Bank of the West Sr Lead Quantitative Analyst-VP in San Ramon, California
Sr Lead Quantitative Analyst-VP
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
Data Analytics Analyst,Personal Finance Department Product Team
and maintain effective pricing models
improve pricing model using GLM/GzLM/GLMM
and update pricing model assumptions
elasticity analyses to evaluate pricing changes
recommendations for pricing optimization to reach financial targets such as
volume, gross margin, risk adjusted margin and RONE
effectiveness of pricing strategies – back testing
pricing changes and maintain pricing procedural documentation
with Technology and other groups to implement rate changes for Auto, RV, Marine
and other PFD products
abreast with developments in Auto (loan and lease), RV, and Marine pricing
within the competitive lending community and be able to leverage best
and review reports as necessary to determine if pricing adjustments are
necessary and conduct analyses to support rate changes and other initiatives
working with and extracting value from large, disconnected and/or unstructured
other ad hoc duties as necessary
Job Description Summary
Responsible for coordinating, developing, and managing business line reports
presented to Senior Management and Board level Committees; controlling workflow
activities and deadlines; and maintaining, organizing, and gathering
information. The Data Analytics Analyst collaborates with management and
business partners to identify key messages and objectives of the report,
coordinates with subject manager experts to develop report contents, manages
the review cycles, and supports Senior Reporting Analysts to ensure timely
submission of the Committee Reports to Committee Coordinators.
Essential Job Functions
Creates, distributes, and manages various SeniorManagement and Board level reports with multiple or various functionfocus. Executes procedures to ensure all reports and supporting documentsare completed accurately and within required timeframes.
Plans and maintains the schedule and workflow formultiple reports and administrative tasks. Works directly with subjectmatter experts to produce, contribute, review, or approve the results.
Ability to facilitate, coordinate and elicit reportingrequirements from multiple stakeholders.
Partners with subject matter experts to extract,filter, and aggregate data using logical queries and basic programming.Constructs data metrics, statistics, and analyses. Provide trend analysisthrough the data analysis. Conducts the layout of information/data,including use of infographics. Formats reports and presentation materialsinto established templates and style guides.
Conducts maintenance of databases and spreadsheetsthrough data entry and file uploads, and performs verifications forcompleteness and accuracy. Maintains data files, archives, and documentslibrary as well as manages the version control, updates, and approvals ofkey documents (e.g., policies, procedures, and audit plans).
Supports enhancements to functionality of spreadsheetsand databases, including use of forms, templates, and logic functions(e.g., risk assessment tools).
Manages projects and/or small teams to support newinitiatives or other automation efforts.
Performs other duties as assigned.
skills, industry experience and leadership abilities:
- Strong analytical and quantitative problem solving ability with
experience in Agile and/or Scaled Agile Framework (SAFE)
- Bachelor’s degree in quantitative field (Statistics, Economics,
Operation Research, etc.) required
- Advanced degree Masters/ Ph.D. or CFA certification
(Chartered Financial Analyst) degree in quantitative field (Statistics,
Economics, Operation Research, etc.) desired
Advanced knowledge of VBA, SAS and/or SQL required
Working knowledge of Hadoop, Spark, Kafka and programming
languages like Python preferred
- 5 years’ experience in pricing and/or related such as strategic
finance/risk management roles
2 Experience working in the Financial Industry
Extensive exposure to data analysis, presentation development and
delivery, pricing modeling, and cost accounting
- Capability of using advanced statistical techniques and tools for
data mining in the risk and collections domain
- Strong verbal and written communications skills
Requires advanced knowledge of job area typically obtained through advanced education combined with experience.
May have practical knowledge of project management.
Requires 5 years minimum prior relevant experience.
- Bachelor's Degree
Good management and control of work flows to produce deliverables within required timeframes and quality standards.
Fair knowledge of project management and Microsoft Office tools.
Understanding of style guides and editorial process.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Good inter-personal and partnering skills to facilitate effective working relationships.
Basic understanding of financial industry, risk management, and/or corporate security.
Ability to problem solve and swiftly escalate issues to senior staff when needed.
Keen eye for design and understanding of layout flows and infographics.
Ability to adjust to rapidly changing security environment and prioritize deliverables.
Ability to condense information and transform technical data into easily understandable concepts.
Strong leadership, and keen focus on details skills.
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. #LI-CS1
Location: United States-California-San Ramon
Requisition ID: 043747