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Responsible for leading an
effective independent and testing program for the Consumer & Small Business
sector. Acts as a Level 2 Compliance Testing expert resource for consumer based
regulations/laws. Leads a team of Testing
professionals in executing and effective Testing program. Responsible for supervising a team of Testing
professionals who perform and document assigned compliance testing processes
related to consumer/small business regulatory obligations as well as the
communication and resolution of findings and other related issues. Identifies
best practices, anticipates and implements changes to the testing plans as a
result of changes in the Bank’s business environment including regulatory
changes. Helps to coordinate work with internal and external auditors and
regulators as necessary. Analyzes the testing methodology to identify patterns
and trends, and communicates with management to ensure that risks are
adequately identified and addressed. Works with business units to ensure Domain
controls are effective enterprise-wide.
and maintain an ongoing compliance independent testing program at the Bank to assess and review compliance with consumer/small
business practices, risk/controls, regulatory and internal firm policy
the Compliance Risk Assessment results to contribute to key
compliance activities, including but not limited to: the Annual Compliance
Plan, Compliance Testing Plans, and corrective action plans to remediate noted
control deficiencies, as appropriate.
Coordinate and work with multiple
stakeholders including other Compliance Testing professionals and Domain
specialty groups to promote consistent best practices, testing and
sampling methodologies and standards.
Develop compliance testing
programs/testing plans for specific business units and products based upon
the risk assessment process and applicable laws, regulations and internal
Prepare and distribute reports to senior
management detailing review findings and recommendations.
Periodically report on significant activities
conducted and planned for the upcoming period.
Ensure that all findings and recommendations
are entered into the GRC Tool and tracked through remediation.
Maintains working knowledge of regulatory
requirements, relative business enterprise-wide actives and consumer compliance
industry practices and issues.
Education Required Education or
Alphabet Regulations, Home Mortgage Disclosure Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act,
Servicemembers Civil Relief Act, Flood Insurance Requirement
- Bachelor’s Degree required
- Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)
- 8 years of
- 5 years of supervisory or
- Alternative: Combination of
education and experience (years /description) 10 + years QA/Testing
experience with professional certification in lieu of 4 year degree
Administrative/Technical Skills/ Other
- Familiarity with 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;
- Strong interpersonal skills for
- Proficiency with 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
- Language skills - French and or
Spanish preferred but not required
- Extensive experience with MS
Office products including Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook, and
Visio is required. Access and
Project experience is preferred.
- Will supervise a team of three or
more Professional Staff
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-Nebraska-OmahaJob Type: Full-timeJob: Compliance