BMO Financial Group Private Wealth Advisor, Director in Barrington, Illinois
Provides advisory-based sales and relationship management to attract, retain and grow a portfolio of prospect and client relationships and deliver an exceptional client experience. Demonstrates an understanding of and care for the client through proactive delivery of holistic advice and solutions designed to meet the client’s specific financial planning needs. Coordinates and integrated team of subject matter experts to craft and execute creative solutions for the client.
Develops and executes the business development strategy, sales targets and the sales results for the assigned region.
Develops internal and external networks and referral sources to grow business in the assigned portfolio / jurisdiction.
Enhances presence in the marketplace by collaborating with other experts (e.g. internal team, outside attorneys, accountants) to create integrated business development plan.
Act as the primary Relationship Manager for assigned client relationships
Leads / assists with creation business proposals or presentations (e.g. relationship plans, financial plans and reviews)
Leads Annual Client Review with team members to evaluate changing needs, increase communication with client, and implement the client experience.
Produces client reports that demonstrate the value provided and assesses clients at-risk for retention.
Makes recommendations to senior leaders on strategy and new initiatives, based on an in-depth understanding of the business/group.
Acts as a subject matter expert on relevant regulations and policies.
May network with industry contacts to gain competitive insights and best practices.
Proactively identifies client needs and concerns to diagnose and facilitate resolution of client issues.
Introduces subject matter experts to the client.
Shares wealth solutions expertise and product knowledge across regional team.
Develops solutions and makes recommendations based on an understanding of the business strategy and stakeholder needs.
Manages resources and leads the execution of strategic initiatives to deliver on business and financial goals.
Recommends business priorities, advises on resource requirements and develops roadmap for strategic execution.
Conducts independent analysis and assessment to resolve strategic issues.
Acts as the prime subject matter expert for internal/external stakeholders.
Builds effective relationships with internal/external stakeholders.
Ensures alignment between stakeholders.
Bridges banking, trust and investment disciplines together for client communications when the full relationship exists.
Breaks down strategic problems, and analyses data and information to provide insights and recommendations.
Monitors and tracks performance, and addresses any issues.
Designs and produces regular and ad-hoc reports, and dashboards.
Builds change management plans of varying scope and type; leads or participates in a variety of change management activities including readiness assessments, planning, stakeholder management, execution, evaluation and sustainment of initiatives.
Leads or participates in defining the communication plan designed to positively influence or change behaviour; develops tailored messaging; and identifies appropriate distribution channels.
Leads the execution of operational programs; assesses and adapts as needed to ensure quality of execution.
Oversees the design, development, and implementation of tools and training required to deliver business results.
Leads/participates in the design, implementation and management of core business/group processes.
Develops and manages a business/group program.
Reviews the program for effectiveness, considers industry trends and recommends enhancements; makes changes as required.
Uses an advisory-based financial planning approach to manage opportunities and relationships.
Supports the achievement of the business plan within the designated territory / region.
Collaborates effectively with internal stakeholders to build capability and drive business growth.
Meets high-quality service standards to maximize relationship retention and growth.
Develops rapport and instills confidence with the client to develop credibility and earn their trust.
Follows through on the risk and compliance processes and policies to ensure we safeguard our customers’ assets, maintain their privacy, act in their best interests, and ensures an effectively run function.
Protects the Bank's assets and complies with all regulatory, legal and ethical requirements.
Operates at a group/enterprise-wide level and serves as a specialist resource to senior leaders and stakeholders.
Applies expertise and thinks creatively to address unique or ambiguous situations and to find solutions to problems that can be complex and non-routine.
Implements changes in response to shifting trends.
Broader work or accountabilities may be assigned as needed. Qualifications:
Typically 7+ years of relevant experience and post-secondary degree in related field of study or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
MBA certification preferred.
Experience dealing with HNW clients and equivalent knowledge base.
Certified Financial Planner is preferred.
Broad knowledge of all facets of wealth management.
In-depth / expert knowledge of Bank products, services and capabilities.
Seasoned professional with a combination of education, experience and industry knowledge.
Verbal & written communication skills - In-depth / Expert.
Analytical and problem solving skills - In-depth / Expert.
Influence skills - In-depth / Expert.
Collaboration & team skills; with a focus on cross-group collaboration - In-depth / Expert.
Able to manage ambiguity.
Data driven decision making - In-depth / Expert.
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