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BMO Harris Bank

NCFTA (National Cyber Forensics Training Alliance) - Onsite Fraud Liaison Officer (Pittsburgh, PA) (R210031591_Virtual)

Business and Financial Operations



Full Time


Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States


VIRTUAL38 - HomeRes - PA

Job Family Group:

Audit, Risk & Compliance

The Financial Crimes Unit (FCU) brings together our Cybersecurity, Fraud and Physical Security capabilities to address the ever-growing and increasingly complex global security environment. It is a highly collaborative effort that greatly enhances BMO’s ability to rapidly prevent, detect, respond to, and recover from all security threats. This position offers a unique experience to learn from experienced leaders in the industry, join a team building the 21st century model for security and helping grow the good by protecting our customers and communities.

Location of role will be onsite at the National Cyber-Forensics and Training Alliance: 2000 Technology Drive, Pittsburgh, PA - post pandemic.

Protects BMO people, assets and information, and provides subject matter expertise and oversight on issues pertaining to criminal risk. Provides specialist direction and oversight to business/groups on the identification and management of fraud risks seen at an industry level, mitigation strategies and compliance with operational risk policies. Consolidates and synthesizes fraud intelligence data for delivery to internal/external stakeholders. Develops strategies, management reports and communications for business/groups. Maintains, applies and oversees the compliance and governance of policies and procedures.

  • Represents BMO as a fraud intelligence specialist with industry and law enforcement partners.
  • Identifies and shares emerging issues through on-site, NCFTA liaison network and nationwide bank peer calls to inform decision-making on mitigation strategies and learn industry best practices.
  • Builds effective relationships with internal/external stakeholders including investigators, peers from other financial institutions, law enforcement, and industry working groups.
  • Evaluates emerging threats and makes recommendations to impacted business/groups to reduce financial exposures and minimize the impact of criminal risk.
  • Manages incoming fraud intelligence streams, refers actionable items to fraud operations partners, and tracks resulting savings from fraud prevention efforts.
  • Contributes to issue prioritization, process changes, and development and execution of action plans.
  • Conducts value-assessments on various fraud intelligence streams; recommends changes or decommissioning when appropriate.
  • Ensures fraud issues, risks and opportunities are identified for consideration in policies, standards, and strategies.
  • Analyses qualitative and quantitative fraud intelligence data and provides insights and recommendations.
  • Provides input into the planning and implementation of operational programs.
  • Recommends and implements solutions based on analysis of issues and implications for the business.
  • Exercises judgment to identify, diagnose, and solve problems within given rules.
  • Works independently and regularly handles non-routine, ambiguous situations.
  • Broader work or accountabilities may be assigned as needed.
  • Utilizes database queries to efficiently carry-out investigations of fraud networks.


  • Typically, between 5 - 7 years of relevant experience and a post-secondary degree in related field of study or an equivalent combination of education, experience, and industry knowledge.
  • Verbal & written communication skills – In-depth / expert.
  • Collaboration & team skills – In-depth / expert.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills – In-depth / expert.
  • Influence skills – In-depth / expert.
  • Data driven decision making – In-depth / expert
  • Data manipulation and analysis skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy – Strongly preferred.

We’re here to help

At BMO Harris Bank 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 Harris Bank 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 Harris Bank 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. BMO Harris Bank N.A. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. To request accommodation, please contact your recruiter.