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.
Responsible as professional contributor performing ‘audit-like”
testing of compliance controls in the business units. Leads planning, test execution, reporting and
remediation validation of compliance controls, and manages projects requiring
the responsibility of delegating work and reviewing resulting work product.
Works independently with limited supervision. Anticipates and implements
changes to the testing plans as a result of changes in the Bank’s business
environment including regulatory changes. Leads meetings with various business
stakeholders for all phases of testing to communicate status and test results.
Communicates with parties within and outside of own job function. Adapts well
to and embraces change. May be responsible for providing guidance,
coaching and training to other employees within job area.
Independently performs assigned
testing activities and develops risk-based testing work papers under the
supervisor of the Compliance Testing Manager, and/or Head of Independent
Leads and performs assigned testing
activities within budgeted project hours including cross team engagements and adheres
to established timelines for testing assignments.
Performs testing activities
accurately, thoroughly, and following work paper protocols in accordance with BOW
Compliance Independent Testing Standards, Operations Manual, General Control
Plans/Fundamental Monitoring Points requirements, and Combined US
Operation/Intermediate Holding Company Compliance Testing Standards.
Adheres to the established service
level agreements, and any promised timelines in order to provide high value
service to business partners.
Contributes to team process
enhancements through sharing of innovative ideas. Also, adapts to and executes process
Develops and maintains core
technical and soft skills (e.g., systems, leadership, people management,
planning and organizing, communication, job knowledge and problem solving).
Prepares and presents written
information in a clear, concise, grammatically correct, and convincing manner.
Demonstrates and influences others
with a positive attitude in the work place and accepts accountability.
Responds timely to internal or
external requests for information, analysis and/or advisory testing services.
objectives within constraints.
Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration
or related field required
Any of the following: Certified
Internal Auditor (CIA), CRCM, CAMS or equivalent audit/compliance certification
preferred Required Experience
Years of functional/professional
experience: 3 - 5 yrs. combined in Banking/Compliance/Audit/Risk
Strong compliance knowledge and
experience with banking regulations in lending and deposit for commercial
business preferred; or other compliance experience in private banking and trust
in wealth management.
Skills/ Other Information
Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
Strong knowledge of
general banking with an understanding of deposit, lending and investment
corrective action and other control remediation process;
Strong writing and comprehension skills;
Independent worker; ability
to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment;
skills for coordination/liaison functions;
Microsoft Office Products Word, Excel, PowerPoint;
Working knowledge of
data analytics tool (i.e., ACL) preferred
Ability to manage
multiple compliance reviews and projects at the same time and meet timely
Team player and ability
to work collaboratively
Language skills - French
and or Spanish preferred but not
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-Nebraska-OmahaJob Type: Full-timeJob: Compliance