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Senior Reporting Analyst

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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

The Senior Reporting Analyst, VP, will be responsible for partnering with their Compliance Business Partners to develop and delivery clear, concise and insightful reports/analysis with clear messaging and calls to action for the Bank’s Senior Leadership, Board of Directors and External Regulators (including partners at BNPP).

The Senior Reporting Analyst will leverage their advanced problem solving and decision making skills to oversee and ensure the successful delivery of large complex internal initiatives and special projects with limited oversight from their manager. (i.e., Annual Compliance Plan, Committee Charter Reviews, Priority Strategic Projects).  As part of these delivery activities, the Senior Reporting Analyst may be asked to lead small cross-functional resource teams to ensure successful delivery.

The Senior Reporting Analyst will also be responsible for identifying and implementing continuous improvement activities to strengthen and streamline the process to capture, aggregate, analyze and report on both qualitative and quantitative data from across Compliance Organization and its partners. 


Essential Job Functions:

  • Lead efforts with Compliance Senior Leadership and their teams to develop insightful reports that effectively convey calls to action to senior management and Board Committees.
  • Analyze both qualitative and quantitative data to provide impactful insights to senior management.

  • Build and enhance relationships with Compliance and Line of Business Partners and become a trusted advisor.

  • Liaise with the Office of Corporate Secretary to coordinate schedules and materials needed for Senior Leadership, Board Committee and Board of Director meetings.

  • Establish, maintain and continuously improve processes and procedures governing the creation, distribution and management of Compliance Reporting provided to Senior Management and Board committees.

  • Develop and enhance systems to efficiently manage workflow for Compliance Reporting activities and special projects (including tracking and reporting progress of the Annual Compliance Plan).

  • Maintain and enhance the repository of data elements used in reporting to Bank of the West senior management and Board as well as to the IHC and BNPP.



Required Experience

Minimum Experience:

 

  • 5-7 years prior relevant experience in the Financial Services, Legal, Compliance/Risk Management and/or Management Strategy Consulting industries

  • 2 years of cross-functional project / team leadership experience

  • Proven track record of delivering large programs and/or initiatives that deliver significant benefits to their employer and/or customers.

Preferred Experience:

 

  • 8 - 10 years prior relevant experience in the Financial Services, Legal, Compliance/Risk Management industries with at least 3 to 5 years of top tier Management Consulting Experience

  • 3 - 5 years of cross-functional project / team leadership experience delivering large initiatives

  • Demonstrated ability to build and manage strong relationships with C-Suite Leaders, Business Partners and External Partners

  • Proven track record of delivering large programs and/or initiatives that deliver significant benefits to their employer and/or customers.


Education

 


Minimum Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree (Commerce, Political Science, Law, Economics and/or Engineering) with advanced Certifications (i.e., ACAMS, CRCM, FINRA Certified Compliance Specialist, GRC Professional, etc.) 

Preferred Education:

  • Master’s Degree (Commerce, Political Science, Law, Economics and/or Engineering) and/or MBA with advanced Certifications (e.g., ACAMS, CRCM, FINRA Certified Compliance Specialist, GRC Professional, etc.) 

Skills

 

The ideal candidate will have:

 

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including developing executive level presentation materials and regulatory related materials

  • Keen eye for design and understanding of layout flows and infographics to ensure effective distribution of information to broad audiences

  • Ability to aggregate, condense and transform both business and technical data into easily understandable concepts for senior leadership 

  • Outstanding problem solving and decision making skills to rapidly assess complex situations and provide leadership with options on how to address the situation

  • Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Power and SharePoint products (advanced SharePoint Site Management experience is a plus)

  • Strong Data Analysis skills leveraging Excel and Visual Analytics Tools (SAS & SQL experience is a plus)

  • Strong problem solving, planning and time management skills with a keen attention for detail; Project Management / PMP Certification is a plus

  • Sound understanding of the financial services industry with strong knowledge of Governance, Compliance and Risk Management Concepts.

  • Strong interpersonal, leadership and relationship management skills to build and maintain effective working relationships with business partners and Senior Leaders

  • An ability to adjust to a rapidly changing environment and prioritize deliverables


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