Export Development Canada

Ottawa, Ontario
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Associate Analyst, Corporate Responsibility

Jun 22, 2018
Ottawa, Ontario
Entry Level, Early Career


EDC is Canada's export credit agency, offering information, knowledge and innovative commercial solutions to help Canadian exporters and investors expand their international business. EDC's knowledge and partnerships are used by more than 7,400 Canadian companies and their global customers in up to 200 markets worldwide each year. In 2017, EDC has been recognized as a Top 100 Employer and a Top Family-Friendly Employer.

EDC is financially self-sustaining, and is a recognized leader in financial reporting and economic analysis.

Team Overview

The Corporate Responsibility Team (CR) is responsible for helping fulfill EDC's commitments to conduct its business in a responsible and ethical manner. The CR team performs Financial Crimes (bribery and corruption, money laundering, terrorist financing, sanctions and external fraud) risk analyses and assessments and also provides advice on possible risk mitigation strategies, for the business EDC supports.

The team's mandate includes the provision of risk assessment and mitigation related to transactions involving certain sensitive sectors such as the military and security sectors. The team also plays a key role in advising EDC's leadership on the potential reputational impact of these matters on EDC.

We intend to use this candidate pool to fill openings in 2018.

Discipline Summary

  • Supports the establishing of a corporate risk management framework including determination of risk tolerance, limits and delegations, measurement, and implementation of an integrated risk modeling system.
  • Is involved in the ongoing assessment of potential risks for an organization at every level and aggregates the results at the corporate level to facilitate priority setting and improved decision-making.
  • Identifies and analyzes potential non-credit related sources of risk in transactions, and for the operations of the Corporation more broadly, and recommends strategies for minimizing risks.
  • Communicates information regarding business risks with functions across the organization.

Key Responsibilities

  • Participates in reviews and analysis of transactions and companies for business ethics and Financial Crimes and presents findings and recommendations to EDCs business teams.
  • Proposes mitigation measures to address business ethics and Financial Crimes risks.
  • Participates in reviews and evaluations of operational risks and presents findings.
  • Supports the negotiation and structuring of Financial Crime commitments in financing and insurance documentation.
  • Conducts benchmarking against best practices in business ethics and Financial Crimes.
  • Assists in the monitoring of higher risk transactions and customers and identifies and assesses potential business ethics and Financial Crimes risks, and presents findings and recommendations.

Screening Criteria

  • Completed an Undergraduate Degree in Business Administration, Political Science, Social Sciences or related field.
  • Minimum 1-year (Risk Management 1) or 3 years (Risk Management 2) experience in risk management or related experience.
  • Basic knowledge of risk management principles and practices.


  • Bilingualism (French and English)
  • Other languages are an asset, e.g. Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic, Russian
  • Data analysis, including knowledge of Microsoft Excel, SharePoint, R, Python, or PowerBI
  • Experience in working in Financial Crimes within a financial services environment

Salary Range

  • Risk Management 1: $52,000 - $79,000, plus performance-based incentive
  • Risk Management 2: $62,000 - $92,000, plus performance-based incentive

How to apply

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Application deadline: June 22, 2018, 11:59 p.m. EST on www.edc.ca/careers

EDC is committed to employment equity and actively encourages applications from women, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities and visible minorities. If selected for an interview, please advise us if you require special accommodation.

Candidates must meet the requisite government security screening requirements.