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Senior Reporting Analyst

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What sets Bank of the West apart from other banks is our team members–they embody the optimistic spirit of the West. There is a spirit here that drives us to do more. Our team of more than 10,000 employees is vital to the success of our Bank. They reflect our modern western values—straightforward, entrepreneurial and optimistic. We seek to create a corporate culture that fosters and rewards excellence, encourages creative thinking and respects diversity – an environment where team members are engaged, supportive of one another and enthusiastic about serving our customers. Bank of the West offers the stability of a company that has a 135 year history and is part of BNP Paribas, a European leader in global banking and financial services and one of the 6 strongest banks in the world. We offer opportunities across our diverse business lines – Retail Banking, Commercial Banking, National Finance, and Wealth Management.

Senior Reporting Analyst

Job Description Summary

Responsible for understanding and preparing the Bank's regulatory reports in compliance with legal and regulatory requirements, company policies and procedures, and generally accepted accounting policies. Apply understanding of current report production process and requirements to drive automation of report production.

Essential Job Functions

·         Actively participate in automation efforts to enhance the regulatory reporting process.

·         Review, assess, and ensure compliance with new and revised regulatory reporting requirements.

·         Partner with Operational Accounting and Accounting Policy and Internal Controls to ensure data reflected in the Bank's regulatory reports and the Finance Data Mart are accurate.

·         Develop queries to extract and analyze data.

·         Train and mentor staff members to gain an understanding of the data contained in the Finance Data Mart.

·         Assist Finance Technology and business analyst in design efforts for automating the regulatory reports.

·         Performs other duties as assigned.



Qualifications

·         Bachelor’s Degree in accounting/finance or equivalent combination of education and experience - Required

·         Required License(s) or Certifications in CPA - Preferred

·         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.

Regulatory Reporting Internal Control Analyst

·         Perform periodic audits of source system data to identify and communicate issues with appropriate data owners. Monitor and track issues to ensure timely and appropriate resolutions are achieved.

·         Partner with Internal Audit and other control groups to assess, develop, and monitor adherence to internal controls, and accounting policies and procedures.

Banking Regulatory Reporting Analyst

·         Prepare regulatory reports, such as Call Report, FRY9-C, FR Y 14 and other schedules, in compliance with legal and regulatory requirements, company policies and procedures, and generally accepted accounting principles.

·         Assess, develop and maintain proper controls, documentation, and change management approach for impacted reporting areas.

·         Discuss and address issues with regulatory reporting liaisons or government regulatory specialists.

Risk Reporting Analyst

·         Prepare risk inputs to financial and regulatory reports, including quarterly & annual report, Call Report, subsidiary schedules and FRY 9-C report for the Bank Holding Company, in compliance with legal and regulatory requirements, company policies and procedures, and generally accepted accounting policies.

·         Work with Risk Reporting, Risk Modelling, Managed Assets Group, and Lines of Business as required to source, verify, collate, and catalogue relevant inputs/documents to support the development of the risk inputs/schedules in the aforementioned reports

·         Develop and maintain robust documentation for all key processes – automated and manual – associated with the preparation of the risk inputs/schedules.

·         Develop, maintain and periodically test appropriate controls pertaining to all components of the risk inputs/schedules. These controls would subject to review and testing by several groups, including the Bank’s internal and external audit, and regulatory examiners

·         Work closely with Risk Reporting, Regulatory Reporting, Finance Technology and business analysts to develop the regulatory reports.

 Shareholder Reporting Analyst

·         Compiles data for and prepares periodic financial reports of a highly complex nature

·         Ensure the consolidated results are accurately stated at the Shareholder, as well as communicating with FHB to ensure consistency.

·         Assist in the management of day-to-day financial reporting responsibilities

·         Review, assess, and ensure compliance with new and revised BNP reporting requirements. Work with Business Units to ensure reporting changes are accurately reflected.

·         Communication with Shareholder on a quarterly basis to anticipate changes

·         Work with Business Partners so that they understand IFRS financial results for communication to Senior Management.

·         Actively participate in automation efforts to enhance the reporting process

·         Partner with Accounting Policy & Internal Control and Operational Accounting to ensure data is reflected accurately.

·         Perform period audits of source systems data to identify and communicate issues with appropriate data owners. Monitor and track issues to ensure timely and appropriate resolutions are achieved.

·         Partner with Accounting Policy & Internal Control and Operational Accounting to ensure data is reflected accurately.

External Reporting Analyst

·         Compiles data for and prepares the Bank of the West’s GAAP-based Annual Report and other potential periodic financial reports.

·         Review, assess, and ensure compliance with new and revised US GAAP reporting requirements.

·         Communication with Business Units on a quarterly basis to anticipate changes in business and communicate new reporting requirements.

·         Actively participate in automation efforts to enhance the reporting process.

·         Partner with Accounting Policy & Internal Control and Operational Accounting to ensure data is reflected accurately.

·         Assist in the management of day-to-day financial reporting responsibilities.

·         Interacts with outside auditors providing information and access to accounting records as required.

·         Perform period audits of source systems data to identify and communicate issues with appropriate data owners. Monitor and track issues to ensure timely and appropriate resolutions are achieved.

·         Partner with Accounting Policy & Internal Control and Operational Accounting to ensure data is reflected accurately.

·         Research and compile data for exploratory SEC filings.

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: Operations