Senior Portfolio Manager

at Fifth Third Bank, N.A. in Northbrook, Illinois, United States

Job Description

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Acts independently within established investment policy guidelines to develop, recommend, and execute investment programs designed to achieve the objectives of large and complex client accounts. Primary functions include investment management, client service and support of new business efforts.

Responsible and accountable for risk by openly exchanging ideas and opinions, elevating concerns, and personally following policies and procedures as defined. Accountable for always doing the right thing for customers and colleagues, and ensures that actions and behaviors drive a positive customer experience. While operating within the Bank’s risk appetite, achieves results by consistently identifying, assessing, managing, monitoring, and reporting risks of all types.


+ Develop satisfied clients and new sources of asset management revenue through frequent contact, usually for portfolios/relationships of a substantial size and complexity.

+ Consult with major client relationships to develop investment objectives and implement a suitable investment plan and maintain an Investment Policy Statement for each relationship.

+ Working with client advisors, participate in the development of new business opportunities by meeting with prospects, preparing and presenting proposals for investment management.

+ Interpret the intentions of the trust or agency agreement and build an investment policy to accomplish those objectives.

+ Invest assets according to investment policy guidelines to deliver a competitive rate of return within the given level of risk.

+ Regularly engage with other members of the Wealth Management Team and external advisors to ensure effective communication regarding client objectives and coordinate portfolio changes.

+ Mentor more junior Portfolio Managers.

+ Maintain awareness of new investment strategies, techniques and products through regular contact with other industry professionals and through internal and external research.

+ Keep informed of market trends and analyze the effect of these trends on client’s investment portfolios.

+ Keep current on the legal and tax issues with respect to investment decisions by consulting attorneys, accountants and other resources as needed.

+ Follow established investment policies and procedures including annual account reviews and working to minimize and/or document exceptions.


+ Bachelor’s degree required in a related field, and the successful candidate is likely to have an advanced degree, such as an MBA or CFA.

+ 8 to 10 years experience involving money management, including investment decision-making.

+ Solid communication and presentation skills are required for this position.

Senior Portfolio Manager

LOCATION — Oak Brook, Illinois 60523

Fifth Third Bank, National Association is proud to have an engaged and inclusive culture and to promote and ensure equal employment opportunity in all employment decisions regardless of race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military status, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Introduce yourself to our team to stay connected on future opportunities. We look forward to finding the right place for you. Are you ready to take the next step? Fifth Third Bank, National Association is one of the top-performing banks in the country, with a history that spans more than 150 years. We’ve staked our claim on looking at things differently to make banking a Fifth Third better. This applies to our relationships with customers and employees alike.We employ about 18,000 people while offering:- A chance for employees to build their future, with supportive career development and comprehensive health and financial wellness programs.- An environment where we win together by celebrating achievements and working collaboratively.- An opportunity to make a difference in a positive and lasting way. Everything we do is geared toward improving lives.We’re proud that Fifth Third is a warm and caring place to grow – as a customer and as a team member.
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Job Posting: JC256865334

Posted On: Mar 15, 2024

Updated On: May 15, 2024

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