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BMO Financial Group Regulatory Reporting Operations Role in Montreal, Quebec


800 rue de la Gauchetiere O

Job Family Group:

Customer Shared Services


The Regulatory Services team works closely with Capital Markets, Compliance and Technology to support key regulatory reporting obligations of BMO and its subsidiaries, globally.

The regulatory reporting processes are regulatory mandated requirements for Banks and Dealers to comply with a significant number of trade reporting processes, often under time restrictions from the point of trade.

The group consists of senior Middle Office specialists based in the main centres for BMO’s Capital Markets activities (Toronto, Montreal, New York, London).

The role reports into the Regulatory Services Europe manager, as part of BMO Capital Markets & International Operations.

The ideal candidate will have experience in supporting Transaction Reporting or have had at least 3 years experience in booking and supporting Capital Markets products, predominantly in the exception remediation space.


  • Be responsible for successfully delivery of tasks including but not limited to:

  • Root cause analysis and remediation of transaction reporting exceptions

  • Delivery of management metrics

  • User acceptance testing

  • Escalation of issues to Management where required

  • Managing time to deliver best possible Compliance to BMO’s Transaction reporting obligations

  • Partnering with Front Office, Middle Office, Technology, Operations, Legal, Compliance, Supervision & other stakeholder groups

  • Be responsible for diligently and efficiently managing day to day workload, ensuring communicating clearly with management if any issues regarding ability to complete daily workload and/or identification of any compliance issues.



  • A university degree

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience working in Capital Markets and/or Regulatory Reporting

  • Understanding of Capital Markets products, including both FICC & Equities, and how the products and lifecycle events link to regulatory reporting requirements

  • Knowledge of Securities Financing products such as Repos and Securities Lending would be beneficial

  • Regulatory reporting (transaction reporting) knowledge; EMIR, MiFID, SFTR, etc. – the data, architectures and flows

  • Experience with investigating and remediating exceptions, producing test plans and executing test cases

  • Hands-on experience working on change initiatives

  • Strong understanding of risk-based prioritisation


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to apply judgement and sound decision-making is critical

  • Ability to work with team members & stakeholders located in several different locations

  • Ability to explain complex business and / or technical concepts to stakeholders across a wide spectrum of business areas

  • Comfortable working in a fast paced environment that requires an agile approach to recommending solutions to issues & problems

  • Detail and results-oriented

  • High level of adaptability, able to prioritize and manage multiple tasks at the same time

  • Personable and able to partner with teams in a cross functional environment

  • Prior experience of Jira and Excel would be beneficial

  • Ability to work with large volumes of data helpful

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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.