Risk Analyst – RBC – Summer 2021 Co-op/Internship – Bedford, NS

  • Location: Bedford, Nova Scotia
  • Deadline: March 14, 2021

What is the opportunity?

Are you interested in the opportunity to work as a Risk Analyst student? By applying to this job posting, you will be considered for student opportunities within the Group Risk Management group in Bedford, Nova Scotia! Please only apply if you are able to work from the province of Nova Scotia. By applying to this posting, you will be considered for the below roles:

  • Anti-Money Laundering (AML) – High Risk Client Management
  • Enterprise Risk – Data Management Operations

AML High Risk Client Mgmt – the student will provide support and assistance to the various teams within High Risk Client Management in conducting Enhanced Due Diligence (EDD) and assessing money laundering and terrorist financing risk on clients and prospect clients.

Enterprise Risk Data Management Operations – the student will be responsible for supporting Data Shared Services in driving business process improvement.

We encourage you to apply as soon as possible as we accept applications on a rolling basis, but please note that the formal application deadline is March 14, 2021. Should you be selected to progress, someone from our team will reach out directly to provide instructions on next steps. Otherwise, feel free to check for progress updates by logging in to your RBC profile. If the status has not changed, it denotes the fact that your application is still under review.

What will you do?

  • Collaborate with team members to identify opportunities to enhance processes
  • Assist in coordinating business requirements and documenting business case
  • Assist with process design and intelligent automation
  • Help monitor progress on efficiency projects and initiatives
  • Track and report on adoption of completed solutions
  • Help co-ordinate onboarding to workflow process/tool

What do you need to succeed?


  • Technical and Analytical abilities
  • Creative and analytical thinker who is self-driven
  • Effective communications skills, both written and oral
  • Ability to analyze and resolve complex data environments and related issues
  • Proficient in Excel, Word, PowerPoint (level 2 or above)


  • Analytical and reporting / dashboarding capabilities
  • MS-Access and other DBMS skills
  • Effective presentation skills
  • Knowledge of SQL and/or Python
  • Demonstrated knowledge of, or experience in, AML Compliance, Financial Crimes investigations (within law enforcement or the financial sector), or financial regulatory oversight
  • Strong knowledge of relevant predicate offences, e.g., fraud, is considered an advantage
  • Experience working in law enforcement or the financial sector or financial regulatory oversight

What’s in it for you?

We thrive on the challenge to be our best, progressive thinking to keep growing, and working together to deliver trusted advice to help our clients thrive and communities prosper. We care about each other, reaching our potential, making a difference to our communities, and achieving success that is mutual.

  • Leaders who support your development through coaching and managing opportunities
  • Ability to make a difference and lasting impact
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team
  • Opportunities to do challenging work and make a difference
  • Opportunities to building close relationships

While there is no one date when our employees will return, we can confirm that the majority of Summer Work Integrated Learning | Co-op positions will start working remotely, however may transition to working at an RBC office as essential service restrictions are lifted.




About RBC

Royal Bank of Canada is Canada’s largest bank, and one of the largest banks in the world, based on market capitalization. We are one of North America’s leading diversified financial services companies, and provide personal and commercial banking, wealth management, insurance, investor services and capital markets products and services on a global basis. We have over 80,000 full- and part-time employees who serve more than 16 million personal, business, public sector and institutional clients through offices in Canada, the U.S. and 37 other countries. For more information, please visit rbc.com.

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Inclusion and Equal Opportunity Employment
RBC is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans status, Aboriginal/Native American status or any other legally-protected factors. Disability-related accommodations during the application process are available upon request.


City:  Beford – Halifax
Address:  Your Home Office (Virtual)
Work Hours/Week:  37.5
Work Environment:  Your Home Office
Career Level:   Student Job
Job Posting End Date:  03/14/2021
Req ID:  30251

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