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Merchant Services Payment Advisor - Small Business Banking

PNC Financial Services

PNC Financial Services

California, USA · Remote
Posted on Saturday, July 6, 2024

Position Overview

At PNC, our people are our greatest differentiator and competitive advantage in the markets we serve. We are all united in delivering the best experience for our customers. We work together each day to foster an inclusive workplace culture where all of our employees feel respected, valued and have an opportunity to contribute to the company’s success.

As a Virtual Payment Advisor (VPA), you’ll be part of a team of self-motivated, high achieving sales professionals. You will prospect and discuss Merchant Service and Treasury Management products with small businesses, less than 1M in annual revenue. The VPA works closely with branch managers and staff in territories to get leads and reaches out to the leads to discuss payment processing needs. VPA will be on video calls with internal partners and clients. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in Merchant Services sales and knowledge of Merchant Service products.

General hours are 8 - 5 on Pacific Time Zone. Preference for candidates on Pacific or Mountain time zones.

Bilingual Spanish preferred.

Job Description

  • Positions payment solutions inclusive of card processing and cash management solutions. Responsible for acquisition and growth of new and/or existing clients through direct marketing and branch distribution network.
  • Acquires, expands and retains client relationships by presenting a full range of PNC solutions focused on clients payments needs during each customer interaction.
  • Provides recommendations and insights that support engagement, loyalty and financial well being through each interaction. Identifies and implements innovative solutions relevant to the the clients processing and cash management needs to support long term growth and retention.
  • Builds an effective internal network within the branch distribution enterprise in order to actively acquire new clients along with expanding existing clients. Demonstrates effective conversation to support the CARES model and educate clients based on their expectations.
  • Effectively executes on contact management strategy by utilizing available tools and resources. Regularly meets with internal business partners to communicate and review pipeline management and accountability to the results of the business.
  • Develops a full understanding of the complex payments landscape in order to engage effectively with the client and internal partners, while focusing on risk exposure based on industry modeling.

PNC Employees take pride in our reputation and to continue building upon that we expect our employees to be:

  • Customer Focused - Knowledgeable of the values and practices that align customer needs and satisfaction as primary considerations in all business decisions and able to leverage that information in creating customized customer solutions.
  • Managing Risk - Assessing and effectively managing all of the risks associated with their business objectives and activities to ensure they adhere to and support PNC's Enterprise Risk Management Framework.


Successful candidates must demonstrate appropriate knowledge, skills, and abilities for a role. Listed below are skills, competencies, work experience, education, and required certifications/licensures needed to be successful in this position.

Preferred Skills

Client Outreach, Content Development, Credit Products, Customer Engagement, Customer Loyalty, Customer Solutions, Identifying Sales Opportunities, Small Businesses


Addressing Customer Needs, Business Acumen, Client Relationship Management, Customer Experience Management., Decision Making and Critical Thinking, Effective Communications, Interpersonal Relationships, Knowledge Of Customers, Selling., Tech Savvy, Understanding Customer Needs

Work Experience

Roles at this level typically require a university / college degree with < 1 year of professional experience and/or successful completion of a formal development program. In lieu of a degree, a comparable combination of education, job specific certification(s), and experience (including military service) may be considered.


Associates (Required)


No Required Certification(s)


No Required License(s)

Pay Transparency

Base Salary: $45,000.00 – $45,000.00Salaries may vary based on geographic location, market data and on individual skills, experience, and education. This role is incentive eligible with the payment based upon company, business and/or individual performance.

Application Window

Generally, this opening is expected to be posted for two business days from 07/05/2024, although it may be longer with business discretion.


PNC offers a comprehensive range of benefits to help meet your needs now and in the future. Depending on your eligibility, options for full-time employees include: medical/prescription drug coverage (with a Health Savings Account feature), dental and vision options; employee and spouse/child life insurance; short and long-term disability protection; 401(k) with PNC match, pension and stock purchase plans; dependent care reimbursement account; back-up child/elder care; adoption, surrogacy, and doula reimbursement; educational assistance, including select programs fully paid; a robust wellness program with financial incentives.In addition, PNC generally provides the following paid time off, depending on your eligibility*: maternity and/or parental leave; up to 11 paid holidays each year; 8 occasional absence days each year, unless otherwise required by law; between 15 to 25 vacation days each year, depending on career level; and years of service.

To learn more about these and other programs, including benefits for full time and part-time employees, visit pncbenefits.com > New to PNC.

*For more information, please click on the following links:

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PNC Full-Time Benefits Summary

PNC Part-Time Benefits Summary

Disability Accommodations Statement

If an accommodation is required to participate in the application process, please contact us via email at AccommodationRequest@pnc.com. Please include “accommodation request” in the subject line title and be sure to include your name, the job ID, and your preferred method of contact in the body of the email. Emails not related to accommodation requests will not receive responses. Applicants may also call 877-968-7762 and say "Workday" for accommodation assistance. All information provided will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations.

At PNC we foster an inclusive and accessible workplace. We provide reasonable accommodations to employment applicants and qualified individuals with a disability who need an accommodation to perform the essential functions of their positions.

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)

PNC provides equal employment opportunity to qualified persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, or other categories protected by law.

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