BMO Financial Group Forensic Analyst in Toronto, Ontario
100 King Street West
Job Family Group:
Data Analytics & Reporting
Performs sophisticated data analytics to explore and identify known or previously unidentified criminal behaviours among customer and employee groups across BMO. Supports investigations against people or property of BMO by providing key data or supporting the investigative process. Applies knowledge of analytics algorithms and technologies to develop analytic solutions and support decision making. Develops and implements the strategies for technology as related to business requirements. Acts as a subject matter expert on BMO data and data modelling for criminal risk mitigation to guide management programs and investigation activities. Drives innovation through the development of data products, establishes best practices and influences data governance guidelines and policies.
Identifies and understands new and emerging patterns of fraud, both external and internal.
Identifies and acquires appropriate data for fraud analysis based on knowledge of BMO product, data warehouse systems and architectural linkages.
Develops complex technical rules/ scenarios to maximize the effectiveness of fraud detection and prevention programs.
Adjudicates fraud detection alerts and assess need for further investigation
Applies statistical, data mining and pattern analysis techniques to determine relationships between transactions, customer data and known/predicted fraudulent behaviours.
Summarizes statistical findings, draws conclusions and presents actionable business recommendations.
Designs and optimizes detection rules/ scenarios or automated reports
Develops and maintains models and metrics, scenarios, profiles and parameters used to improve the efficiency of fraud detection systems.
Manages risk and minimizes losses through monitoring, controlling, audits and verifications in accordance with compliance requirements, policies, procedures and regulations.
Provides leadership and oversight on the identification, analysis and resolution of issues, recommending appropriate courses of action and creating solutions.
Supports development and execution of strategic initiatives in collaboration with stakeholders.
Leads/participates in the design, implementation and management of core business/group processes.
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.
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.
Proficiency in data mining and analysis
Strong Excel skills (Pivot Tables)
Experience with customer and product banking systems and fraud an asset
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.
We’re here to helpAt 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.To find out more visit us at https://bmocareers.com.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 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.