BMO Financial Group Senior Business Analyst - (Data & Finance) in Ontario, Canada


The Business Analyst (BA) works as a liaison among business and technical stakeholders to elicit, analyze, communicate, and validate requirements for changes to business processes, policies, information, and information systems. Collaborating with both the Information Technology (IT) project teams and business partners, the BA collects, clarifies, and translates business requirements into documentation and conceptual design, from which application and solutions are developed.


-With the direction of a senior resource, defines and/or redefines business needs for new and/or enhanced products, services, or optimized business processes in order to meet the business objectives

-Understands business problems and opportunities in the context of the requirements and recommends solution(s) that enable the organization to achieve its goals

-Adheres to the recommended Requirements Management Process, practices, and deliverables to support the organizational standards and ensure consistency of deliverables

-Understands and follows a requirements management plan specific to the project so that activities and milestones of the project team can be measured against the goals of the plan to determine project progress

-Identifies and documents the business partner’s functional and data requirements based on a business process description to ensure that the final deliverable coincides with the context of the business operations

-Manages and documents the translation of business needs into requirements to communicate to the project team activities, resources, and deliverables necessary to meet business objectives

-Utilizes corporate standard software, template, and tools to create documentation in accordance with corporate standards

-Participates in investigations, interviews, and formal or informal requirements gathering sessions to understand stakeholder needs

-Recognizes discrepancies between business needs and deliverables, when reviewing and validating requirements, and communicates these discrepancies to stakeholders to ensure that they understand and either accept these discrepancies or identify a need to change project direction

-Documents formal change request(s) as required to capture changes in project scope

Investigates operations-related problems/inquiries and recommends and coordinates solutions to address such issues



  • Demonstrates good writing and documentation skills

  • Possesses good problem-solving and analytical skills

  • Displays good relationship management skills

  • Demonstrates excellent communication skills

  • Good understanding and use of tools associated with the role (e.g. MS Word, Excel,PPT, Visio)

  • Communicates easily with stakeholders in varying situations (e.g., one-on-one interviews, formal requirement gathering sessions, etc.)

At our company, we have been helping our customers and communities for over 195 years. Working with us means being part of a team of talented and passionate individuals with a shared focus on working together to deliver great customer experiences. We stand behind your success with the support you need to turn your potential into performance.

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BMO Financial Group is committed to an inclusive, equitable and accessible workplace. By embracing diversity, we gain strength through our people and our perspectives. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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