Bank of the West Business Analyst - Compliance (BSA/AML) in San Ramon, California

Business Analyst - Compliance (BSA/AML)


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

Responsible for providing complex information and data

analysis 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 business operations.

Essential Job Functions

  • Leads business team members to define business needsthrough utilization to effective elicitation techniques.

  • Evaluates and develops various methods of analysisand/or project planning that influence strategic initiatives.

  • Analyzes and evaluates data gathered from multiplesources. Reconciles differences and applies consistent approaches to datainterpretation and performance measurement results.

  • Engages with business partners and users to ensure thatcritical strategic decisions are vetted and well thought out prior toimplementation. Ensures project dependencies are clearly defined andcommunicated appropriately in terms of time required to complete.

  • Liaises with the business, development team, andtechnology on an ongoing basis. Acts as the "Subject MatterExpert" (SME) and provides business knowledge as needed.

  • Responsible for critical examinations of currentbusiness processes and provides recommendations for improving qualityand/or increasing efficiency within business unit operations.

  • May lead efforts in the development of business unitanalytics, department or operational procedures, reporting, financialanalysis, communication, and/or strategic planning activities.

Other Job Duties

  • May assist business unit production functions duringhigh volume periods.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Required Experience

  • Requires advanced knowledge of job area typicallyobtained through advanced education combined with experience.

  • May have practical knowledge of project management.

  • Requires 5 years minimum prior relevant experience.


  • Bachelor's Degree


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills forreport writing, business requirement proposals, client interaction, andmethodology documentation.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills coupledwith thoroughness and attention to detail is highly desired.

  • Project management tools such as MS Project.

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: Accounting Finance

Location: United States-California-San Ramon

Other Locations: United States-Nebraska-Omaha

Requisition ID: 037579