Legal & Trust Compliance Officer

Position Name

Legal & Trust Compliance Officer

Position Description

Reporting to the General Counsel and Vice President of Corporate Compliance, you will assist with legal and regulatory compliance matters for the Bank and be the lead at developing and maintaining a strong compliance framework with the Trust. You will have the opportunity to put your professional knowledge and skills to work in providing legal opinion in areas such as, but not limited to, tax law, contracts and leases, Indigenous law, will and estates, employment law, privacy, debtor creditor, judgment enforcement, anti-money laundering and interpretation, analysis and application of regulatory and compliance frameworks. In addition, you will contribute your expertise in drafting and amending compliance frameworks and processes for the Trust while adhering to all areas of applicable laws and regulations.

Qualifications Required

• Junior lawyer with 1-3 years’ experience with membership, or eligibility for membership, with the Law Society of Saskatchewan

• Knowledge or experience with First Nations trusts is a desirable asset

• Ability to work efficiently and effectively in a highly detailed and time sensitive environment with changing priorities, tight deadlines and multiple reporting relationships

• Extensive experience in developing frameworks, policies and procedures

• Banking experience and ability to read financial statements is a desirable asset

• Strong analytical and decision-making skills with proven performance management and communication skills

• Competence in communicating with a diverse multitude of clients, staff and stakeholders

• Aptitude to recognize and maintain confidentiality and discretion with sensitive and confidential information

• Ability to work independently and as a member of a team to achieve the goals and objective of the Bank

• Strong knowledge of the Bank Act, Trust & Loan Companies Act, Indian Act, Income Tax Act and Excise Tax Act is a desirable asset

• Experience working with Indigenous Communities and federal regulators is a desirable asset

Job Location

This position is based at our head office in Saskatoon for a Monday through Friday work week although working remotely on a temporary or ongoing basis may be required.

How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume to:
Anita Rosdahl, Manager Human Resources
hr@fnbc.ca

We thank all candidates for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.