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Career Opportunities

Retail Banking

Are you a relationship builder?

Jobs at a branch:

  • Customer Representative
  • Account Manager
  • Financial Advisor
  • Mortgage Specialist

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Contact Centre

Not Sure? Get some experience while you learn all about Financial Services.

Jobs at a Contact Centre:

  • Retail Banking Officer
  • Customer Service Officer
  • Bilingual Customer Service Officer

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Information Technology

Scotiabank's IT professionals provide support to each of our core businesses. Our Information Technology solutions enable Scotiabank to achieve sustained profitable growth and a competitive advantage. Individuals in this career field perform a variety of jobs including data management, data warehousing, programming, networking, database design, software design, as well as the management and administration of entire systems. Some of the most common technologies are: Java, .Net, Cobol, C++, SQL, SAS, JCL, AS400, Citrix, Unix, Cisco.

Some Information Technology job opportunities include: Business Analyst, Business System Analyst; Project Manager, Programmer / Developer; Network Analyst; Database Administrator; Development team leads; Infrastructure Support Managers; Software Architect; Technical Document Writer; Network Administrator; Firewall Specialist; Security Officer; IT solutions; Programmer Analyst.

Global Banking and Markets

Scotiabank, through our Global Banking and Markets division, provides a complete range of corporate and investment banking services to corporations, institutions, and governments. We have the deal flow you need to gain experience to build your career - and industry-leading clients offering superior opportunities for learning and personal development. We are pursuing growth with a strategic vision for the future. Our vision includes recruiting the best talent available. That spells opportunity for you and growth for us.

Our structure is designed to encourage cross-selling - this means exposure to other products and departments, and cross-training opportunities for new recruits. Along with this experience comes responsibility. We reward performance, and provide advancement for strong contributors. And, we expect our people to take an aggressive position when it comes to their career.

This is a dynamic, challenging business and Scotiabank is committed to offering you extensive opportunities for training, hands-on experience and career advancement.

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Insurance

Scotia Insurance professionals provide comprehensive insurance solutions that prevent and minimize individual financial loss for customers and their families by ensuring that a loss is financially recoverable. Individuals in this career field perform a variety of jobs including: developing, processing, managing and marketing creditor protection plans; providing key analysis to broker equity/loan decisions; providing detailed underwriting and risk analysis, and helping customers to identify their insurance needs. Individuals working in this field are expected to have a broad knowledge of the insurance industry best practices.

Some Insurance job opportunities include: Manager, Insurance Business Solutions; Insurance Consultant; Underwriting Manager; Claims Manager.

Finance and Accounting

Finance and Accounting professionals provide timely, decision-oriented business analysis, reporting and solutions that enable Scotiabank to measure, manage and control its financial performance. Customers include the bank's core business as well as regulatory and government agencies and the investor community. Individuals in this career field perform a variety of jobs including: planning, organizing, directing, controlling and evaluating the operation of financial and accounting departments; developing and implementing financial policies; establishing financial performance standards and preparing financial reports for senior management.

Some Finance and Accounting job opportunities include: Financial Analyst; Financial Consultant; Accountant; Cost Analyst; Accounting Manager; Controller; Assistant Controller; Collections Analyst; Accounting Analyst; Financial Advisor; and Financial Manager.

Wealth Management

Incorporating the key personal investment and advisory activities within Scotiabank, Wealth Management provides a full range of solutions that encompass Retail Brokerage, Investment Management Advice, Estate and Trust Services, mutual funds and savings products, and financial planning and private client services for affluent clients, and independent investors. Individual working in jobs in this area act as expert Relationship Managers and advisors in financial strategy, complex business analysis, product development and operations.

Wealth Management professionals have experience in the Financial Services area and depending on the role, hold a designation such as Personal Financial Planner (PFP), Certified Financial Analyst (CFA), or Certified Financial Planner (CFP). Other certifications or courses in the area of Financial Services are also valuable.

Some Wealth Management job opportunities include: Investment Advisor; Financial Planner; Portfolio Manager; Investment Associate; Asset Management Manager; Financial Consultant; Financial Analyst; Trust Officer.

Commercial Banking

Scotiabank's Commercial Banking professionals provide mid-market and independent business clients with competitive financial products and solutions to a number of niche markets, including agriculture, automotive dealer financing and merchant banking. Commercial Banking jobs are driven by a national network of relationship managers, product specialists and client service representatives situated in local communities throughout Canada.

Some Commercial Banking job opportunities include: Manager Client Relationships; Manager, Credit Solutions; Payment Services Representative; Support Officer Funding; Manager Sales; Retail Lending Officer; Dealer Funding Representative; Income Analyst; Manager, Business Development and Commercial Banking.

Risk Management

Scotiabank's Risk Management professionals work in mitigating risk and exposure within the credit, securities and operational market by establishing credit policies and creating adjudication models for commercial and corporate banking.

Individuals in this field work in four areas: a) Credit Risk: corporate, commercial, real estate, international and consumer credit as well as special accounts management; b) Risk Policy: risk policy, operational risk and enterprise risk management and reporting; c) Ratings, Systems and Analytics: Basel, modeling analytics and internal ratings; d) Market Risk: interest rate and commodity, credit and equity derivative, hedge fund risk as well as asset liability management, international market risk and risk research and modeling.

Some job opportunities include: Sr. Manager, Credit Adjudication; Manager, Credit Adjudication; Analyst, Credit Adjudication; Analyst, Market Risk Management; Senior Manager, Market Risk Policy Analyst; Senior Manager, Interest and Commodities.

