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Senior Audit Manager, Methodology

Posted 6 days ago

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Job Description

Application Deadline:


100 King Street West

Job Family Group:

Audit, Risk & Compliance

Sets strategic initiatives that propels the Corporate Audit practice forward. Ensures BMO's audit practices are up-to-date, meet professional practices and industry expectations and continually evolve. Ensures initiatives and solutions, methodologies, programs and processes are consistently and effectively implemented across the business/groups. Implements a robust Quality Assurance program ensuring industry and professional standards are met. Develops professional practices to scale and maturity for various roles through defined practice management tools and techniques, standards and the adoption of the associated behaviors. Conducts training, coaching, facilitation and applies change management expertise to drive business results.
  • Key resource providing advice to business/group teams on risk, governance and internal controls.
  • Meets regularly with key stakeholders to provide insights into changes and their impact on methodology and/or quality assurance.
  • Provides advice to leaders on risk, governance and controls.
  • Influences to achieve strategic objectives.
  • Manages resources and leads the execution of strategic initiatives to deliver on business and financial goals.
  • Helps determine business priorities and best sequence for execution of business/group strategy.
  • Makes recommendations to senior leaders on strategy and new initiatives, based on an in-depth understanding of the business/group.
  • Acts as the prime subject matter expert for internal stakeholders including colleagues across Corporate Audit.
  • Ensures alignment amongst stakeholders.
  • Provides proactive leadership and direction to team members as may be required.
  • Provides feedback supporting or completing performance assessments.
  • Develops Data Analytics curriculum for Corporate Audit.
  • Provides insights based on knowledge and data outcomes.
  • Leads change management programs of varying scope and type, including readiness assessments, planning, stakeholder management, execution, evaluation and sustainment of initiatives.
  • Develop communications that are clear and concise.
  • Consistently communicate to influence a solid risk and control culture.
  • Leads the execution of operational programs; assesses and adapts as needed to ensure quality of execution.
  • Employs systems (e.g. tracking reports, rolling averages, etc.) to manage information.
  • Provides advice and guidance on Corporate Audit methodology and processes.
  • Provides advice and guidance on use of Audit-specific tools and technology, to Corporate Audit team members.
  • Maintains working knowledge of the industry, regulatory, broad economic environment, and internal environment, as to the development of new strategies and plans, opportunities and risk, to obtain an understanding of the control environment.
  • Integrates information from multiple sources, conducts analysis, prepares supporting information for Corporate Audit's Annual Plan and Board Reporting Identifies potential themes in deficiencies identified across groups and/or over time.
  • Provides information in support of regulatory examinations, inspections and reviews.
  • Identifies and evaluates the impact of new and emerging technology and technology risk on the organization's processes and control environment.
  • Identifies potential data analytics to be included in their audit and advisory engagements to improve quality and efficiencies.
  • Influences to achieve desired control environment.
  • Supports development and execution of strategic initiatives in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Provides input into the strategic direction of Audit practice including key elements of a "strong" audit practice, the strategic approach to audits for the assigned business/corporate group and strategy for functioning of the centre of competency in which the role has responsibility.
  • Breaks down strategic problems, and analyses data and information to provide practice management insights and recommendations; includes recommendations across a wide range of opportunities to drive business results.
  • Develops and delivers training modules on Corporate Audit methodology, processes, workflow tools or technology.
  • Provides input into Corporate Audit processes identifying opportunities to simplify.
  • Prepares clear, concise communications to audit teams.
  • Executes work to deliver timely, accurate and efficient service.
  • Advances the overall functioning of the Audit group ensuring that practices and methodology applications are maintained at the high-quality level expected of a strong internal audit practice.
  • Maintains the independence of the audit practice and its personnel.
  • Operates at a group/enterprise-wide level and serves as a specialist resource to senior leaders and stakeholders.
  • Applies expertise and thinks creatively to address unique or ambiguous situations and to find solutions to problems that can be complex and non-routine.
  • Implements changes in response to shifting trends.
  • Broader work or accountabilities may be assigned as needed.

  • Typically 7+ years of relevant experience and post-secondary degree in related field of study or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Professional designations or business designation such as CIA, CPA-Audit.
  • Seasoned professional with a combination of education, experience and industry knowledge.
  • Verbal & written communication skills - In-depth / Expert.
  • Analytical and problem solving skills - In-depth / Expert.
  • Influence skills - In-depth / Expert.
  • Collaboration & team skills; with a focus on cross-group collaboration - In-depth / Expert.
  • Able to manage ambiguity.
  • Data driven decision making - In-depth / Expert.
Compensation and Benefits:

$92,400.00 - $171,600.00

Pay Type:


The above represents BMO Financial Group's pay range and type.

Salaries will vary based on factors such as location, skills, experience, education, and qualifications for the role, and may include a commission structure. Salaries for part-time roles will be pro-rated based on number of hours regularly worked. For commission roles, the salary listed above represents BMO Financial Group's expected target for the first year in this position.

BMO Financial Group's total compensation package will vary based on the pay type of the position and may include performance-based incentives, discretionary bonuses, as well as other perks and rewards. BMO also offers health insurance, tuition reimbursement, accident and life insurance, and retirement savings plans. To view more details of our benefits, please visit:

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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.

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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.

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.

About BMO

THERE’S NEVER BEEN A BETTER TIME TO BE PART OF BMO. We’ve set our sights on being the bank that defines great customer experience. Our customers’ needs are changing and so are we. Everyone who works here has a role to play in making a difference for our customers. Every day. It’s an amazing feeling when you know you’re making a customer’s life better, and you can do it at BMO – whether you’re imagining a new product, designing a customer experience, streamlining an application, launching a marketing campaign or just being there in a very human way with the right answer.


Banking & Finance

Company Size

10,000+ employees

Application closing date is 2024-08-09

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