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BNY Mellon Manchester Reviews

Updated June 6, 2017
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Manchester, England (UK)

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  • Excellent Work Life balance,Better Compensation (in 351 reviews)

  • Life and Work are perfectly balanced Great Work Environment (in 169 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Corp Actions"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Corp Actions in Manchester, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Corp Actions in Manchester, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at BNY Mellon full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good training for ops role with no finance experience.
    Easily double or treble pay with 1st move to a role in London or further afield.

    Cons

    Pay low, but you're getting free training.

    Advice to Management

    Try to retain true talent rather than look after favourites.


  2. "Not a bad place work"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Manchester, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Manchester, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Challenging work load and good company benefits

    Cons

    Nothing that I can see while I was there

  3. "Toxic environment"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Manchester, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Manchester, England (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Decent benefits ie pension and pmi life assurance
    Lots of social activities

    Cons

    Poor training expected to just pick up higher grade tasks with minimal support
    Bullying cliquey management who criticise staff openly

    Advice to Management

    As above. Take note why high proportion of new starters leave within first year


  4. "Corporate actions analyst"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Corporate Actions Analyst in Manchester, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Corporate Actions Analyst in Manchester, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at BNY Mellon part-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits, good structure, organised, career progression, stable, good training, operational teams, many different departments, easy to move around the company

    Cons

    High attrition rate, management could be improved, salary should be higher, technology could be improved, flexible working could be improved upon


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Shocking management"

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    Former Employee - Reconciliation Administrator in Manchester, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Reconciliation Administrator in Manchester, England (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Met a few nice people and liked the hours I worked but that's about it to be honest with you

    Cons

    Poor management, communication, management de-motivate staff and push them away. No enthusiasm whatsoever

    Advice to Management

    COMMUNICATE and MOTIVATE your staff instead of not Having a care in the world


  6. "Good potential, unfortunately no current plans for improvement"

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    Current Employee - Client Service Representative in Manchester, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Client Service Representative in Manchester, England (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend

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

    Pros

    - flexibility
    - working from home
    - nice people
    - life insurance
    - good pension scheme
    - loads of social activities

    Cons

    - no career progression (limited opportunity to grow)
    - US is calling all the shots
    - very underpaid
    - no bonuses
    - no training
    - no talent retention


  7. "Process Accounting Manager II"

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    Current Employee - Process Accounting Manager in Manchester, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Process Accounting Manager in Manchester, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at BNY Mellon full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good work/life balance, good benefits package. Generally good culture within the organisation.

    Cons

    Promotional prospects are very limited as all of the Senior Finance positions are located in London. This also applies to all Treasury positions

  8. "Below average"

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    Current Employee - Corporate Actions Senior Specialist in Manchester, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Corporate Actions Senior Specialist in Manchester, England (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Diverse work place and also scope for quick progression due to people leaving as a regular occurrence for better money at other banks

    Cons

    No talent retention, poor wages leads to people often being promoted beyond where they should be. There is very little scope for yearly bonus/wage rise.

    Advice to Management

    Keep you best people by paying them more


  9. "Asset Services Manchester"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Manchester, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Manchester, England (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at BNY Mellon full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    None to think of at the moment

    Cons

    - no progression
    - a culture of bullying by one of the managers
    - poor pay

    Advice to Management

    None to think of atm


  10. "Poor management and working environment"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Manchester, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Manchester, England (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    • Private healthcare
    • The people

    Cons

    • Poor Salary and Bonus Scheme
    • Boring and outdated offices
    • Management selection and training is awful

    Advice to Management

    Invest in your people


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