BNY Mellon Reviews

Updated August 30, 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. Data Entry, entering files in a spreadsheet

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    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


  3. 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.


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  5. Senior Fund Accountant

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    • 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


  6. BNY CT Specality

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    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


  7. Regional Vice President

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    Former Employee - Regional Vice President in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Regional Vice President in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at BNY Mellon full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Fun atmosphere. Worked very independently. A lot of really great people at the company.

    Cons

    Very large company so there's plenty of bureaucracy. Leadership is in some cases not in tuned with what's going on day to day.


  8. Solid place to work

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great people and work atmosphere. Good employee retention within the technology departments. Flexible work schedules and strong benefits make this an enjoyable place to work each day.

    Cons

    Banks move slow to change. In a world where technology changes every day, banks are more risk averse, and within the technology space, employees don't learn or use some of the newer software being introduced in other industries.

    Advice to Management

    Partner with consulting firms and vendors with lower turnover rates. Much time was spent by our teams to train new consultants in domain knowledge, who then left and went to better paying firms.


  9. Great company for starter!

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great working environment! Employees are young and energetic.

    Cons

    I could not find any cons


  10. Very good company

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at BNY Mellon full-time

    Pros

    They have a great work environment with young and energetic employees. It is very suitable for starters that have just graduated from Uni.

    Cons

    Compensation is a little bit lower than average but you can study a lot while working for this company. Nothing else to say.

    Advice to Management

    would have to say that working for BNY Mellon will be a good opportunity for anyone that wants to study more


  11. Summer Analyst

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I worked at BNY Mellon (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Invested in its clients, employees, technology and innovation

    Cons

    Can be slower paced but strong work life balance



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