Financial Analyst

  • 2-3 Year
  • Scarborough
  •   Posted On: August 9, 2018
  •   Skills:  Communication, Financial Analysis

Job Overview

Roles & Responsibilities

The Financial Analyst is responsible for the financial accounting, administrative and reporting activities for the business group Talent, Inclusion & Learning. Primary responsibilities include monthly invoice activities, financial reporting, as well as ad-hoc financial and administrative requests to support the Finance & Governance Team.


Key Accountabilities:

Business Delivery & Operational Effectiveness

  • Responsible for monthly invoice processing
  • Responsible for monthly journal entries in support of course revenue collection and project cross-charges
  • Responsible for monthly reporting
  • Responsible for providing ongoing financial support for month-end and year-end processes to the Finance & Governance Team
  • Responsible to liaise with Accounts Payable and other business groups to resolve/investigate financial anomalies
  • Act as Subject Matter Expert on BMO Smart Procure

Client & Relationship Management

  • Build strong relationships with business partner and provide value added services to ensure accurate financial results

Risk Management & Control

  • Complete the monthly financial audits including HGL review for the various cost centres within the IFL.

Change & Innovation

  • Optimize the use of new technology and information systems updates to improve processes and system efficiencies


Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting or related discipline
  • Actively pursing an accounting designation
  • 2-3 years relevant experience in a financial reporting environment
  • Strong Excel Skills
  • Knowledge of bank systems including; WebMPM, Progress and MRP
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Finance
  • Information Management
  • Organizational Understanding
  • Problem Solving

We’re here to help

At BMO we have a shared purpose; we put the customer at the centre of everything we do – helping people is in our DNA. For 200 years we have thought about the future—the future of our customers, our communities and our people. 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.

To find out more visit us at https://bmocareers.com.

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.

About BMO Financial Group

Bank of Montreal is bilingual -- it speaks Canadian and American business. Also known as BMO Financial Group (or, more familiarly, BMO, pronounced "bee-moe"), the company is one of Canada's oldest and biggest banks. Serving individuals, government agencies, and businesses large and small, it has about 900 branches that provide deposits, mortgages and loans, life insurance, credit cards, investments, and wealth management services.

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