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.

What’s in it For You?

We are constantly looking for individuals with industry experience to join our team.

Whether you come from another consulting firm, or have experience working in industry, we welcome your unique perspectives and knowledge into our talent pool.

When you come on board, we offer a comprehensive Total Rewards Program including:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Annual performance bonuses
  • Flexible health benefits
  • Career development program
  • A performance culture that encourages, promotes and celebrates hard work, innovation, and overall employee contributions.  One that encourages you to define your pathway, and the timeline to achieve the next level.

Beyond compensation, we also offer:

  • A culture of rewards and recognition
  • An ability to make a difference and a lasting impact
  • A chance to work with dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing teams
  • An opportunity to do challenging work and to contribute above and beyond
  • A flexible work/life balance
  • Join one of our many committees to broaden your horizon, meet new people, enhance your skills and give back to your community and workplace.

Our job openings

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


AML Consultants, Financial Services Group

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The Position

Continued growth has created exciting opportunities for Senior Associate to Manager level consultants with Anti-Money Laundering (AML) experience to join our Financial Services group.

Our professional consultants demonstrate a high level of technical and industry knowledge and skills. At Optimus SBR our teams are highly engaged which encourages bold and entrepreneurial ideas that challenge the status quo.

As an AML expert, you will understand and assess the relationship for potential financial, reputational, operational, and compliance risk, in addition to activities that possess money laundering or terrorist financing threats to the organization.

You will possess strong analytical skills to make logical decisions often with limited information.

You will possess proven experience and a solid understanding of AML laws, regulations, policies, and procedures.

Ability to gather, analyze, formulate, and present vast quantities of information in a timely fashion.

Responsibilities

  • Participate in overall AML activities by applying knowledge of standard processes and procedures
  • Preparation and escalation of activities deemed as “Unusual Transactions” by ensuring supporting documents are submitted to validate the escalation
  • Applying advanced research skills to develop business intelligence on certain industry models to support specific AML investigations
  • Conduct analysis to support reasoned and accurate assessments on a case by case basis
  • Cooperation with and support of the business units as an AML subject matter expert
  • Contribute to company brand presence

Qualifications

  • Over 5 years hands-on experience in an AML environment ideally within the financial services industry.
  • A solid understanding and proven experience utilizing AML laws, regulations, policies and procedures
  • Experience with large-scale organizational AML efforts
  • Experience within the financial services industry in the areas of program and governance
  • Flexible and adaptable; ability to work in ambiguous situations
  • Ability to gather, analyze, organize, document and present substantial volumes of information in a clear and organized manner
  • Ability to handle sensitive information in a confidential manner
  • Required Education: Related University Degree, CAMS or other relevant designations
  • Preferred Education: Post-Graduate degree or MBA

Senior Associate Consultants, Financial Services Group

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The Position

Continued growth has created an exciting opportunity for Senior Associate Consultants to join our Financial Services Group.

Our Senior Associate 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 experience as a consultant in the finance services and banking sector, working on various projects across multiple lines of business. You will be responsible for overall project management through planning and administration which includes progress reports, client briefings, presentations and deliverables.

You will have a proven track record of success, and will have a focus on building relationships with external clients.

You will be ambitious, enthusiastic and adaptable with the ability to solve complex problems in a fast-paced environment. You have solid working experience and a deep understanding of the processes within the financial services and banking sector. You will need to be 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 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
  • 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 consulting and financial services experience
  • 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
  • Preferred Education: Post-Graduate degree, MBA, PMP, CMC, CPA or other relevant designations; or equivalent experience

Manager, Financial Services Group

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The Position

Continued growth has created an exciting opportunity for a Manager to join our Financial Services Group.

The successful candidates will have the opportunity to collaborate, build and succeed as part of a team of industry professionals and the ability to share challenges and rewards that come from working with a great group of high performing professionals and industry experts all while collaborating closely to share knowledge and expertise.

Our professional Management Consultants demonstrate a high level of technical, delivery, industry knowledge and skills, specifically in the areas of, project & program management, banking, and financial services.

You will be ambitious, enthusiastic and adaptable with the ability to solve complex problems in a fast-paced environment. You have solid working experience and a deep understanding of the processes within the financial services and banking sector. You will need to be confident, ambitious and have the ability to wear multiple hats and adapt to changing needs and environments while working independently.

Responsibilities

You will be responsible to lead and participate in project delivery and management through planning and administration which includes progress reports, client briefings, presentations, facilitation and deliverables. You will have a proven track record of success, and will have a focus on building relationships with external client.

  • Lead, participate and oversee overall project management through planning and administration which includes building and overseeing progress reports, client briefings, program plans, communications, client briefings, presentations, deliverables and reporting
  • Ability to develop, manage, and execute end-to-end solutions to clients’ needs and requirements
  • Actively provide day to day direction, coaching and mentoring to project teams and direct reports to their highest potential
  • Conduct risk assessments, identify opportunities, advise clients of quality and risk management issues and develop strategies to mitigate risk
  • Participate in the design and successful execution of internal control examinations and develop solutions for weaknesses and regulatory compliance issues
  • Oversee assigned work related to project deliverables and deliver on time and manage to a project budget
  • Accountable for driving the quality of requirements, specifications, business processes
  • 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, managing change order process and building and maintaining business relationship
  • Contribute to company brand presence

Qualifications

  • 7-10 years relevant working experience
  • Experience or working knowledge of Risk and Controls and accounting fundamentals/li>
  • Familiarity with IT & risk management information systems is considered an asset
  • Strong project management experience
  • Excellent facilitation skills and ability to sell ideas and recommendation to various stakeholders
  • Self directed, with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • A solid understanding of audit process for control documentation and/or writing memos for auditors
  • A passion for data governance and data management
  • Previous Financial Services, Banking, or management consulting experience is strongly preferred
  • Experience working on or managing regulatory projects (IFRS9, RDARR, SOX or IFRS17) considered an asset
  • Critical data element documentation experience preferred
  • Strong research, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent writing, communication, and presentation skills
  • Results-oriented with the ability to meet aggressive timelines in a fast paced fluid environment
  • Strong people skills with an ability to lead, motivate, coach and mentor
  • Required Education: Related University Degree in Accounting or related field
  • Preferred Education Post-Graduate degree or CPA Designation strongly preferred

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