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Senior Data ,Application Compliance Officer

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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

Responsible for coordinating the successful delivery of complex Data Governance initiatives involving significant internal and/or external resources within Enterprise Data Management of corporate Finance. Programs include Data Governance working groups and management committees, Data Quality, lineage, and definition projects and assessments; Exercises great latitude in managing the initiation, planning, execution, controlling, and closing processes on projects. Develops business as usual processes to turn projects into operations. .

Essential Job Functions


Application Support team is seeking a Compliance officer who will be responsible for Application audits, governance, risk and control.  


This is a Compliance position that is responsible for partnering with the Business Units, assessing the Application risk and control profiles, advising, monitoring and challenging core compliance program components; ensuring Application and Data compliance with regulatory risks; managing risk in a transparent manner; and monitoring the adequacy of controls.


 Responsibilities include     

Conduct interviews with line of business representatives to understand risks and controls associated with applications, products and services, business strategy, and system initiatives 

Define parameters and risk attributes for data collection 

Conduct analysis with collected data and other information to quantify inherent risks and risk exposures.   

Produce comprehensive final written product capturing the risk analysis, control assessment, and direction of risk as well as an executive-level reporting for the Application teams.

Support the Annual Application audits including reviewing and advising on related findings

Manage the MRAMs (exceptions) for the application teams   

Take ownership of Application Service Account passwords and ensure that they are modified according to the Bank standards

Assist with Penetration testing requests  

Monitor Cybersecurity and support Perform other duties as assigned or requested 





5+ years of overall experience in compliance, risk, internal audit, or regulatory experience in the banking industry

Strong knowledge of the laws applicable to money laundering, to include the BSA, AML, USA PATRIOT Act, and OFAC requirements 

Strong knowledge of general banking with an understanding of Retail, Commercial, Wealth Management products and services 

Strong communication and collaboration skills, including the ability to work effectively with others at all levels across the organization 

Ability to learn quickly, manage projects and drive/achieve results

Ability to multi-task and manage competing priorities

Strong time management, project management and independent operator 

Strong interpersonal skills for coordination/liaison functions 

Strong writing skills for composition of reports 

Strong understanding of Excel is required. Data analytics (SQL, R) and experience with visual analytics tools is desired but not require 

Financial industry experience is a plus 



  • Bachelor's Degree

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: Accounting Finance