Audit Manager - Capital Markets

Bank of Montreal
Toronto, Canada
Aug 21, 2019
Sep 04, 2019
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
At BMO Financial Group, we believe in our people, and we provide them with a positive environment in which they can reach their full potential. As one of North America's highly diversified financial services providers, we are always looking for new and exciting ways to serve our clients. It is a dynamic work environment that makes good business sense.
  • Execution of assigned components of audit engagement
  • Develop a work plan or approach for assigned components of audit
  • Keeping Senior Audit Manager informed as to the effectiveness of internal control for assigned components of the audit engagement.
  • Adherance to/ implementation of Corporate Audit methodology throughout the execution of an audit engagement.
  • Maintain effective relationships with clients during audit engagements.
  • Establishment of effective internal controls within the Investment Banking Group by identifying and assessing risks, and by participating in the design of internal controls to mitigate risks.
  • Meet and exceed client value expectations and be recognized as knowledge experts in risk assessment, internal control and audit as it relates to the Capital Markets/Investment Banking Group
  • Provide feedback and advice to clients on risks and controls, as appropriate, recommending process improvements that reflect best practices.
  • Suggest new ideas to improve efficiency/effectiveness of client service.
  • Keep current with applicable laws and regulations, corporate policies, industry best practices and developments (e.g. new financial products or technology)
  • Participate in audits, special projects and/or investigations

Knowledge & Skills:
  • Candidate will have 5-7 years experience in audit, with a formal accounting designation (CA, CPA, CMA, CGA) and/or relevant business experience within Capital Markets (front, middle or back offices)
  • Trading experience in capital markets products would be considered an asset.
  • Strong understanding of capital markets products (Equity, Fixed Income, Derivatives, Options, Money Market, Foreign Exchange) would be considered an asset.
  • CSC, CFA and/or FRM enrollment or completion an asset.
  • Excellent relationship management skills.
  • Able to tolerate an accelerated rate of change in business and regulatory environment.
  • Ability to manage multiple competing priorities and tight deadlines.
  • Ability to prioritize increasing and sometimes conflicting demands from multiple stakeholders.
  • Ability to travel for audit purposes, sometimes for consecutive weeks, several times a year.
  • Familiarity with audit principles/practices and methodology.
  • Ability to identify and examine emerging risks, in addition to the capability of assessing compliance.
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.

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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.