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Analyst/Senior Associate, AML - Financial Engineering & Modeling (FEM)



IT, Accounting & Finance
Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Saturday, February 4, 2023

Job Type: Permanent
Reference code: 122995
Primary Location: Toronto, ON
All Available Locations: Toronto, ON

Our Purpose

At Deloitte, we are driven to inspire and help our people, organization, communities, and country to thrive. Our Purpose is to build a better future by accelerating and expanding access to knowledge. Purpose defines who we are and gives us reason to exist as an organization.

By living our Purpose, we will make an impact that matters.

  • Learn from deep subject matter experts through mentoring and on the job coaching
  • Be encouraged to deepen your technical skills…whatever those may be.
  • Have many careers in one Firm.

Would you like to further develop your career with our exponentially expanding Financial Advisory Service, Modelling and Value Advisory group? Are you up for the challenge to help the most sophisticated Canadian and International clients to solve their quantitative and modelling issues?

What will your typical day look like?

In this role you will help financial services industry (FSI) clients face quantitative issues with informed confidence. Using your deep technical skills and leveraging our global network of experts, you’ll provide professional advice to our FSI clients in a wide range of situations. The result? Our clients will be better placed to take control and receive the best solutions to their complex challenges.

Develop/validate/review AML/ATF models (e.g. Transaction Monitoring, Client Risk Rating, and Sanction Screening models) based on regulatory guidelines and industry best practices.

You will also be able to learn and work in other quantitative and analytical areas including customer behavior modeling, scenario modelling, capital optimization problems, and new innovations such as cloud computing, machine learning and artificial intelligence

About the team

Deloitte’s Financial Advisory practice delivers highly specialized advisory solutions for companies facing critical business events where significant value is at stake, in every phase of the economic cycle.

Our work is often high profile, high impact, and highly rewarding. If you’re looking for a challenge and an opportunity to grow your career alongside the best and brightest in the industry, you’ll find it in Financial Advisory at Deloitte. Broaden your skills. Broaden your reach. Broaden your career. It’s all possible at Deloitte.

Enough about us, let’s talk about you

Ideally, you are someone with:

  • Minimum 1/2 years of relevant experience spent within a model development or model validation team at a major financial institution; AML/ATF model related development and validation experience are a plus
  • Solid academic background with a master’s degree in Statistics, Financial Engineering, Quantitative/Mathematical Finance, Financial Economics, Financial Risk Management, or other relevant post graduate degree
  • Solid knowledge and hands-on experience in classification model development/validation using both traditional techniques as well as AI/machine learning techniques
  • Solid knowledge and hands-on experience in developing/validating predictive models, risk rating methodology; Knowledge in developing/validating text parsing and matching algorithms is a plus
  • Strong programming skills in Python, R, SQL, SAS, VBA, etc. with hands-on experience working with large and complex data are critical to success; Automation experience with any of these programming languages is a plus
  • Self-starter, fast-learner, and highly motivated individual who can excel under fast-paced environment and meet stringent deadlines; Strong communication skills are critical
  • Knowledge/experience of supervisory/regulatory requirements and guidelines including OSFI E-23, FINTRAC guidelines on AML/ATF, and PCMLTFA. Knowledge of industry best practices for AML/ATF such as Wolfsberg Principles is a plus
  • Canadian travel required and occasional international travel. Candidates must be able to enter the USA to work on client assignments

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We are a group of talented people who want to learn, gain experience, and develop skills. Wherever you are in your career, we want you to advance.

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Have as many careers as you want.

We are uniquely able to offer you new challenges and roles – and prepare you for them. We bring together people with unique experiences and talents, and we are the place to develop a lasting network of friends, peers, and mentors. Our TVP is about relationships – between leaders and their people, the firm and its people, peers, and within in our communities.

The next step is yours

At Deloitte, we are all about doing business inclusively – that starts with having diverse colleagues of all abilities. Deloitte encourages applications from all qualified candidates who represent the full diversity of communities across Canada. This includes, but is not limited to, people with disabilities, candidates from Indigenous communities, and candidates from the Black community in support of living our values, creating a culture of Diversity Equity and Inclusion and our commitment to our AccessAbility Action Plan, Reconciliation Action Plan and the BlackNorth Initiative.

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