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Bank of the West Sr Financial Reporting Analyst - Treasury & Capital Management in Tempe, Arizona

Sr Financial Reporting Analyst - Treasury & Capital Management


At 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 equitable growth.

Job Description Summary

Responsible for performing financial reporting and accounting for derivative activities related to the bank’s Capital Markets and Treasury Department, including the preparation of highly-complex shareholder reports, detailed analysis on models used to measure fair value and the review of financial information from our systems to ensure the accounting entries are appropriate. Responsible also for understanding and preparing related schedules to support the Bank's annual financial statements in compliance with legal and regulatory requirements, company policies and procedures, and GAAP.

Essential Job Functions

  • Develop and maintain robust documentation for all key accounting/reporting processes - automated and manual - associated with the systems used to record Capital Markets and Treasury activity

  • Compile data for and prepare periodic financial reports of a highly complex nature

  • Analyze data from various systems used to account for the bank’s derivative portfolio to ensure the valuation is appropriate

  • Manage day-to-day financial reporting responsibilities including reconciliations to the general ledger

  • Interacts with auditors and control governance teams to provide information and access to accounting records and financial reports

  • Financial reporting responsibilities including developing ways to improve reporting or monitoring templates focusing on efficiency and compliance with U.S. GAAP

Other Job Duties

  • Research technical accounting literature to analyze and critically assess reporting information with a focus on not only compliance, but improvement as well. Present recommendations to Management.

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

  • Stays current on new and evolving accounting pronouncements, keeping management informed as to their relevance to the Bank.

  • Frequent interaction with Business Analysts and Technology Resources.

  • Ability to write clear business requirements.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Required Experience

  • Requires deep knowledge of Treasury and Capital Markets products including interest rate derivatives and hedging activities

  • Requires strong data analysis skills

  • Requires 7 years minimum prior accounting/reporting experience


  • Bachelor's Degree Accounting or Finance

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

Other Locations: United States-Wisconsin, United States-Washington-Seattle, United States-Missouri, United States-Nevada, United States-Arizona-Tempe, United States-Texas-Dallas, United States-Georgia-Atlanta, United States-Nebraska-Omaha

Requisition ID: 057676