Wells Fargo


New York, New York



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415) 820-7800

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Public Finance Administrative Assistant

Wells Fargo - New York, New York

Posted: 10/2/2018

Job Description

At Wells Fargo, we have one goal: to satisfy our customers’ financial needs and help them achieve their dreams. We’re looking for talented people who will put our customers at the center of everything we do. Join our diverse and inclusive team where you’ll feel valued and inspired to contribute your unique skills and experience.

Help us build a better Wells Fargo. It all begins with outstanding talent. It all begins with you.

Wholesale Banking provides financial solutions to businesses across the United States and globally. Our nine major business lines include Business Banking, Middle Market Banking, Government and Institutional Banking, Corporate Banking, Commercial Real Estate, Financial Institutions Group, Wells Fargo Commercial Capital, Wells Fargo Securities, and the Investment Portfolio. We also have groups in credit risk, group risk, finance, marketing, human relations, and the Wholesale Chief Operating Office that support our businesses.

Government and Institutional Banking (GIB): Unique to the industry, GIB brings together Capital Markets and Commercial Banking solutions for the government, education, tax-exempt and nonprofit healthcare sectors into one team, offering an integrated approach that centers our business around the needs of our client. We take great pride in approaching each relationship individually, as one team, leveraging the resources of Wells Fargo to create the most value for our client.

  • Provide administrative support to public finance bankers

  • Interacting with clients/client representatives

  • Preparing general correspondence, including responding to proposals

  • Composing complex and/or confidential correspondence

  • Preparing PowerPoint presentations

  • Answering telephones

  • Preparing expense reports

  • Act as an information source on department / business unit policies and procedures

  • Coordinate special events and / or office functions

  • Work as part of a team of administrative assistants providing support to the public finance team.

  • Serve as back-up administrative support to Head of Public Finance

  • Produce industry reports from SDC and Bloomberg as requested

  • Pull team revenue reports as requested from internal TRIP system

  • Perform various ad hoc tasks and work on other ad hoc projects as assigned

  • Act as administrator for other departmental teams and committees, i.e. Fee Review teams

Team members support our focus on building strong customer relationships balanced with a strong risk mitigating and compliance-driven culture which firmly establishes those disciplines as critical to the success of our customers and company. They are accountable for execution of all applicable risk programs (Credit, Market, Financial Crimes, Operational, Regulatory Compliance), which includes effectively following, and adhering to and if applicable Wells Fargo policies and procedures, appropriately fulfilling risk and compliance obligations, timely and effective escalation and remediation of issues, and making sound risk decisions. There is emphasis on proactive monitoring, governance, risk identification and escalation, as well as making sound risk decisions commensurate with the business unit’s risk appetite and all risk and compliance program requirements.

Required Qualifications

  • 3+ years of administrative support experience
Desired Qualifications

  • Ability to work in a fast paced deadline driven environment
  • Ability to prioritize work, meet deadlines, achieve goals, and work under pressure in a dynamic and complex environment
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint) skills
  • Ability to be flexible and adjust plans quickly to meet changing business needs
  • Experience supporting multiple managers with calendar management, travel arrangements, scheduling of meetings and events
Other Desired Qualifications
  • 5+ years of administrative support experience

  • Public Finance Investment banking experience

  • Previous experience as an administrative assistant or comparable position within a fast-paced, client-oriented professional services environment

  • Ability to hold information in strict confidence and work in a professional and discreet manner

  • Solid oral and written communication with the ability to communicate effectively

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to interact and communicate with external clients, senior leadership and other team members


  • All offers for employment with Wells Fargo are contingent upon the candidate having successfully completed a criminal background check. Wells Fargo will consider qualified candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, state and Federal law, including Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act.

    Relevant military experience is considered for veterans and transitioning service men and women.
    Wells Fargo is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.

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