Rania Ahmed

  • Toronto US-ON

Work History

Work History
Jan 2012 - Present

Manager, Regulatory Communications

RBC Global Asset Management Inc.

  • Ranked as high performing for the management of all regulatory communication projects for the investment solutions offered by RBC Global Asset Management Inc.
  • Managed the budget allocated for regulatory reporting, and implemented cost saving initiatives.
  • Constantly benchmarking competitors’ regulatory documents and making recommendations for improvements.
  • Conducted thorough vendor due diligence and implemented internal controls and performance parameters to mitigate third-party business risk.
  • Identified gaps within business operations and successfully recommended improvements. 
  • Demonstrated project management abilities to deliver multi-stakeholder projects under tight deadlines.
May 2008 - Jan 2012

Business Policy Officer

RBC Global Asset Management Inc.
  • Conducted annual policy review, and research for the development of new business policies related to enterprise risk management decisions.
  • Principal consultant for the steering committee responsible for successful outsourcing contract management systems.
  • Successfully collaborated with internal law groups and risk department to implement third-party vendor management governance framework and internal controls for vendor risk management.
  • Identified and presented risk exposure incidents to Board of Directors, Board of Governors, and other Internal Executive Committees.
  • Provided subject matter expertise on certain policies and procedures to internal sales and product teams.
May 2004 - Apr 1998

Global Database Officer

RBC Dominion Securities Inc - RBC Capital Markets
  • Responsible for seamless execution of trading transactions for the Money Market and Foreign Exchange sales desks.
  • Reconcile trading accounts and client information across internal financial management data platforms for both Canadian and international trading desks.
  • Identify operational gaps, recommend solutions and provide regular progress reports to senior management.
  • Communicate with external departments regarding credit risk issues & compliance procedures.
  • Train team members and sales desks on systems required for Capital Market trading desks.
  • Undertake projects related to the synchronization of mass client data with regards to client related changes such as mergers, acquisitions, & audits.
  • Assist traders with problem resolution related to potential and existing business accounts.

Education

Education
Apr 2010 - Jun 2013

MBA and CMA Joint Program

Wilfrid Laurier University
Sep 2001 - Dec 2005

Bachelor of Commerce

University of Ottawa

Skills

Skills

Business skills

  Proactive approach towards mitigating operational inefficiencies. Excellent interpersonal skills to manage and collaborate with external & internal partners. Proven ability to review and implement governance and internal control practices. Strong presentation and communication skills (written and verbal). Strong analytical and interpersonal skills.

Interest

Travelling, movies, live theatre, and Bikram yoga.

Summary

I am a highly motivated professional offering 10 years of experience in areas of governance, business policy, regulatory communications, and project management. I have also completed the joint MBA-CMA program at the Wilfrid Laurier School of Business & Economics, with the objective to obtain a management position in corporate development. 

Custom

  • Co-chair of Website Committee, Women in Capital Markets
  • Mentor, ACCES Employment