as Agile at times, using JIRA and Confluence as tools
• Drives initiatives through the various phases by effectively managing the escalation of issues with stakeholders for resolution.
• At times, provides direction to the Senior Analyst(s) FCRM BACoE.
• Supports any requests for the development of audit and regulatory documentation which may be required on an ad-hoc basis.

Must Have Skills:
1) 5+ years of experience as a Business Analyst
2) 1-2+ years AML experience
3) Demonstrated experience with Jira/Confluence
4) Experience operating under multiple project delivery frameworks (Waterfall, Agile)

Nice-To-Have Skills:
1) Bilingual in Spanish (full proficiency) a strong asset – preference will be given to these candidates
2) BA experience within FI/Banking an asset
3) Oracle experience/familiarity

Post-Secondary preferred – or equivalent working experience
ACAMS Certification is an asset