Busey is a dynamic and growing organization with over $10 billion in assets under management; we have a highly accredited team that has been recognized throughout the industry for our expertise in wealth management. The Director of Wealth Management Service Support is a critical partner to a leadership team focused on service excellence and continued growth.
Working in concert with the Wealth Management Service Support leadership team, this position will ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations associated with these activities; responsible for effectively managing the performance of associates providing service support functions and ensuring these individuals are engaged, well trained, and quality oriented. This role will report to the EVP & Service Support Director.
Duties & Responsibilities
Create an outstanding employee experience and winning culture ensuring associates are provided the skills and knowledge needed to effectively deliver outstanding service while maintaining compliance with existing laws and regulations
Demonstrate creativity in the design and development of servicing methods and remain abreast of industry trends
Oversee the development and maintenance of procedures related to WM service support functions
Manage and lead team of WM service support associates ensuring timely completion of performance reviews and providing mentoring and coaching to enhance the performance and development of associates
Develop and maintain strong working relationships with the Wealth Management line of business and other divisions of the bank
Coordinate actions to create positive outcomes that support growth, efficient processing, and positive customer service experiences
Lead the development and monitoring of key performance metrics utilized to measure service performance and risk mitigation of functions within the team
Demonstrate the ability to guide others through the development and implementation of corrective action to improve performance that is not meeting established minimal acceptable performance standards
Oversee the development and monitoring of staffing models to aid in the analysis of staffing needs, areas of significant effort where process reviews may be required to improve workforce utilization, and to facilitate analysis of changing staffing needs within the team
Lead others in recognizing, and planning for, high volume periods and ensuring necessary actions are taken to ensure appropriate staffing is available to support servicing needs during these periods
Lead activities related to bank and system integrations ensuring minimal disruptions to customer service and ensuring accuracy of data throughout the process
Lead small to large scale initiatives by designing and communicating outcomes, managing the delivery of others and meeting or exceeding established deadlines
What You'll Bring
Industry trends, including technology, and a proactive approach to incorporating changes into processes, procedures, and systems with a focus on improving process efficiency and straight through processing
Understanding of accounting requirements related to financial reporting for wealth management
Ensuring accurate reporting of financial data and timely and accurate clearing of reconciling items
Strong working knowledge of existing laws and regulations ensuring adequate controls exist within processing activities; resulting in risk mitigation and minimal audit and examination exception
Strong oral and written communication skills
Solid project and time management skills
Trust policies and procedures
Familiarity with legal documents
Balance producing strong results with proper risk management, strong compliance record in previous position(s)
Manage multiple priorities in a fast paced environment; adaptive to change
Network, partner and influence leaders in various parts of the organization in order to move business forward
Actively participate in the management of vendor relations with core and ancillary systems
Provide input during the annual review process
Lead the search for and review of new technology partners for the wealth management division
Demonstrate effective problem resolution by making effective recommendations and implementing appropriate corrective action
Lead others through change
Make independent decisions for which there are not always precedents
Education & Training
Requires Bachelor's degree
CFP, CTFA, CSOP or FINRA Series 7, 66 (or equivalent), preferred
Requires 5 or more years of related Operations or Trust Administration experience; specifically, 5+ years or more of financial services or brokerage experience preferred; strong business and investment acumen-knowledge of Investment Products, Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs), managed accounts, and employee benefit programs required
Requires knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, etc.) and various file manipulation skills
Proven experience in a leadership capacity, ability to motivate at an individual and team level, experience overseeing other managers preferred
Equal Opportunity Employment is a priority for Busey and all qualified applicants will receive consideration regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, genetic information, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity and expression), marital status, military status, veterans status, citizenship status, disability, order of protection or any other characteristic protected by applicable law or other non-merit based factors. Busey believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.
Internal Number: DIREC03408
As of June 30, 2019, First Busey Corporation (Nasdaq: BUSE) was a $9.61 billion financial holding company headquartered in Champaign, Illinois.
Busey Bank, a wholly-owned bank subsidiary with total assets of $7.66 billion as of June 30, 2019, is headquartered in Champaign, Illinois and has 44 banking centers serving Illinois, 13 banking centers in the St. Louis, Missouri metropolitan area, five banking centers serving southwest Florida and a banking center in Indianapolis, Indiana. Through the Busey Wealth Management division, the Company provides asset management, investment and fiduciary services to individuals, businesses and foundations. As of June 30, 2019, assets under care were approximately $7.47 billion. Busey Bank owns a retail payment processing subsidiary, FirsTech, Inc., which processes approximately 28 million transactions per year using online bill payment, lockbox processing and walk-in payments at its 4,000 agent locations in 43 states. More information about FirsTech, Inc. can be found at firstechpayments.com.
Busey Bank was named among Forbes' 2019 Best-In-State Banks—one of five in Illinois and 173 from across the country, equivalent to 2.8% of all banks. ...Best-In-State Banks are awarded for exceptional customer experiences as determined by a survey sample of 25,000+ banking customers who rated banks on trust, terms and conditions, branch services, digital services and financial advice.
TheBANK of Edwardsville, a wholly-owned bank subsidiary of the Company with total assets of $1.95 billion as of June 30, 2019, is headquartered in Edwardsville, Illinois and has 19 banking centers. Through TheBANK of Edwardsville Wealth Management division, the Company provides asset management, investment and fiduciary services to individuals, businesses and foundations. As of June 30, 2019, assets under care were approximately $1.50 billion.
For more information about us, visit busey.com and 4thebank.com.