BMO Financial Group Senior Financial Analyst in Toronto, Ontario
The Senior Accounting Analyst on the Corporate NIX team is accountable to analyze and report on the financial performance of the Corporate pillar to support the month-end, quarter-end and year-end close process including management, regulatory and external reporting.
The Senior Accounting Analyst will provide value added ideas, advice and recommendations on financial governance and regulatory matters including procedures to support decision making within Corporate NIX.
Financial Analysis & Model Delivery
Prepare results reporting documents and provide ongoing, timely and accurate analysis of financial results to support month-end and quarter-end close processes.
Support month-end and quarter-end reporting packages and Financial Statements in accordance with IFRS; reviewing all information for reasonableness, escalating any areas of concern and making amendments, if necessary.
Prepare and update process and control related documentation.
Risk Management, Control, and Financial Governance
Manage group attestation for the validity of financial results and highlight significant information including variances and trends.
Prepare journal entries for month-end close.
Identify control risks and gaps; ensure appropriate action plans are in place to address the risk
Provide information and support the process for internal (Corporate and SOX) and external audits, ensuring that requests are managed effectively and efficiently.
Complete/support the regulatory and external reporting requirements ensuring accuracy and timeliness of information.
Client & Relationship Management
Display and encourage appropriate high performance behaviours that reflect our culture of Being BMO
Act as a subject matter expert to ensure financial information is reported completely and accurately.
Build strong relationships and provide value add advice to ensure financial results are well understood.
Change & Innovation
Optimize the use of new technology and information systems updates to improve processes and system efficiencies
Support the operationalization of change initiatives to ensure optimal effectiveness and efficiency from a finance perspective.
Collaborate with finance colleagues to support changes within the finance team
Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a Finance function in financial services
Must have a bachelor’s degree or diploma in Finance/Business/Commerce, data sciences, engineering, or mathematics
Completed an accounting designation e.g. CA, CGA, CMA
Exhibits critical thinking skills, analytical and integrative skills
Demonstrates solid communication skills (Both written and verbal
Familiarity with structured and unstructured datasets and building financial models
Possess knowledge of design and analysis methodologies to work in an agile environment
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At BMO we have a shared purpose; we put the customer at the centre of everything we do – helping people is in our DNA. For 200 years we have thought about the future—the future of our customers, our communities and our people. We help our customers and our communities by working together, innovating and pushing boundaries to bring them our very best every day. Together we’re changing the way people think about a bank.
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.
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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.
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