What does Global Finance look like?
As a valued member of the Finance group, you’ll have key responsibilities to support core business lines and enable the realization of our all-bank strategy, directly impacting the way in which we operate as a business.
Our focus is on continuously improving the way in which we approach every day financial activities at Scotiabank, interpreting financial information, and providing insightful analytics to enable timely business decision-making that drives actionable results.
If you are passionate about being a financial partner in improving customer value and having a questioning mindset to challenge the status quo, you’ll fit right in. We believe in developing leadership skills alongside technical skills so that we are empowered to lead the way to a better future across the Finance disciplines.
What would my career look like?
In Global Finance, career opportunities are vast. Although we have many divisions that may align to your current skills, we will empower you to grow, develop, and gain exposure to multiple areas of the business.
We develop accounting policies, deliver application guidance, and provide advisory services in line with international accounting and reporting standards to businesses and finance groups globally across the Bank. In addition, we oversee consolidated internal financial performance reporting to executive and external financial reporting to both regulators and shareholders. We also serve as a key control function to ensure accurate financial reporting and safeguarding of the Bank’s assets.
Financial Planning and Analysis
We are a trusted and reliable advisor to our partners, who span across all business segments and corporate functions. We are committed to providing actionable financial planning and analysis, reporting, and recommendations to help the Bank achieve its financial targets and invest in the right projects.
Global Procurement Services
We link external supplier capabilities with internal business needs and requirements through the development and execution of sourcing and supplier strategies. We ensure internal stakeholders have access to reliable and relevant supplier, sourcing, and procurement information and provide a centre of best practices for managing supplier relationships and monitor supplier performance.
We direct and oversee Scotiabank’s capital policy and capital management programs with the goal of ensuring the bank’s capital levels are adequate to meet current and future risks. We support the financial safety of the Bank’s customers, foster investor confidence, and support overall bank profitability.
We are a full-suite global tax function comprised of professionals with accounting, legal, and economics backgrounds. Our work spans the tax life cycle of planning, reporting, compliance, and audit defence in a dynamic and complex legislative environment.
We provide financial direction and analysis to the Canadian Banking business lines and ensure the integrity of financial reporting through implementation of adequate controls, performance measurement, and monitoring. This includes annual profit planning and capital expenditure forecasts, monthly and quarterly reporting, forecasting and project tracking.
Global Banking and Markets (GBM)
We provide financial reporting and analysis that allows GBM’s business lines to understand drivers of financial performance and forecast financial trends. We have teams in Canada, the United States, Europe and Asia and we work closely with International Banking in relation to GBM’s LatAm business.
We are responsible for ensuring the quality and integrity of the financial information while providing value added support to our business partners and continuously improving our processes.
Global Wealth Management (GWM)
We provide financial management and analytical support to GWM executive management on individual Business Unit performance including Global Asset Management and Global Wealth Management. We are also responsible for the integrated management reporting, profit planning and forecasting activities of the businesses. We drive and support all strategic, regulatory, and business initiatives to optimize the financial position of GWM.
Head Office Finance
We are a trusted and reliable advisor to our partners, who span across all business segments and corporate functions. We are committed to providing actionable financial planning and analysis, reporting, and recommendations to help the Bank achieve its financial targets and invest in the right projects. We also serve the Bank as a key control function to ensure accurate financial reporting and safeguarding of the Bank’s assets.
What is it like to work here?
You’ll be an integral part of a people-centric team where your point of view matters. Start your career today, with a bank that puts you first. Where your expectations around opportunity and recognition are met, and where you can make a difference.
Director, Accounting Policy, and Balance Sheet Management
“In Global Finance, I leverage my knowledge with data to drive insights and provide valued services to our business partners. I have been provided with tools and programs to not only become the go-to partners for our internal and external stakeholders, but also to cultivate talent to become future leaders at the bank.”
Vice President, Global Accounting Policies & Procedures
“I find inspiration from the professionalism and integrity of the people I work with. I wake up each day happy to come to work. Global Finance is an amazingly diverse community of people who drive things forward to truly make an impact.”
Director, Regulatory Reporting Program Office
“On the Global Finance team, I am empowered by my leaders and given the autonomy to be inquisitive and inventive. Being inspired to bring my authentic self to work each day has enhanced my leadership skills and overall performance to my fullest potential.”
“At Scotiabank, our Global Finance team is a successful and dynamic community. We work together to deliver on our shared vision to be the go-to partner for external and internal stakeholders to maximize shareholder value. Our team offers career opportunities in addition to Finance in strategy, treasury, procurement, economics, and investor relations. We are guided by Scotiabank’s vision and values to help achieve the highest standards of performance and keep Global Finance at Scotiabank a leader in our industry.”
Raj Viswanathan – Group Head and Chief Financial Officer