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BMO Financial Group Business Analyst, Global Middle Office in Toronto, Ontario

Address:

100 King Street West

Job Family Group:

Customer Shared Services

You will be able to independently apply your strong analytical and technical skills in collaborative projects that require thorough detail oriented solutions. Moreover, the ideal candidate will have some experience working on financial system enhancements as well as communicating complex ideas in a concise and coherent manner.

Who We Are

The Global Middle Office is the first line of defence, and the go-to team for our Trading Products, Capital Markets business partners. Our broad mandate includes: Profit & Loss and Profit Attribution Reporting & Analysis; Trade Desk Support; Product Control; Collateral Management; Data Governance, Reporting & Analytics; and everything in-between.

We are a group of Finance professionals, where our collective experiences are as diverse as our mandate. We work hard, and are always ready to tackle the next opportunity. We do not shy away from challenging the status quo and always promote best practices, often leading the charge across all initiatives.

Qualifications:

  • Provides advice and guidance to assigned business/group on implementation of solutions.

  • Supports the execution of strategic initiatives in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders.

  • Communicates with internal business partners and external customers to respond to standard and non-standard inquiries.

  • Monitors and tracks performance, and addresses any issues

  • Breaks down strategic problems, and analyses data and information to provide insights and recommendation.

  • Gathers and formats data into regular and ad-hoc reports, and dashboards.

  • Resolves standard and relatively straightforward issues, referring non-routine issues to more senior team members and/or manager.

  • Provides input and analysis into the continuous improvement of business processes and procedures and participates in the planning, testing and implementation of projects and new/ revised products/services or processes as required.

  • Analyzes data and information to provide insights and recommendations.

  • Identifies and analyzes issues and problems, and resolves discrepancies in a timely manner.

  • Communicates and collaborates with internal and external stakeholders in order to deliver on business objectives.

  • Develops and maintains effective relationships with internal & external stakeholders to execute work and fulfill service delivery expectations.

  • Collaborates in development/implementation of new processes/systems and changes/improvements to existing systems and processes.

  • Understands the regulatory requirements and risks inherent in the operations and ensures appropriate actions are taken and operational integrity is maintained.

  • Supports the development of tools and delivery of training focused on delivering business results.

  • Thinks creatively and proposes new solutions.

  • Exercises judgment to identify, diagnose, and solve problems within given rules.

  • Works mostly independently.

  • Broader work or accountabilities may be assigned as needed.

  • Typically between 3 - 5 years of relevant experience and post-secondary degree in related field of study or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Knowledge and experience using relevant systems and technology – In-depth.

  • Knowledge and understanding of the business unit’s key products and services, processes and controls – In-depth.

  • Prioritization skills – Good.

  • Customer service skills – In-depth.

  • PC skills (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint) – In-depth.

  • Specialized knowledge from education and/or business experience.

  • Verbal & written communication skills - In-depth.

  • Collaboration & team skills - In-depth.

  • Analytical and problem solving skills - In-depth.

  • Influence skills - In-depth.

  • Working knowledge of SQL/VBA/Python Scripting is an asset

  • Working knowledge of business process modelling concepts (e.g. flowcharts, UML) is an asset

  • Experience drafting business requirements for system enhancement projects with minimal supervision is an asset

  • Experience drafting test cases and conducting user acceptance testing for system enhancement as well as tracking testing bugs is an asset

  • You will be able to independently apply your strong analytical and technical skills in collaborative projects that require thorough detail oriented solutions.

  • Moreover, the ideal candidate will have some experience working on financial system enhancements as well as communicating complex ideas in a concise and coherent manner.

We’re here to helpAt BMO we are driven by a shared Purpose: Boldly Grow the Good in business and life. It calls on us to create lasting, positive change for our customers, our communities and our people. By working together, innovating and pushing boundaries, we transform lives and businesses, and power economic growth around the world.As a member of the BMO team you are valued, respected and heard, and you have more ways to grow and make an impact. We strive to help you make an impact from day one – for yourself and our customers. We’ll support you with the tools and resources you need to reach new milestones, as you help our customers reach theirs. From in-depth training and coaching, to manager support and network-building opportunities, we’ll help you gain valuable experience, and broaden your skillset.To find out more visit us at https://bmocareers.com.BMO is committed to an inclusive, equitable and accessible workplace. By learning from each other’s differences, we gain strength through our people and our perspectives. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. To request accommodation, please contact your recruiter.

BMO Financial GroupServing customers for 200 years and counting, BMO is a highly diversified financial services provider – the 8th largest bank, by assets, in North America. With total assets of $728 billion as of October 31, 2018, and a team of diverse and highly engaged employees, BMO provides a broad range of personal and commercial banking, wealth management and investment banking products and services to more than 12 million customers and conducts business through three operating groups: Personal and Commercial Banking, BMO Wealth Management and BMO Capital Markets.We serve Canadian clients through BMO Bank of Montreal®, our personal and commercial banking business, BMO Nesbitt Burns®*, one of Canada's leading wealth management firms, and BMO Capital Markets™, our North American investment and corporate banking division.In the United States, clients are served through BMO Harris Bank, a major U.S. Midwest personal and commercial bank, and BMO Private Bank, with wealth management offices across the United States, as well as BMO Capital Markets™, our North American investment and corporate banking division.We help our customers make money make sense by delivering the broadest range of financial services through a single point of contact. Our financial service professionals provide access to any services our customers require across the entire enterprise.

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