BNY Mellon Careers

Sr. Advisor, Relationship Mgmt

Jersey City, New Jersey; Oak Brook, Illinois
Customer/Client Service


Job Description

Independently develops the strategic plan for managing and growing existing client relationships with a focus on revenue retention and incremental account growth. Serves in a consultative role to the client, advising client top leadership (C-Suite) on the best way to achieve short- and long- term strategic objectives. Assigned clients are of critical importance to the firms achievement of both its operational and strategic goals and objectives. Client accounts are usually global and significantly large in size and complex, requiring depth of knowledge in a niche area or significant breadth of knowledge across numerous products/services. Leads team implementation of firm-wide initiatives if necessary. Incumbent is known internally and externally as an expert on industry trends and competitor services/ offerings and collaborates with senior business leaders/key stakeholders to achieve results. Has deep strategic insight into clients business environment. Primary client advocate and ultimate escalation point for client satisfaction. Consult with clients on their strategic vision and how the firm can help them achieve that vision. Promote firm services/offerings to achieve account growth. May evaluate and structure deal (pricing, contract terms, etc.) to determine the optimal terms for both the client and the firm. Conduct frequent and regular check-ins with assigned clients, ensuring their continued satisfaction and strategic alignment with firm services/product offerings. Continually evaluate client needs and ensure sustained client engagement. Provide clients with industry expertise sharing trends as well as current and potential impact on the client business model. Typically recommend product/service enhancements internally in order to fill underserved client interests and recommend product/services directly to the client. Develop, track and report on relationship strategy/results for assigned client portfolio. Contribute to the development of team/unit metrics and dashboards and roadmaps. Work closely with business development teams to ensure relationship management strategy is communicated to and executed by account management and client service teams. Keep abreast of client account activity occurring throughout the firm and serve as the ultimate escalation point for client satisfaction. Conduct service review meetings and assist in client training, sharing of market information/experience. May prospect new clients in a similar industry or segment of existing clients. Contribute to the development of overall RM strategies for the unit. May work with other Relationship Managers and/or marshal firm-wide resources (marketing, legal, compliance, etc.) to ensure client needs are being addressed and to proactively inform clients of industry developments or firm thought leadership. Recommend areas for firm thought leadership efforts based on client feedback and may deliver thought leadership feedback both internally and externally to clients. Ensures client onboarding and/or risk management activities are conducted and captured (KYC, BAC, etc.) Serves as the interface for compliance, regulatory, reputational matters between clients and the Bank. In some regional/local markets may manage relationships with regulators directly. Attend industry events and conferences to remain visible in the market and remain current on industry trends and competitor services/offerings. No direct reports. Provide guidance to less experienced Relationship Managers as needed. May lead small, diverse teams and enlist and lead other RMs to assist in managing very large, global complex accounts. Teams are geographically dispersed with multiple reporting lines, adding to complexity of oversight. Responsible for achievement of organic, incremental growth (revenue, asset) goals within assigned client portfolio. Manages overall relationship profitability of strategic, highly complex, and high profile clients. 

Qualifications

Bachelors degree or the equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Advanced/graduate degree preferred. 12 plus years of total work experience preferred. Financial Services experience with a particular client type or product (Hedge, Pension, etc.) preferred as is prior experience in Relationship Management, Client Services or Account Management.Applicable local/regional licenses or certifications as required by the business. As global firm, bi-lingual capabilities are helpful as is an understanding of local/cultural nuances important for client trust.

For over 230 years, the people of BNY Mellon have been at the forefront of finance, expanding the financial markets while supporting investors throughout the investment lifecycle. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments & safeguards nearly one-fifth of the world's financial assets. BNY Mellon remains one of the safest, most trusted and admired companies. Every day our employees make their mark by helping clients better manage and service their financial assets around the world. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, clients count on the people of BNY Mellon across time zones and in 35 countries and more than 100 markets. It's the collective ambition, innovative thinking and exceptionally focused client service paired with a commitment to doing what is right that continues to set us apart. Make your mark: bnymellon.com/careers.

Pershing provides critical business process, financial and technology solutions for financial organizations around the globe. We operate behind the scenes to power transformational change for broker-dealers, registered investment advisors, independent financial advisers, hedge fund and '40 Act fund managers and individual investors. We strive to be innovators, developing open architecture technology and financial solutions to support our customers' growth. We advocate on behalf of our customers and help them respond to regulatory reform and drive positive outcomes for our industry and investors. From our core business as an industry-leading trade execution, clearing and custody provider, we have evolved into a global multifaceted firm that provides investment solutions, forward-thinking technology-driven efficiencies, practice management and service excellence.

BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Minorities/Females/Individuals With Disabilities/Protected Veterans.


Primary Location: United States-New Jersey-Jersey City
Internal Jobcode: 70056
Job: Customer/Client Service
Organization: Pershing-HR06431
Requisition Number: 1804322