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Date Posted: Jan 14, 2022

Reference Code: 79681-en_US

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

Be encouraged to deepen your technical skills…whatever those may be.
Partner with clients to solve their most complex problems
Enjoy flexible, proactive, and practical benefits that foster a culture of well-being and connectedness. 

We are looking for an experienced Senior Consultant, Payments Risk to join the Financial Institutions Risk and Regulatory practice at Deloitte’s Risk Advisory Group. The sector focus lies on Banks, Credit Unions and Capital Markets. Read more below!

What will your typical day look like?

As a Senior Consultant in Toronto, you work in a collaborative team environment to analyze issues and address client challenges related to risk management in payment systems and processes. Deloitte’s payments risk team serves clients across the entire payments ecosystem – issuing banks, acquiring banks, card networks and associations, acquiring processor/service providers, merchants, FinTech’s and payment platforms such as mobile wallets and real-time payments for B2B, B2C and P2P.  Examples of topics you will be dealing with are the latest SWIFT modernization of their messaging standard and Canadian Retail Payments Oversight Framework. You will work for example in a capacity as Subject Matter Expert and Engagement Leader as part of a transformation project, supporting payments modernization and transformation initiatives. Managers/Senior Managers are expected to contribute to the firm's growth and development in a variety of ways, including:

  • Develop own Point of Views, White Papers and solutions we can offer to our clients to support them in the best possible way   
  • Manage a diverse team of talented junior resources and provide ongoing coaching to them to enable them to reach their highest potential
  • Cultivate and maintain strong relationships with key client contacts
  • Deploy and develop current engagement methodologies
  • Employ a structured approach to project management to ensure client satisfaction and project profitability
  • Develop your expertise in a specialization and your reputation as a business advisor
  • Contribute to practice growth and development
  • Participate in the development and delivery of training programs

About the team

Deloitte's Risk Advisory practice advises organizations on how to effectively mitigate risk and make informed and intelligent risk decisions around business processes, governance frameworks, technology and operations.

As part of our team you will be

  • Working in a fast growing and challenging environment with like-minded people who are eminent in their respective technical field
  • Developing solutions for our teams and clients
  • Continuing your professional development to reinforce and expand your chosen career path
  • Working with high profile clients on a variety of engagements

Enough about us, let’s talk about you

You are someone who has: / You are someone with:

  • 3-5 plus years of relevant experience in Risk Management and Payments related projects in the Financial Services Industry, either as a Consultant or as part of a Risk or Compliance team in the industry
  • Undergraduate or Graduate Degree in Business Engineering, Finance, Economics, Law or related field
  • Experience in professional services or a client-based environment; functional experience in payments compliance and risk management
  • Experience managing regulatory compliance and project teams through all phases of the project lifecycle, systems and technologies that support the Risk or Compliance function
  • Superior verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills; ability to work in a fast paced and demanding environment
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with clients and colleagues, demonstrated ability to establish priorities and meet challenging deadlines
  • Willingness to travel to client locations, as required

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 diverse colleagues of all abilities!  Deloitte encourages applications from all qualified candidates that represents the full diversity of communities across Canada. This includes candidates from Indigenous communities in support of living our values and our commitments to our Reconciliation Action Plan . 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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