BMO Financial Group Senior Treasury Advisor, Institutional Markets in Chicago, Illinois
The Senior Treasury Advisor will support the Treasury Sales Consultant and their portfolio. This includes achieving sales and other targets established by business plans. The Senior Advisor will support Institutional markets. Continuously assesses and improves the work processes for sales and service management, risk management and compliance within prescribed limits to maximize effectiveness and efficiency. Optimizes opportunities through deal teams and sales calls, maximizing business success. 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.
Provides support for sales activities such as presentations, bids/proposals, requests for proposals ( RFP) and requests for information(RFI)
Develops an effective external network to support the identification of new and increased Treasury, Deposit, Card, Investment and lending business opportunities.
Retains and expands existing relationships to achieve portfolio retention, sales, service, and profitability objectives.
Establishes and enhances the Bank’s brand by participating in meaningful and focused business and community.
Participates in industry forums and conferences to keep apprised of all industry trends, competitive insights, products and services.
Provides subject matter expertise on market conditions and trends to maintain a high level of environmental awareness.
Coordinates cash management product implementation and financial transaction set-up.
Ensures consistent personnel training throughout the team.
Acts as the daily sales contact for the client for sales related questions such as product information, pricing, implementation timeframes and requirements.
Acts as the key sales contact with the client to gather the required detailed information necessary to move the sale forward in the process, including completing all necessary documentation.
Provides assistance to the team in pre-sales such as pitch preparation and client research and preparation of prospect and client files for action by the Treasury Sales Consultant.
Tracks implementation requests to keep the process on track with timelines, ensures accurate billing to clients.
Tracks Internal reports and recommends improvements to sales support materials based on findings and feedback.
Compiles pre-call and post call information packages by accessing internal systems and bank personnel to validate client holdings, pricing, and volumes.
Provides research and data gathering to sales team to facilitate solution to the client’s/prospect’s business and needs.
Assists with sales and service administration and processing ensuring client experience is seamless and opportunities are identified and met.
Maintains current client information on Bank system/files to ensure client history is accurate and complete.
Focus is primarily on Mid Corporate clients within BMO; may have broader, enterprise-wide focus.
Exercises judgment to identify, diagnose, and solve problems within given rules.
Works independently on a range of complex tasks, which may include unique situations.
Broader work or accountabilities may be assigned as needed.
Typically between 3+ years of relevant experience and post-secondary degree in related field of study or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Institutional Markets experience required.
Treasury experience preferred
Sales support experience or desire to be in a sales role experience is important.
Technical proficiency gained through education and/or business experience. Knowledge of Livelink, APMS and XAA experience a plus. Excel and PowerPoint experience required.
Verbal & written communication skills - In-depth.
Collaboration & team skills - In-depth.
Analytical and problem solving skills - In-depth.
Influence skills - In-depth.
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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.
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