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BMO Financial Group Bank Manager Opportunities in Chicago, Illinois


Joining one of the largest banks in North America, you’ll lead your own branch and take ownership of the customer experience.

It’s a chance to challenge your management skills, backed by all the resources of a major financial organization.

As a Bank Manager you will:

  • Lead all branch business and activities, including the loan and balance sheet and sales performance

  • Manage and mitigate risk exposure for the branch

  • Maintain strong relationships with diverse internal partners including financial services advisors, private bankers and service representatives

  • Grow the branch business by identifying and addressing gaps in the customer community

  • Manage sales to individual and small business customers

  • Coach others in consultative sales processes and other branch activities

  • Empower the branch team, ensuring each employee reaches their sales targets

It starts with your team

At BMO Harris Bank, we believe a positive customer experience starts with a good employee experience. Inspiring your team and driving the business to the next level, you’ll find plenty to challenge you as you set the culture of your branch. We never forget we’re part of the local community and are committed to supporting neighborhood businesses, helping people improve their financial health and volunteering our time and expertise. As a Branch Manager you’ll take the lead in all of these activities, ensuring other team members achieve their goals as you grow the business. Leading by example, you’ll combine exceptional customer service with a proactive attitude to resolving issues and generating new business. At the same time, you’ll develop your own expertise in retail banking and beyond, with plenty of scope to showcase your talents and grow your career.


Qualifications and experience

To make an impact on our organization you’ll need:

  • Three to five years’ experience in the finance industry

  • Leadership or management experience

  • A track-record of sales success

  • A professional approach and a high level of integrity

  • Experience of developing talent and managing teams, especially in the sales arena

  • The ability to assess and manage risk

  • To be well-organized with the ability to multi-task and prioritize

  • A proactive, strategic and innovative approach to work

  • A university degree (preferred)

For employees who will be working in the U.S. the following applies: This position will act as an originator of consumer loans as defined by Regulation Z, Regulation G, and the Secure and Fair Enforcement for Mortgage Licensing Act (the S.A.F.E. Act). This position will require a Federal registration with the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System and Registry. The Bank will instruct you on the registration requirements needed to comply with this requirement. A criminal background review and credit history evaluation will be required for this position as well as restrictions on performing in a real estate agent capacity.

We’re here to help

At BMO Harris Bank we have a shared purpose; we put the customer at the center of everything we do – helping people is in our DNA. For 200 years we have thought about the future—the future of our customers, our communities and our people. We help our customers and our communities by working together, innovating and pushing boundaries to bring them our very best every day. Together we’re changing the way people think about a bank.

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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BMO Harris Bank 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. BMO Harris Bank N.A. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. To request accommodation, please contact your recruiter.

Job Field:

Retail Banking Sales & Service

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Primary Location:

United States-Illinois-Chicago

Other Location(s):

United States-Illinois-Arlington Heights, United States-Illinois-Cary, United States-Illinois-Aurora, United States-Illinois-Barrington, United States-Illinois-Buffalo Grove, United States-Illinois-Batavia, United States-Illinois-Chicago, United States-Illinois-Belvidere, United States-Illinois-Bloomingdale, United States-Illinois-Broadview, United States-Illinois-Bensenville, United States-Illinois-Carpentersville, United States-Illinois-Carol Stream, United States-Illinois-Hinsdale, United States-Illinois-Bartlett, United States-Illinois-Hoffman Estates, United States-Illinois-Algonquin, United States-Illinois-Geneva, United States-Illinois-Addison