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Sr Quantitative Analyst – Analytics

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Job Description Summary

Responsible for analysis and reporting efforts to support the Risk function within Consumer Banking Division.  Consumer Banking Division covers a wide range of products and segments: Credit cards, Home Equity, Mortgages, Indirect loans (Auto, RV, Marine), Wealth Management, lending solutions for Small Medium Enterprises, etc.

The position involves conducting independent quantitative analysis and reporting to provides effective challenges on credit performance, emerging risks, and business conformity with Bank’s credit policy and standards operating within the boundaries of the credit risk appetite and bank’s credit policy and standards for Consumer, Residential and Small Business portfolios.

Essential Job Functions

  • Perform moderate to highly quantitative analysis and reporting on assigned projects.
  • Ad-hoc analytics support including tracking and managing portfolio risk performance in line with Bank's credit policy and stated Risk Appetite objectives.
  • Conduct development and production of key reporting providing credit quality trends, concentration levels, and policy exception information.
  • Identifying trends, summarizing findings, developing recommendations and presenting analyses to management.
  • Makes recommendations for process improvements addressing gaps and areas for additional/improved reporting and data.
  • Maintain documentation as required.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Experience
  • Requires deep knowledge of job area typically obtained through advanced education combined with experience.
  • Typically viewed as a specialist within discipline.
  • May have broad knowledge of project management.
  • Requires 3-5 years minimum prior relevant experience.

  • Bachelor's Degree Math, Statistics, Finance or Economics - Required
  • Master's Degree Math, Statistics, Finance or Economics - Preferred
While Bank of the West considers all applicants, we will not sponsor candidates for work visas at this time.

  • Field of Experience – Job-specific knowledge requirements.
  • Quantitative methods and tools supporting financial modeling.
  • Strong analytics background with attention to details to deliver quality results.
  • Ability to solve complex analytical and data integrity problems while prioritizing and managing multiple tasks.
  • Technical skills to manipulate and analyze data in a variety of formats: proficient user of SAS, and data analytics tools (e.g. Tableau).
  • Possess strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be able to work independently and proactively and take initiative in solving problems quickly.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and PowerPoint).
  • Must have excellent quantitative modeling skills. 
  • Possess strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of financial modeling.
  • Detail Oriented.
  • Consulting skills.
  • Analytical skills.

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-California-San RamonJob Type: Full-timeJob: Risk Management