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BMO Financial Group Associate, Execution & Analytics in Toronto, Ontario


100 King Street West

Job Family Group:

Data Analytics & Reporting

BMO Capital Markets is a leading, full-service financial services provider. We offer corporate and investment banking, treasury management, as well as research and advisory services to clients around the world. #bmocapitalmarkets

BRS Execution – Associate


Assist in the execution of Capital Markets strategy, risk and control, US governance, and regulatory initiatives through the following responsibilities

Planning and executing short and long-term initiatives and ad hoc deliverables within given timelines Methodically solving problems across a continuum that ranges from simple day-to-day issues to highly complex business, technical or regulatory issues. Documenting new or existing processes and improving existing processes Writing business communications that clearly and appropriately convey the target message. Building positive relationships within GM, I&CB and across Corporate Support Areas in order to garner support, advice and partnership that enables execution of the role. Ongoing self-study about GM, Capital Markets, emerging regulatory and industry issues, BMO business priorities, and best practices. Work cross-functionally to understand business processes and how to better optimize workflows for reporting and analytics

  • Coordinate, attend, facilitate meetings for process walk-throughs

  • Prepare project surveys for review: identify pain points, current time spend, estimated time save with future processes

  • Review and organize documentation (reporting processes)

  • Map out process workflows

Extract, load, and transform data from multiple sources for reporting and ad-hoc analyses under tight timelines Work with fellow developers / architects to assist with building on the existing success of BRS capabilities and future technological needs Perform reviews of risk assessments, generate and manage various reports related to BMA Governance

** Note: this role is within the Capital Markets business, in the Office of the Chief Operating Officer. The business operates at a quick pace with very high quality and expectations; as such the role requires the same pace coupled with high quality execution of deliverables.

The role will have high exposure within the business and can lead to attractive future opportunities for a candidate who performs well in this role.


The ideal candidate will have the following attributes:


Experience executing work independently Detail oriented, ability to self-monitor/check Quick learner Advanced critical thinking and problem-solving Ability to see connections between distinct pieces of work and the bigger picture Ability to investigate opportunities for increasing efficiency in their regular responsibilities Accountable for accurate data and analyses Ability to adapt and quickly develop in-depth understanding of new/different initiatives, requirements, or roles Proactive in work and responsibility Propose solutions and execute on them

Personal Attributes

Service oriented, team player Confident, leader Problem solver, decision maker, proposes solutions Motivated, self-directed Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication Calm under pressure, ability to execute while manage competing priorities Humble, ability to laugh at self Anticipate needs and requests


Undergraduate degree 2-6 years work experience 1-2 years quantitative analytic experience Intermediate to advanced Office Suite proficiency (including Excel and Visio) Intermediate to advanced programming skills in at least Python, R, SQL, VBA, JavaScript, Java, C#, C Knowledge of 1-2 additional programming language (OOP preferred) or will to learn Working knowledge of technologies such as UNIX, Oracle, SQL Server, TCP/IP Intermediate to advanced knowledge of infrastructure and engineering design DevOps, system security measures, database management, cloud development, and web platforms Intermediate knowledge of Capital Markets, financial services, relevant products, systems, services BMO organization, including CSAs that interact with Capital Markets Knowledge of the various risks and controls associated with Capital Markets’ business activities

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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.