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BMO Financial Group Senior Portfolio Analyst-Capital Markets Technology and Operations Business Enablement in Toronto, Ontario

Description:

Who we are:

Capital Markets Technology and Operations Business Enablement team, supporting the Chief Information & Operations Officer(CIOO) of Capital Markets Technology & Operations. We are a newly formed team of professionals with diverse backgrounds and experiences in financial planning & reporting, operational analytics, business management, and technology portfolio governance.

The Opportunity:

  • You will lead the day-to-day management and oversight of the portfolio of Capital Markets technology projects across several topics including financial governance, resource allocation, forecasting accuracy, and overall data/audit hygiene.

  • You will champion strong project governance and balance the need for speedy execution against budgetary constraints while maintaining BMO PMO standards.

  • You will develop strategies to optimize alignment of resources against priorities and provide oversight, governance, and change management across all projects including tracking, monitoring, and reporting all initiatives

  • Work with the Head of Business Enablement to set priorities, establish and monitor project and program metrics for senior management

  • Provide clear and concise financial reporting on working plan and supports the preparation of monthly status updates for an executive audience, ensuring salient issues are highlighted, reviewed and appropriate action plans are in place when required.

  • Responsible for early identification and escalation of budget slippage to the Head, Business Management and ensuring remedial plans are in place to recover in a timely and efficient manner from such challenges.

  • Demonstrates continuous/business process improvement and reengineering techniques and application. Must be able to communicate vision, define and lead substantial change.

Who You Are

You are an eager self-starter with an impeccable attention to detail who feels a personal sense of responsibility for getting the job done right the first time. You are an active communicator who can clearly and effectively tailor your message for the right audience, while bringing together large groups with a deep understanding of the roles of all involved parties in order to meet a target goal. You excel in an environment where problem-solving becomes second-nature and you can dive into problems to understand their root cause, while offering solutions within the risk appetite of the group. You have a knack for data, and have the ability to tell a story with numbers. You know how to present complex financial information in easily digestible formats.

What you will gain from this exposure

  • This role will help you gain a solid foundation in understanding the BMO technology investment and planning processes along with the day-to-day management of the project portfolio

  • You will develop verbal and written communication skills by interacting with a broad range of audiences including senior management, technology officers, and project managers

  • You will gain a broad perspective on the overall strategies of the bank and for Capital Markets and play a role in the execution of that strategy through the portfolio of technology projects

Qualifications:

Key Experience and Skills Required:

Knowledge:

  • University degree/college diploma or equivalent PMO work experience

  • Must be experienced with Clarity PPM processes and reporting

  • Must have experience with PCO or similar experiences

  • Must be experienced in working with large datasets and developing advanced reporting in MS Excel or similar

  • Solid knowledge of BMO PMO processes and monthly reporting cycles

  • Experience with BI tools (Tibco Spotfire or similar) is preferred but not required

  • Nice to have PMP, PMI certifications, working knowledge of SDLC delivery methodology

Skills:

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Strong time management and prioritization skills

  • Strong conflict management/ resolution skills

  • Strong organizational, written and oral communication skills

  • Strong ability to identify and anticipate risks

  • Strong ability to monitor a portfolio

  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment

  • Conceptual thinking, process driven, financial budgeting skills

We’re here to help

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.

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.

Job Field:

Business Analysis

Job Schedule:

full-time

Primary Location:

Canada-Ontario-Toronto

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