Raymond James Financial, Inc. Trust Associate in Chicago, Illinois

Trust Specialist

Department: Raymond James Trust

Location (one opening in each city):

Downtown Chicago, IL

Relocation/Telecommute : Relocation assistance will not be provided to those who desire to work in any of the above locations; Work from home will not be considered.

Job Summary & Responsibilities:

Raymond James Trust is hiring a Trust Specialist to provide support to Raymond James Trust Fiduciary Officers. This person will communicate information with internal and external customers and adapt procedures, processes, and techniques to accomplish the requirements of the position.

The Trust Specialist will serve as a critical resource to others in Raymond James Trust department with the resolution of complex problems and issues.

The ideal contributor will:

  • Apply advanced skills and procedures appropriate for the position within assigned functional area.

  • Perform duties and tasks that reflect substantial variety and complexity and assist Fiduciary team in the resolution of complex problems and issues.

  • Schedule, report, and track information for department.

  • Collect data for preparation of various reports, budgets, and variance analyses.

  • Compile data for reports and collates into a single report.

  • Assist in preparing, reviewing, or auditing reports.

  • Assist with more complex research and investigation. May prepare analyses of information.

  • May assist in orienting and training lower level employees.

  • May assign and check the work of lower level employees and/or be designated as "lead" worker.

  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge of:

  • Basic office practices, procedures and methods.

  • Basic mathematical calculations.

  • Trust knowledge a plus but not required.

Skill in:

  • Organizational and time management skills sufficient to prioritize workload, handle multiple tasks, and meet deadlines.

  • Operating standard office equipment and using required software applications to produce correspondence, electronic communication and maintain spreadsheets and databases.

Ability to:

  • Build solid, effective working relationships with others.

  • Execute instructions and request clarification when necessary.

  • Provide courteous, timely service when addressing customer questions and concerns.

  • Speak clearly and concisely.

  • Convey information clearly and effectively through both formal and informal documents.

  • Constructively work under stress and pressure when faced with high workloads and deadlines.

  • Plan, organize, and coordinate work assignments.

  • Promote team cohesiveness, cooperation, and effectiveness.

  • Work independently with minimal supervision.

Educational/Previous Experience Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent and five (5) or more years of experience in customer service or an office environment, preferably in a legal, financial services, or Trust services company.

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred.


  • An equivalent combination of education, experience and/or training.


None required

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About Raymond James Trust:

Raymond James Trust, N.A. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Raymond James Financial, Inc. (NYSE-RJF) which provides financial services to individuals, corporations and municipalities. Raymond James Trust was established in 1992, and under its national charter, may serve as trustee, co-trustee, custodian, personal representative or agent to trustee in a wide variety of trust and estate situations in every U.S. state. With seven offices in the United States, Raymond James Trust has over $5 billion in assets under administration.

Job: Banking

Organization: Raymond James Trust Company Corp

Title: Trust Associate

Location: IL-Chicago-Chicago

Requisition ID: 1804132

Other Locations: US-TN-Memphis-Memphis