The Canadian Bankers Association is the voice of more than 60 domestic and foreign banks that help drive Canada’s economic growth and prosperity. The CBA advocates for public policies that contribute to a sound, thriving banking system to ensure Canadians can succeed in their financial goals.

Job Title: Analyst, AML and Cyber
Division: Legal
Location: Toronto


The Analyst, AML and Cyber, reports to the Director, AML and Cyber and provides operational and research support and assists with analytical, policy development and advisory services regarding AML/ATF and cyber security issues affecting the banking industry.

Description of Responsibilities:

  • Research, provide strategic analysis and advice, and contribute to the development of industry policy positions for submissions and other industry advocacy initiatives;
  • Analyze legislation, regulations and guidance;
  • Assist with advocacy for acceptance of industry policy positions; 
  • Support meetings with members of the CBA;
  • Manage multiple sub-committees
  • Evaluate and report to members on emerging national and international trends in cyber security and AML/ATF issues as they relate to banking in Canada and recommend strategies for the banking industry
  • Responsible for the management and coordination of operational activities under the Cyber Security Specialists Group including the coordination of annual cyber security conference and incident response protocol;
  • Coordinate with other CBA staff and members/key stakeholders as part of incident response preparedness, including participating in the response to incidents as they arise;
  • Work proactively with members, interest groups, government officials and CBA staff to develop and implement joint cyber security projects that benefit ecosystem users;
  • Liaising with other sources to access intelligence from relevant internal and external agencies. Attending meetings, i.e. CISO, bank analyst and investigation meetings, courses, seminars and conferences as a delegate and/or speaker; and
  • Assist Legal Division and other divisions where appropriate with various projects as assigned.

Key Qualifications, Abilities and Skills: 

  • Strong organizational and project management skills
  • 3 to 5 years of AML/ATF or cyber security compliance experience (or similar experience such as legal or audit) and/ or policy experience
  • Very strong written and verbal presentation skills with the ability to craft and present persuasive advocacy positions; write letters, reports and submissions clearly and concisely, with focused and substantiated arguments
  • Understanding of public policy and legislative development processes
  • Ability to understand and analyze legislative and policy proposals to identify potential industry impact and concerns
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship management skills
  • Ability to speak and understand written French would be an asset Knowledge of the banking would be an asset
  • Ability to speak and understand written French would be an asset

To apply

To apply for this position, please send your resume to Casey Ramsaran at Please indicate Analyst, AML and Cyber in the subject field of your email.