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Posted: Thursday, September 28, 2017 10:10 AM


Company Name: Westamerica Bank

Job Description

Join California’s 7th largest commercial bank. We are looking for outstanding people to join our winning team. We’ve reached our current strength because our employees, customers, and shareholders believe in the same fundamental goals.

The bank has exceptional asset quality and our capital ratios exceed regulatory standards for “well-capitalized” companies. Our outstanding loan quality, loan loss reserve, earnings, and capital ratios place us among the top-performing financial institutions in the nation for financial health and safety.

The bank receives recognition by analysts as a very healthy community banking company. Independent bank rating agencies, including Findley Reports and Bauer Financial, consistently reaffirm their positive ratings.

Desired Attributes
* Evolves with operating environment; implements change when warranted
* Demonstrates initiative and engagement, proactive
* Anticipates and plans for change
* Exercises sound judgement, free of bias, balanced
* Authoritative, trustworthy
* Strong written and verbal communication skills
* Good listener
* Positive, cooperative attitude
* Thoughtful, understands trade-offs and consequences
* Ability to re-organize, recruit and effectively supervise professional staff
* Technical Skills
* Designated CIA (Certified Internal Auditor)
* Designated CFSA (Certified Financial Services Auditor)
* Designated CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor)
* Knowledgeable and conversant in the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing
* Knowledgeable and conversant in the COSO Internal Control framework (Committee of Sponsoring Organizations)
* Knowledgeable and conversant in banking regulations and Interagency audit expectations
* Embraces risk-based audit planning, scoping and testing

* Commercial banking
* IT environment scale of similar size or larger
* Planning and scoping an annual internal audit plan
* Managing / supervising staff to complete annual internal audit plan
* Applies risk-based flexibility to adjust annual audit plan
* Selecting and managing third-party vendors to augment internal audit resources
* Working with federal regulators
* Presentations to Board of Directors

Contact Person:
Steve Ensinger
Email Address:

• Location: Fairfield, North Bay

• Post ID: 79413783 sfbay is an interactive computer service that enables access by multiple users and should not be treated as the publisher or speaker of any information provided by another information content provider. © 2017