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Senior Investment Counsellor

Job Req ID 21277614 Primary Location Bertrange, Luxembourg Job Category Private Client Product Services
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The Senior Investment Counselor is a strategic professional who closely follows latest trends in own field and adapts them for application within own job and the business. Recognized subject matter expert within one area. Strong commercial awareness is a necessity. Is an acknowledged authority both within and outside area of expertise. Typically a small number of people within the business that provide the same level of expertise. Excellent communication skills required in order to negotiate internally, often at a senior level. Some external communication is typically required. Provides advanced judgment and conducts in-depth quantitative or qualitative analysis to solve problems and develop new, innovative solutions. Required to think beyond existing solutions, assumptions or current knowledge of sophisticated areas. Significant impact on a function and/or the business through making decisions that determine technical approaches and strategies for the area. Citi Private Bank’s objective is to further enhance its ability to build relationships with, and service the investment needs of ultra-high net worth clients in the US.

Responsibilities:

  • Investment counselors joining Citi Private Bank will be distinguished and highly accomplished at establishing, growing and managing investment relationships with ultra-high net worth clients.They should be experienced in the implementation and oversight of investment solutions, and in providing advice and guidance on markets and actionable investment ideas. Appropriate candidates will possess the credibility to cultivate trusting relationships with existing ultra-high net worth clients of Citi Private Bank, and should be entrepreneurial and capable of bringing in new clients/investment relationships. Candidates for the position should be collaborative and team oriented, able to leverage a wide array of internal partners.

  • Looking after clients with a minimum net worth of $50 million

  • Direct coverage of 25-40 Clients

  • Directly serviced investment AUMs  -  Min $200 million

  • Working towards agreed revenue targets

  • Take responsibility and ownership for client investment relationships

  • Provide superior advice on markets, products, and asset allocation

  • Promote new products and managers and comprehensively monitor existing ones

  • Travel needed

  • Effectively ensures that client’s risk profiles (IOS) are in line with current clients positions

  • Fully recognises, regardless of size or complexity, the changes in client's environment which may present opportunities or potential threats

  • Displays broad base of execution skills, having successfully completed a range of complex transactions

  • Demonstrates strong creative and interpersonal skills coupled with an entrepreneurial spirit and selling skills

  • Leverage existing client relationships, local network and investment experience to introduce new ultra-high net worth clients to Citi Private Bank.

  • Build and manage a successful practice centered on deepening relationships by providing potential and existing clients with appropriate investment advice and solutions.

  • Combine in depth knowledge of traditional and alternative investments with wealth planning and private banking services to optimize client service and cross-marketing opportunities.

  • Work across currencies, asset classes, markets and jurisdictions

  • Engage and advise clients on brokerage activity and execute trades seamlessly.

  • Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm's reputation and safeguarding Citigroup, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to Policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency.

Skills:

  • Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers and clients.

  • Fluent German language skills (proficiency of other European languages a plus)

  • Successful team worker with ability to work individually

  • Ability to work under stress in possibly volatile market conditions

  • Possess high level of professionalism and strong personal integrity

  • High level of competence in Bloomberg, Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Strong creative and interpersonal skills coupled with an entrepreneurial spirit and selling skills

  • Possesses a broad base of execution skills, having successfully completed a range of complex transactions with bankers

Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of experience

  • Fluent German language skills (proficiency of other European languages a plus)

  • Extensive experience in providing investment advice and solutions.

  • CFA, MBA degree or other advanced degree a plus.

  • Requires advanced judgment and conducts in-depth analysis to solve problems and develop new, innovative solutions. Required to think beyond existing solutions, assumptions or current knowledge.

Knowledge/Experience:

  • Extensive experience of the financial industry

  • Extensive investment and banking product knowledge especially in the European markets.

  • Solid knowledge in asset allocation process, trading (equity, FX, fixed income and derivatives) and managed investments.  

  • Knowledge of Citigroup's investment offering is preferred

Education:

  • Bachelor's/University degree, Master's degree preferred

This Role is a “Controlled Function” Role as defined by the Central Bank of Ireland Reform Act 2010 and Principal Regulations 2011, and amending Regulations 2014, 2015.

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Job Family Group:

Private Client Product Services

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Job Family:

Investment Counselor

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Time Type:

Full time

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