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BMO Financial Group Manager, Finance in Toronto, Ontario


100 King Street West

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Finance & Accounting

Supports the execution of accurate and efficient cyclical reporting processes for financial, regulatory and management information relating to Basel regulatory capital to internal and external stakeholders and regulatory bodies. Works across BMO to deliver specific project/program results relating to Basel III reforms in alignment with overall group goals. Supports an efficient and effective Basel regulatory capital reporting function which uses common information sources and practices, reduces ongoing costs, increases service level performance and minimizes risk.

Responsible for managing the Basel capital reporting and disclosures related initiatives and projects in compliance with guidelines and instructions as provided by OSFI from time to time. Performs specialized functions such as Bench marking, annotations and variance analysis.

  • Acts as a trusted advisor to assigned business/group related to Basel regulatory capital reporting systems and processes.

  • Influences and negotiates to achieve business objectives.

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

  • Assists in the development of strategic plans.

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

  • Provides specialized support to investigate and resolve complex issues as escalated end-users or assigned by management.

  • Participates in initiatives as a subject matter expert for an aspect(s) of Basel reporting systems or business process.

  • Reviews the reporting program/processes for effectiveness, considers industry trends and recommends enhancements; makes changes as required.

  • Manages relationships with end-users, other stakeholders to support change management and program/process changes.

  • Designs and produces regular and ad-hoc reports, and dashboards for regulators and executive level reviews.

  • Integrates information from multiple sources to enable more efficient processes, enhanced analysis and/or streamlined reporting.

  • Leads in the design, implementation and management of core business/group processes.

  • Supports the production of financial, regulatory, and management reporting requirements relating to Basel regulatory capital reporting.

  • Executes work to deliver timely, accurate, and efficient service for monthly, quarterly and annual processes for reporting.

  • Analyses data and information to provide financial, regulatory and related risk insights and recommendations.

  • Supports the interpretation and definition of internal and external policies and regulatory requirements e.g. Basel Regulatory capital reporting.

  • Ensures strong governance and effective controls across Basel regulatory capital reporting activities and information in accordance with enterprise standards.

  • Provides attestation to the validity of Basel regulatory capital reporting results and highlight significant information including variances, trends, opportunities and exposures to their Manager.

  • Provides information and support the process for internal (Corporate and SOX) and external audits.

  • Gathers and formats data into regular and ad-hoc reports, and dashboards.

  • Organizes work information to ensure accuracy and completeness.

  • 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 between 5 - 7 years of relevant experience and post-secondary degree preferably with an Accounting designation in related field of study or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • 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.

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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.