Senior Analyst

Senior Analyst

ProViso Consulting

Dept. Overview:

• Client Finance is responsible for developing and delivering financial strategy, information and management support on a segment-wide basis for client securities, consistent with client’s enterprise risk appetite.
• The Portfolio Strategy Finance team is responsible for providing subject matter expertise in liquidity, funding and balance sheet to the client business and partner with Treasury and Balance Sheet Management and Market Risk to ensure the business is making decisions to optimize the financial resources of the Bank.

Job Description:

• The Senior Analyst reports into the Senior Manager, Finance – Portfolio Strategy & Capital Management. This role is a strategic business partner and acts as a key contact to a variety of key client stakeholders as it relates to liquidity, funding, balance sheet and management reporting. Through working on liquidity/funding/balance sheet initiatives, this role provides a holistic understanding of client’s diversified businesses and corporate functions as well as the mechanisms in place to identify corresponding risks and impacts to earnings, capital and liquidity. Given the complex nature of funding, liquidity, balance sheet and the wide array of business partners involved, this role utilizes leadership, problem-solving and innovative-thinking capabilities. Additionally, there will be opportunities to support initiatives in Capital Reporting and Capital Management.


• Produce weekly funding dashboard to help inform funding strategy and funding decision
• Forecast long term funding needs for Wholesale Bank and advise senior management on the strategic choice for the currency mix
• Provide value-added analysis on balance sheet usage to help drive optimization strategy
• Produce monthly management reporting package on funding, liquidity and balance sheet to facilitate liquidity/capital discussion with senior executives
• Lead annual planning and forecasting of balance sheet including short-term and long-term funding
• Lead annual update on the asset pledging limit proposal to ensure we have sufficient limit in place to support the growth assumed in the PnL plan
• Work collaboratively with TBSM and EMRC on business line reviews to refine liquidity policies and assumptions
• For any new products, work with various stakeholders in the business, client Finance and TBSM to understand the liquidity, capital and leverage implications, which ultimately leads to the development of a proposal for how the new business/product should be funded and transfer priced
• Assist with ad-hoc requests related to funding/liquidity/balance sheet where appropriate and support ongoing funding/liquidity initiatives
• Leverage tools such as Alteryx and Tableau to improve processes and reporting as required
• Calculate capital for the assigned businesses to meet monthly reporting deadlines. This includes all aspects of the capital process, for example: validating data sources, correctly applying capital rules
• Report capital results to management and other users. This includes preparing a variety of reports, schedules, variance analysis, and commentaries
• Excellent analytical skills in assessing risk, issues and challenging the status quo
• Strong business acumen with a “value-added” mindset – ability to consolidate information into clear and concise analysis.
• Skillful communication (written and verbal), negotiation and partnership skills to balance stakeholder input but remain objective to reach the right outcome

Must Have:

• 3-4+ yrs Analyst exp. with Portfolio Strategy & Liquidity, Securities Finance
• Strong understanding of Capital Markets; Wholesale banking businesses & products
• Knowledge of liquidity, funding policies & practices, businesses & products
• Exp. working with large data sets
• Advanced Excel (Pivot tables, V-look ups)
• Strong communication skills (verbal and written)
• Undergraduate degree

Nice To Have:

• Exp. with Macros
• Exp. with Hyperion (running queries) from their financial reporting system
• Professional Accreditation (CPA / CFA / MBA)
• Post Graduate degree

Additional Skills:

• Demonstrated relationship building skills, and a strong collaborator who engages colleagues, business partners, external stakeholders, and employees
• Strong governance, control and risk management behaviors in alignment with client’s risk appetite, policies and practices
• Partner with project teams to implement/execute various liquidity/funding initiatives
• Ability to stay resilient under pressure
• Highly motivated individual with willingness to take initiative
• Expertise in working effectively in teams – requires a track record of working cross-organizationally and with multiple stakeholders at varying levels
• Robust organizational skills with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple deadlines and priorities

Job Details



18 Months



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