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Risk Mgmt Analyst Assoc II

Job type Permanent
Job Function Risk
Brand Bank of the West
Apply REF: 063890
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 providing assistance to team and Management in order to advance achievement of Department goals. Responsibilities may include analyzing complex and confidential information and applying to assist with the development and execution of the initiatives, process, projects, policies, procedures, and reporting. Responsible for developing, managing, and administering complex tracking systems and reports for a variety of data.

Essential Job Functions

  • Supports one of the following Risk Management areas: compliance management operations, Basel II wholesale credit risk rating (i.e. Dual Grading), credit portfolio reporting, and Managed Assets Group.
  • Supports in the planning and organizing of small to medium long-term projects.
  • Assists with the enhancement of Risk Management programs, initiatives, and projects. Examples include the following: initiative to ensure that data is complete, accurate, and internally consistent; and implementation of new probability of default scorecards.
  • Assists with obtaining data for analysis and testing required for purposes such as model building, activity monitoring, client financial information, compliance, and/or regulatory reporting.
  • Assists with special studies/analyses to present to management. Researches information requests, may compile statistics, gathers, analyzes and summarizes data, and prepares reports with maximum presentation impact.

Other Job Duties

  • Interfaces with various areas across the Bank (e.g. credit risk, loan servicing, loan document preparation, operations, appraisal, legal, and other Bank departments) to resolve or address issues (e.g. credit quality, lien perfection, adequacy of documentation, audit finding, model performance, and scorecard overrides).
  • May perform some day-to-day administrative functions.
  • Collaborates well with team members and key constituents.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Experience

  • Requires broad theoretical job knowledge typically obtained through advanced education.
  • Requires 3 years prior relevant experience.


  • Associate's Degree


  • Good understanding of general lending principles
  • Ability to work independently
  • Analytical and research skills
  • Customer service skills Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

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: Risk Management Reference: 063890