Director, Canadian Provisions

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Requisition ID: 95356

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Purpose of Job:

The Director, Canadian Retail Provisions, is responsible for assessing the provisions/allowances for the Canadian lending portfolios (Consumer, Wealth & Small Business) to ensure adequate allowances are set aside and are compliant with IFRS9 regulations. He/she is responsible for regular reporting (monthly, quarterly) for various executive departments and management reports that analyze trends, key metrics, and portfolio performance.

Job Reponsibilities:

  • Set the Provision for Credit Losses (PCL) for Canadian Retail Lending & Small Business on a monthly/quarterly basis. Analyze and identify any needs for management overlay adjustments to ensure appropriate allowance coverage is being maintained.
  • Prepare key senior executive presentations and commentary for Senior Credit Committee and other executive reporting, regulatory information and investor information related to trends in provisioning and main drivers in variances compared to prior quarters/plan/forecast. Provide support and commentary on questions from executive management, investor relations, audit, and OSFI.
  • Leads the forecasting and annual provision planning process to determine targets for key risk metrics as PCL and Net write-offs.
  • Build strategic relationships with key partners in Modeling, Risk Product teams and Collections to gain a comprehensive, in-depth view of the portfolio quality and anticipate changes in losses.
  • Ensure end to end process is compliant with internal, external and SOX audit requirements, including providing support to address audit and SOX testing
  • Participate in due diligence and risk assessment activities for new acquisitions, portfolio purchases and mergers. Ensure that the portfolio under consideration reflects Scotiabank’s risk appetite and facilitates new portfolios’ migration to the Bank.
  • Assess alternative scenarios to determine potential PCL impact. Develop sensitivity analysis to identify PCL’s significant drivers about quality, growth, portfolio mix, macroeconomic factors, and product-specific performance.
  • Provide strong leadership to direct reports to motivate both team and individual performance. Manage a process that includes the supervision, evaluation, and development of staff.

Job Requirements:

  • Solid knowledge of retail risk management across all aspects of the credit life cycle with excellent problem solving, analytical, and decision-making skills.
  • Strong math and/or statistics background and the necessary expert understanding of the theoretical concepts underlying risk management.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential in dealing with many senior internal and external parties and preparing executive management reports. Strong leadership skills.
  • Integrity, high attention to detail, thoroughness, and accuracy are critical to ensure quality outputs. Solid organizational, interpersonal and communication skills and be able to direct varied activities within tight time frames.
  • Must have 8+ years retail banking experience
  • Must have 3+ years people management experience
  • Strong prioritizing, planning, analytical, presentation, project management, and relationship-building skills
  • Graduate degree in a quantitative focused discipline
  • Financial designation preferred

Location(s):  Canada : Ontario : Toronto 
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