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BMO Financial Group Junior Identity and Access Management (IAM) Analyst in Naperville, Illinois


1200 E. Warrenville Road

Job Family Group:

Customer Shared Services

Enterprise Centralized Provisioning Utility was established to consolidate, streamline and simplify provisioning practices, improving the business experience and ensuring appropriate controls by reducing logical access risks with strict adherence to processes, aligned with IAM governance are in place. Candidate will lead the effort in transitioning provisioning processes from across BMO into the centralized provisioning utility.

The Junior IAM Analyst is responsible for the oversight, support and daily administration of banks applications. Accountable to support the provision of standardized, documented processes and process solutions for the assigned applications that are cost-effective and timely, and that comply with Bank policies and procedures and regulatory requirements. Analyze processes, business issues, procedures, products and processes to create new and/or revise processes that adhere to financial and regulatory controls. The candidate must be proficient in written and verbal communication.

  • Managing and executing access lifecycle processes and controls as part of access request (vetting), fulfillment (provisioning).

  • Adhering to the access control operating procedures

  • Enforcing access controls related to ID/account access and ensuring that request approval checks, completeness validation, and correctness checks are conducted, as documented in the local operating procedures and as instructed by the System Owner

  • Performing the day-to-day operations of access request, fulfilment and administration processes (ensuring access is provisioned/modified/removed accurately and in a timely manner) and keeping the audit trail of all requests

  • Executing the access attestation remediation requests as defined by the access control operating procedures

Provides first and/or second level business support, advice, and guidance to sales and service colleagues (i.e. Business Help Desks). Acts as trusted advisors to stakeholders, providing a source of business process, policy, procedure, product and/or system expertise. Provides extensive business knowledge in an effective, responsible and timely manner to aid in delivering business results and/or minimizing risk.

  • 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 execution of strategic initiatives in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders.

  • Builds effective relationships with internal/external stakeholders.

  • Ensures alignment between stakeholders.

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

  • Leads and participates in team projects, keeping up to date on new initiatives and processes.

  • Executes work to deliver timely, accurate, and efficient service.

  • Provides coaching guidance to junior team members.

  • Analyze data and information to provide insight and recommendations.

  • Provides first point of contact operational support to internal business partners and end clients.

  • Provides excellent service and support for all in-scope business groups, products, policies, and procedures.

  • Maintain solid knowledge within subject matter specialties.

  • Notifies and provides regular updates on operational issues to business partners.

  • Ensures Incident Management Processes are followed.

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

  • Supports the development of tailored messaging, which may include writing, editing and distributing communications.

  • Organizes work information to ensure accuracy and completeness.

  • Coordinates and executes specific activities for the implementation of strategic initiatives; includes tracking metrics and milestones.

  • Focus may be on a business/group.

  • Thinks creatively and proposes new solutions.

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

  • Works mostly independently.

  • Broader work or accountabilities may be assigned as needed.


  • Typically between 3 - 5 years of relevant experience and post-secondary degree in related field of study or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • PC skills (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint) - Good.

  • Knowledge of the business/group processes/procedures/tools/technology – Good.

  • Knowledge of applicable risk and regulatory requirements and the impact on the business/group.

  • Specialized knowledge from 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.

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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 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.