Bank of the West Sr Business Analyst in San Ramon, California

Sr Business 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 business analysis in support of Bank of the West's (the Bank) Master Data Management, Related operational support processes and change projects. Performs a variety of highly complex and diverse analytical duties including the collection and analysis of multiple types of reference data from various sources across the enterprise covering customer, account, product and securities. Analyzes root-cause sourcing and data quality issues, ensure changes are specified to an actionable and testable level of clarity, agrees the changes with the lines of business and ensure IT delivers the business value of the change.

Essential Job Functions

  • Analyzes data sources and data management processes involved in the creation and use of customer, product, securities, and account Master data.

  • Partners with BA’s in the business and IT to design solutions for managing data in line with enterprise standards.

  • Prepares requirements and test cases with the team and executes business test cases.

  • Prepare data extract for businesses and analytic purpose, requires in-depth knowledge of SQL

  • Design for reporting and controls of the Master data.

  • Assists the lines of business to maintain the data using the tools and rules developed by the MDM solutions and identify gaps to improve.

  • Responsible for relaying information to the Technology team in easily understood terms for both technology and business.

  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group, executives, managers and subject matter experts.


Required Experience

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

  • Requires 6 years minimum prior relevant experience.


  • Bachelor's Degree


  • Thorough knowledge of financial reference data (customer, accounts, product, securities).

  • Through knowledge of SQL Tools (Toad / Oracle Developer etc.)

  • Thorough knowledge of change management practices.

  • Thorough understanding of regulatory issues such as CCAR, FINRA, and LCR reporting with a focus on data management issues and requirements.

  • Thorough understanding and application of principles, standards, industry practices, techniques and concepts, as well as contributing to the development of new concepts, techniques and standards.

  • Exercises judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.

  • Demonstrated ability to develop solutions to highly complex and diverse analytical problems which requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors.

  • Prior experience working with large implementation projects would be beneficial for the candidate.

  • Must have solid organizational skills, with the ability to handle complex projects in a multi-tasking environment and meet deadlines with quality results.

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: 038757