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Bank Operations Control Mgr

Bank of the West • San Ramon, CA

Posted 11 days ago

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Degree - 4 Year Degree
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Job Description

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.
Position Summary
Provides strategic direction, manages and executes the business line Level 2 Control Testing  Activity, coordinates specific processes to support the implementation and execution of the business line Testing Plan, monitoring compliance, preparing and presenting areas for improvements and recommendations, and providing assurance of compliance with statutory requirements and policies and procedures.  Responsible for the preparation, evaluations, investigations, and reporting of one or multiple complex testing assignments.  Responsible for leading or participating in review projects in one or more areas of Level 2 Control Testing activity. 

Essential Job Functions
1.         Develops a comprehensive program of risk and compliance-based Level 2 Control testing for the area(s) of responsibility.
2.         Ensures performance of independent and objective evaluations of the adequacy, effectiveness, and efficiency of the business line's internal and governance controls in area(s) of responsibility.
3.         Manages projects and executes testing reviews which consists of planning, investigating, reviewing, evaluating, reporting, and supervising; annual testing schedule, continuous monitoring, and risk assessments over areas of assigned responsibility; and monitoring of management's issues resolution.
4.         Supervises direct reports and other control officers assigned in the execution of Level 2 Control testing program.  Ensures that control activities include workpapers and supporting documentation comply with Bank standards.
5.         Acts as a subject matter expert on Level 2 Controls for assigned business line.  In depth knowledge of industry best practices and systems.
6.         Delivers high quality testing results and well-crafted report deliverables on time.
7.         Maintains current knowledge of banking activities, and operational risk management and regulatory compliance requirements pertinent to business line activities.  Attends professional seminars and participates in Bank operational risk management and regulatory compliance forums.
8.         Meets or partners with various Bank Business Groups to develop test scripts, understand or evaluate testing results, and assign defect severity.
9.         Performs other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements

Job Specifications
Required Education or Equivalent Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree      
  • Required license(s) or certification(s) CPA, CIA, CBA, and/or CFE
 Required Experience
  • Years of functional/professional experience: 7+
  • Alternative:  Combination of education and experience (years /description) Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of training and experience
 Administrative/Technical Skills/ Other Information
  • Thorough knowledge of banking operational risk management and industry practices
  • Thorough knowledge of banking and related laws and regulations
  • Thorough knowledge of bank operations activities, from both a branch and centralized function aspect
  • Proven skills in developing, writing, and communicating policies and procedures
  • Prior audit or regulatory
Level Supervised
  • none
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.
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.
Job ID: 028957
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