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Bank of the West ALM Treasury Senior Risk Analyst/Project Manager in San Ramon, California

ALM Treasury Senior Risk Analyst/Project Manager


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.

Under the sponsorship of the ALM Treasury COO Office, we are currently looking for a Senior Risk Analyst/Project Manager who will assist ALM Treasury teams in steering transversal projects, be they initiated locally or by Head Office, driven by business decisions, operational efficiency improvements, IT developments or regulatory requirements. Coverage encompasses all US ALM Treasury operations with significant interactions with BNP Paribas teams in New York.

Essential Job Functions

The ALM Treasury Business Analyst/Project Manager will contribute to the definition and implementation of the target vision for ALM Treasury in the North America Region for the coming years.

He/she will support the ALM Treasury teams in the evolution of their environment. This includes:

  • New activities, products, and operational set-ups: business requirements, implementation, impact analysis, end-to-end testing, and policies & procedures updates

  • Leading or contributing to projects related to liquidity and interest rate risk measurement or fund transfer pricing

  • Improving operational efficiency: process enhancements, automation and innovation

  • Strengthening the control framework in a stringent regulatory environment

  • Liaising with New York & Paris teams to take advantage of similarities in processes, set-up, expertise, and ensure objectives are aligned and coordinated

  • Be a key point of contact within ALM Treasury for support functions (IT, Operations, Finance, Audit…)



Required Experience:

  • 6-8 years of relevant experience in the Banking industry with good knowledge of ALM Treasury or Capital Markets activities

  • Experience of managing business and/or IT projects

  • Strong experience with Microsoft Excel, Power Point, MS Project, Business Objects & VBA

  • Experience using Quantitative Risk Management (QRM) is preferred, but not necessary

E ducation:

  • Master's Degree in Business Administration, Finance or Financial Engineering (or other quantitative discipline combined with relevant experience)


  • Outstanding relationship and interpersonal skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication

  • Analytical and problem solving, with a strong sense for processes, analysis, and documentation

  • Rigorous, pro-active, self-disciplined, self-motivated

  • Able to manage changing priorities and meet high quality standards in a fast-paced environment

  • Knowledge of key Interest Rate Risk metrics such as Net Interest Income sensitivity, Economic Value of Equity, Interest Rate Gap

  • Knowledge of key Liquidity Risk metrics such as Liquidity Stress Testing, Liquidity Coverage Ratio, Net Stable Funding Ratio, Liquidity Gap

  • Proficiency with MS Excel (SQL is a plus)

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

Requisition ID: 046768