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 Regulatory Relations Officer
Job Description Summary
Collaborates with various business lines, ensuring daily activities of
liaising and interacting with regulators follow established standards and occur
in a consistent and efficient manner.
Essential Job Functions
Oversees the submission of information requests for
scheduled reviews and quarterly, monthly, and ad-hoc requests made by the
regulators. Tracks regulatory issues and managing documents responsive to
regulatory requests, examination reports, and other supervisory and audit (IG) correspondence.
Collaborates with department manager to build strong
relationships with the Bank's regulators and IG; ensuring the faciliation of
regulator's understanding of Bank's business strategy and compliance issues.
Prepares periodic reports on the status of IG and regulatory
recommendations related to capital management and the status of efforts to meet
those recommendations to senior management.
recommendation owners to to define (simple) project plans and/or milestones for
their remediation, then obtain progress reports on these plans/milestones.
Monitors status of open exam issues and takes
appropriate action when needed.
Escalates any matter including a potential or
threatened legal or regulatory proceeding or investigation that involves a
significant legal, regulatory, or reputation risk appropriately.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s Degree - Required
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.
Good knowledge of banking rules and regulations (e.g.,
FDIC and Federal Reserve). Demonstrated ability to work independently and be a
self starter in a fast-paced environment. Collaborative and good at building
and leveraging relationships. Strong communication and presentation skills.
Superior project management skills and the ability to coordinate compliance
initiatives as required. Superior skills related to tracking and inventorying
Ability to organize information concerning multiple
workstreams into coherent management reports.
Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
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
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