Bank of the West Senior Capital Management Analyst in San Ramon, California

Senior Capital Management Analyst


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 capital and financial analysis

in support of the bank’s capital management analysis function, specifically

focused on analyzing Dodd-Frank Act Stress Testing (“DFAST”) and Comprehensive

Capital Analysis and Review (“CCAR”) activities for the Bank, its lines of

business and the Bank’s holding company. Responsible for providing

critical support to the stress testing forecasting process, providing strategic

insight to senior management by analyzing data to generate insightful

predictive analysis that help guide senior management’s expectations regarding

current and expected future financial performance and that impact on the Bank’s

capital position. Partner with various groups within the Bank such

as Treasury, Tax, Financial Planning & Analysis and Enterprise Risk to

support that analysis. May lead employees on projects..

Essential Job Functions

  • Understand the Capital Management policies, principles and objectives of the banks and review and update of all Capital Adequacy Process related Policy statements for BancWest and its subsidiary banks.

  • Calculate, analyze capital, financial and risk ratios to be presented tosenior management, steering committees and the board to ultimately be filedwith the respective regulatory agencies. The analysis is to providestrategic insight regarding current and expected future financial performanceand that impact on the Bank’s capital position.

  • Develop working relationship with internal departments in order tocontinuously improve and better understand the stress testing process/design.

  • Write and maintain operating procedures, manuals, model documentation,and other evidentiary documents to communicate to internal/external groups andpossible other interested parties the soundness of methodologies and thereplicability of the process.

  • Prepare presentations/reports for senior management, CapitalPlanning Committee, Board of Directors and other executive steering committeemeetings.

  • Participate in projects as required for new initiatives, process improvements or technology implementation and development.

  • Monitor Regulatory developments that may impact the Holding Company or subsidiary banks from a Capital or Stress Testing perspective. Be able to synthesize and summarize regulatory requirements for senior management consumption

Other Job Duties

  • Identifies, integrates and manages required internal and external resources to provide business solutions for groups most complex business issues, while able to manage multiple complex projects simultaneously.

  • Monitors project progress towards project goals, coaches and motivates team members to make needed adjustments in plans to meet milestones and to achieve goals. Facilitates and documents lessons learned on projects to use on future projects. Recognizes

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Required Experience

  • Requires deep knowledge of job area typically obtained through advanced education combined with experience.

  • Typically viewed as a specialist within discipline.

  • May have broad knowledge of project management.

  • Requires 7 years minimum prior relevant experience.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Management, Finance, Risk or related fields - Required

  • Masters Degree in Management, Finance, Risk or related fields - Preferred

  • License: Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) - Preferred


  • Manages project teams consisting of staff assigned from the various departments throughout the Bank and/or vendors providing service or support for the Bank, affected by the assigned project.

  • Recognizes project issues and concerns requiring resolution in a timely and professional manner and addresses them with management and appropriate staff members.

  • Prepares documentation defining policies to be established with management’s approval, providing supporting documentation and specifications as needed.

  • Schedules and conduct status meetings with involved staff and management, to ensure timely completion of project tasks and addressing and resolving problems that could prevent timely completion of the project.

  • Prepares, provides and communicates progress reports on project status for staff and management review.

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

Requisition ID: 037973