BNY Mellon Reviews

Updated July 27, 2015
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BNY Mellon Chairman, President and CEO Gerald Hassell
Gerald Hassell
26 Ratings

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. PM administration

    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    Money, people, working hours,benefits,support

    Cons

    Old management, old systems, slow innovation, competitive relationship between departments, high turnover of people with


  2. Great People, Low Morale

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Operations Associate in Manchester, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Operations Associate in Manchester, England (UK)

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

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    - Easy to progress when you put the work in - Great people to work with, lots of opportunity to move about into different roles

    Cons

    - Lack of training for new members of staff leading to added pressure on more experienced team members - Low morale due to overworked staff and high staff turnover - Low pay in comparison to compettors

    Advice to Management

    - Upper management should facilitate more jobs and offer competitive pay to loyal members of staff


  3. No Future

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Brentwood, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Brentwood, England (UK)

    I have been working at BNY Mellon full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Fiendly staff - Work isnt that bad

    Cons

    No Opertunites, no salary rises

    Advice to Management

    Invest more in staff retention


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  5. Not a global bank

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Product Manager in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Senior Product Manager in London, England (UK)

    I worked at BNY Mellon

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    exists outside of US but very US centric with little global / non US understanding. good salary and diversity of role

    Cons

    Poor bonus (paid in $) lack of progression, lack of work life balance and hugly political, bureaucratic and lack of strategy

    Advice to Management

    have progresion plan in place, understand non US markets better and reduce politics, bureaucracy, define a strategy, communicate and then stick with it.


  6. Trust business very different to Asset Management

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Trust Associate in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Trust Associate in London, England (UK)

    I worked at BNY Mellon full-time (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    The Asset Management side is quite respected amongst peers. Getting a role here looks good on the CV

    Cons

    Unfortunately the technology lets the trust business down.

    Advice to Management

    Work on improving morale


  7. good place to work

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Fund Administrator in Manchester City Centre, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Fund Administrator in Manchester City Centre, England (UK)

    I worked at BNY Mellon (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Work colleagues Benefits Training Great work balance Work hours

    Cons

    Low salary Work can be repetitive and eventually stale.

    Advice to Management

    Management is great, however the pay is a let down which is why most people leave the company


  8. Satisfying start to my career.

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Fund Accountant in Manchester City Centre, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Senior Fund Accountant in Manchester City Centre, England (UK)

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Perks. Health insurance. 12% of salary paid into fund with no contribution. Friendly work environment between colleagues.

    Cons

    Lower than average salary per market competition. Management sometimes are unable to complete tasks expected of their employees.

    Advice to Management

    Fast track those with higher skills. Those who work harder and longer and staff turn over would be greatly reduced.


  9. Nice company to work for

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at BNY Mellon

    Pros

    Good management Pays good Nice culture Job security Fixed work timing

    Cons

    Needs to focus a bit on work life balance


  10. IT Project Manager

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    Former Employee - Project Manager in Leeds, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Leeds, England (UK)

    I worked at BNY Mellon full-time (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great People Good variety of work

    Cons

    Governance paperwork was too much Some managers in other offices were draconian Executive board out of touch with 'shop floor' Expectation that same level of service could be achieved with less staff

    Advice to Management

    Learn what is actually like to support clients with day to day reporting and lessening resources and legacy procedures


  11. Lovely Company To Work For

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at BNY Mellon

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    -Highly flexible working hours -Friendly staff -Able to job shadow other departments

    Cons

    -The salary could be better



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