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We're seeking a future team member for the role of Public Finance Bankerto join our Markets Business team.This role is located in either New York, NY or Pittsburgh, PA (Hybrid- requires 3 days in the office).
What we do:
The Markets group helps clients solve their trading, financing and liquidity needs through innovative solutions, services, market insights, industry expertise and scalable technology. We deliver foreign exchange execution, securities finance, equity and fixed income origination and investment solutions and liquidity services.
Team & Role:
The position will be part of the Public Finance team within BNY Mellon Capital Markets. The Public Finance team provides bond underwriting, financial advisory, variable rate bond remarketing, reinvestment and other services to States, municipalities, non-profits, real estate developers, health care providers, higher educational institutions, corporate issuers with a sustainable lens and other entities around their financing needs. The team works very closely with our Municipal Bond Trading and Underwriting Desk as well as our Securities Sales representatives. In addition, we frequently connect with our colleagues from other Lines of Business at BNY Mellon such as Derivatives Desk, Corporate Trust, Institutional Lending, Asset Servicing and other groups.
With guidance, evaluates and pursues new business opportunities and client prospects, focusing on responsible business growth that is compliant, of acceptable risk and profitable. Serves in a consultative role to prospects, advising top leadership on the best way to achieve their short- and long- term financing objectives through the firm's solutions. Prospects are located across the United States. Incumbents follow leads that come into the organization from other lines of business as well as generating leads themselves. May assist a more senior Business Development colleague on large or complex accounts to gain breadth/depth of knowledge. May be responsible for achieving organic incremental growth from existing clients. Locates potential prospects through in-depth industry research and an understanding of the market environment, including short- and long-term trends, fixed income market conditions, competitor offerings, regulatory developments etc.
Screens and evaluates prospects by analyzing market strategies, deal requirements, growth potential, financials and internal firm priorities. Works with existing clients and prospects on their strategic and financial vision and uses an understanding of the firm's solutions and value proposition to help them achieve that vision. May help develop a negotiation strategy and position to align prospect needs to firm offerings. Assists with closing of new prospects by contributing analyses supporting deal structures (pricing, contract terms, etc.) that achieve optimal terms for both the client and the firm. Assists with ensuring that deals are compliant with all regulations. Follows up with other firm-wide resources (marketing, legal, compliance, etc.) to gather needed information required to finalize a proposal/deal. Work closely with related teams and other firm-wide resources (marketing, legal, compliance, etc.) to ensure all risk management/compliance activities relevant to business development activities are conducted and captured. Tracks and reports on business development results.
The job presents an attractive opportunity for a public finance banker to service their existing client base as well as significant opportunity to market the firm's services to prospective clients. The job can leverage the relationships that other BNY Mellon lines of business have with clients. BNY Mellon offers a comprehensive suite of products and services that can meet the needs of existing and prospective clients. There are extensive sales support, marketing, underwriting, trading and compliance resources in place to facilitate the business development efforts. In addition, there is a strong internal referral network in place to assist the position in generating new client mandates.
The successful candidate will demonstrate/possess:
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BNY Mellon offers highly competitive compensation, benefits, and wellbeing programs rooted in a strong culture of excellence and our pay-for-performance philosophy. We provide access to flexible global resources and tools for your life's journey. Focus on your health, foster your personal resilience, and reach your financial goals as a valued member of our team, along with generous paid leaves that can support you and your family through moments that matter.
BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans. Our ambition is to build the best global team - one that is representative and inclusive of the diverse talent, clients and communities we work with and serve - and to empower our team to do their best work. We support wellbeing and a balanced life, and offer a range of family-friendly, inclusive employment policies and employee forums.
BNY Mellon assesses market data to ensure a competitive compensation package for our employees. The base salary for this position is expected to be between $89,000 and $165,000 per year at the commencement of employment. However, base salary if hired will be determined on an individualized basis, including as to experience and market location, and is only part of the BNYM total compensation package, which, depending on the position, may also include commission earnings, discretionary bonuses, short and long-term incentive packages, and Company-sponsored benefit programs.
This position is at-will and the Company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, change in geographic location, Company or individual department/team performance, and market factors.
BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities/Females/Individuals With Disabilities/Protected Veterans.
Our ambition is to build the best global team - one that is representative and inclusive of the diverse talent, clients and communities we work with and serve - and to empower our team to do their best work. We support wellbeing and a balanced life, and offer a range of family-friendly, inclusive employment policies and employee forums.