Human Resources

Human Resources' goal is to build sustainable human capability globally to support Scotiabank's business strategies and priorities. HR professionals perform a variety of jobs including: building and implementing HR solutions specific to the environment and needs of each of our business lines; developing, designing and communicating policies, processes and programs to optimize the investment in people resources; providing advice, direct delivery and support to employees in matters related to employee relations, payroll, training and development and recruitment and selection.

Some Human Resource job opportunities include: Administration Officer Human Resources; HR Generalist; Staffing and Recruitment Manager; Total Compensation Manager; Policy Manager; Training and Development Analyst; Instructional Designer; Labour Relations Specialist.

Security and Investigation

Security and Investigation Professionals support the Scotiabank Group in ensuring the security and safety of the Bank's staff, customers, reputation, physical and financial assets. They provide value-added and cost-effective consultative, investigative and program management services to mitigate the risks arising from internal and external threats. Individuals in this career field perform a variety of jobs including: consulting, evaluation, design and implementation of security plans and management of security functions, in depth fraud investigations, and performing security research and risk assessment to propose potential security solutions.

Some Security and Investigation job opportunities include: Fraud Detection Analyst; Risk Analyst; AML Compliance Analyst; Investigation Officer; Loss Prevention Investigator; Fraud Management Manager; and Security Analyst.

Administrative

Scotiabank Administrative and Clerical Support Specialists provide technical and administrative support to Scotiabank's business areas. Individuals in this career field perform a variety of day to day administration jobs including: client service support, filing support and processing, receptionist tasks, event coordination, and data entry tasks. Depending on the business unit, these positions will interact with a variety of internal and external customers and partners.

Some Administrative and Clerical Support job opportunities include: Administrative Assistant; Receptionist; Mailroom Clerk; Executive Assistant; Office Clerk; Data Entry Officer; Secretary; and Office Manager.

Project Management

Individuals with careers in Project Management are responsible for the effective identification, development, design and implementation of projects for business initiatives across the bank. Their jobs are aimed to increase operational or service level efficiencies while safeguarding quality and mitigating potential risk. The projects vary in complexity, and are multi-divisional/faceted and global in nature.

Depending on the role these individuals may be required to achieve a designation such as the Project Management Professional Designation (PMP).

Some Project Management job opportunities include: Project Manager; Senior Project Manager; Project Leader; Manager Process Solutions; Manager Business Analysis.

Compliance

Scotiabank Compliance Professionals promote ethical conduct and compliance with laws and regulations throughout the Company. Individuals with a career in this area help promote strong and consistent corporate governance, ethical conduct and risk management. Some of the jobs include maintaining compliance processes that minimize risks, losses or litigations; and providing high quality support and service to clients as a compliance consultant and educator on regulatory and internal policies and procedures.

Some Compliance job opportunities include: Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Compliance Officer; Risk Management Manager; Risk Analyst; Surveillance Officer; Anti-Money Laundering Specialist; AML and Risk Analysis Manager; Analyst, Fraud Prevention and Detection.

Legal

The Legal Team ensures that Scotiabank is provided with high quality, cost-effective, business-focused and accessible legal services that are aligned with the company's core values and corporate objectives. Individuals in this career field perform a variety of jobs including: providing legal advice on a variety of areas such as Employment Law, Business Law, Taxation, Real Estate Transactions, Debt Collection, Civil Litigation, Intellectual Property Law, Capital Markets and Securities, Corporate Law, and Commercial International Law.

Some Legal job opportunities include: Legal Manager; Lawyer; Paralegal; Legal Secretary; Leasing Lawyer; Employment Lawyer; Commercial Lawyer; Tax Lawyer; Intellectual Property Lawyer; Corporate Lawyer and Law Clerk.

Operations

Scotiabank's operations and back office professionals provide back-office support for mission critical business units and different banking operations in Canada, the United States as well as overseas operations in Europe and Asia. Experience with accounting procedures and back-office operations are important facets of the jobs, along with knowledge of different financial instruments and processes.

Depending on the role a Bachelor of Commerce with specialization in Finance or Accounting or any other business, economics, or mathematical background are expected.

Some Operations / Back Office Administration job opportunities include: Analyst; Senior Analyst; Loan Officer and Agency Officer; Lending Support Analyst; Client Portfolio Analyst.

Marketing

The marketing area researches, develops and implements strategic and tactical marketing, sales and service initiatives for Scotiabank's Group products and services. The marketing team supports the overall objective of achieving sustainable growth by creating a consistent customer experience. Marketing professionals develop strategies that support the business lines of Scotiabank Group and champion marketing alignment and sharing of best practices across countries and lines of business to optimize effectiveness and economies of scale. Individuals in this career field perform a variety of jobs including: driving and executing brand campaigns, coordinating media campaigns with agency partners, coordinating marketing intelligence initiatives, and developing marketing communication, advertising and sales promotion strategies and campaigns.

Some Marketing job opportunities include: Marketing Analyst; Marketing Director; Marketing Research Manager; Direct Marketing Manager; Brand and Advertising Manager; Database Marketing Analyst; Digital Marketing Specialist; and Retail Marketing Manager.

Audit

Scotiabank Audit Professionals provide enterprise-wide independent, objective assurance over the design and operation of the Scotiabank Group's controls and operational processes and provide advisory services designed to improve the Group's operations. Individuals in this career field perform a variety of jobs including evaluating and improving the effectiveness of internal controls, risk management and governance processes of Scotiabank. Some Auditing job opportunities include: Auditor; Audit Consultant; Audit Manager; Senior Audit Manager; Credit Risk Audit; and Audit Analyst.