Associate, Financial Services Group
OPTIMUS | SBR
Toronto, ON
The Position
Continued growth has created an exciting opportunity for an Associate to join our Financial Services Group.
The successful candidates will have the opportunity to collaborate, build and succeed as part of a team of high performing professionals, and the ability to share challenges and rewards that come from working with a dynamic group of entrepreneurial thinkers who come from diverse background and fields of specialty with a passion for growing business – both ours and our clients’.

Our Associates demonstrate a high level of technical, industry knowledge and skills, while working on various projects across multiple lines of business within Banking and Financial Services.

You are ambitious, enthusiastic and adaptable with the ability to solve complex problems in a fast-paced environment. You have solid working experience and understanding of the processes within Banking and Financial Services. You are confident, ambitious and have the ability to wear multiple hats and adapt to changing needs and environments while working independently.

Responsibilities
Ability to execute end-to-end solutions to clients’ needs as specified by the project manager
Complete assigned work related to project deliverables on time and on budget
Participate in project planning, and administration. This includes creating process maps, supporting metrics, progress reports, client briefings, presentations, deliverables and recommendation documents
Participate in change management activities
Review and edit requirements, specifications, business processes and/or recommendations related to proposed solutions
Participate in proposals development and other sales support activities as assigned
Contribute to the life and culture of the company
Qualifications
Minimum of 2-4 years relevant working experience
Prior banking and financial services experience is considered a strong asset
Prior consulting experience is an asset
Skills and experience in AML, risk management, compliance or regulatory environments strongly preferred
Strong research, analytical, and problem solving skills
Self directed, with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment
Excellent writing, communication, and presentation skills
Results-oriented individual with the ability to meet aggressive timelines
Innovative and dynamic. Brings an entrepreneurial spirit to our business
Strong work ethic and someone who is energetic, enthusiastic and committed to developing their career
Required Education: Related University Degree
Preferred Education: Post-Graduate degree, MBA, PMP, CMC, CPA or other relevant designations; or equivalent experience