• Invst Counselor Sr Principal

    Citigroup New York, NY 10176

    Job #1849892752

  • The Invst Counselor Sr Principal is an internally and externally recognized subject matter expert that influences the way things are done, not only internally, but beyond the business itself. Requires a broad and comprehensive understanding of the field. Is a true thought leader who develops new techniques, methodologies and approaches in own field to directly impact the work of others and the results of the organization. Recognized as a resource for innovation or groundbreaking developments. Excellent communication skills required in order to negotiate internally and externally at a senior levels. Negotiations will have an impact on the business and are likely to involve external parties such as clients, government bodies or other organizations. A sizeable impact on a major function and/or the business through making decisions that determine technical approaches and strategies for the area. Responsible for setting the technical direction of technical areas that are key to the business. Decisions made at this level will determine technical developments and the general technical strategy of the whole technical area.The Private Bank at Citi (CPB) is part of the Institutional Clients Group and offers a wide range of products and solutions, including investment strategies, banking and lending, trust and specialized services.The Private Bank delivers solutions to help meet the individual, family and business needs of over 10,000 ultra-high net worth clients around the world. The Private Bank is focused on clients with a minimum net worth of $25mm and serves 40% of the world's billionaires and their families.


    • 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.

    • An individual in this role will be expected to:

    • Function as the primary client contact and trusted investment advisor for clients, including direct selling , determining suitability, identifying product specific opportunities, portfolio advice and after sales execution (in partnership with the Banker team)

    • Implement a strategic advisory approach to account planning, focusing on the investment relationship in partnership with the Banker

    • 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.

    • Actively look for cross sell opportunities in others areas of the bank, in particular lending, trust and institutional markets solutions, etc.

    • Partner with Bankers to prospect for new investment business

    • 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.


    • 15+ years of experience

    • Extensive experience in providing investment advice and solutions.

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

    • Requires a broad and comprehensive understanding of the field. Is a true thought leader. Excellent communication skills required in order to deal with sophisticated clients.

    • S7, S63 (or S66) and S3; NOTE: Securities Industry Exam (SIE is a prerequisite to the S7)


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

    Job Family Group:

    Private Client Product Services

    Job Family:

    Investment Counselor

    Time Type:

    Full time

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