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BMO Financial Group VP, Cross Asset Solutions in Toronto, Ontario


100 King Street West

Job Family Group:

Capital Mrkts Sales & Service

Role Description:

Global Markets, Cross Asset Solutions (“CAS”), Analytic (Quantitative Strategies) Group


The Vice President in the Quantitative Strategies Group is expected to work closely with trading personnel of all trading groups within CAS as well as structuring and sales teams, providing support in managing trade lifecycle, business intelligence and risk limits. The role also requires extensive collaboration with Global Markets Engineering (“GME”), Global Operations, Market Risk etc. to ensure the implementation of effective and efficient downstream reporting capabilities for the trading and note issuing activities within CAS. This person is expected to maximize profit while prudently minimizing the bank’s risk exposures while adhering to regulatory statutes.


  • Extensive knowledge of non-linear equity and fixed income structured products, familiarity with other financial products.

  • Understanding of key market, credit, liquidity risk management concepts.

  • Working knowledge of structured products operations.

  • Familiarity with pricing theory and derivative models.


  • Advanced programming skills, C#, python, flask, react

  • Design and update risk report formats and content, CAS calibration tools, client management applications.

  • Detail oriented.

  • Communicate clearly with various stakeholders (trading, sales, structuring) in order to understand and resolve issues.

  • Identify opportunities to improve efficiency, processes, calculations, and the work environment.

Experience / Education / Other

  • Financial industry professional with at least 2 years of experience.

  • Undergraduate degree in a quantitative or technical area (i.e. math, science, finance, economics, etc).

  • Preference for Master’s or PhD degree and/or professional designation (CFA, FRM, CPA, CA etc)

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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.