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Bank of the West Finance - Sr Data Govern Analyst in San Ramon, California

Finance - Sr Data Govern Analyst


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

As a member of the Finance Data Steward Team this role will be responsible for contributing in the successful delivery and evolution of Data Management and Governance initiatives serving as a representative of Finance. Actively participate in Data Governance working groups and data quality forums supporting Finance data initiatives. Responsible for executing and enhancing the business as usual processes to maintain the data management documentation such as data lineage, data dictionaries, data controls and data quality rules inventory for the Finance Data Marts. Contribute to the execution of the Finance Data Strategy.

Essential Job Functions

  • Provides subject matter expertise within data governance working groups, forums and management committees.

  • Responsible for the execution and evolution of processes to maintain the data management documentation for Finance Data Marts

  • Participates in the issue management resolution process by performing root-cause analysis and partnering with others on developing solutions to remediate open issues.

  • Aides in the expansion of the Enterprise Data Management Program through participation in projects to implement the data management standards across Finance prioritized processes and reports.

  • Partner with Enterprise IT, Enterprise Data Management and Lines of Business in implementing Data Governance and Data Stewardship Programs for Finance Data Assets.

  • Ensures that Finance adheres to the Enterprise Data Management Standards through periodic reviews of current practices versus the current standards.

Other Job Duties

  • Performs other duties as assigned.



Required Experience

  • Requires deep knowledge of job area typically obtained through advanced education combined with experience. Typically viewed as a specialist within discipline..

  • Experience in data governance practices, including data governance program lifecycles, data stewardship practices, metadata, lineage and data quality management.

  • Knowledge of data governance, data management, data architecture, data modelling concepts and data governance tooling and the complexities of data in a large financial and/or highly regulated institution.

  • Requires 7 years minimum prior relevant experience.


  • Bachelor's Degree


  • SQL skills required

  • Experience working in Banking a plus

  • Experience working in Finance/Accounting a plus

  • Solid Microsoft Office and Sharepoint skills, including Excel, Visio, and PowerPoint, and familiarity with Data Governance tools, such as Collibra or Abacus

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-Arizona-Tempe

Requisition ID: 056503