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Manager, Compensation Governance and Compliance


Toronto, ON 

Join the Global Community of Scotiabankers to help customers become better off.


Contributes to the overall success of the governance and compliance of compensation for the Bank globally, ensuring specific individual goals, plans, initiatives are executed / delivered in support of the team’s business strategies and objectives. Ensures all activities conducted are in compliance with governing regulations, internal policies and procedures.


  • Champions a customer focused culture to deepen client relationships and leverage broader Bank relationships, systems and knowledge.
  • Assists the Director Compensation Governance and Compliance in ensuring compliance with remuneration-related regulations globally and in multiple jurisdictions, including the monitoring of remuneration governance and regulatory developments, creation/preparation of policies, procedures and regulatory reporting in collaboration with Compliance and other internal groups
  • Ongoing management of the Human Capital and Compensation Committee (HCOB) of the Board’s agenda and process including the annual work plan, material preparation, management of timelines and input from multiple sources, co-ordination of executive reviews, etc. in support of the HCOB ’s mandate. This includes collaborating with local HR to support remuneration-related requirements of subsidiary boards and to ensure the HCOB’s discharge of local requirements as the overarching remuneration committee for Scotiabank
  • Provides support in the development of the Bank’s response to shareholder and regulatory compensation-related requests and preparation of related disclosure, reports and filings (e.g., compensation of material risk employees, Pillar 3 reports, etc.), which must stand up to rigorous scrutiny by multiple reviewers including Internal Audit
  • Understand how the Bank’s risk appetite and risk culture should be considered in day-to-day activities and decisions.
  • Actively pursues effective and efficient operations of his/her respective areas in accordance with Scotiabank’s Values, its Code of Conduct and the Global Sales Principles, while ensuring the adequacy, adherence to and effectiveness of day-to-day business controls to meet obligations with respect to operational, compliance, AML/ATF/sanctions and conduct risk.
  • Champions a high-performance environment and contributes to an inclusive work environment

Education/Experience Required:

  • 3 to 5+ years of compensation experience, which may include executive and regulatory compensation, compensation governance & disclosure
  • Regular interactions with other managers, directors and executives
  • Materials are reviewed by Bank executives, board members and regulators, so must be prepared to an “executive ready” standard
  • Strong organization skills and attention to detail is critical
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and proficient in Excel, Word and PowerPoint

As Canada's International Bank, we are a diverse and global team. We speak more than 100 languages with backgrounds from more than 120 countries. Our employees are committed to a superior customer experience and use the Bank’s six guiding sales practice principles to ensure they act with honesty and integrity. At Scotiabank, we value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings to the Bank, and are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone. If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site, alternate format documents, ASL Interpreter, or Assistive Technology) during the recruitment and selection process, please let our Recruitment team know. If you require technical assistance, please click here. Candidates must apply directly online to be considered for this role. We thank all applicants for their interest in a career at Scotiabank; however, only those candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

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