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Participant Services Representative

Tulsa, OK, US

Req ID: 72440 

Job Location: Tulsa Tulsa OK 

Areas of Interest: Wealth Management; Accounting; Customer Service/Call Center; Institutional/401(K) Services 

Pay Transparency Salary Range: Not Available 

BOK Financial (BOKF), Headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma, BOK Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: BOKF) is a top 25 U.S.-based financial services holding company with operations in ten states – Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Kansas/Missouri, New Mexico, Nebraska and Wisconsin. The company began more than 100 years ago in Tulsa and has successfully diversified into a variety of industries, businesses and geographies.                  .

Bonus Type

Formula Based


You place great value on building meaningful relationships, and you do so by leveraging your excellent interpersonal skills. You find satisfaction in helping others by offering sound advice. You make the most of every opportunity. Bring your knowledge, skills, and abilities to us as a Participant Services Representative. You'll be positioned for a great career!

Job Description

The Participant Services Representative is the primary contact for participants in the multiple retirement plans in which the bank serves as the trustee. This individual serves as a liaison between the participant and Trust Operations and/or Relationship Management.  The representative is responsible for providing an exceptional client service experience for the participants by answering key questions about plans, providing research, solving problems and clearly communicating information. These interactions primarily take place via phone and email which requires the representative to listen, understand, clearly communicate and thoroughly resolve issues. At times the representative will interact with brokers, Plan Sponsors, Bank Relationship Management Staff and Trust Operations personnel related to the issue.

Team Culture

We have an authentic culture and a one-team philosophy. We lead by example, maintain a positive attitude, and encourage and support one another.  We enjoy healthy competition and take pride in our performance. Performance dashboards are on display, and top performers are recognized monthly, quarterly, and annually. 


Our vision is to become the world's best call center team.  Our mission is to provide exceptional service and valuable solutions in partnership with our clients, all within an environment of integrity and respect.  We live this through shared accountability. We question current processes and find ways to increase efficiency. Sharing is caring, especially when it involves best practices, and we do it in many ways learning from one another.

How You'll Spend Your Time

  • You’ll receive comprehensive training and the necessary tools to be successful. Client assistance generally includes questions regarding common access or account requests, benefit provisions, or requests to execute transactions from retirement plan participants.
  • You will work with the Relationship Management group by fielding questions on terminated plan participants regarding distribution options and our Individual Retirement Account (IRA) rollover product, and maintain IRA reports to ensure distributions occur within established plan timeframes.
  • You will also probe for IRA cross-sale opportunities and serve as the liaison between the prospective IRA rollover account holder and the assigned account officer for the IRA account.
  • You will escalate situations when appropriate and follow up and follow through with internal and external clients. You will follow standardized policies and procedures to ensure compliance and to minimize risk.

You will have opportunities to participate in training, engage in self-improvement initiatives, and skill-building activities to enhance product knowledge, systems knowledge, sales, and client relations skills. Coaching and feedback sessions will help you achieve desired results and earn additional income through meeting or exceeding satisfaction survey metrics.  You will always be learning. 

Education & Experience Requirements

This level of knowledge is normally acquired through completion of high school and 2-3 years’ experience in financial services, customer service or call center industry or equivalent educational experience. 

  • Thorough knowledge and use of Windows based PC applications, including word processing, spreadsheets.
  • Thorough knowledge and use of online banking applications, including mobile apps.
  • Working knowledge of trust accounting systems, recordkeeping systems, participant trading platforms and other web based transaction platforms utilized by participants.
  • Working knowledge of basic investments, styles and asset allocation.
  • General knowledge of employee benefits, ERISA and IRS regulations and applicable rules and regulations covering retirement plans.
  • General knowledge of self-directed online brokerage system and documentation and brokerage, settlement and trading functions.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills including problem-solving, conflict resolution and customer relations skills.
  • Advanced math skills in order to assist participants with transactions.
  • Ability to respond to client needs in a fast-paced environment including the ability to multi-task.
  • Strong ability to learn and adapt to change in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience in a call center environment is preferred.

Working Conditions & Physical Requirements


BOK Financial is a stable and financially strong organization that provides excellent training and development to support building the long term careers of our employees. With passion, skill and partnership you can make an impact on the success of the bank, our customers and your own career!

Apply today and take the first step towards your next career opportunity!

If you are interested in a career with BOK Financial text "BOKF" to 25000 to engage with Olivia our virtual recruiting assistant.
BOK Financial is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for training, compensation, transfer, promotion and other aspects of employment for all qualified applicants and employees without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information or veteran status.

Please contact with any questions. 


Investing in our talent and building a great workplace is a top priority for us.

  • Empowered employees
  • Award-winning culture
  • Community commitment

Base salary range explanation:

The base salary range represents an average range for this position. Actual offers to be determined based on the candidate’s qualifications, skills, experience and education. See job details for salary range and bonus type.


BOK Financial offers industry-leading benefits addressing your complete physical, financial and emotional health. Click here to see our benefits.


BOK Financial is an award-winning $46 billion regional financial services company and one of the top 30 banks in the U.S, based in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

We seek to continually foster and support the principles and values of our company by promoting an environment that is inclusive of the diverse values, opinions, experience, culture and needs of our employees, clients and communities.


  • 5,100 employees
  • 28 years of financial profitability
  • $79+ billion assets under management and administration
  • $5.8 million in charitable contributions in 2019 and $86 million since the start of the BOKF Foundation in 1998

Nearest Major Market: Tulsa
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

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