Careers Working at Bessemer

The qualities our clients appreciate about us also make Bessemer a great place to work. When you’re part of Bessemer, you’re treated like family. You’ll collaborate with colleagues to do what’s best for clients in an environment of mutual respect, not competition, where we endorse, value, and reward doing your best work. Our focus is on long-term success — yours, our clients’, and the firm's.

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Our culture

Excellence—We are committed to recruiting the best people for every position. We value a passion for excellence and regard integrity and honesty as essential personal qualities. A diverse staff fosters our ability to develop innovative solutions for our clients, and we endeavor to recruit individuals from a variety of backgrounds.

Serving clients' best interests—Clients come to us for superior, highly personalized service. We rely on each of our employees to focus on what’s best for clients, drawing on our past experience while being forward thinkers so we can innovate as new challenges and opportunities arise.

Collegiality—Our size — approximately 900 employees across 19 cities — and our singular focus on private wealth management inspire collaboration among our staff. We're convinced that teamwork leads to more creative ideas and better solutions.

Intellectual capital—Our environment fosters frank, open, and productive conversations — and enables us to attract some of the most skilled professionals anywhere to join Bessemer. Our senior professionals share their time and knowledge with team members across all levels and across disciplines.

Development—Providing exciting, long-term career opportunities to our best professionals is one of our strengths. We offer competitive compensation packages, opportunity for professional development, and attractive benefits.

Work-life fit—While we value dedication and hard work, we recognize the importance of maintaining a satisfying life outside of the office. To help employees to be as effective as they can be, we support our employees' pursuit of work-life fit.

A generous benefits package

At Bessemer, our benefits package is among the best in the industry. You’ll have access to a wide range of quality options for yourself and your family, which may include:

  • Medical, dental, and vision plans along with a flexible spending account (FSA)
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan (including a discretionary and safe harbor contribution plan)
  • Long- and short-term disability and life insurance coverage
  • Flexible paid time-off program
  • Legal plan
  • Pretax accounts (i.e., dependent care and parking reimbursement or mass transit reimbursement)
  • Tuition reimbursement plan
  • Paid parental leave


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The benefits described above are more fully discussed, and subject to, summary plan documents that will be provided at a candidate’s request upon receiving a contingent offer of employment.

Bessemer provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, military or veteran status or any other bases protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.