Area Branch Manager

Permanent @Garniche Jobs London in Accounting/Financial/Insurance
  • NW11, Golders Green, Greater London View on Map
  • Post Date : June 7, 2022
  • Apply Before : July 24, 2022
  • Salary: £0 - £4500000
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  • Career Level Manager
  • Experience Fresh
  • Industry Development
  • Qualifications Certificate

Job Description

Andy File Associates Limited are working as a Recruitment Business on behalf of our client with regards this permanent position
Area Branch Manager – Golders Green, North West London
Salary £40,000 + 25% target-based bonus
This role reports into the Head of National Sales
The focus for this position is on Business Development. We are looking for candidates who have a track record of experience and show ability in going out into the market, finding new business, generating leads, etc. This along with experience in managing a branch and being in a supervisory role is key.
Main Responsibility
Efficiently manage and oversee the administrative, operational and financial functions of the branch
Promote branch visibility and drive business growth by ensuring customer and community awareness of the bank’s products and services
Facilitate the achievement of set targets for operational and sales performance
Business Development
Responsible for attaining Bank and Branch goals through active sales management of both self & staff
Develops new deposit and loan business through provision of a superior level of customer service and promotion of the sales and service culture through coaching, guidance and staff motivation
Acts in a Business Development role, through his or her own activities in the local community & beyond
Participates in community affairs to increase the Bank's visibility and to enhance new and existing business opportunities
Responsible for keeping abreast of competitors’ products and services
Human Resource Management
Responsible for the training, development and optimum performance of direct reports ensuring that staff are well trained and equipped with the necessary tools to provide superior customers service and enable them to meet performance expectations
Plan, implement and drive team building initiatives to enhance positive team morale and establish and maintain staff motivation
Responsible for goal setting for direct reports and conducting performance appraisals
Operations
Responsible for authorisation of payment instruments, negotiable items and internal sundry accounts transactions within delegated limits of authority and the opening and closing of all accounts
Fosters and maintains strong relationships with premium clients, with responsibility for resolving premium clients’ complaints and addressing enquiries
Responsible for ensuring that all operational audits, checks and balances are conducted in compliance with the pertinent bank policies and procedures
Responsible for monitoring of accounts inclusive of internal branch accounts and staff accounts, security forms and safe custody articles as per stipulated guidelines
Responsible for periodic cash counts of cashiers’ tills and branch’s cash holdings as per stipulated guidelines
Responsible for the verification of all branch registers including cash, and petty cash as per stipulated guidelines
Responsible for checking the daily transaction list and all entries in the general ledger register
Responsible for addressing and responding to all queries relating to Audit & Inspection reports
Responsible for checking and signing of all branch reports
Checking of KYC requirements
Responsible for ensuring the branch’s compliance with the FSA
Responsible for providing cover for the Assistant Managers in their absence
Designated Money Laundering Reporting Officer and Compliance Officer for the branch
Administration
Responsible for holding one set of branch premises keys and being the primary point of contact in the event of an emergency
Responsible for the maintenance of the Branch documents register
Responsible for managing and control of all matters related to premises such as insurance, security, alarms etc.
Responsible for the periodic inspection of the unit and the preparation of the pertinent inspection report
Responsible for conducting monthly general staff meetings
Responsible for attending meetings and seminars when required, and making presentations on behalf of the bank
Responsible for ensuring that all administrative checks and audits are conducted in compliance with stipulated guidelines
Responsible for the audit and verification of the attendance register
Preparation of annual budget for the Branch
Responsible for authorisation of payment instruments, negotiable items and internal sundry accounts transactions within delegated limits of authority
Fosters and maintains strong relationships with premium clients
Responsible for ensuring that all administrative and operational audits, checks and balances are conducted in compliance with the pertinent bank policies and procedures
Checking of KYC Requirements
Responsibility for fostering and maintaining positive team morale and staff motivation
Designated Money Laundering Reporting Officer and Compliance Officer for the branch
Any other responsibilities as delegated by the Senior Retail Team at Head Office
Competency
Understanding of all sales & operational aspects of a retail branch, KYC, AML, risk control of UK retail banking
Ability to manage a small team of up to 10 staff including Business Development Manager, Assistant Branch Manager and Personal Bankers
Proven ability to self-generate sales
Leadership – can train, coach & motivate others
Key Deliverables
Achieve set objectives of the role for branch operational & sales performance, risk & control, efficiency, customer servicing and staff management
Person Specification
Knowledge of banking operations & procedures
Business development skills
Staff management skills
Customer focussed – able to interact with customers from varied backgrounds
Enhanced organisational skills
Willing to take on extra responsibility from time to time
Ability to self-manage
Other languages would be desirable but not essential
Excellent interpersonal skills – can work well with others and has a positive attitude towards resolving conflict
Leads by example
Accountability for others – being responsible for the consequences of the actions of those whom you manage
Benefits
Comprehensive benefits package to include
26 days holiday plus bank holidays
Contributory pension
Life assurance
Private medical Insurance
Performance based bonus scheme

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