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The Opportunity

Halifax, NS
Financial Services
Experienced
Full-time - Permanent

We are seeking a self-starter and results oriented individual to join our Compliance team. The Compliance Analyst is responsible for providing support in ensuring the Group follows recognized best practices in Compliance and Financial Crime with legal and regulatory requirements. 

About the Team

The Compliance department ensures that the Bank complies with all applicable laws and regulations in the jurisdictions it operates, and it plays an essential role in helping to preserve the integrity and reputation of our business. It is responsible for establishing regulatory policies within the Bank and monitoring changes in economic conditions and regulatory requirements keeping Butterfield is up-to-date with the latest thinking.
 

What you'll do

Responsibilities

  • assisting the team with queries from other Business and Compliance teams (e.g. in Halifax, Bermuda and Cayman) related to:
    • potential requests for information on suspicious activity, production orders and monitoring orders;
    • ongoing reviews of Customer Due Diligence ("CDD") related to business onboarded by the Group;
    • ongoing transaction analysis and surveillance;
    • Compliance Assurance Testing (quality assurance / Level Two testing)
  • undertaking Compliance QA processes as assigned, either remotely through system accesses, or on-the-ground with businesses involved
  • assisting with global deployment of mandatory Compliance training requirements, including tracking delinquencies, and liaising with business contacts on outstanding training, providing relevant data to the business to assist in ensuring compliance training is completed
  • supporting emerging regulatory framework and assess its impact on risk oversight process and technology tools
  • assisting with reviewing and updating Compliance policies and procedures to ensure a sustainable and audited process is in place that reflects day to day processes
  • assisting in maintaining the global tracker of Group Compliance policies and procedures, sending reminders to owners in a timely fashion when updates or reviews are required, and updating documents and circulating for commentary as required
  • assisting with the training and induction of new members to the team as well as conducting training presentations on various Compliance topics for the Halifax office

What you'll need

Qualifications

  • two years' experience in financial services or a degree-level education with a minimum of one year experience in financial services
  • some understanding of the role of Compliance and Risk Management within financial services firms
  • good verbal and written communication skills in English
  • ability to work both independently and within a multi-disciplinary team delivering high quality work product within tight timeframes
  • strong analytical and problem-solving skills to facilitate the data collation required for investigations, monitoring and surveillance
  • high ethical standards with the ability to handle sensitive situations and confidential information with absolute discretion
  • develop an ability to identify trends and areas of risk and provide written examples of the same to onshore Compliance teams to facilitate discussion and/or reporting

A little bit about us

Butterfield Support Services (Halifax) Limited

Our Vision

To be the leading independent offshore bank and trust company

Our Mission

To build relationships and wealth

Our Values

Approachable - Collaborative - Empowered - Impactful

Profile

Butterfield is a full-service bank and wealth manager headquartered in Hamilton, Bermuda, providing services to clients from Bermuda, the Cayman Islands, Guernsey and Jersey, where our principal banking operations are located, and The Bahamas, Switzerland, Singapore and the United Kingdom, where we offer specialized financial services. Banking services comprise deposit, cash management and lending solutions for individual, business and institutional clients. Wealth management services are composed of trust, private banking, asset management and custody. In Bermuda, the Cayman Islands and Guernsey, we offer both banking and wealth management. In The Bahamas, Singapore and Switzerland, we offer select wealth management services. In the UK, we offer residential property lending. In Jersey, we offer select banking and wealth management services. Butterfield recently established a Support Services Centre in Halifax, NS. Butterfield is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol: NTB) and the Bermuda Stock Exchange (symbol: NTB.BH).

Butterfield in Halifax

Butterfield Support Services (Halifax) Limited provides centralized, shared services and support to the Butterfield Group in the areas of Finance and Accounting, Human Resources, Information Technology, Operations, Client Services, and Compliance. Our team in Halifax is expanding to meet the growing and diverse needs of our businesses globally.

Why Butterfield?

With more than 1,200 financial services professionals across ten international jurisdictions, the Butterfield experience is enhanced by robust learning and development opportunities, and comprehensive benefits. We provide a respectful environment where we value the diversity of our employees and the talents and experiences they bring to work. With a 160-year tradition of service excellence we empower individuals to achieve their potential and make a positive impact on our business, our clients and our communities.

To learn more about the Butterfield Group please visit www.butterfieldgroup.com.

Are you interested?

Work With Us

Butterfield is a leading, independent offshore bank and trust company. With more than 1,200 financial services professionals across ten international jurisdictions, the Butterfield experience is enhanced by robust learning and development opportunities and comprehensive benefits. Guided by our core values-approachable, collaborative, empowered and impactful-we provide a respectful environment where we value the diversity of our employees and the talents and experiences they bring. With a 160-year tradition of service excellence we empower individuals to achieve their potential and make a positive impact on our business, our clients and our communities.