Bank of the West
Senior IT Auditor II','036120','!*!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 – Consumer Banking,
Commercial Banking, and Wealth Management.
The Inspection Group, as the Bank’s
periodic control function (i.e., third line of defense), independently assesses
the effectiveness of the permanent control function (i.e., first and second
lines of defense) to identify, measure, monitor, and control risks. The Senior IT Auditor II is primarily
responsible for execution of technical audits in areas of assigned audit
responsibilities supporting audits of Information Technology. This position is
primarily located in either our San Ramon or Omaha locations, and requires some
ability to travel.
Essential Job Functions
1. Demonstrates a strong ability to execute assigned audit
procedures accurately, timely, and with minimal supervision.
2. Supports the Head of Assignment by assisting with audit scoping,
planning, evaluating, testing, and reporting.
3. Contributes to the completion of continuous monitoring
activities for assigned auditable entities and escalates matters that may
impact the timing of the next audit assignments.
4. Prepares and updates risk assessments for assigned auditable
entities for supervisory review.
5. Validates the sufficiency and suitability of business
corrective actions to address audit recommendations for supervisory review.
6. Exhibits effective written and verbal communication skills
with all levels of management.
7. Possesses an understanding of audit, risk, compliance,
banking, and/or product knowledge
8. Executes audit work in accordance with BNPP Inspection
Generale and the Bank of the West Inspection Group policies and procedures.
Required Education or Equivalent Experience
Bachelor’s Degree in applicable and related field
Preferred license(s) or certification(s) CIA, CISA,
CPA, CISP, and/or CISM
Years of functional/professional experience: Minimum
Information Technology experience, audit or risk information technology:
Typically 6 years
Experience on Data Management will be appreciated
Experience and working knowledge of processes and
controls supporting information technology.
Skills/ Other Information
Primary focus of role is on day-to-day execution of
assigned areas of audit responsibilities and demonstrates the ability to
take on additional responsibilities.
Maintains current on industry developments affected
areas of assigned responsibilities.
Demonstrable strengths in one or more of the following:
Bank Audit Activities
Banking laws and regulations; region and branch banking
operations; asset and liability management; treasury (including
derivatives); lending (including evaluation of loan loss reserve,
syndication desk, and other real estate owned); expenditures; deposits; PC
and telephone banking (including FCC requirements); related systems; etc.
Credit and Counterparty Activities
Commercial and industrial lending; commercial real
estate; trade finance; consumer lending; financial statement analysis;
loan underwriting and structure; valuation; highly-leverage transactions; accounting
standards; Uniform Commercial Code; capital markets and other
non-traditional credit areas including off-balance sheet credit risk; etc.
Enterprise Risk Management Activities
Enterprise Risk Management practices for large, complex
banking organizations (LCBOs); capital management and planning; stress testing; model risk governance
and management; operational risk;
financial reporting (including FDIC and state call reporting
requirements, GAAP, and SEC requirements); budgeting; cost accounting
(including transfer pricing and cost allocation); incentive programs; etc.
IT Audit Activities
Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council
(FFIEC) and American National Standards Institute (ANSI) requirements;
application development and maintenance; computer operations; technical
services; communications; information security (including system access
control software, firewalls and encryption); end user computing (including
Internet, local and wide area networks, client server technology, and
PCs); contingency planning; operating systems (including associated
program products); database structures and access methods; system analysis
and design; programming and data extract languages and techniques; etc.
Trust Audit Activities
Common law and trust regulations; account
administration (including ERISA requirements); operations; investment
management; mutual funds (including SEC requirements); real estate; trust
tax; financial reporting (including FDIC and state call reporting requirements,
GAAP, and SEC requirements); related systems; etc.
Responsible for providing development and technical
support on the key applications for the Inspection Group as well as acting
as the primary technology liaison for the Inspection Group with the Bank
and BNPP Inspection Generale (IG).
The successful candidate will have a solid understanding of the
Bank’s technical infrastructure, and a desire and aptitude to learn and
deploy new technologies; etc.
','United States-California-San Ramon','United States-Nebraska-Omaha','Audit','Mar 12, 2018','Senior IT Auditor II
Bank of the West
Website : http://www.bankofthewest.com
Bank of the West is a financially strong, well-capitalized and prudently managed FDIC-insured bank that customers have entrusted with their money for over 135 years. Through holding company BancWest Corporation, the bank is a subsidiary of BNP Paribas, one of the six highest rated banks in the world. Our bank's stability and development have been sustained through a strong focus on sound, conservative banking practices and a superior level of customer service. Bank of the West employs a business model that lets the bank make service-focused decisions–about credit, products and other aspects of its operations—as quickly, consistently and as close to the customer as possible. The bank operates distinct units to provide a range of superior services — Commercial Banking, Regional Banking, National Finance and Wealth Management.