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Basel III - Reporting Supervisor II

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Team Description

The Basel III team focuses on US Basel III under standardized approach. The goal of this team is to define a target operating model and deploy the systems and processes of computation of Risk Based Capital ratio, in adherence to Group level standards and applicable E.U. regulations, to support the compliance of the U.S. platform (future IHC, applicable legal entities within its scope and U.S. branches and agencies of BNP Paribas) with new U.S. Basel III requirements driven by the implementation of the EPS.

Essential Job Functions

  • Ensure awareness of US Basel III regulations and updates
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of US Basel III capital requirements and regulatory reporting requirements
  • Act as team coordinator for the production and reporting of IHC US Basel III standardized RWA and RBC ratios (pro-forma and actual), ensure that deliverables are met within deadlines
  • Ensure preparation and execution of close process for RWA and Regulatory capital production and effective communication and coordination with other actors involved in the close process
  • Ensure consistency of exposures between the Accounting and the Risk or other source systems for calculation of RWA
  • Provide analyses of IHC spot RWA and RBC ratios
  • Support IHC Regulatory Reporting team for RWA and RBC related reporting such as FR Y-9C HC-R and FFIEC 102, as well as reconciliation with Regulatory Reports FR Y-9C (balance sheet, off balance sheet)
  • Support CCAR program for spot RWA and Regulatory Capital calculation and reporting
  • Ensure the proper audit trail and documentation on the Basel III RWA and RBC ratio for the IHC
  • Ensure that US Basel III policies are consistently applied across various businesses within the IHC (CIB, Asset Managements, BancWest)
  • Maintain the IHC US Basel III documentations including methodologies and procedures
  • Contribute to the norms and operational committees established over the IHC RWA and Regulatory Capital
  • Contribute to maintenance of Moody’s Analytical (tool used for RWA and RBC calculation)
  • Contribute to enhancement of data quality and remediation for the IHC RWA and RBC capital calculation
  • In coordination with other stakeholders, establish effective reconciliations and controls process over RWA and RBC ratios
  • Analyze and synthesize movements in products and variations in reports
  • Coordinate with Bank of the West Finance for establishment of an integrated IHC RWA and RBC process

Other Job Duties

  • Participate in projects as required for new initiatives, process improvements or technology implementation and development
  • Participate in bank examinations and internal and external audits
  • Performs other duties as assigned


Required Experience

  • Requires 7 years minimum prior relevant experience.

  • Strong program / project management and business analysis skills

  • Ability to build relationships across functions to drive towards a common goal

  • Strong analytical skills and advanced technical skills (i.e. MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)

  • The candidate must be able to manage staff members in an environment with strict deadlines

  • Change management and analytical skills

  • Ability to build relationships across functional teams, detailed oriented, and strong leadership skills

  • Data Analysis and SQL experience


  • Previous financial services experience in Public Accounting (i.e., Audit or Consulting

  • Strong regulatory & financial reporting knowledge prevalent in banking/financial institutions

  • Public Accounting and financial statement preparation experience

  • Strong Accounting background with solid general ledger experience

  • Solid knowledge on capital adequacy requirements (US Basel III) and hands-on experience

  • Intensive experience on RWA calculation, analysis and reporting

  • Accounting and reporting experiences (5 years and more) in banks or in Broker-dealers

  • SEC Reporting experience strongly preferred

  • U.S. GAAP including recent pronouncements

  • Knowledge of FBO and IHC requirements is preferred

  • CPA is required


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required

  • Master’s degree in Accounting or Finance highly preferred

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

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.

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 regulations.
Primary Location: United States-Arizona-TempeJob Type: Full-timeJob: Operations