Bank of the West Equipment Finance, Business Systems Supervisor in Tempe, Arizona

Equipment Finance, Business Systems Supervisor


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 directing the overall administration of Equipment Finance's systems.Provides management with direction and leadership in technical areas in order to ensure the development of highly complex business systems, system applications, specifications, procedures and impact.

Essential Job Functions

  • Manages and provides leadership in the administration of Equipment Finance's systems including: reviewing and implementing changes in system parameters and formats; ensuring hardware and software systems compatibility; and ensuring system improvements.

  • Guides the formulation and definition of small project/system scope and objectives and development of detailed systems specifications from which programs will be written and that fit with the Bank's system architecture standards.

  • Ensures change controls, compliance, risk management, business continuity activities for all business systems.

  • Directs the evaluation of existing systems and procedures to identify deficiencies and maintain more effective data handling, conversion, input/output requirements, and storage. Leads the review of the analyses, developments and revisions to existing system logic difficulties and documentation as necessary.

  • Primary liaision to business partners (internal and/or external) through coding and implementation to ensure product matches envisioned result.

  • Counsels business partners by providing coordination and analytical assistance such as interpretation of requirements,developing detailed requirements,and system definition.

Other Job Duties

  • Guides in the maintainance of updated systems documentation (including policies and procedures), SLA agreements, audit readiness, and an effective disaster recovery process.

  • Conducts feasibility studies and recommends new or enhanced applications software to meet business needs.

  • Guides in the development of test plans and test conditions.

  • Reviews vendor deliverables and coordinates vendor activities as needed which may include integration of vendor tasks and contractual commitments.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.



Required Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Experience in leading and supervising a team that is supporting the leasing platform and systems deployment to meet business requirements

  • Experience in Infolease and Equp preferred

  • Manages usage of Infolease (lease accounting and servicing platform) and Equp (front end originations platform) as well as a host of portals and service connections

  • Responsible for monthly service and reporting calendar

  • Ability to lead projects in support of servicing and product deployment to meet business needs

  • Ability to coordinates closely with Banks IT Solutions delivery and systems teams for platform deployment


  • Thorough knowledge of business systems architecture.

  • Thorough knowledge of programming, documentation and interface requirements

  • Thorough knowledge of systems hardware, software, and system administration

  • Thorough knowledge of financial Banking systems

  • Thorough knowledge of applications development methodologies

Corporate Security

  • Enhances the performance of systems based on analysis and tuning of systems.

  • Provides leadership, advice, and support to management, staff, and system users in the application of technology to business projects and services.

  • Develops requirements and coordinates introduction of enhancements or new products.

  • Partners with internal businesses to improve/address business or technology gaps or deficiencies, communications, system availability, data integration and customer service.

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: Technology

Location: United States-Arizona-Tempe

Requisition ID: 038547