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As an Intern in BMO Finance Group, you will gain valuable hands-on experience working alongside leading professionals while building your professional skills in digital finance and accounting specialties including reporting, process optimization, internal controls and other areas using the Workiva solution.
You will be involved in developing business requirements, policies and procedures, technical and data transformation requirements, and designing/ implementing a variety of solutions that help BMO address challenging business issues.
Work you’ll do
You will optimize processes, develop requirements, create roadmaps, and manipulate, and manage data connections, tool workflows, templates and permissions to deliver meaningful transformation leveraging Workiva solution. Sample responsibilities include:
Working with BMO Finance to understand business challenges and identify solutions to drive desired outcomes
Performing current state assessment of client accounting, reporting, reconciliation, data, and algorithm capabilities
Leveraging tools to enable actionable decision making
Developing system requirements, designing and prototyping, testing, training, defining support procedures and implementing with specific focus on Workiva
Mapping data flows and to identify optimal design and governance options as well as potential risks
Validate and test workflows and external disclosures on a testing and real time basis
Developing business solutions leveraging emerging automation tools.
Undergraduate or master’s degree in the following majors with relevant business, technology, data and/or analytical focused coursework:
Business: Accounting, Economics, Finance, Business Analytics
Technology: Management Information Systems, Accounting Information Systems, Computer Science
Math/Engineering: Computer Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, Industrial Engineering
Strong communication, team building, teaming and presentation experience
Ability to work independently and manage multiple projects/assignments/responsibilities in a fast-paced environment
Demonstrated problem solving and critical thinking skills
Experience in building finance and accounting models and using purpose-built or custom-built solutions
Experience in leading and developing teams
Experience with packaged technologies – Workiva
Project experience in areas such as process mapping, root cause/gap analysis/best fit, requirements gathering / definition development, financial modeling and value mapping
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
High energy, result driven person
Ability to energize teams through inclusiveness and connection with people
As a co-op/intern student at BMO, you will have the opportunity to be heard, keep growing and make a difference. You will be part of our campus program to gain the skills and knowledge needed to take on roles similar to the description listed below.
Our student experience is designed to integrate you to the BMO team from day one by adding value in the work you do. You will have the opportunity to participate in programs such as the Women in Technology Mentorship Program, BMO First Friend peer assignment, BMO Social Squad student-led activities, BMO U corporate learning platform and access to various Employee Resource Groups to further develop your network within BMO.
Note: Only students currently enrolled in an academic program and returning to their studies will be considered for Co-op/Internship opportunities. Student who recently graduated are invited to apply to our New Grad opportunities which are available at https://jobs.bmo.com/ca/en/new-grad
To apply for this opportunity, please submit your cover letter, resume and an unofficial copy of your academic transcript. By applying for this general posting, you will be considered for a number of different student opportunities across multiple locations. If you are selected to move forward, you will be provided additional information.
Consolidates, analyzes, and reports on the financial performance of the business / group to support the month-, quarter-, and year-end closing process, including financial reporting and financial governance. Supports an efficient and effective accounting function that uses common information sources and practices, reduces ongoing costs, and increases service level performance.
We’re here to help
At BMO we are driven by a shared Purpose: Boldly Grow the Good in business and life. It calls on us to create lasting, positive change for our customers, our communities and our people. By working together, innovating and pushing boundaries, we transform lives and businesses, and power economic growth around the world.
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://jobs.bmo.com/ca/en.
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.
Note to Recruiters: BMO does not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to BMO, directly or indirectly, will be considered BMO property. BMO will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. A recruiting agency must first have a valid, written and fully executed agency agreement contract for service to submit resumes.