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BMO Financial Group Senior Specialist, Reporting and Automation Solutions - Anti-Money Laundering in Milwaukee, Wisconsin


770 N Water Street

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Our Robotics, Reporting and Automation Solutions team within the Anti-Money Laundering (AML) business unit is looking for a candidate to join our growing team. Our team's responsibilities include analyzing AML business procedures and understanding AML business processes to identify automation possibilities, designing and building automation reports/solutions, and supporting existing processes while troubleshooting where necessary.

This role is ideal if you enjoy working in a collaborative and agile team environment. You will have the flexibility and opportunity to create automation solutions that bring value to our end users. Come join our team, and help bring our vision to life.

Provides production and end-user support and governance for the risk technical platform and system environment that supports risk data & control structures (e.g. process controls, user access controls, data integrity controls) to enable risk processes and operations. Supports and oversees the planning, maintenance and change management for risk system strategies, process changes, system parameter changes, production schedules, and operational tasks. Oversees the management of system parameter changes. Works with stakeholders to resolve issues and provide solutions that ensure service delivery and effectiveness.

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

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

  • Supports the planning and execution of system management infrastructure planning and development activities for a designated portfolio.

  • Supports development and execution of strategic initiatives in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders including product enhancements; Initiative areas can include intake, requirements, design, development, testing, simulation, sign-offs, production and post-implementation activities.

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

  • Supports change management of varying scope and type; tasks typically focused on execution and sustainment activities.

  • Leads or assists in the execution of oversight/governance activities.

  • Acts as a resource for team members with less experience

  • Leads/participates in the design, implementation and management of changes to the risk production

  • processes & systems.

  • Monitors the risk system technical infrastructure, applications and/or business transactions across the environment.

  • Collaborates with Technology service providers and other stakeholders to investigate, perform root cause analysis and plan corrective actions; follows production environment support processes and guidelines.

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

  • Builds effective relationships with internal/external stakeholders.

  • Ensures alignment between stakeholders.

  • Monitors and tracks performance and addresses any issues.

  • Tracks metrics and milestones, makes recommendations for resolution and escalates as appropriate when issues arise.

  • Analyzes data and information to provide insights and recommendations.

  • Monitors and tracks performance; addresses any issues.

  • Supports the data reconciliation / provisioning processes between core risk systems.

  • Performs verification and monitoring activities for all changes implemented in the production environments according to guidelines and policies.

  • Supports the development and maintenance of system and process documentation / process controls / knowledge assets required for the operation.

  • 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.


  • SQL skills strongly preferred.

  • SAS, Python, Access, Data Visualization (Power BI) skills desired.

  • Anti-Money Laundering experience an asset, not required.

  • 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.

  • In-depth knowledge of risk system management concepts and applications.

  • In-depth knowledge & experience with risk policy frameworks; quality control / testing frameworks.

  • 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.

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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.

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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.