Risk Analyst – Internal Control, Data Management

  • Location: Toronto, Ontario
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #3842


Location: Hybrid (Downtown, Toronto)
Duration: 1 year

Our client a leading financial institution in Downtown Toronto is looking for a Risk Analyst – Internal Control, Data Management to contribute to the overall success of the Data Office in Canada ensuring specific individual goals, plans and initiatives are executed / delivered in support of the team’s business strategies and objectives; will have the opportunity to learn best practices around data governance, including AI. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with one of the Top 5 Banks in Canada.

Typical Day in role:

  • Participate in the Data Remediation Audit Program, which is a key Program at the Bank, through leading and performing data risk effective challenge and oversight over data related controls implemented by the first line of defense
  • Provide expertise and advice to the first line of defense on effective design and implementation of data risk controls, metrics, compliance, and risk mitigation activities
  • Through second line testing: execute risk assessments, document findings, and conduct analysis of the remediation plans in a timely manner
  • Exercise sound judgment in reporting and escalating risks or issues to senior management
  • Monitor and report progress of assessment execution to required internal stakeholders
  • Support in the delivery and execution of the Data Risk Management Program, as required
  • Identify opportunities and execute enhancements to the data risk oversight program
  • Foster an inclusive and collaborative team environment, and prioritize team’s goals
  • Champion a high-performance environment and contribute to an inclusive work environment
  • Develop strong partnership and work in close alignment with other risk functions and business partners to provide professional advice and guidance

Must-Have Skills:

  • 8+ years’ experience in internal control, risk management, compliance, data management, data governance, audit and/or related areas
  • 3+ years of experience in testing (audit testing, risk assessments, etc.), including leading and management of testing engagements and issue resolution
  • 5+ years’ experience with Data Management, with demonstrated understanding of best practices and concepts (e.g., maturity models, data quality, metadata, financial data reconciliation, data lineage, data glossaries, etc.)

Nice-To-Have Skills:

  • FI experience
  • SharePoint experience
  • Most recently in a senior manager, experienced manager, or equivalent role
  • Data management certification

Soft Skills Required:

  • Strong analytical and pragmatic problem-solving skills
  • Adaptability and ability to manage ambiguity
  • Curious and proactive learner able to solve complex problems, multi-task and manage changing priorities
  • Attention to detail and accuracy


  • Post-Secondary education and Advanced degree preferred but not mandatory in data analytics.
  • Data management certification an asset (DCAM, CDMP)

Finance professional is committed to creating an inclusive environment where all team members and clients feel like they belong. We seek applicants with a wide range of abilities and we provide an accessible candidate experience. We advocate for you and welcome anyone regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, physical or mental disability, or age.