Senior Corporate Relationship Manager I - International Subsidiary Banking - HSBC - San Francisco, California
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North America-United States-California-San Francisco
International Subsidiary Banking (“ISB”) provides banking coverage to the subsidiaries of Commercial Banking (CMB) clients within the Corporate segment. The ISB strategy is to provide consistent, in-depth and dedicated coverage across the HSBC network with the end goal to deepen our relationship with our clients. The ISB business is a significant contributor of revenue to CMB and consists of a network of dedicated bankers across more than 50 countries managing over 35,000 subsidiary client relationships.
Operating in the world’s largest economy, ISB in the United States plays a critical role in the firm’s client coverage proposition. The team is acutely focused on client acquisition, delivering sustainable solutions, and maintaining the highest level of global standards.
The ISB Senior Relationship Manager manages a portfolio of ISB customers, with accountability for sales, service, risk and operational delivery. Acquisition of new to bank customers is an important element of the role.
Impact on the Business
- Develop effective strategies to manage customer relationships, anticipate customer needs and provide a superior quality service to position HSBC as the market leader in this segment
- Build existing and win new long-term customer relationships
- Keep abreast of external factors influencing international business e.g. economic, cultural, geographical, procedural and regulatory requirements
- Ensure timely and accurate maintenance of customer and deal pipeline information on relevant systems, as required
- Monitor relationship performance regularly to ensure that the return is commensurate with the type of customer and both CMB's and the customer's risk appetite
- Take timely and proactive corrective action to mitigate potential losses, exercising effective portfolio stewardship and control
- Collaborate with product partners to identify and match customer needs with relevant expertise; notably with Global Trade & Receivables Finance (GTRF), Global Liquidity & Cash Management (PCM), Global Banking & Markets (GBM), Global Private Banking (GPB) and Global Asset Management
Customers / Stakeholders
- Deliver a high quality service by owning customer engagement, striving for excellence in all interactions with (prospective) customer or other professionals, and always acting according to the highest professional standards
- Ensure that client plans are co-ordinated and the Client Service Teams are in place with product partners and Critical Account objectives accepted, where applicable
- Take a proactive approach to client planning across the portfolio collaborating with product partners and senior management, as appropriate
- Establish an effective working relationship with the Risk Management teams, in order to validate the accuracy of the customer risk profile
- Ensure early identification of problem relationships and take action where there are potential and existing problem accounts to protect HSBC interests
- Deliver fair outcomes for our customers and ensure own conduct maintains the orderly and transparent operation of financial markets
- Actively engage in the New England market for business development, community involvement and local connectivity.
Leadership & Teamwork
- Support achievement of the HSBC vision, Values, goals and culture in personal behavior, actions and decision making
- Provide technical leadership and support technical excellence by searching out external best practice, monitoring technical and professional developments, sharing knowledge and encouraging others to do the same in the best interests of HSBC and its customers
- Encourage and enable constructive cross-country and cross-business teamwork by demonstrating collaboration and matrix management in action and challenging actions and behaviors that are not consistent with HSBC's diversity policy and/or the best interests of the business and its customers
Operational Effectiveness & Control
- Develop and recommend changes and improvements to operating models, procedures and practices based on subject matter expertise and understanding of HSBC and market best practice
- Communicate and adhere to HSBC policy and procedures in order to ensure good operational, financial and project management, policy and procedural compliance and early identification and effective resolution or escalation of issues that arise
- Contribute to the development, implementation and maintenance of a management information, analysis and reporting framework that supports and informs timely and effective business management and decision making at all levels
- Contribute to the implementation and monitoring of the application of policies, governance frameworks, procedures, practices and standards to ensure quality, effective risk management and regulatory compliance
Management of Risk
- The jobholder will ensure the fair treatment of our customers is at the heart of everything we do, both personally and as an organisation.
- This will be achieved by consistently displaying the behaviors that form part of the HSBC Values and culture and adhering to HSBC risk policies and procedures, including notification and escalation of any concerns and taking required action in relation to points raised by audit and/or external regulators.
- The jobholder is responsible for managing and mitigating operational risks in their day to day operations. In executing these responsibilities, the Group has adopted risk management and internal control structure referred to as the ‘Three Lines of Defense’. The jobholder should ensure they understand their position within the Three Lines of Defense, and act accordingly in line with operational risk policy, escalating in a timely manner where they are unsure of actions required.
- Through the implementation the Global AML, Sanctions and ABC Policies, supporting Guidance, and Line of Business Procedures the jobholder will make informed decisions in accordance with the core principles of HSBC's Financial Crime Risk Appetite.
- The jobholder has responsibility for overseeing and ensuring that Operational risks are managed in accordance with the Group Standards Manual, Risk FIM, & relevant guidelines & standards. The jobholder should comply with the detailed expectations and responsibilities for their core role in operational risk management through ensuring all actions take account of operational risks, and through using the Operational Risk Management Framework appropriately to manage those risks.
This will be achieved by:
- Continuously reassessing risks associated with the role and inherent in the business, taking account of changing economic or market conditions, legal and regulatory requirements, operating procedures and practices, management restructurings, and the impact of new technology.
- Ensuring all actions take account of the likelihood of operational risk occurring, addressing areas of concern in conjunction with Risk and relevant line colleagues, and also by ensuring that actions resulting from points raised by internal or external audits, and external regulators, are correctly implemented in a timely fashion.
Observation of Internal Controls
- The jobholder will adhere to, and be able to demonstrate adherence to, internal controls and will implement the Group compliance policy by adhering to all relevant processes/procedures.
- The term ‘compliance’ embraces all relevant financial services laws, rules and codes with which the business has to comply. This will be achieved by adherence to all relevant procedures, keeping appropriate records and, where appropriate, by the timely implementation of internal and external audit points, including issues raised by external regulators.
- The following statement is only for roles with managerial or specific Compliance responsibilities
- The jobholder will implement measures to contain compliance risk across the business area. This will be achieved by liaising with Compliance department about business initiatives at the earliest opportunity. Also and when applicable, by ensuring adequate resources are in place and training is provided, fostering a compliance culture and optimising relations with regulators
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