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Senior Analyst, Procurement Insights and Analytics

April 21 2021
Industries Bank, Insurance, Financial services
Categories Transport, Logistics, Supply Chain, Purchasing
Toronto, ON

Requisition ID: 102731

Join a purpose driven winning team, committed to results, in an inclusive and high-performing culture.


The Senior Analyst, Procurement Insights & Analytics provides analytical expertise, including data mining, data modeling, data cleansing, database maintenance, custom reporting and visualizations and other analytical support services. This role is a key member of the Procurement Insights and Analytics team providing deep analysis and technical expertise to enable the leadership team to meet business targets and strategic objectives.


  • Populates and maintains complex databases and applies analytical techniques and tools to analyze and interpret a wide range of supplier and organizational information and options to support procurement planning and decision making.
  • Writes complex SQL queries to consolidate and cleanse spend data on a monthly basis. Able to blend data from various systems using SQL, create one standard reporting format for all data.
  • Uses PowerBi to create custom automated reports from various types of data such as spend, contracts, invoices, etc., build multiple custom views for different types of audience.
  • Uses Python, VBA, PowerAutomate to automate manual and repeatable processes, contributing to the overall process efficiencies.
  • Uses cloud technologies such as MS Azure to migrate local databases to online SQL server on Azure.
  • An expert with MS Excel features such as PowerQuery and PowerPivot, able to write complex excel formulas and VBA code.
  • Experience with DAX code and M code for use with data querying and manipulation within Microsoft legacy systems.
  • Experience with MS Access databases, able to create queries to append and update data across multiple tables.
  • Experience with SharePoint Online and SharePoint designer, able to manage SharePoint lists and create custom workflows.
  • Envisions, develops, and deploys tools to streamline processes to gain efficiencies and to improve key metrics.
  • Pro-active and a self-dependent individual who can manage multiple projects at a time with limited supervision, able to prioritize and balance workload, ready to go the extra mile to support projects without compromising on quality.
  • Communicates results of analysis and models through documentations to internal/external audiences, and effectively manages the interface with relevant stakeholders including Internal Audit and Regulators (as required).
  • Understands how the Bank’s risk appetite and risk culture should be considered in day-to-day activities and decisions.

Education / Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in management, finance, or related field; master (MA or MSc) in business or related field preferred
  • 3 + years’ previous experience in data analytics, project management or financial services roles

Location(s): Canada : Ontario : Toronto

Scotiabank is a leading bank in the Americas. Guided by our purpose: "for every future", we help our customers, their families and their communities achieve success through a broad range of advice, products and services, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management and private banking, corporate and investment banking, and capital markets.

At Scotiabank, we value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings to the Bank, and are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone. If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site, alternate format documents, ASL Interpreter, or Assistive Technology) during the recruitment and selection process, please let our Recruitment team know. If you require technical assistance, please click here. Candidates must apply directly online to be considered for this role. We thank all applicants for their interest in a career at Scotiabank; however, only those candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.