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BMO

Risk & Change Manager

BMO
Location
Toronto, ON
Details
Full Time
6 days ago
Address:
250 Yonge Street

Job Family Group:
Audit, Risk & Compliance

The Risk & Change Manager is accountable for governance of supplier relationships managed by the Supplier Relationship Management team. Working closely with Global Third-Party Risk Management (GTPRM) and Procurement, this role ensures the supplier control framework aligns to BMO Enterprise Standards and Policy, BMO stated risk appetite, and regulatory guidelines through reporting on key metrics and data. This role also has the accountability to coordinate requests and documentation related to audits and will validate, track, and report on supplier adherence to audit and regulatory compliance requirements.

Develops and maintains an effective internal control framework that defines the ways and methods governance is implemented, managed, and monitored in the designated business/group portfolio. The governance framework includes policies, guidelines and provides programs, practices and measures to promote transparency, accuracy, consistency across groups. Applies specialized knowledge of risk management, regulatory compliance and internal controls related to business processes and information.
  • Supports development and execution of strategic initiatives in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Breaks down strategic problems, and analyses data and information to provide insights and recommendations.
  • Manages databases and provides support for analysis, forecasting and/or data visualization, ensuring adherence with data governance standards.
  • Leads or participates in defining the communication plan designed to positively influence or change behaviour; develops tailored messaging; and identifies appropriate distribution channels.
  • Supports change management of varying scope and type; tasks typically focused on execution and sustainment activities.
  • Leads or assists in the execution of oversight/governance activities.
  • Leads or assists with the maintenance, monitoring, measurement & reporting on the status of the internal controls governance framework/program to various internal & external stakeholder audiences.
  • Develops governance and control-related solutions and makes recommendations based on an understanding of the business strategy and stakeholder needs.
  • Provides advice and guidance to assigned business/group on the implementation of the control framework, including effective challenge.
  • Performs testing on design of controls as required e.g. observation, inspection, replication, recalculation to ensure risks are identified and controls are effective.
  • Reviews processes and identifies opportunities for risk mitigation through proposing new controls or revising existing controls.
  • Identifies where corrective actions are required and escalates per guidelines; ensures corrective action is taken as necessary.
  • Coordinates and participates in the execution of oversight/governance activities including reporting; assessment of education & training needs, development/delivery of training; development and execution of regulatory administration processes & procedures; management of review/updates to policies, etc.
  • Consults with stakeholders to improve consistency and transparency of control measurement/metrics and reporting.
  • Assists with the interpretation of new or changing regulations and assessing impacts to the governance frameworks.
  • Develops and maintains in-depth knowledge of business and related risk management requirements and legislative/regulatory directives and guidance.
  • Builds effective relationships with internal/external stakeholders.
  • Ensures alignment between stakeholders.
  • Analyzes data and information to provide insights and recommendations.
  • Documents the internal control governance system, processes and framework to describe compliance requirements, activities, processes, roles & responsibilities.
  • Develops tools, checklists and communications to address gaps, issues and new requirements.
  • Monitors and tracks performance; addresses any issues.
  • Focus is primarily on business/group within BMO; may have broader, enterprise-wide focus.
  • Exercises judgment to identify, diagnose, and solve problems within given rules.
  • Works independently on a range of complex tasks, which may include unique situations.
  • Broader work or accountabilities may be assigned as needed.
    Qualifications:
  • Typically between 4 - 6 years of relevant experience and post-secondary degree in related field of study or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience in risk management, audit, compliance, governance and/or project management is preferred.
  • In-depth knowledge of business and regulatory environment.
  • In-depth knowledge & experience with risk policy frameworks; quality control/testing frameworks. e.g. SOX 404, COBIT and COSO frameworks.
  • Technical proficiency gained through education and/or business experience.
  • Verbal & written communication skills - In-depth.
  • Collaboration & team skills - In-depth.
  • Analytical and problem solving skills - In-depth.
  • Influence skills - In-depth.
  • Data driven decision making - In-depth.


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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.
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Accounting