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Analyst/Senior Associate - Financial Engineering and Modeling, Quantitative Risk Advisory - AML

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Date Posted: May 13, 2021

Reference Code: 60610-en_US

Job Type: Permanent 
Primary Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada 
All Available Locations: Toronto 



Learn from deep subject matter experts through mentoring and on the job coaching
Be encouraged to deepen your technical skills…whatever those may be.
Have many careers in one Firm.



Would you like to further develop your career with our exponentially expanding Financial Advisory Service, Modelling and Value Advisory group? Are you up for the challenge to help the most sophisticated Canadian and International clients to solve their quantitative and modelling issues? 

What will your typical day look like?



In this role you will help financial services industry (FSI) clients face quantitative issues with informed confidence. Using your deep technical skills and leveraging our global network of experts, you’ll provide professional advice to our FSI clients in a wide range of situations. The result? Our clients will be better placed to take control and receive the best solutions to their complex challenges.

Develop/validate/review AML/ATF models (e.g. Transaction Monitoring, Client Risk Rating, and Sanction Screening models) based on regulatory guidelines and industry best practices.

You will also be able to learn and work in other quantitative and analytical areas including customer behavior modeling, scenario modelling, capital optimization problems, and new innovations such as cloud computing, machine learning and artificial intelligence.

About the team




Deloitte’s Financial Advisory practice delivers highly specialized advisory solutions for companies facing critical business events where significant value is at stake, in every phase of the economic cycle.

Our work is often high profile, high impact, and highly rewarding. If you’re looking for a challenge and an opportunity to grow your career alongside the best and brightest in the industry, you’ll find it in Financial Advisory at Deloitte. Broaden your skills. Broaden your reach. Broaden your career. It’s all possible at Deloitte.


Enough about us, let’s talk about you



Ideally, you are someone with:

•    Minimum 1/2 years of relevant experience spent within a model development or model validation team at a major financial institution; AML/ATF model related development and validation experience are a plus
•    Solid academic background with a master’s degree in Statistics, Financial Engineering, Quantitative/Mathematical Finance, Financial Economics, Financial Risk Management, or other relevant post graduate degree
•    Solid knowledge and hands-on experience in classification model development/validation using both traditional techniques as well as AI/machine learning techniques
•    Solid knowledge and hands-on experience in developing/validating predictive models, risk rating methodology; Knowledge in developing/validating text parsing and matching algorithms is a plus
•    Strong programming skills in Python, R, SQL, SAS, VBA, etc. with hands-on experience working with large and complex data are critical to success; Automation experience with any of these programming languages is a plus
•    Self-starter, fast-learner, and highly motivated individual who can excel under fast-paced environment and meet stringent deadlines; Strong communication skills are critical
•    Knowledge/experience of supervisory/regulatory requirements and guidelines including OSFI E-23, FINTRAC guidelines on AML/ATF, and PCMLTFA. Knowledge of industry best practices for AML/ATF such as Wolfsberg Principles is a plus
•    Canadian travel required and occasional international travel. Candidates must be able to enter the USA to work on client assignments


Why Deloitte?

Launch your career with The One Firm where you can make an impact that matters in a way that you never thought possible. With endless opportunities at every turn, and a culture built to support and develop our people to be the very best they can be, Deloitte is The One Firm for you to learn, grow, create, connect, and lead. We do this by making three commitments to you:

  • You will lead at every level: We grow the world’s best leaders so you can achieve the impact you seek, faster.
  • You can work your way: We give you the means to be flexible in how you need and want to work, and we have innovative spaces, arrangements and the mindset to help you be wildly successful.
  • You will feel included and inspired: We create a deep sense of belonging where you can bring your whole self to work.

The next step is yours

Sound like The One Firm. For You?

At Deloitte we are all about doing business inclusively – that starts with having a diverse colleagues of all abilities!  We encourage you to connect with us at if you require an accommodation in the recruitment process, or need this job posting in an alternative format. We’d love to hear from you!

By applying to this job you will be assessed against the Deloitte Global Talent Standards. We’ve designed these standards to provide our clients with a consistent and exceptional Deloitte experience globally.

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