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Financial Assistant

Toronto, ON, Canada
March 26, 2020

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Sonam Patel

A detail-oriented risk analyst with an experience of over five years in the financial industry. Adroit in researching financial risks and communicate with co-workers and clients by using business software products. Highly experienced in identifying all sorts of dangers and devising mitigation strategies against them. Well-versed in preparing organized documentation regarding all financial and non-financial transactions for effective bookkeeping. Adept in various automated applications like WorldCheck, Oracle, Capstone, and Teranet. Career Highlights

Proficiently handled clients that posed threats of Anti Money Laundering

(AML) and Anti Terrorist Financing (ATF) risks by devising best possible counter strategies.

Efficiently reviewed the clients' business documents and confirmed their compliance with AML standards, with the help of Teranet.

Adroitly learned different KYC and AML policies, along with performing various escalation protocols.

Well-versed in different software products such as WorldCheck, Oracle, Capstone and Tableau.


Jun 2019 -

Feb 2020

Senior Risk Analyst

CIBC, Toronto, ON

Implemented a well-thought-out analysis of each customer and constructed an accurate assessment to measure their credibility.

Regularly handled daily business transactions with the compliance of operational, regulatory, and AML/ATF risks and devised appropriate Risk Management Strategies to counteract them.

Proficiently utilized the SAS CDD system by carrying out risk analysis and mitigation procedures from the generated client alerts.

Efficiently used Teranet and Tableau software for reviewing clients' business documents and generating reports extensively.

Identified and managed risks along with imposing the importance of resolving those issues promptly.

Prepared well-informed risk mitigation documents and pass them through different risk assessment metrics to resolve them.

May 2018 -

Apr 2019

Promontory Financial Group

AML Analyst, Toronto, ON

Devised well-structured procedures to validate KYC risk compliance by researching customer records, verifying the legitimacy of the accounts and analyzing transaction activities.

Proficiently reviewed clients' information and efficiently used them for resolving AML/ATF issues.

Consistently reviewed all details and prepared well-informed documents for further assessment.

Efficiently researched client records, customer activities, and account information to record criminal acts and illegal financial transactions.

Eradicate inconsistencies relevant to AML initiatives, along with complying with AML/BSA regulations and analyzing them.

Nov 2017 -

May 2018

Transaction Processing Officer

CIBC, Toronto, ON

Prepared well-informed documentation to accurately by strictly complying with KYC and AML policies.

Proficiently handled both financial and non-financial transactions, along with different operations relevant to them.

Regularly record both financial and non-financial transactions on AS 400 daily.

Personal Info


Toronto, ON





Sep 2015 - Sep 2017

Canadore College, Toronto,


Post Graduate Diploma in

Business Accounting

May 2009 - May 2012

West Bengal State University,

Kolkata, WB

Bachelor of Commerce:

Accounting Honours


Risk Assessment










Microsoft Office Suite

Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook

May 2012 -

May 2015

Audit Assistant

A.K.Patel Associates, Kolkata, West Bengal

Proficiently devised income tax returns for clients, along with reviewing and filling out the forms beforehand.

Entirely depicting liability and evaluation of advanced accounts payable and receivable.

Processed huge bulks of suppliers' invoices by accurately adding all information regarding the transactions.

Efficiently verified vendor accounts by reconciling statements and consistently responded to vendor inquiries in a professional manner.

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