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Bank of the West Sr. Reporting Manager- Know Your Customer (KYC) in Seattle, Washington

Sr. Reporting Manager- Know Your Customer (KYC)


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 managing the multi-functional Enterprise Know Your Customer (KYC) analysis and reporting department. Reporting function includes BOW Management Reporting, Reporting to our parent company, BNPP, various boards & committees, and regulators.

Essential Job Functions

  • Directs all aspects of the preparation of ongoing first line of defense Know Your Customer (KYC) & Know Your Intermediary (KYI) reports highlighting trends for Senior / Executive Management, the Board of Directors, regulators and BNPP such as: ensuring that information is complete, accurate and provides support for portfolio management decisions; and providing clear and concise written analysis of key financial security/KYC indicators.

  • Manages all aspects of the calculation, analysis and documentation for the Global Recertification Plan (GRP); including developing, enhancing and overseeing the contributions of the LOBs for the various components and metrics for recertification.

  • Develops new tools, defines requirements, identifies data sources, analyzes data, and prepares reports as needed to effectively provide workable solutions or respond to requests for information from Senior / Executive Management, regulators and BNPP.

  • Oversees the ongoing development and maintenance of a management information system (database) for compiling, aggregating and reporting KYC and KYI. Ensures that the database accurately and completely reflects operational dispositions; stored procedures and reports are thoroughly tested, and that the database is documented and appropriately archived.

Other Job Duties

  • Manages large, complex inter-divisional projects required for the implementation of KYC/KYI efforts and their measurement, analysis and reporting, and defining strategic priorities for the management and delivery of data in support of KYC/KYI efforts.

  • Plans and conducts the analysis of business requirements. Participates in the development of a data gap analysis. Plans and executes projects to obtain data required for KYC reporting.

  • Interfaces with IT application developers to define and document data requirements, identify data sources, develop and document data quality standards and ensure complete testing.

  • Provide periodic status reports to Senior and Executive Management.

  • Performs other duties as assigned


Required Experience

  • Requires broad management and leadership knowledge to lead project teams multiple job areas.

  • Typically has mastery level knowledge and skills within a specific technical or professional discipline with broad understanding of other areas within the job function.

  • Requires 10-12 years minimum prior relevant experience.


  • Bachelor's Degree equivalent combination of education and experience


  • Thorough knowledge of KYC/KYI principles, anti-money laundering and the related U.S. regulatory domain.

  • Thorough knowledge of statistics, data collection, analysis and data presentation.

  • Thorough knowledge of Bank policies and procedures, onboarding systems, federal and state banking laws and regulations.

  • Planning and controlling.

  • Analytical and conceptual.

  • Problem solving.

  • Judgment.

  • Interpersonal.

  • Advanced functions of Excel, SQL, OBIEE and other data tools.

  • Written and verbal communications.

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: Operations

Location: United States-California-San Ramon

Other Locations: United States-Texas-Dallas, United States-North Dakota-Fargo, United States-Ohio-Cleveland, United States-California-Los Angeles, United States-Georgia-Atlanta, United States-Nebraska-Omaha, United States-New York-New York, United States-Washington-Seattle, United States-California-San Francisco, United States-Illinois-Chicago, United States-California-Newport Beach, United States-Arizona-Tempe, United States-California-City of Industry

Requisition ID: 054430