Bank of the West Compliance Manager – Regulatory Transversal Domain in San Francisco, California

Compliance Manager – Regulatory Transversal Domain


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.

Compliance Manager – Regulatory Transversal Domain

Job Description Summary

Responsible for managing the execution and coordination of the Regulatory Transversal Domain specific to the following regulations: Volcker, French Banking Law and Swap Dealer. Additionally, expected to lead and contribute to other projects within the Regulatory Transversal Domain including Regulation W and Regulation O. Manages the review and interpretation of new and pending laws and regulations, which potentially affects the business practices of the bank.

Essential Job Functions

1. Provides a leadership role in implementing policies, standards and procedures specific to the needs of the Business Units aligned with the Bank's Corporate Compliance program .

2. Advises on regulatory application for existing and new products, addresses requirements under the Compliance program framework, tests 1st LOD to ensure appropriate controls .

3. Works with management and staff in areas of the organization affected by alterations in business practices to ensure understanding and implementation of new policies and procedures.

4. Collaborates with business leaders and Compliance Advisory to identify issues, generate solutions, and ensure actions are within regulatory framework.

5. Develops new policies that align with regulatory requirements and advises business unit on amended policies and related procedures for implementation.

6. Manages and/or performs periodic 2nd LOD testing and monitoring to determine effectiveness of BUs 1st LOD controls.

7. Prepare metrics and other high level MIS reporting for Senior Management in Corporate Compliance. Ensures reporting is prepared and submitted timely, in coordination with other Bank units and BNP Paribas Group.

8. Responsible for the development of his or her team within the Regulatory Transversal Domain.

9. Performs other duties as assigned.



· Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or related field - Required

· Master’s/Advanced Degree in Legal - Preferred

· Requires practical knowledge in leading and managing the execution of processes, projects and tactics specific to the Volcker Rule, French Banking Law, and Swap Dealer requirements. Working knowledge of Regulation W and Regulation O preferred.

· Typically has advanced knowledge and skills within a specific technical or professional discipline with understanding of the impact of work on other areas of the organization.

· Requires 10 years minimum prior relevant experience.

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: Compliance

Location: United States-California-San Francisco

Requisition ID: 041795