BMO Financial Group Private Banking Officer - BMO Private Wealth in London, Ontario
20 Erb Street West
Job Family Group:
Wealth Sales & Service
Supports the delivery of the customer experience for private banking clients. Provides high quality customer service to all existing and potential clients displaying a comprehensive knowledge of products. Recognizes the appropriate time to proactively identify and discuss clients’ needs and works collaboratively with the branch and regional teams to identify and make referrals. Ensures compliance and operational effectiveness.
Assists in preparing new business proposals or presentations to clients/prospects.
Identifies customer needs and matches with appropriate products or services using relationship selling techniques, including making referrals to other BMO employees.
Identifies and recommends workflow process alternatives that can lead to improved efficiency and service levels.
Determines client needs and ensures timely and accurate completion of transaction processing.
Takes ownership of client inquiries/ concerns/ complaints, ensuring timely resolution and referring as appropriate.
Maintains detailed knowledge and understanding of integrated private banking services and offerings as well as a detailed understanding of the strategic direction of the business.
Collaborates with internal and external stakeholders in order to deliver on business objectives.
Analyzes data and information to provide insights and recommendations.
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.
Provides timely, accurate service and support to Private Bankers by completing a wide variety of credit, non-credit, and related activities.
Adheres to all banking, investment and lending regulations, Policies and Procedures, legal and ethical requirements, process requirements, bank guidelines and established risk guidelines.
Follows security and safeguarding procedures and applies appropriate due diligence for the prevention of loss due to fraud, counterfeiting money laundering or defalcation in accordance with Bank policy.
Participates in audits and compliance reviews as assigned.
Identifies and escalates all irregularities and discrepancies to management.
Completes complex & diverse tasks within given rules/limits and may include handling escalations from other employees.
Analyzes issues and determines next steps.
Broader work or accountabilities may be assigned as needed.
Typically between 3 - 5 years of relevant experience and post-secondary degree in related field of study or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
RISR qualified (Minimum IFIC completed; CSC preferred).
Working knowledge of personal (primarily) and commercial credit and non-credit products, monitoring/operational processes and applications.
Understanding of the Lending Process and supporting policies.
Understanding of loan and security documentation, including registration and renewal routine.
Knowledge and understanding of banking services.
Knowledge of mutual fund/investment products.
Verbal & written communication skills - Good.
Organization skills - Good.
Collaboration & team skills - Good.
Analytical and problem solving skills - Good.
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At BMO 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 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.bmo.com/ca/en.
BMO 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. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. To request accommodation, please contact your recruiter.
BMO Financial Group Serving customers for 200 years and counting, BMO is a highly diversified financial services provider – the 8th largest bank, by assets, in North America. With total assets of $728 billion as of October 31, 2018, and a team of diverse and highly engaged employees, BMO provides a broad range of personal and commercial banking, wealth management and investment banking products and services to more than 12 million customers and conducts business through three operating groups: Personal and Commercial Banking, BMO Wealth Management and BMO Capital Markets.We serve Canadian clients through BMO Bank of Montreal®, our personal and commercial banking business, BMO Nesbitt Burns®*, one of Canada's leading wealth management firms, and BMO Capital Markets™, our North American investment and corporate banking division.In the United States, clients are served through BMO Harris Bank, a major U.S. Midwest personal and commercial bank, and BMO Private Bank, with wealth management offices across the United States, as well as BMO Capital Markets™, our North American investment and corporate banking division.We help our customers make money make sense by delivering the broadest range of financial services through a single point of contact. Our financial service professionals provide access to any services our customers require across the entire enterprise.