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BMO Financial Group Data Analyst in Chicago, Illinois

Address:

111 W Monroe - 115 S LaSalle

Job Family Group:

Data Analytics & Reporting

Data Analyst

The Data Analyst will partner with management and business partners to support the development, and implementation of advanced data and analytical solutions that drive measurable business outcomes and create a distinctive customer experience. In this role, you will collaborate with senior management to dissect business problems, conduct research and analysis, structure data and build end-to-end analytical solutions working with multiple groups.

This role will also assist to design, develop, and maintain analytical dashboards and adhoc solutions to support business driven decisions. This includes preparation and investigation of data working closely with the Data Governance and Technology teams and supporting multiple lines of business across the enterprise to help them achieve their objectives. This role also needs to take ownership of data, act as SME and developing automated data quality checks to make sure quality data is provided for business consumption.

Key Responsibilities

  • Collect business partner requirements, data gathering, integration and enrichment

  • Import/Clean/Transform/Validate/Model data with the purpose of understanding and drawing conclusions from data

  • Build/design data input and data collection mechanisms

  • Perform data related activities, including data extraction/profiling/ cleansing/deduplication/ standardization/conversion/ transformation/data mining/reporting;

  • Conduct research/data analysis/ implementation for projects

  • Lead projects to work with technology teams to implement the solutions

Basic Qualifications:

  • University degree in Computer Science, Computer Applications, Information Technology, Information Systems, Engineering (any) or at least 2 years of experience in the job offered, as Software Engineer, Programmer, Data Modeler, Data Architect, Reporting Analyst, Application Developer, Systems Analyst, or related IT position

  • Experience conducting data analysis, configuration, and report solutions

  • Experience designing, implementing, and supporting data management solutions including building curated datasets for analytics and reporting

  • Experience working with technologies including Hadoop, Tableau, Spotfire, ETL, Talend, Datameer, Netezza or AWS

  • Experience in Software development and Data Management

  • Strong skills in programming using SQL, Datameer, ETL tools, Python and/or R preferred

  • Knowledge of Data quality and Metadata tools and processes with exposure to Data Governance

Skills

  • Demonstrates solid communication skills (both written and verbal)

  • Shows strong knowledge technical skills, with proven record of building solutions to complex problems

  • Exhibits advanced critical thinking skills, integrative skills and creativity to drive innovation

  • Demonstrates ability to build a good fact base, apply sound reasoning, and generate relevant recommendations that get implemented and lead to business success

  • Able to work highly independently and manage multiple priorities in an agile fast paced environment

  • Demonstrates strong attention to detail and a high level of due diligence

Open to other BMO locations in the US.

Consults on analytical solutions to understand, analyze, and synthesize requirements, goals and objectives relative to data and business intelligence needs and to enable high-quality, fact-based business decisions to drive better business outcomes. Provides advice on the configuration, functionality, applicability, and usability of data management, data analytics, and data visualization technology solutions. Supports the development of the strategy and roadmap for data quality and data analytics, data modeling, reporting, business intelligence, and the design and development of sophisticated decision support tools.

Qualifications:

  • Builds effective relationships with internal/external stakeholders.

  • Leads/participates in the design, implementation and management of new analytics & reporting solutions.

  • Designs, develops, and implements innovative analytical solutions.

  • Designs and produces regular and ad-hoc reports, and dashboards.

  • Breaks down strategic problems, and analyses data and information to provide subject matter insights and recommendations.

  • Structures and assembles data into multi-dimensions with various granularities (e.g., demographics, customers, products, transactions).

  • Monitors and tracks tool performance, user acceptance testing, and addresses any issues.

  • Integrates information from multiple sources to enable more efficient processes, enhanced analysis and/or streamlined reporting.

  • Designs, develops, and implements innovative analytical solutions.

  • Designs and produces regular and ad-hoc reports, and dashboards.

  • Builds reports and visualizations to effectively communicate data driven insights to users for a variety of audiences e.g. visualization solutions of data into reports, graphics, dashboards to illustrate facts, trends, and insights.

  • Develops solutions and makes recommendations based on an understanding of the business strategy and stakeholder needs.

  • Supports development and execution of strategic analytics & reporting initiatives in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders.

  • Analyzes data and information to provide subject-matter insights and recommendations.

  • Develops tools and delivers training programs for use of reporting tools and self-serve analytics by non-analytical end users; may include delivery of training to audiences.

  • Documents and maintain operational procedures and processes relating to analytical and reporting processes.

  • Builds effective relationships with internal/external stakeholders.

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

  • Focus is primarily on business/group within BMO; may have broader, enterprise-wide focus.

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

  • Works independently on a range of complex tasks, which may include unique situations.

  • Broader work or accountabilities may be assigned as needed.

  • Typically between 4 - 6 years of relevant experience and post-secondary degree in related field of study or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Knowledge and experience in data preparation, data analysis, and statistical tool sets including but not limited to Spotfire, Tableau, SQL, SAS, R, Python, ETL tools, JIRA- Very good.

  • Strong SQL and Python knowledge preferred

  • Technical proficiency gained through 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.

  • Data driven decision making - In-depth.

We’re here to help

At BMO Harris Bank 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 Harris Bank 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://jobs.bmoharris.com.

BMO Harris Bank 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. BMO Harris Bank N.A. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. 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 Group Serving 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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