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Sr Operations Analyst - Commercial Loans

Apply REF: 049381
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Job Description Summary - Sr. Operational Analyst (Commercial Loans)

Manages directly through subordinates, operational activities for a large single functional unit or multiple sections within an assigned group (CBG, NFG, RBG, WMG, Legal & Compliance, Risk Management, Finance & Administration) Responsible for creating and maintaining processes that achieve a high level of operational efficiency while maintaining proper internal controls to meet the changing business needs. Works on moderately complex issues and projects.

Essential Job Functions
  • Responsible for managing the operational activities on a variety of sections including those of high complexity and risk, to maximize productivity, efficiency and cost effectiveness.
  • Reviews, analyzes and makes recommendations to the design and implementation of operational activities for a large single functional unit or multiple sections within an assigned group.
  • Exercises administrative control over the functions and activities of the sections, including budget.
  • Communicates and interprets operations performance, quality standards and goals for assigned sections.
  • Monitors and adjusts the daily workflow to ensure that operational commitments are met.
  • Formulates, plans, and organizes new projects that will enhance the bank's customer service capabilities; reduce costs; and contribute to the bank's cost savings initiatives.
  • May review and revise service agreements both internally and externally. Performs other duties as assigned.
Other Job Duties
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Experience
  • 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.

  • High School Diploma or GED Required
Commercial Loan Documentation
  • Responsible for compiling and preparing standard and non-standard loan documents as per terms and conditions of the approval for all loans.
  • May be responsible for loan files from any or all points including loan processing, loan documentation preparation, pre-boarding data entry, loan documentation review, loan closing, and/or tickler/file maintenance.
  • May assist in projects relative to process/workflow improvements, system updates/releases, system enhancements, etc.

Commercial Loan Servicing
  • May process complex loan transactions and/or book loans to the loan system
  • Review and process complicated requested financial transactions (including Syndications and Special Assets) originated from customers and internal business partners.
  • May perform reviews of transactions processed by other CLS staff to determine whether the transaction was posted completely and accurately.
  • May handle escalated or complicated research requests as needed
  • May perform periodic report review
  • May work with internal partners to reconcile GL and other accounts
  • May interact with outside service providers or government agencies

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-City of IndustryJob Type: Full-timeJob: Bank Services Reference: 049381