Bank of the West Senior Audit Leader (Inspection and Regulatory Recommendation Validation) in San Ramon, California

Senior Audit Leader (Inspection and Regulatory Recommendation Validation)


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.

SeniorAudit Leader, Regulatory and Inspection Finding Validation

Job DescriptionSummary


Inspection Group, as the Bank’s periodic control function (i.e., third line of

defense), independently assesses the effectiveness of the permanent control

function (i.e., first and second lines of defense) to identify, measure, monitor,

and control risks.

The Senior

Audit Leader is primarily responsible for the monitoring, tracking,

coordination, and validation of recommendations that are the result of

regulatory and Inspection (internal audit) findings from such areas as Consumer

Banking; Operations; Legal; Marketing; Finance; and Regulatory Reporting. The Senior Audit Leader will also actively

participate in the review of management remediation plans and key points for

closure to provide assurance that the items are sufficiently clear, suitably

mitigate the risks, and can be effectively validated upon completion. While the role is responsible for completing

the necessary audit procedures to assess the suitability and sufficiency of

management remediation actions, at times, the technical nature of certain

findings or the number of concurrent closures requested may require contribution

with other team members.

EssentialJob Functions

  1. Monitors,

tracks, coordinates, and validates recommendations that are the result

regulatory and Inspection findings, especially surrounding Consumer Banking;

Operations; Legal; Marketing; Finance; and Regulatory Reporting.

  1. Assure that

audit procedures and related documentation to support closure of these

recommendations are sufficiently and suitably detailed and provide a clear

written trail that supports the conclusion.

  1. Strong

written and verbal communication skills with an ability to influence.

  1. Reviews the

suitability and sufficiency of management remediation plans and key points for


  1. Performs

other duties as assigned



  • Bachelor’s

Degree in applicable and related field - Required

  • Required License(s)

or Certifications in CIA, CISA, CPA, CAMS, and/or CRCM - Preferred

  • Requires

mastery level knowledge of job area typically obtained through advanced

education combined with experience. May have deep knowledge of project


  • Requires 10

years minimum prior relevant experience.

  • Primary

focus of role is on day-to-day deliverables, developing solutions based upon

subject expertise, and occasionally representing the department at a broader


  • Maintains

current on industry developments affected areas of assigned responsibilities.

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: Audit

Location: United States-California-San Ramon

Requisition ID: 036635