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BMO Financial Group Junior Analyst in Toronto, Ontario

Address:

55 Bloor Street West

Job Family Group:

Audit, Risk & Compliance

NACB T&O ( North American Commercial Banking, Technology & operations) Compliance & Audit team is looking for an energetic , self motivated team member to join a high performance, best in class, team as a Junior Audit & Compliance analyst. The right candidate can look forward to a very rewarding and empowered experience in the world of audit and compliance. This is an ideal position if whether you want to pursue a career in audit or just wan to use as stepping stone , as the skills learnt will be beneficial for a variety of disciplines

Develops and maintains an effective internal control framework that defines the ways and methods governance is implemented, managed, and monitored in the designated business/group portfolio. The governance framework includes policies, guidelines and provides programs, practices and measures to promote transparency, accuracy, consistency across groups. Applies specialized knowledge of risk management, regulatory compliance and internal controls related to business processes and information.

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

  • Assists with the maintenance, monitoring, measurement & reporting on the status of the internal control framework/program and key risk indicators to internal & external stakeholders.

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

  • Manages databases and provides support for analysis, forecasting and/or data visualization, ensuring adherence with data governance standards.

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

  • Assists with the maintenance, monitoring, measurement & reporting on the status of the internal control framework/program and key risk indicators to internal & external stakeholders.

  • Develops governance and control-related solutions and makes recommendations based on an understanding of the business strategy and stakeholder needs.

  • Provides advice and guidance to assigned business/group on the implementation of the control framework, including effective challenge.

  • Performs testing on design of controls as required e.g. observation, inspection, replication, recalculation to ensure risks are identified and controls are effective.

  • Reviews processes and identifies opportunities for risk mitigation through proposing new controls or revising existing controls.

  • Identifies where corrective actions are required and escalates per guidelines; ensures corrective action is taken as necessary.

  • Coordinates and participates in the execution of oversight/governance activities including reporting; assessment of education & training needs, development/delivery of training; development and execution of regulatory administration processes & procedures; management of review/updates to policies, etc.

  • Consults with stakeholders to improve consistency and transparency of control measurement/metrics and reporting.

  • Assists with the interpretation of new or changing regulations and assessing impacts to the governance frameworks.

  • Develops and maintains in-depth knowledge of business and related risk management requirements and legislative/regulatory directives and guidance.

  • Builds effective relationships with internal/external stakeholders.

  • Ensures alignment between stakeholders.

  • Analyzes data and information to provide insights and recommendations.

  • Documents the internal control governance system, processes and framework to describe compliance requirements, activities, processes, roles & responsibilities.

  • Develops tools, checklists and communications to address gaps, issues and new requirements.

  • Monitors and tracks performance; addresses any issues.

  • 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.

Qualifications:

  • 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.

  • Experience in risk management, audit, compliance, governance and/or project management is preferred.

  • In-depth knowledge of business and regulatory environment.

  • In-depth knowledge & experience with risk policy frameworks; quality control/testing frameworks. e.g. SOX 404, COBIT and COSO frameworks.

  • 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.

We’re here to help

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.

To find out more visit us at https://jobs.bmo.com/ca/en.

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.

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