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BMO Financial Group Corporate Investigator in Toronto, Ontario


100 King Street West

Job Family Group:

Audit, Risk & Compliance

Provides investigative services and responds to threats or offences against people or property of BMO to include internal/external criminal risk, threats and offences, and acts of violence. Executes work to focus on prevention and recovery in accordance with applicable procedures, laws and regulations. Conducts comprehensive investigations and provides consultation and analysis to business/groups. Implements strategic priorities in alignment with standards and operating procedures. Oversees the provision of advice, guidance and direction on a range of complex issues and initiatives.

  • Recommends and implements solutions based on analysis of issues and implications for the business.

  • Identifies emerging issues and trends to inform decision-making.

  • Builds effective relationships with internal/external stakeholders.

  • Investigates and responds to threats or offences against people or property of BMO.

  • Prepares timely, concise, investigative reports.

  • Escalates risks and emerging trends in order to mitigate risks and financial exposures from criminal activity.

  • Represents BMO in criminal and civil court when required.

  • Ensures that measures are taken to protect BMO personnel and assets from criminal activity.

  • Identifies and recommends improvements to safety and security standards, systems, equipment and procedures.

  • Ensures all possible measures are taken to recover losses and prevent or reduce further losses due to fraud.

  • Assists with the controlled management of situations affecting people, information or property of BMO.

  • Represents BMO on fraud related committees and industry working groups.

  • Works with external stakeholders to understand the competitive landscape, keep abreast of industry developments and to represent the interests of BMO.

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

  • Provides specialized consulting, analytical and technical support.

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

  • Works independently and regularly handles non-routine situations.

  • Broader work or accountabilities may be assigned as needed.


  • Typically 10+ years of related experience.

  • Advanced knowledge of criminal law and investigative principles, practices and policies in a large multi-product, multi business environment.

  • Strong knowledge of risk and regulatory requirements & management as they apply to fraud and other criminal risk.

  • Strong knowledge and understanding of the business unit’s key products and services, technologies, processes and controls.

  • Strong knowledge of internal control processes.

  • Good working knowledge and experience of banking and computer systems.

  • Working knowledge of the criminal justice system, criminal law, and rules of evidence.

  • Deep knowledge and technical proficiency gained through extensive education and 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.

  • Bilingualism (English and French) an asset, English required

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At BMO 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 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 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. 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.