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.
Senior Auditor II – Wealth
Inspection Group, as the Bank’s periodic control function (i.e., third line of
defense), independently assesses the effectiveness of the permanent control
function (i.e., first and second lines of defense) to identify, measure,
monitor, and control risks. The Senior
Auditor II – Wealth Management/Trust is primarily responsible for audit
execution on Wealth Management/Trust administration and operations, but may be
called upon to support other audits including, but not limited to, Corporate
Compliance, Finance, and Bank Operation.
individual will work closely with audit assignment team members to complete
each phase of the audit. The individual will have regular interactions with
team members, process / control owners, and management of business units. The
Senior Auditor II will be reporting to a Senior Audit Manager of Compliance,
Wealth Management, Retail, Finance and Operations.
a strong ability to execute assigned audit procedures accurately, timely, and
with minimal supervision.
the Head of Assignment by assisting with audit scoping, planning, evaluating,
to the completion of continuous monitoring activities for assigned auditable
entities and escalates matters that may impact the timing of the next audit
and updates risk assessments for assigned auditable entities for supervisory
the sufficiency and suitability of business corrective actions to address audit
recommendations for supervisory review.
effective written and verbal communication skills with all levels of
an understanding of audit, risk, compliance, banking, and/or product knowledge
audit work in accordance with BNPP Inspection Generale and the Bank of the West
Inspection Group policies and procedures.
Education or Equivalent Experience
- Bachelor’s Degree in
applicable and related field
- Required license(s) or
certification(s) CFIRS (Certified Fiduciary Investment & Risk
Specialists) - in progress;
preferred: CIA, CISA, CPA,
- Years of
functional/professional experience: Minimum years of audit and/or Wealth
Management/Trust administration and operations experience: Typically 4+
Skills/ Other Information
- Primary focus of role is on
day-to-day execution of assigned areas of audit responsibilities and
demonstrates the ability to take on additional responsibilities.
- Maintains current on
industry developments affected areas of assigned responsibilities.
- Demonstrable strengths in
Trust Audit Activities
Common law and trust regulations; account administration (including
ERISA requirements); operations; investment management; mutual funds (including
SEC requirements); real estate; trust tax; financial reporting (including FDIC
and state call reporting requirements, GAAP, and SEC requirements); related
The above statements are intended to describe the general
nature and level of work being performed.
They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all
responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.
Bank 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 / Veteran.