BNY Mellon Careers

Junior Chief of Staff/Communicator – Risk & Compliance Office of the CAO

New York, New York

Job Description

Who we are

For over 230 years, Bank of New York Mellon (BNY Mellon) has been at the center of the global financial markets, providing the world’s leading institutions the tools, capabilities, and services to be distinctive investors. BNY Mellon has approximately $15 billion in revenues and market capitalization of approximately $50 billion. BNY Mellon is a leader in the world of investment services and investment management, and our businesses support the full range of stakeholders of the financial system including:

  • Managing the custody of over $31 trillion financial assets of the world’s leading institutional investors, hedge funds, sovereign wealth funds, and corporates

  • Investing over $1.8 trillion as one of the largest global asset managers across a wide range of asset classes

  • Providing collateral, liquidity, and funding for the world’s largest banks through our markets franchise

  • Serving family offices and high net worth individuals in our top 10 wealth manager ($250 billion assets)

  • Providing a full suite of solutions to advisors, broker-dealers, family offices, hedge and '40 Act fund managers, registered investment advisor firms and wealth managers (over $1.8 trillion in client assets)

  • Advising large global corporations on a range of trust and other solutions

  • Providing integrated managed data services to asset managers (over $4.7 trillion)

In addition, BNY Mellon is a strategic partner to a variety of financial technology companies and a convener of influential industry and market structure forums.


Role Responsibilities:

This role is key in supporting BNY Mellon’s new Chief Risk Officer on strategic initiatives that help shape and impact the Risk & Compliance organization and align it with the bank’s overall strategic priorities.

You will help support the operations of the R&C function such as budgeting, business plans, risk related initiatives, regulatory matters, communications (presentations/speeches), and implementation of policies, standards and or processes. A large part of your role will involve collecting and synthesizing information, and translating it into various forms of messaging including but not limited to:

  • Collecting key information and translating it into Executive Summary in preparation for Executive Committee meetings

  • Weekly communications to the Chairman on Risk & Compliance activity and/or challenges

  • Produce presentations and ad hoc special projects in support of the CAO function


The ideal candidate would have a passion for and track record in:

  • Consulting mindset

  • Being entrepreneurial and self-directed

  • Being intellectually curious and interested in the future of financial services and shaping an industry through one of its major stakeholders

  • Managing complexity and working on multiple projects with an unrelenting focus and prioritization 

  • Being a thoughtful communicator who can express complex ideas in simple, practical terms for a wide range of audiences

  • Leveraging a global mindset and working across a diverse set of environments

  • Strong relationship building for frequent interaction with peers and senior leadership

  • Adept communication, leveraging relationships across the organization

  • Master of PowerPoint


  • Bachelor's degree in a related discipline or equivalent combination of education and experience required; MBA preferred
  • 6-10 years of experience in financial services or business partner function preferred; at least 3 years in project management or applicable business or function and cost-effective budgetary responsibility; experience in the financial services or consulting industry is a plus

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

Primary Location: United States-New York-New York
Internal Jobcode: 70701
Job: Risk
Organization: Risk-HR06016
Requisition Number: 1910514