Aviva Canada is embarking on a journey which involves the evolution and expansion of financial crime controls within the Canadian general insurance business. We are seeking to fill a new position on our Canadian Global Name Screening (GNS) team. In the role of the GNS Analyst, the we need you to be on the front line of strengthening our controls and processes around AML, sanctions screening, and CDD. The successful candidate should bring previous experience to the table and be willing to provide insight and expertise to improve our controls. In addition, the background and skills you possess should help to identify areas of opportunity in our business, provide suggestions and solutions to resolve them, and provide additional knowledge around these areas of financial crime to improve and upskill our team. You must be willing to take on a challenge of not only undertaking the front line work, but also to help develop new processes, work collaboratively with various partners, and help us evolve our Canadian program, while you evolve and grow in this role.

Come take on this exciting challenge!

What you’ll do:

  • Be responsible for the daily monitoring and management of GNS based projects and programs generated by the Global Name Screening application.
  • Monitor and manage daily alert screening lists including sanctions and private lists.
  • Train and assist/coach GNS Assistants in their clearing practices will also be required to ensure compliance.
  • Complete a second level review of escalated suspected true matches and recommendation of appropriate action to supervisor.
  • Complete thorough investigations to establish the validity of a match to send to Supervisor for review and action.
  • Packaging and preparation of true match alert files for distribution to lines of business for risk review.
  • Monitor GNS inbox and respond to general inquiries.
  • Complete real time screening requests from different lines of business.
  • Monitor business activity against sanctions policies and procedure to identify incidents of non-compliance.
  • Act as a contact between the GNS team and Financial Crime and Compliance on hurdles, patterns, alert spike, and any developing areas of concern.
  • Play a key role in Financial Crime related programs and projects required to satisfy various regulatory requirements.

What you’ll bring:

  • Post-secondary education with preference given to a business-related focus
  • CIP designation or working toward completion
  • Minimum 3-5 years insurance based experience with roles of growing responsibility
  • Previous AML & Sanctions analyst/investigation experience preferred
  • Insurance (Claims and Underwriting) background is beneficial
  • Knowledge of financial crime screening systems/databases preferred
  • Understanding of claims and underwriting processes and systems
  • Strong critical thinking abilities to facilitate review and accurate comparisons of daily GNS alerts
  • Solid understanding of Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and collaboration skills
  • Excellent personal organization and time management skills
  • Confident with peers and senior management
  • Willingness to take personal responsibility and accountability
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to maintain confidential information
  • Ability to solve problems, think and understand complex documents and reports
  • Ability to ensure appropriate distribution of tasks
  • Ability to work efficiently without supervision and take initiative in handling projects
  • Up to date knowledge of standard methodologies in financial crime system validation and optimization
  • Evidence experience of screening rules, filtering, tuning, and impact analysis

What you’ll get:

  • A salary, vacation, bonus opportunity, and retirement savings.
  • Exceptional Career Development opportunities.
  • We’ll support your professional development education.
  • Annual fitness and wellness incentive and healthcare benefits.

Aviva Canada is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities during all phases of the hiring process including the application process. If you require an accommodation because of a disability, we will work with you to meet your needs. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance. If you are selected for an interview and require an accommodation, you are encouraged to advise the Talent Acquisition Partner who will consult with you to determine an appropriate accommodation.

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