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BMO Financial Group Manager, Strategic Analytics in Toronto, Ontario


100 King Street West

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Data Analytics & Reporting

The Manager Strategic Analytics, will consult and deliver analytical solutions that are key to enabling high-quality, fact-based business decisions in support of Line of Business objectives. Working closely with Sales, Strategy, Finance, and Technology groups, it encompasses the entire spectrum of analytics, from aggregating and transforming application data to presenting insights to developing actionable analytical products. This role analyzes and synthesizes underlying goals behind business intelligence needs and develops recommendations, insights, and reports to leadership. A specific focus here will be to drive incremental revenue through self-initiated insights and analytical programs.


  • Acts as a trusted advisor to our business partners.

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

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

  • Leads/participates in the design, implementation and management of new analytical products that drive direct revenue benefits.

  • Breaks down strategic problems, and analyses data and information to provide subject matter insights and recommendations.

  • Defines innovative data solutions to loosely defined business problems.

  • Validates and tests methodologies used in analytics and reporting to assess/address performance and compliance.

  • Conducts various pre-implementation and post-implementation analyses to estimate/measure analytical business impact (e.g., revenue increase, cost reduction, corporate brand image)

  • Promotes reporting automation, self-serve analytics consumption, and the culture of analytics-driven decision making.

  • Monitors and tracks tool performance, user acceptance testing, and addresses any issues.

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

  • Designs and produces regular and ad-hoc reports, and dashboards.

  • Builds reports and visualizations to effectively communicate data driven insights to users for a variety of audiences e.g. visualization solutions of data into reports, graphics, dashboards to illustrate facts, trends, and insights.

  • Documents and maintain operational procedures and processes relating to analytical and reporting processes.

  • Ensures alignment between stakeholders about business needs and data needs

  • 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 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 in related field of study or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Knowledge and experience in data preparation, data analysis, and statistical tool sets including but not limited to SAS, SQL, Power BI, Python, AWS – Nice to have

  • 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.

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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.