What sets Bank
of the West apart from other banks is our team members–they embody the
optimistic spirit of the West. There is a spirit here that drives us to do more.
Our team of more than 10,000 employees is vital to the success of our Bank.
They reflect our modern western values—straightforward, entrepreneurial and
optimistic. We seek to create a corporate culture that fosters and rewards
excellence, encourages creative thinking and respects diversity – an
environment where team members are engaged, supportive of one another and
enthusiastic about serving our customers. Bank of the West offers the stability
of a company that has a 135 year history and is part of BNP Paribas, a European
leader in global banking and financial services and one of the 6 strongest
banks in the world. We offer opportunities across our diverse business lines –
Retail Banking, Commercial Banking, National Finance, and Wealth Management.
Controls & Governance Associate
Job Description Summary
for ensuring Procurement Policy and Procedures have been adhered to by
Strategic Sourcing and line of business (LOB) resources who engage Third Party
Providers (affiliated and non-affiliated) to deliver goods and services to the
Bank. Provides support tasks for continuous enhancements to the Bank's
Strategic Sourcing control environment.
Essential Job Functions
1.. 1. Assists
in the development, review and maintenance (as necessary) of the department policies and procedures and
job-specific control environment, quality review and testing documentation;
quality assurance and testing activities;
and updates data in applicable systems and tools as necessary to ensure bank is
able to meet its strategic objectives and requirements related to Third Party
that Third Party Provider contract-related business practices are maintained
within bank policies and state and federal laws;
the Controls & Governance Manager in establishing, maintaining and
enforcing effective controls and requirements for consistent data;
on-going training, support and guidance to bank personnel regarding procurement
activities, systems and tools.
inquiries by clarifying desired information; researching, locating, and
the Controls & Governance Office in responding to Regulatory / Audit
inquiries, including assisting with evidence gathering as requested.
reports, and escalates (as appropriate) non-compliance with Bank Procurement
Policies and Procedures;
10. Other duties as
- Basic knowledge of purchasing & contracting
concepts, control environments, testing practices. 2 plus years of experience with testing,
quality assurance, data entry and/or contract administration.
- Knowledge of contract law and contract processing.
- Ability to analyze and solve problems, manage customer
relationships, and adjust to changing business demands is essential.
- Ability to effectively interact with managers,
consultants, and vendors.
- Knowledge of MS Office, including Excel, Access, Word,
PowerPoint and Outlook.
- Good leadership, communication, and organizational
skills are a must.
- Effective administrative skills.
- Negotiation skills.
- Personal computer skills.
- Proficient use of Internet/Intranet.
- Project management skills.
- Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written
- Detail-oriented and skilled in follow-up activities.
Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
of the West is an Equal Opportunity employer and proud to provide equal
employment opportunity to all job seekers without regard to any status
protected by applicable law. Bank of
the West is also an Affirmative Action employer - Minority / Female / Disabled
Bank of the West will consider for employment qualified
applicants with criminal histories pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance
Ordinance subject to the requirements of all state and federal laws and
Primary Location: United States-Arizona-TempeJob Type: Full-timeJob: Risk Management