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BMO Financial Group Senior Analyst, Financial Performance Management in Toronto, Ontario


100 King Street West

Job Family Group:

Finance & Accounting

Thank you for your interest in BMO Financial Group. We are currently working towards providing a better candidate experience by including all of our job descriptions in both English and French. In the meantime, if this role is located in Quebec and/or New Brunswick please reference the French job description available below the English version. Otherwise please see the job description below in English as per federal language requirements.

Nous vous remercions pour votre intérêt à l'égard de BMO Groupe financier. Nous travaillons actuellement à offrir une meilleure expérience aux candidats en publiant toutes nos descriptions de poste en français et en anglais. Entre-temps, si ce poste est affiché au Québec ou au Nouveau-Brunswick, veuillez consulter la description de poste en français disponible sous la version anglaise. Autrement, veuillez consulter la description de poste ci-dessous en anglais, conformément aux exigences fédérales en matière de langues

The primary function of the Senior Analyst, Financial Performance Management is to assist the Corporate Expense Planning & Analysis team with the monthly and quarterly financial close process, planning, forecasting, management reporting, and various analyses supporting the development of financial strategies and assessment of overall financial performance of corporate functions which include HR, ERPM, Marketing, LCCG, Audit, AML, Finance, EI3 and Other CorpKEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITYMonth & Quarter End:

Run monthly reporting of actuals by expense type to support timely and accurate analysis, reporting and sign-off of the corporate function resultsDevelop relationship with LFOs, Controllers and business partners to build an understanding of the assigned functions or business and provide insight and solutions to any issuesAnalyze and document variances in results for quarter end briefing note for Enterprise CFOPlanning and Forecasting:Assist in the development of monthly run rate forecasts for expense and FTE for assigned function or businessDesign and implement changes to forecast model and system templatesOther / Value Add Activities:Perform financial analytics to support strategic decision making and deliver insights into optimal resource allocation using BMO Financial Group financial systems (e.g. WebMPM, Essbase, etc.)Collaborate with LFOs and business partners to identify opportunities and issues and brainstorm solutionsIdentify and support implementation of process improvement initiativesCurrently in pursuit of one or more of B. Commerce, CPA, CFAPrevious Finance experience with BMO Financial Group or another financial institution an assetExpert Excel skills is requiredQuick learner and strong critical reasoning skillsHighly efficient and results orientedStrong knowledge of financial & accounting conceptsSelf-motivated and able to meet tight deadlines with conflicting prioritiesExcellent interpersonal skills

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 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.