BNY Mellon Reviews

Updated September 2, 2015
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BNY Mellon Chairman, President and CEO Gerald Hassell
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Pros
  • Generally there is a good work life balance (in 136 reviews)

  • Good benefits (medical/dental/vision); 401(k), ESOP; Hours are good; Some employees have a team-like attitude & good attitude to do their job (in 77 reviews)

Cons
  • There is no room for GROWTH and the PAY SUCKS OVERALL (in 32 reviews)

  • Plenty of talk but no regard for work life balance (in the technology sector) (in 23 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    Invested in Your Professional Development

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Dedicated, engaged employer that is invested in the professional development of their employees. Employees were always willing to spend time with interns to share their own journey and offer advice. There is also excellent exposure to senior leaders and executives. Good work-life balance / integration. It is an inclusive work environment where innovation and diverse perspectives are not only welcomed, but encouraged.

    Cons

    While pay may sometimes be less than industry average, the benefits, the flexibility, the company culture and the opportunities for development outweigh this one potential disadvantage.


  2. People are willing to help

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Orlando, FL
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Orlando, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    I love the atmosphere here and the fact that my managers are more than willing to help me move up in position.

    Cons

    It can get kind of loud sometimes. But it doesn't affect my work or mood.


  3. Vice President - Project Management

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at BNY Mellon full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Loyalty, merit based reward, very approachable senior management.

    Cons

    Long hours at times; however, flexible working arrangements.

    Advice to Management

    continued support and development of personnel.


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  5. Securities settlement processor

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Somewhat flexible hours, great job for a recent grad

    Cons

    it seems kind of dead end unless you switch to a different department


  6. Birds Talk About BNYM: Cheap, cheap, cheap

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Vice President
    Current Employee - Vice President

    I have been working at BNY Mellon full-time

    Pros

    Paycheck clears the bank.

    Cons

    Treat employees like trash.

    Advice to Management

    Don't demand more from the employees if you're not willing to compensate.


  7. Global Company

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Syracuse, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Syracuse, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at BNY Mellon full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Work schedule is laid back and flexible. There are opportunities to relocate around the globe. They offer tuition reimbursement and paid volunteer time.

    Cons

    Had to pay for parking at the downtown Syracuse location. Syracuse jobs are for the most part entry level, not much chance for progressing advancement due to the types of jobs in this location.

    Advice to Management

    Give more opportunities for promotions and show your workers that you care.


  8. Data Entry, entering files in a spreadsheet

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Working at Bny Mellon gave me an experience to get me to learn how to work on excel

    Cons

    It really wasn't any downside to it I just stayed at my desk and worked


  9. Shareholder Specialist ll

    Current Employee - Shareholder Specialist II in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Shareholder Specialist II in New York, NY

    I have been working at BNY Mellon full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Pleasant work environment, nice people and great benefits.

    Cons

    No promotions, salary is low and pay raises are so minimal.


  10. Senior Fund Accountant

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good corporate culture, ethical, camaraderie.

    Cons

    Slow advancement during stagnant economic periods


  11. BNY CT Specality

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Corporate Trust Analytics Analyst in Jersey City, NJ
    Current Employee - Corporate Trust Analytics Analyst in Jersey City, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at BNY Mellon (More than a year)

    Pros

    Work/Life Balance, Easygoing atmosphere, Friendly co workers, mentoring programs

    Cons

    Hard to move up ladder, limited training internal resources



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