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Job Description Summary
Assists in creating comprehensive documentation for the annual Capital Plan and the FR Y-14A supporting documentation. Be a key partner in forming the governance framework over the ICAAP. Assist in creating an effective challenge framework. Assist in creating documentation/presentation for Federal Regulators and the BancWest Regulatory Relations team specifically focusing on Regulatory developments (DFAST, CCAR, etc.) related to Stress Testing and Capital Management. Assist in the editing and reviewing of all Capital Adequacy Process policies of the Holding Company and its subsidiary Banks, Bank of the West and First Hawaiian Bank to ensure all policies adhere to corporate policy standards while verifying consistency of content and approach. These policies serve as the basis for how the Holding Company and subsidiary Banks are governed and are a critical component to all regulatory-mandated Dodd Frank Act Stress Test ("DFAST") submission documents.
Essential Job Functions
Other Job Duties
- Understand the Capital Management policies, principles and objectives of the banks and review and update of all Capital Adequacy Process related Policy statements for BancWest and its subsidiary banks.
- Support the review and discussion process for formal approval of policies with Senior Management and the Board.
- Communicate with Senior Management and key partners across all business units, Finance, Risk and other support groups to ensure consistent application of processes and policies and adherence to provisions set forth in the statements.
- Assist in managing the CCAR submission documentation review process and update documentation at least annually or as required by policy and/or regulatory mandate.
- Prepare presentations/reports for Capital Planning Committee, Board of Directors and other executive steering committee meetings.
- Participate in projects as required for new initiatives, process improvements or technology implementation and development.
- As needed, communicate with the Regulatory Relations team on All Capital and Stress Testing related topics.
- Monitor Regulatory developments that may impact the Holding Company or subsidiary banks from a Capital or Stress Testing perspective. Be able to synthesize and summarize regulatory requirements for senior management consumption
- Assist in building an effective challenge framework (process framework to review and test the capital plan information.
- Partner with Capital Management team and Support groups to identify and implement ongoing enhancements to the Capital Adequacy Process and related policies and methodologies.
- Will support the Capital Adequacy Manager in the development of the responsibilities of the department.
- Identifies, integrates and manages required internal and external resources to provide business solutions for groups most complex business issues, while able to manage multiple complex projects simultaneously.
- Monitors project progress towards project goals, coaches and motivates team members to make needed adjustments in plans to meet milestones and to achieve goals. Facilitates and documents lessons learned on projects to use on future projects.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- 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 7 years minimum prior relevant experience.
- Bachelor's Degree Management, Finance, Risk or related fields
Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
- Manages project teams consisting of staff assigned from the various departments throughout the Bank and/or vendors providing service or support for the Bank, affected by the assigned project.
- Recognizes project issues and concerns requiring resolution in a timely and professional manner and addresses them with management and appropriate staff members.
- Prepares documentation defining policies to be established with management’s approval, providing supporting documentation and specifications as needed.
- Schedules and conduct status meetings with involved staff and management, to ensure timely completion of project tasks and addressing and resolving problems that could prevent timely completion of the project.
- Prepares, provides and communicates progress reports on project status for staff and management review.
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: Accounting Finance