Audit Manager (Bilingual English & French)

Bank of Montreal
Toronto, Canada
Sep 21, 2019
Sep 26, 2019
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Do you like a variety of experiences? Do you want to make a positive impact and facilitate change? Do you want exposure to senior management and opportunities to work in various areas of the bank? If you have answered yes to any of these questions, join us as we continue to evolve Corporate Audit.

As a member of the Personal and Business Banking Audit team, leverage your problem solving skills to identify opportunities and make solution-oriented recommendations. You will make your mark, showcasing your planning and organizational skills to deliver high quality audits. Working with our retail businesses, building strong relationships, both with our business partners and within the Corporate Audit team, you will be helping to protect our customers. Be ready to work alongside a diverse and collaborative team of high caliber individuals who are driven, dedicated and engaged in continuous improvement.
BMO's Audit practice plays a critical role in maintaining effective management processes and systems of internal control, identifying high risk circumstances that could lead to material impact on profitability or reputation, while providing fair and balanced insights into current and emerging issues and opportunities that will enhance the control processes. Working across the Enterprise, the Audit team interacts with partners in Capital Markets, Wealth Management, Personal & Commercial, and Enterprise groups.
It is exciting times in BMO Audit as we challenge ourselves to stay ahead of industry and regulatory expectations. BMO's Audit team offers a range of opportunities to help you achieve your very best and grow your career. Within Audit you'll get the opportunity to gain broad experience and perspective on the Bank, its businesses, its culture and team; your ideas will be heard and your potential will always be recognized. This is an ever-evolving environment where you can add value, showcase both your skills and experiences, and continue building your career.

As an Audit Manager you will:
  • Deliver high quality audits that assess internal controls, risk management and governance systems including controls over financial reporting, and processes that help protect our customers
  • Identify high risk circumstances that could lead to material impact on profitability or reputation
  • Provide fair and balanced insights to various managerial levels into current and emerging issues and opportunities that will enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of control processes
  • Engage with and effectively communicate key messages and recommendations to team and core stakeholders
  • Assist business banking group in evaluating strategies, tactics and risks
  • Maintain a high level of knowledge of the industry, business changes and regulatory developments
  • Contribute to an organizational culture that enables high performance, employee morale, integrity and teamwork

Your credentials and experience will include:
  • An undergraduate degree with 5+ years of relevant work experience (i.e. internal or external audit, risk management, assurance services or relevant business experience)
  • Professional designations may include one or more of the following: CPA, CA, CFA, CIA or CISA
  • High level of ambition and initiative, with the ability to breakdown problems and put forward creative and solutions-oriented recommendations within ambiguous environments
  • Strong analytical skills with a detailed mindset
  • Strong written and verbal communication with the ability to synthesize data and convey complex problems and concepts in simple and succinct terms for a variety of audiences; ability to effectively challenge, articulate and defend a position
  • Proven planning and organizing skills with the aptitude to accommodate shifting priorities and manage tight timelines
  • Demonstrates general curiosity and learning agility with the ability to grasp new concepts, processes and risks quickly
  • Collegial by nature, bringing a very strong team-orientation, as well as the confidence to build relationships and credibility with various managerial levels
  • Ability to coach and lead by example, while demonstrating empathy by being aware of others and the challenges within the business
  • Possesses a risk management mindset with strong understanding of risk analysis and control assessment techniques
  • Bilingual (French/English) is a must
  • Experience within financial institutions considered an asset

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.

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