At Key, employee and candidate health is a top priority. Due to the ongoing spread of COVID-19, most interviews are being conducted virtually. Our talent acquisition team is diligently working to provide you the support you need throughout our hiring process. Learn more.

Trust Associate in Cleveland, OH at KeyBank

Date Posted: 11/6/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    100 Public Square
    Cleveland, OH
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

The Trust Associate provides administrative support to enable assigned Officer(s) to effectively manage accounts while maintaining an optimal level of client service. Provide sales support to the assigned Trust Officer(s).

Administrative Support
• Performs day-to-day functions on assigned accounts accurately and by necessary deadlines (i.e., open accounts, close accounts, asset maintenance, process bills, cash receipts, etc.); interfaces with centralized support areas (such as but not limited to Fiduciary Control Group, Trust Risk Management, Trust Operations, Trust Tax, Revenue Administration and Trust Real Estate to ensure completion).
• Reads and understands Agreements and related documents for administrative purposes.
• Manage fee maintenance as directed by Officers.
• May monitors account on a daily basis for overdrafts and un-invested cash and keeps Officer informed.
• May use cash forecasting to determine approximate amount needed in accounts over a period of time based on the account’s needs and trends, working closely with Officer (s).
• Provides front-line service to clients in a telephone delivery channel environment. Handles inbound client calls.
• Discovers, analyzes and researches account problems and recommends solutions as appropriate.
• Establishs and maintains orderly record keeping system ensuring maintenance of confidential account files and proper workflow.
• Prepares various reports, correspondence, technical documents and special projects as requested.

Client Management
• Builds and maintains strong client contact and provides support to team.
• Identifies client needs and revenue enhancement opportunities.
• Follows-up on client issues and relays information to clients through correspondence, telephone communications and conferences.
• Resolves client requests and refers complex inquiries to Officer (s).
• May serve as primary contact for some account relationships.

Team Collaboration
• Assist Officers with planning client meetings and preparing client presentation, as needed.
• Assists Officers in managing business pipeline activity through Salesforce, as needed.
• Provides backup for other Associates.
• Builds and maintains effective working relationships with other team members to ensure high quality and timely administration of
assigned accounts.

• Maintains compliance with all internal policies and procedures as well as with regulatory requirements.
• Assumes accountability for all work on assigned accounts
• Keeps current on the latest developments in wealth managment law, tax law, and other issues related to the wealth management business
• Participates in professional training opportunities including seminars and self-learning opportunities

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • A minimum of one to three years related work experience or equivalent combination of work/educational background.
  • Demonstrated proficiency and effectiveness in strong customer service, communications, problem solving and organizational skills.
  • Ability to interact effectively in a team environment.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail.
  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office Applications.
  • Prior experience in a Trust department a plus.


KeyCorp is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer committed to engaging a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.


Not Ready to Apply?

Joining our Talent Network will enhance your job search and application process. Whether you choose to apply or just leave your information, we look forward to staying connected with you.

At Key, we’re committed to diversity and inclusion in all we do. Qualified individuals with disabilities or disabled veterans who are unable or limited in their ability to apply on this site may request reasonable accommodations by email.