Bank of the West KYC Operations- Analyst (Recertification) in Tempe, Arizona
KYC Operations- Analyst (Recertification)
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 performing and documenting all applicable
customer verification processes related to the assigned business function and
the communication and resolution of findings and other issues. Anticipates and
implements changes to the testing plans as a result of changes in the Bank's
business environment including regulatory changes.. Analyzes the customer due
diligence process and methodology to identify patterns and trends, and
communicates with management to ensure that risks are adequately identified and
Essential Job Functions
customer due diligence and high risk reviews according to the bank’s BSA/AML
policy and procedures.
that decisions to retain or exit a customer relationship align with supporting
documentation submitted for each high risk customer type, and with appropriate
research conducted during the high risk review process.
performs and documents assigned customer verification reviews; performs and
conducts compliance screening for PEP, sanctions and adverse news based on detailed procedures and processes.
Identifies issues,, escalates to management for resolution and formally
customer review results to management
and business partners. Prepares and presents written report of high risk reviews
including results and
recommendation for customer onboarding, closure or retention. Decisions.
areas of risk and make recommendations on operational improvements, processes
for compliance, quality assurance and any additional training essential to
mitigate risk. Seeks ways to assist the Bank in strengthening customer due
diligence , remain compliant and improve efficiency.
and analyzes testing results or issues, training, reads literature in order to
become more knowledgeable about current banking, regulatory and audit issues,
and performs other tasks as necessary to carry out daily responsibilities;
maintains expertise in areas of testing.
research, participates in training, and reads literature in order to become
more knowledgeable about current business and issues related to assigned
and analyzes monitoring and testing results from testing performed on related
controls from business unit compliance officers.
and maintain effective working relationships with Bank field Relationship
Managers and/or Retail Branch contacts
with customer outreach, telephone etiquette, and ability to establish rapport
with customers by phone
Qualifications - External
School Diploma or GED Required
knowledge of Customer Identification Procedure (CIP) requirements
knowledge of customer verification processing
knowledge of BOW commercial deposit account procedures as they apply to account
opening processes and requirements
knowledge of industry relevant software used for analysis
and research skills
written and verbal communication
to perform independently with a minimum of supervision
- Good to
PC skills, including knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Access, and related software
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
Location: United States-Arizona-Tempe
Requisition ID: 038063