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Job Description Summary
Inspection Group, as the Bank’s periodic control function (i.e., third line of
defense), independently assesses the effectiveness of the permanent control
function (i.e., first and second lines of defense) to identify, measure,
monitor, and control risks.
focus for this position will be to contribute or to lead the audit execution
covering the end-to-end processes of auditable entities within Compliance,
Retail, Wealth, Finance and Operations with a focus on Wealth Management/Trust.
The individual will work closely with audit assignment team members to complete
each phase of the audit as well as have regular interactions with process and
control owners and management of business units to effectively communicate
audit results. The individual will validate the sufficiency and suitability of
business corrective actions to address audit recommendations or complete 2nd
level of supervisory review over audit recommendation closure over non-complex
findings. In addition, the individual will prepare, update, or review risk
assessments for assigned auditable entities. The Senior Audit Leader will be
reporting to the Senior Audit Manager of Compliance, Retail, Wealth, Finance
Develops and leads the execution of a risk-based audit approach
covering auditable entities within the Compliance, Retail, Wealth, Finance and
Operations with a focus on Wealth Management/Trust.
Contributes to the completion of continuous monitoring activities
for assigned auditable entities and escalates matters that may impact the
timing of the next audit assignments.
Prepares and updates risk assessments for assigned auditable
entities for supervisory review.
Validates the sufficiency and suitability of business corrective
actions to address audit recommendations for supervisory review.
Possesses a strong understanding of audit, risk, compliance,
banking, and/or product knowledge.
Executes audit work in accordance with BNPP Inspection Generale
and the Bank of the West Inspection Group policies and procedures.
Strong written and verbal communication skills with an ability to
Reviews the suitability and sufficiency of management remediation
plans and key points for closure.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s Degree in applicable and related field - Required
Required License(s) or Certifications in CFIRS (Certified
Fiduciary Investment and Risk Specialists), CIA, CISA, CPA, CAMS, and/or CRCM -
Requires mastery level knowledge of audit and Wealth
Management/Trust administration and operations typically obtained through
advanced education combined with experience. May have deep knowledge of project
Requires 10 years minimum prior relevant experience.
Primary focus of role is on day-to-day deliverables, developing
solutions based upon subject expertise, and occasionally representing the
department at a broader level.
Maintains current on industry developments affected areas of
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.
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Primary Location: United States-California-San RamonJob Type: Full-timeJob: Audit