At Bank of the West, our people are having a positive impact on the world. We’re investing where we feel we can make the most impact, like advancing diversity and women entrepreneurship programs, financing for more small businesses, and promoting programs for sustainable energy. From our locations across the U.S., Bank of the West is taking action to help protect the planet, improve people’s lives, and strengthen communities. We are part of BNP Paribas, a global leader supporting the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Yes, we’re a bank, but as the bank for a changing world, we are continually seeking to improve the ways we help our customers, while contributing to more sustainable and equitable growth.

Job Description Summary

Responsible for Know Your Customer (KYC), client due diligence, enhanced due diligence, and customer identity management programs. Responsibilities include moderately to complex knowledge of monitoring accounts, alert reviews and investigation of potential fraudulent, terrorist or suspicious activity. Lead enterprise wide processes and enhancements for customer interactions in relation to KYC, enhanced due diligence and fraud suspicious activity alert reviews / investigations, where applicable. Incumbents also lead the design, implementation, and maintenance of related operational processes.

Essential Job Functions

  • Responsible for conducting in depth review and analysis of legal documentation and other related information to ensure the appropriate Customer Due Diligence (CDD) on consumer or commercial customer relationships is conducted per bank policy and applicable regulations
  • Review all account documentation submitted for newly established business and consumer accounts in a timely fashion
  • Communicate necessary documentation changes to branches and follow through to ensure requested documents/changes have been submitted
  • Maintain accurate and complete files for all reviewed client documentation
  • Provides compliance support for projects and initiatives with moderately to high risk to identify, assess and mitigate BSA/AML risk in business activities

Required Experienc

  • Typically requires a University Degree
  • Equivalent experience and minimum 3 years of prior relevant experience
  • Requires advanced knowledge of job area typically obtained through advanced education combined with experience
  • May have practical knowledge of project management


  • Bachelor's Degree


  • Advanced knowledge of BSA and OFAC laws and regulations

To protect the health and safety of our employees and customers, Bank of the West may require all U.S. employees to provide proof of their vaccination status, and employees who are not fully vaccinated may be required to undergo regular testing.

Annual Hiring Range/Hourly Rate:


The base salary opportunity can vary based on candidate’s geographic location, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities.

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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-Tempe
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Why should I apply?

Basically, why would you want to join BNP Paribas over any other company?


  • What if we told you that working in our Group may not be quite what you think? BNP Paribas business lines and careers are constantly evolving to meet the expectations of our clients and society as a whole.

  • Feeling good about your job means bringing your whole self to work and being who you are. It’s also about having the resources you need to achieve a healthy work-life balance. Both of these are major commitments at BNP Paribas.

  • At BNP Paribas, developing your skills is as important to us as it is to you. And the skills you learn with us will help you through the rest of your working life.

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