Bank of the West Business Analyst in San Francisco, California
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
The Business Analyst supports our Strategy, Planning and Analytics Group within our Commercial and Corporate Banking Division. Under general supervision, responsible for providing complex information, data analysis and administrative support to support projects and/or in the overall management of a business unit/department. Develops and documents business requirements and/or business solutions to solve complex problems and issues related to the business.
Essential Job Functions
Partners with business team members to define business needs through utilization to effective data gathering techniques.
Evaluates and develops various methods of analysis and/or project planning that influence strategic initiatives.
Analyzes and evaluates data gathered from multiple sources. Reconciles differences and applies consistent approaches to data interpretation and performance measurement results.
Engages with business partners and users to ensure that critical strategic decisions are vetted and well thought out prior to implementation. Ensures project dependencies are clearly defined and communicated appropriately in terms of time required to complete.
Liaises with the business, development team, and technology on an ongoing basis.
Responsible for complex examinations of current business processes and provides recommendations for improving quality and/or increasing efficiency within business unit operations.
This role will also provdie up to 25% administrative duties to the Division.
Other Job Duties
May lead efforts in the development of business unit analytics, department or operational procedures, reporting, financial analysis, communication, and/or strategic planning activities.
Assist in writing user stories, managing scrum calls, prioritizing backlog.
Collaborate with Product Owner and Developers to compose requirements.
Act as liaison between the customer and the project team.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Requires advanced knowledge of job area typically obtained through higher level education combined with work experience.
May have applied knowledge of project management.
Requires 5 years minimum experience in financial, banking and/or financial academic coursework
Requires 1 to 3 years of Agile experience.
- Bachelor's Degree
Excellent written and verbal communication skills for documenting necessary processes, business requirement proposals, client interaction, and project documentation as required.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills coupled with thoroughness and attention to detail is highly desired.
Project management tools such as Microsoft Office suite.
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: Business Analysis
Location: United States-California-San Francisco
Requisition ID: 056887