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Chief Advisor Financial Markets

Job Number
Senior Professional
Status: Permanent
Type of Contract
Schedule: Full-Time 
Full Time / Part Time?
Posting date
Location: Montreal, Quebec
Area of Interest: Risk management

With a career in Internal Audit – Financial Markets at National Bank, you will be of great value to your business partners’ end to end process and therefore positively impact our clients and employees. As Chief Advisor for the Financial Markets team, you will be an expert resource for our audits focused on important risks of the financial markets (Front Office, Market Risk and Operational Risk). You will collaborate with strategic partners throughout the Bank to identify areas at risk and/or potential improvements, as well as sharing your knowledge with your colleagues on complex subjects in the realization of the work performed.

Your role

  • Ambassador for Internal Audit with our partners in Financial Markets, Operations, Market Risk and Operational Risk
  • Negotiator/influencer with our partners, specifically senior management, as it relates to issues raised and possible solutions
  • Transversal expert of risks and end to end processes for Financial Markets
  • Coach for the team on the processes, governance, reporting and best practices
  • Bring together the Audit team, as well as other risk/control functions

Your team

Within the Internal Audit sector, you are part of a team of 18 colleagues, and you report to the Senior Manager - Internal Audit Financial Markets. This position will give you the opportunity to work as part of a dynamic, innovative team where management practices favour a good work/life balance and in a sector where you can constantly progress while taking on varied and more complex assignments. You will also have to occasionally travel to our desks and foreign affiliates (Dublin, London, Paris, New York, Toronto, Calgary, etc) in accordance with the audit requirements.

Basic requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in a related field
  • Minimum 10 years of in-depth experience in the end-to-end Financial Markets process, such as Front Office, risk management teams (market risk/operational risk), and/or Financial Markets Operations
  • FRM/PRM or CFA designation
  • Understanding of the risks inherent to Financial Markets activities
  • Curious, with a desire to learn new business activities and related processes
  • Ability to collaborate effectively in a positive way with team members and partners from various backgrounds towards a common goal
  • Independent, accountable, collaborative, good attention to detail and proactive
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills, ability to simplify and synthesize information

  • Language: French

  • Language: English

Reason to require this language: you will need to collaborate with a regulator/authority/government body outside Quebec.


Audit and compliance Business process analysis Communication Financial Markets Initiative Internal Audit Methodology Leadership Learning Agility Market Risk Operational Risk Risk Management Teamwork

Your benefits

In addition to competitive compensation, upon hiring you’ll be eligible for a wide range of flexible benefits to help promote your wellbeing and that of your family.

  • Health and wellness program, including many options
  • Flexible group insurance
  • Generous pension plan
  • Employee Share Ownership Plan
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program
  • Preferential banking services
  • Opportunities to get involved in community initiatives
  • Telemedicine service
  • Virtual sleep clinic
These are a few of the benefits available to you. We have an offer that keeps up with trends as well as your needs and those of your family. 

Our dynamic work environments and cutting-edge collaboration tools foster a positive employee experience. We actively listen to employees’ ideas. Whether through our surveys or programs, regular feedback and ongoing communication is encouraged.

We're putting people first:

We're a bank on a human scale that stands out for its courage, entrepreneurial culture, and passion for people.   Our mission is to have a positive impact on peoples' lives. Our core values of partnership, agility, and empowerment inspire us, and inclusivity is central to our commitments. We offer a barrier-free workplace that is accessible to all employees. 

We want our recruitment process to be fully accessible. If you require accommodation, feel free to let us know during your first conversations with us. We welcome all candidates! What can you bring to our team?

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Why work at National Bank?

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There are many varied opportunities for you to progress and develop, and move ahead in your career. This includes on-the-job learning and training, co-development and pairing with other employees, professional support and mentoring, internal career days or discussion forums with our leaders.

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