Director of Trust Department

Sioux Falls SD

Posted on 01/10/2020 by Westport One

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Position Details




Financial / Financial Services


Accounting / Finance / Insurance

Job Level:

Director Management (Director/Head of Organization)


Master's Degree

Reference ID:


Director of Trust Department



We have been retained by an Independent Trust Company with over 30 years of history and $100 billion in AUM. They offer an enhanced and highly competitive range of trust and fiduciary services to its private and corporate clients.


They are looking for a Director of Trust Department to:

  • Lead and develop a team to provide a high, quality service to trust clientele.
  • Exhibit strong internal leadership and be accountable for effective internal communication and direction of policies and procedures.
  • Execute the management and administration of all trust activities including the administration of US-centric trust types, including Directed Trusts, Delegated Trusts, Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts, Foreign Trusts, Dynasty Trusts, Generation Skipping Trusts and Asset Protection Trusts.
  • Work with and maintain sound, positive relationships with area professionals (CPAs, attorneys, insurance agents, and other agents), and trust staff.


Other Requirements:

  • JD or CTFA preferred but not required More importantly is classic trust administration experience and leading a team.
  • College degree in business or accounting with 10 years’ experience in trust administration.
  • In-depth knowledge of trust products and services, trust accounting procedures, unlimited duration, trust protector statutes, decanting, asset protection and tax neutrality.


Our search consultants are Financial Services 'industry insiders' working specifically with Internal and External Wholesalers, National Sales Managers, Investment and Wealth Management Representatives, Relationship Managers, Branch Managers, Compliance Officers, Operations Managers, Investment Money Managers, Portfolio Managers, Research Analysts, Trust Officers/Administrators/Managers as well as all Executive Level positions.

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To apply for this position, submit your resume by choosing one or more of the following:



  • Email your resume in WORD format to  Please refer to job reference code NB/DirectorTrustSD in the subject line.


  • Fax resume with cover letter to 314-991-9586.  Attention:  Kim Carlson.  Please refer to job reference code NB/DirectorTrustSD 





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