Analyst, Capital Markets Product Control
BMO
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
5d ago

Description

The Capital Markets Product Control Group includes the following focus areas :

1.Derivative and Nesbitt Burns Product (BMO’s Canadian broker / dealer subsidiary BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc).

2.Fixed Income and Capital Markets Corporation Product Control (BMO’s US broker / dealer subsidiary BMO Capital Markets Corporation ( CMC ))

3.Investment & Commercial Banking ( I&CB ) Product Control

  • The teams within Capital Markets Product Control are organized to support aligned functions and lines of business. Each group is led by at least one of the following;
  • Director, Associate Director or Manager who provide direct oversight of control execution, under the strategic leadership of the Managing Director.

  • The CM Product Control team is responsible for;
  • Providing end to end accounting support from the source sub-ledgers to general ledger systems for Capital Markets Businesses and Products
  • Responsible for ensuring the integrity and accuracy of the general ledger including initiating accounting entries, completing reconciliations and providing financial attestations.
  • Ensuring appropriate accounting policies and best practices are followed
  • Performing complex analysis and investigations
  • Leading the identification and implementation of process and control improvements
  • Ensuring the readiness of operational accounting for new product initiatives, accounting changes and system implementations or upgrades
  • Participating in change initiatives performing requirements gathering, process design, system testing and post-implementation reviews
  • Partnering with Front Office, Finance, Risk and Controls, Trade Support, Profit and Loss, Project Delivery, Technology and Operations to enhance end-
  • to-end process and controls

    Key Accountabilities :

  • As a CM Product Control Senior Analyst, the candidate will be primarily responsible for;
  • Preparing and processing journal entries,
  • Preparing reconciliations and resolving differences between source systems and ledgers.
  • Ensure prompt investigation and resolution of issues and recommend improvements
  • Maintain effective relationships with P&L, Finance, Operations and Technology groups
  • Ensure the quality of own work and understand its impact on the processes of others within and outside of own function / unit
  • Provide assistance with system upgrade and release testing
  • Identify and recommend automation opportunities and implement agreed upon process changes
  • Authorities :

    This role has the authority to :

    Approve financial entries (100,000,000 or as per the approved LOA)

    Scope and Impact :

    Business supported : Capital Markets

    Regions Supported : Cda, US, Ldn, Ireland, Asia.

    Legal entities supported : Multiple in Canada, US, Europe, Asia.

    Complexity of activity : highly complex specialized accounting

    Knowledge and Skills : Knowledge :

    Knowledge :

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics with a minimum of one or two years of related experience preferred
  • Accounting / Professional designation would be an asset
  • Experience in financial services industry with a focus on Capital Markets would be an asset
  • Skills :

    Strong Computer skills, including strong knowledge of Excel and VBA

    Communication

    Relationship Management (internal and external)

    Change Management

    Influence and Negotiation

    People management (diverse talent management)

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    We help our customers and our communities by working together, innovating and pushing boundaries to bring them our very best every day.

    Together we’re changing the way people think about a bank.

    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.

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