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BMO Financial Group Senior Manager, Treasury and Payment Solutions in Chicago, Illinois

Team leadership, development and support of the sales process and activities translating to business development and revenue growth. Supervise Treasury Analyst and Advisors in setting objectives and managing the day-to-day sales support function for Treasury & Payment Solutions (TPS) Specialty Sectors including Real Estate & Infrastructure, Vehicle & Equipment Finance, Food & Consumer, Financial Sponsor and Cross-Border. Assist sales teams in achievement of sales targets and KPIs established by business plans. Continuously assess and improve the work processes for sales and service management, risk management and compliance within prescribed limits to maximize effectiveness and efficiency. Influences the strategic direction of the line of business assisting with the development, prioritization and implementation of business, technology, sales and service, channel optimization and enhanced customer experience.

  • Fosters a culture aligned to BMO purpose, values and strategy and role models BMO values and behaviours in all that they do.

  • Ensures alignment between values and behaviour that fosters diversity and inclusion.

  • Regularly connects work to BMO’s purpose, sets inspirational goals, defines clear expected outcomes, and ensures clear accountability for follow through.

  • Builds interdependent teams that collaborate across functional and operating groups to create the highest value for all stakeholders.

  • Attracts, retains, and enables the career development of top talent.

  • Improves team performance, recognizes and rewards performance, coaches employees, supports their development, and manages poor performance.

  • Identifies issues, gaps and process improvements through open communication both internally and with other bank areas, and through the monitoring of productivity against benchmarks.

  • Collaborates to generate ideas, identify client solutions, pursue sector marketing efforts, cover clients, and deliver timely solutions.

  • Provides strategic input into business decisions as a trusted advisor.

  • Makes recommendations to senior leaders on strategy and new initiatives, based on an in-depth understanding of the business/group.

  • Recommends business priorities, advises on resource requirements and develops roadmap for strategic execution.

  • Advises on sales strategy based on a deep understanding of the market, relevant industry verticals, market competitors, client needs and business growth opportunities.

  • May network with industry contacts to gain competitive insights and best practices.

  • Leads change management programs of varying scope and type, including readiness assessments, planning, stakeholder management, execution, evaluation and sustainment of initiatives.

  • Directly manage the annual review process, interim reviews, specified quarterly reports and resolution of exceptions.

  • Maintains accurate documentation and ensure adherence to prescribed policies and procedures and overall safety of the Bank’s position.

  • Leads the execution of operational programs; assesses and adapts as needed to ensure quality of execution.

  • 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.

  • Leadership, management experience needed

  • Treasury and/or banking industry experience preferred

  • 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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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.

To find out more visit us at https://jobs.bmoharris.com

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.

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