• Date Posted Jan 31, 2022
  • Location Toronto, Ontario
  • Job Type Contract
  • Job ID 13822

If you share a passion for performance, a growth mindset with versatile skills, and approach everything with the highest integrity, Then, Apply Now!

Working with one of the top financial clients this role calls for a BSA- AML who will be responsible for providing leadership, guidance and support in defining the business needs, business benefits, or problem/opportunity statements based on strategic drivers and identifying potential solutions. This candidate must ensure traceability of requirements to benefits realization throughout the project. This candidate must identify, validate and document the current state process working with the business and stakeholders to design the desired future state. The ideal candidate for this role is someone who has business knowledge and excellent communication skills with the ability to ask the right questions and provide recommendations.


  • Owns the facilitation and end-to-end delivery of business requirements following an agile and structured approach to determine how requirements are constructed, traced and prioritized to maximize business value.
  • Applies a variety of elicitation techniques to probe, challenge and understand requirements.
  • Leads a diverse range of stakeholders; communicates effectively by adapting style and technique to a diverse audience.
  • Forecast, Define and manage the requirements effort including cost and timeline. Engage, enable and lead stakeholders to final agreement and signoff of the business requirements.
  • Proactively identify and track requirements risks, issues, assumptions, dependencies, constraints and anticipate and effectively manage risks related to requirements. Align decisions to the client’s risk appetite.
  • Support the Request for Information (RFI) or Request for Proposal (RFP) process with vendors if required
  • Collaborate with technology partners and provide recommendations to support the development of system requirements and design, testing plans, artifacts/deliverables to ensure business needs are met
  • Identify risks or issues with technology solution or design that may impact the realization of project benefits and provide guidance and support to stakeholders in making good decisions to pro-actively resolve or mitigate potential risks/delays to the project
  • Ensures accuracy of business requirements documentation throughout the project to mitigate against project changes and reduce/manage costs to the project
  • Communicates progress on BA work packages, including requirements management, in a concise and timely manner, escalating issues to project manager, partners and manager where appropriate
  • Support Quality Assurance activities which include review test plan, test cases and provide guidance on testing and defect reporting
  • Support change management and overall project readiness activities
  • Contribute to personal and team development of skills and capability through training, mentorship of junior/peer Business Analysts, and contribution

Desired Skill Set:

  • 5 years of experience as a Business Analyst
  • 5 years of experience with Agile and Waterfall
  • 5 years of experience in Regulatory AML Projects and Requirements Gathering
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, problem-solving, attention to detail and interpersonal skills
  • Degree in relevant field

Nice to Have:

  • Technical Background
  • Strong leadership skills, ability to interact with all levels in a constructive manner
  • Versatile self-starter with demonstrated ability to take initiative and work independently with superior attention to detail
  • Broad business, organizational and operational knowledge

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