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Specialisterne Canada Inc., a charitable not-for-profit Canadian organization, focused on building a bridge between neurodivergent job seekers and employers. We support employers to tap into the talents of a neurodiverse workforce and build inclusive organizations through education, training, and advisory.

Specialisterne Foundation

Specialisterne Foundation is a non-for-profit organization that works to enable one million jobs for people with autism and similar challenges.

Do you have an aptitude for solving problems or making deductions from facts? Does monitoring activity and reporting unusual transactions sound like something you would enjoy? Are you willing to learn about anti-money laundering?

Here’s what you will do:

  • Learn to use internal systems to extract and review daily report data relating to suspected fraudulent activity across various banking products (eg: mortgages, credit cards)
  • Analyze data using Microsoft Excel and identify accounts where clients are non-compliant with CIBC’s anti-money laundering (AML) policies and procedures
  • Communicate via email with internal business partners and banking centres to provide recommendations and resolve any compliance issues
  • Respond via email to various ad-hoc administrative requests from internal business partners
  • When comfortable in the role, have the opportunity to identify and recommend process improvements

What you will bring:

  • Have a degree or diploma
  • Apply your intermediate Microsoft Excel skills to capture, analyze and summarize relevant data
  • Apply your investigative skills to analyze information and formulate actions steps and/or draw conclusions
  • Have an interest in learning about anti-money laundering and regulatory requirements
  • Use your ability to work independently to achieve defined goals
  • Use your written communication skills to escalate areas of non-compliance to internal business partners

Nice to have (not requirements):

  • Knowledge or experience with Java, C, C++ or comparable programming languages
  • Knowledge or experience with VBA programming
  • General knowledge of risk management principles
  • Bilingual in both French and English

*This is a remote work opportunity with the plan of an eventual transition to CIBC’s offices in Toronto.

Role Employer Location Deadline  
Anti-Money Laundering Programs Officer CIBC Toronto, ON July 2, 2021 CLOSED

The Recruitment Process


The first step in the recruitment process is for interested candidates to apply for the roles. This will involve completing an online questionnaire as well as submitting their resume to Specialisterne Canada. Instructions for applying are included below. Applicants will be shortlisted for participation in the next step based on a review of each online questionnaire and assessing the likelihood of fit for the roles for which we are recruiting.

Employment Discovery Workshop

The next step in the Specialisterne recruitment process is an Employment Discovery Workshop. It is a hands-on, task-based experience where you will work on specific projects in a virtual setting. It is an opportunity to learn about our approach to hiring, and for us to get to know you – what motivates you, your interests and your skills.

Training Program

Candidates whose profiles are well-suited for the roles for which we are recruiting will be invited to participate in a four-week skills evaluation and training program on the employer’s site. It will include case studies, real-life projects, as well as on-site training relevant to the roles and working environment.


Employment offers are made to the candidates with the best fit. Once accepted, the individuals will transition into their positions at the organization. Specialisterne Canada will provide support where necessary, which may include modifications to the work environment.

Those not selected can have their profiles added to our database for consideration for other more suitable job opportunities in the future.

To Apply

Please read this role description carefully.

For a complete description of the process and all our roles with CIBC, download this PDF.

Please Note: All applications must go through Specialisterne Canada. Our corporate partners do not handle applications directly.

If you completed a Specialisterne questionnaire in the past, please do so again, as this one has been customized for this recruitment program.

For More Information

Please direct any questions via email to [email protected].If you prefer to speak on the phone, send us an email and we will schedule a call.

We look forward to hearing from you!