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BMO Financial Group Risk Analytics and Reporting in Virtual, Illinois

Supports an efficient and effective Compliance risk management function by designing and building automated processes, tools and analytical reporting capabilities to improve workflow, decision making and monitoring of risk and operations over time. The role does this by bringing a strong background in SharePoint/PowerApps, PowerBI, data modeling (e.g., SAS, R, SQL), project management and other skills necessary to both develop and manage an expanding queue of productivity enabling projects.

  • Acts as a trusted advisor to assigned business/group.

  • Influences and negotiates to achieve business objectives.

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

  • Designs, develops, and implements reporting solutions to meet management and regulatory reporting requirements.

  • Provides advice and guidance to assigned business/group on implementation of analytical and reporting solutions.

  • Executes work to deliver timely, accurate, and efficient service for scheduled reporting production processes.

  • Supports the maintenance, monitoring, and measurement of key risk indicators to internal & external stakeholders.

  • Works with various data owners to discover and select available data sources from internal sources and external vendors (e.g. lending system, payment system, external credit rating system) to fulfill analytical needs.

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

  • Analyzes data and highlights significant information including variances, trends, opportunities and exposures; escalates as required.

  • Provides information and supports the process for internal and external audits.

  • 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.

  • Researches existing or emerging requirements & related best practices to assist and develops recommendations for changes/enhancements.

  • Helps determine business priorities and best sequence for execution of business/group strategy.

  • Conducts independent analysis and assessment to resolve strategic issues.

  • Coordinates the management of databases; ensures alignment and integration of data in adherence with data governance standards.

  • Builds change management plans of varying scope and type; leads or participates in a variety of change management activities including readiness assessments, planning, stakeholder management, execution, evaluation and sustainment of initiatives.

  • May provide specialized support for other internal and external regulatory requirements.

  • Provides input into the planning and implementation of ongoing operational programs in support risk reporting management framework.

  • Supports the interpretation of internal and external policies and regulatory requirements relevant to the analytics and reporting mandate e.g. regulatory reporting.

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

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

  • Builds effective relationships with internal/external stakeholders.

  • Supports the maintenance of operational procedures and processes related to analytical and reporting processes.

  • Supports the development of tools and delivery of training focused on awareness and understanding of key data elements used in risk reporting.

  • Participates in the design, implementation and management of core business processes to ensure the accuracy of risk data used in reporting.

  • 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.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Data Science, Finance, or a related field.

  • Proven experience in developing solutions using Microsoft 365 applications, particularly SharePoint Online, PowerApps, PowerAutomate, and PowerBI.

  • Strong data analytics and data modeling skills.

  • Proficiency in SQL, SAS or R, and JavaScript, CSS, HTML

  • Experience with database management and integration (e.g., Azure, Fabric)

  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines.

  • 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.

  • In-depth knowledge of reporting & analytics concepts and applications.

  • 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.

Salary:

$72,500.00 - $134,500.00

Pay Type:

Salaried

The above represents BMO Financial Group’s pay range and type.

Salaries will vary based on factors such as location, skills, experience, education, and qualifications for the role, and may include a commission structure. Salaries for part-time roles will be pro-rated based on number of hours regularly worked. For commission roles, the salary listed above represents BMO Financial Group’s expected target for the first year in this position.

BMO Financial Group’s total compensation package will vary based on the pay type of the position and may include performance-based incentives, discretionary bonuses, as well as other perks and rewards. BMO also offers health insurance, tuition reimbursement, accident and life insurance, and retirement savings plans. To view more details of our benefits, please visit: https://jobs.bmo.com/global/en/Total-Rewards

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