BMO Financial Group Director, Equipment Finance - Commercial Banking in San Francisco, California
We are adding to our team in Northern California for BMO Equipment Finance supporting our North American Commercial Bank. This role will be centrally based out of the territory in San Francisco or Sacramento covering Northern California with a hybrid work arrangement.
Facilitates growth initiatives for the Bank through significant business development and excellent management of key client relationships. Maintains an outstanding and continuous record of significant revenue generation from sales and syndications from key clients. Ensures the required internal control standards, including adherence to audit, regulatory and compliance policies.
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.
Leads and executes business development plans to that business goals are achieved or exceeded.
Delivers reliable activities in instituting cross-selling initiatives to clients across all areas of the firm and transitioning them into sales.
Provides deal structuring expertise and additional expertise as knowledge base and needs dictate.
Negotiates transactions with clients on highly complex matters.
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.
Acts as a subject matter expert on relevant regulations and policies.
Develops the business case by identifying needs, analysing potential options and assessing expected return on investment.
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.
Coordinates the management of databases; ensures alignment and integration of data in adherence with data governance standards.
Leads change management programs of varying scope and type, including readiness assessments, planning, stakeholder management, execution, evaluation and sustainment of initiatives.
Manages the risk of the assigned complex portfolio in a timely and precise manner.
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.
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 Sales Professional Planning.
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.
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.
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.
Compensation and Benefits:
$105,000.00 - $150,000.00
The base salary represents BMO Financial Group’s hiring range for this position. Actual salaries will vary and will be based on various factors, such as location, skills, experience, and qualification for the role. Salaries for part-time roles will be pro-rated based on number of hours regularly worked.
Base salary is one component of BMO Financial Group’s total compensation package for employees, which may include performance-based incentives, commissions or discretionary bonuses, as well as other perks and rewards. BMO also offers health insurance, tuition reimbursement, accident and life insurance, and retirement savings plans. To view more details of our benefits, please visit: www.bmousbenefits.com .
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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.
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