Financial Analyst/Basel

  • Date Posted Oct 24, 2022
  • Location Toronto, ON
  • Job Type Contract
  • Job ID 15303

Are you a self-learner with strong accounting and analysis skills? Do you have a solid understanding of technological systems and data workflow? Are you a motivated, flexible, team player with perseverance, excellent multi-tasking abilities and a proven track record for meeting strict deadlines? Then, Apply Now!

Working with one of the top financial clients this role calls for a Financial Analyst/Basel who will be responsible for supporting the Basel III Post Crisis Reform (B3R) regulatory change for the Canadian region with a focus on Credit Risk and Leverage for the Wholesale Bank. This candidate will be a subject matter expert on Wholesale Bank systems, data flows, and OSFI regulation (current and future). The successful candidate will lead the optimization of inefficient processes, remediation of process gaps, maintain process documents and provide input related to new products and the application of the capital and leverage rules.


  • Provide accurate capital analysis, interpret findings, and identify and refer complex issues/situations beyond own level of expertise.
  • Perform data analysis, and automate processes where possible using various data manipulation tools (e.g. Excel, Access, SQL, VBA, Alteryx, Power Query,)
  • Support Capital and Liquidity Management Group, Wholesale Banking in the implementation of new financial models, capital treatment, methodologies, frameworks and paradigms to support ongoing business unit reporting and analysis functions
  • Act as a subject matter expert and provide guidance and recommendations to Capital and Liquidity Management Group, Wholesale Banking on capital-related matters
  • Prepare analysis of current processes, identify gaps and reengineer processes to improve business operations
  • Work with current process owners to identify control gaps, processes and inefficiencies
  • Effectively guide projects through concise and effective communication avenues

Desired Skill Set:

  • 5 years of experience in Accounting or Finance Experience at a financial institution or bank
  • 5 years of solid knowledge of wholesale banking including derivatives, repos and loans
  • 5 years of hands-on experience in handling large volume data using Access, Alteryx, VBA and Power Query
  • Expertise in Advanced Excel including Formulas, V-look ups and Pivot tables
  • Experience working with ambiguity in design business processes

Nice To Have:

  • Exposure to Capital/Basel III – OSFI regulations (current and future)
  • CPA or CFA – third-level or higher-level Education
  • Strong exposure to Capital Markets
  • Hands-on experience with SQL

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