Bank of the West Commercial Banking Associate in Los Angeles, California

Commercial Banking Associate


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.

Job Description Summary

The Commercial Banking Associate works in a Commercial Banking business center, supporting a team of Relationship Managers with prospecting, sales and customer onboarding and customer service. As part of the sales team, the Associate serves as a critical cornerstone to enhance the client experience. This role offers the opportunity to learn about the commercial banking industry and gain valuable experience working directly with customers.

Essential Job Functions

  • Support Relationship Manager in sourcing, securing, developing, and retaining profitable banking relationships within the assigned region.

  • Assist the Relationship Manager with maintaining and growing current relationships.

  • Responsible for the development of customer presentations, pitch books for new lending opportunities, cross selling, and other business to existing clients.

  • Provide subject matter expertise on customer onboarding and ongoing customer due diligence/ enhanced due diligence.

  • Works with Relationship Managers to on board new customers by gathering required information and input into the system of record.

  • Act as key liaison for Relationship Managers and customers for internal and customer inquiries.

Other Job Duties

  • Other duties as assigned



Required Experience

  • 2-3 years of relevant experience


  • Bachelor's Degree Business related field

Work Experience

  • 2 - 3 yrs

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.

Job: Sales and Sales Related

Location: United States-California-Los Angeles

Requisition ID: 039536