People and Culture

Culture is everything.
Period.


By keeping our team happy, their attention can be dedicated to keeping our clients satisfied. That’s why we’ve been consistently rated one of the best places to work in North America –  and are one of the fastest growing.

Who Are We?

We built our firm to be
everything typical
consultancies are not.

At Optimus SBR, we are a dynamic group of entrepreneurial thinkers who come from diverse backgrounds and fields of specialty with a passion for growing businesses – both ours and our clients’. 

As a firm that was built on culture, we value our people and their growth, and we firmly believe that our people come first. Each of us embody the entrepreneurial spirit and have something unique to contribute to the fabric of our organization. Things like our seven employee created-and-led committees and regular celebratory events came from employees who subscribed to building a culture that puts people first. As a consulting firm, our people are our business – their happiness and engagement is directly correlated to our success.

That’s why we’ve been consistently rated one of the best places to work in North America – and are one of the fastest growing.

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We're currently hiring for the following positions. Submit your resume today.


Senior Associate, Financial Services Group

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The Position

Continued growth has created an exciting opportunity for a Senior 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 Senior 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

  • Accountable for overall project management. Participate in project planning and administration. This includes creating process maps, supporting metrics, progress reports, client briefings, presentations, deliverables and recommendation documents
  • Lead a team of project resources by providing day-to-day direction, coaching and mentoring. You will also be responsible for career development management, and supporting employees through Optimus SBR’s Career Development Program (CDP)
  • Ability to develop, manage, and execute end-to-end solutions to clients’ needs and requirements
  • 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 Optimus SBR

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5-8 years relevant working experience
  • Prior banking and financial services experience, is required
  • Prior consulting experience is considered a strong asset
  • Skills and experience in AML, risk management, compliance or regulatory environments strongly preferred
  • Business analysis and/or project management skills, is preferred
  • Experience leading small project teams
  • Strong people skills with an ability to lead, motivate, coach and mentor
  • Excellent facilitation skills and ability to sell ideas and recommendations to various stakeholders
  • 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

Project Management Consultants, Financial Services Group

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The Position

Continued growth has created an exciting opportunity for Project Management Consultants to join our Financial Services group.

Our Project Management Consultants demonstrate a high level of technical and industry knowledge. At Optimus SBR our staff are highly engaged individuals which encourages bold and entrepreneurial ideas that challenge the status quo.

You will have deep experience as a project manager in the financial services and banking sector while managing and leading teams on various projects. Your project management capabilities will see you responsible for all aspects of a project or project stream. Your capabilities and client facing skills will see you through planning and administration which includes people management, project timelines and budget, progress reports, client briefings, stakeholder engagements and final deliverables/outcomes.

You will have a proven track record of success in project management and will have a innate focus on building relationships with key stakeholders and external clients.

Responsibilities

  • Accountable for overall project management through planning and administration which includes progress reports, client briefings, presentations and deliverables.
  • Ability to develop, manage, and execute end-to-end solutions to clients’ needs and requirements
  • Complete assigned work related to project deliverables on time and manage project budget
  • Provide cost/benefit analysis, budgeting, financials and benefits analysis
  • Lead a team of project resources by providing day to day direction, coaching and mentoring
  • Accountable for driving the quality of requirements, specifications, business processes and recommendations related to proposed solutions
  • Participate in project planning and administration, includes progress reports, client briefings, presentations, deliverables, and final reporting regarding outcome of process
  • Review and edit requirements, specifications, business processes and recommendations related to proposed solutions
  • Participate in proposals development and other sales support, including identifying and assisting in selling extensions to clients and relationship business
  • Contribute to company brand presence

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5-8 years of project management experience leading complex enterprise projects with high level of complexity and uncertainty
  • Demonstrated leadership ability in large scale finance / risk / regulatory programs within the financial services sector (banking, insurance, investment, trust)
  • Excellent business analysis skills
  • Excellent facilitation skills and ability to lead workshops
  • Excellent writing, communication, and presentation skills
  • Strong research, analytical, and problem solving skills
  • Results-oriented with the ability to meet aggressive timelines
  • Innovative, entrepreneurial, dynamic
  • Energetic, enthusiastic and committed
  • Required Education: Related University Degree (Accounting, Economics, Finance)
  • Preferred Education: Post-Graduate degree, CPA or CFA designation

Associate, Financial Services Group

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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

Project Control Specialist

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The Position

Continued growth has created an exciting opportunity for a Project Control Specialist to join our team.

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 backgrounds and fields of specialty with a passion for growing businesses – both ours and our clients’.

Our project control consultants demonstrate a high level of technical, industry knowledge and skills, specifically in the areas of project cost and reporting.

You are ambitious, enthusiastic and adaptable with the ability to solve complex problems in a fast-paced environment. You are confident, ambitious and have the ability to wear multiple hats and adapt to changing needs and environments while working independently.

Qualifications

  • Hands-on working experience in project cost controlling
  • Deep knowledge/experience with project management methodologies is considered a strong asset
  • Strong experience in project cost reporting
  • Hands-on working experience in project schedule within controlling project
  • Prior consulting experience is considered a strong asset
  • Self directed, with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • Highly developed 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: University degree and PMP certification

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