BMO Financial Group Reviews

Updated Jun 30, 2020

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BMO Financial Group Chief Operating Officer Darryl White
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  1. "Great experience"

    5.0
    Former Employee - N/A in New York, NY

    I worked at BMO Financial Group full-time

    Pros

    strong culture and team, strong management

    Cons

    no cons to mention that i can think of

  2. "Good company. Has evolved a lot over the years."

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Director in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at BMO Financial Group full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Lots of smart people. Very involved in the community. Opportunities for advancement.

    Cons

    They send way too many people down from Canada to run the US business. Some of them are not terribly knowledgable about the culture and marketplace.

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  3. "good culture, and generally good management"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Director in Columbus, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at BMO Financial Group full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    empathetic culture, generous PTOs, supportive management

    Cons

    nothing bad to report as cons

  4. "not a bad place to work"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Researcher in Boston, MA

    I worked at BMO Financial Group full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    yes, the benefits were decent

    Cons

    computing technology slow and outdated

  5. "Great Company!"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Campus Recruiter 

    I worked at BMO Financial Group full-time

    Pros

    The culture is great for a new employee!

    Cons

    I wouldn’t say I have anything bad to say.

  6. "Limited Career Growth"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Client Relationship Manager in Chicago, IL
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at BMO Financial Group full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Some ability to move around to different roles. Executive management supports movement into new roles to build skills.

    Cons

    Limited support for mid-level managers to grow - senior management is not as supportive of movement as Execs are. No work life balance. Senior management is too busy managing up to understand what is happening below them.

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  7. "#proudtoworkforBMO"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at BMO Financial Group full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Work Life balance is great

    Cons

    Typical bank culture that impedes progression

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  8. "Business Analyst"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Naperville, IL
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at BMO Financial Group full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Friendly co-workers, work from home benefits, relaxed.

    Cons

    Layoffs, consolidation, low profits, old technology, company does not embrace change or new ideas

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  9. "great organization"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Investment Banking Associate in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at BMO Financial Group full-time

    Pros

    great culture and very engaged senior people

    Cons

    high turnover leads to lack of consistency in materials

  10. Helpful (1)

    "Bad"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Senior Customer Service Representative in Madison, WI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at BMO Financial Group full-time

    Pros

    Stable workplace stupid ppl around

    Cons

    Super boring , pay is bad bad

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