Wells Fargo

Job Category:

Data and Analytics


San Francisco, California


United States

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Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time


415) 820-7800

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Analytic Consultant 5

Wells Fargo - San Francisco, California

Posted: 10/11/2018

Job Description

At Wells Fargo, we want to satisfy our customers' financial needs and help them succeed financially. 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.

The Payments, Virtual Solutions, and Innovation (PVSI) team includes Operations, Cards and Retail Services, Deposit Products Group, the Innovation Group, Treasury Management, Merchant Services, Payment Solutions, and Wells Fargo Virtual Channels and the professional services teams that partner with these businesses. PVSI's focus is on delivering the next generation of payments and deposit capabilities and advancing our digital and online offerings to design new customer experiences and products. Its guiding principles are to start with the customer, move faster, and partner effectively.

Treasury Management (TM) is a key part of our Payments, Virtual Solutions and Innovation team. Treasury Management includes managing and optimizing our customers' cash flow and mitigating its operational, financial, and reputational risk. We focus on creating operating efficiencies, cost savings and time savings for our customers by delivering treasury solutions through a consultative approach.

We put our customers at the center of every decision we make by focusing on their needs, being a leader in innovation, keeping things simple, and making our solutions easy to implement.

The Wholesale digital fraud landscape is rapidly emerging with fraudsters introducing increasingly complex and sophisticated tactics to steal online credentials and transfer money undetected. This requires that we maintain best-in-class authentication, prevention and detection capabilities/tools that will help to protect the brand and assets of Wells Fargo and its customers. We are searching for a talented analytics consultant to develop and implement DS4B fraud detection strategies. Major activities include enhancing detection capabilities using advanced analytics, monitoring and evaluating existing capabilities through synthesis and reporting, and establishing and maintaining an analytical and governance framework that enables the ongoing evaluation of fraud prevention controls and decision making. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Business Intelligence:

  • Size, scope, build and maintain metrics and queries for weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual reports to team and stakeholders to manage business and make effective decisions.
  • Respond to ad hoc reporting and data requests as needed
  • Scale data processes and reports; write queries that stakeholders can update themselves or can be automated.
  • Develop and maintain reporting using advanced data visualization techniques and/or advanced Business Intelligence platforms integrated within the analytics tools
  • Synthesize key performance metrics and key findings tailored for various audiences
  • Identify and adopt best practices in reporting and analysis: data integrity, test design, analysis, validation, and documentation.
  • Recommends quality metrics and ensures quality metrics are documented and tracked.
  • Conduct and/or facilitate post fraud event technical and operational reviews


  • Using multiple databases, proactively identify fraud trends and patterns by performing very complex analyses involving data mining and predictive modeling, regression/multivariate analysis, behavioral profiling and customer segmentation
  • Translate complex or ambiguous business problem statements into analysis and reporting requirements.
  • Proactively and independently work with stakeholders to construct use cases and associated standardized outputs.
  • Communicate with and influence business management to achieve fraud prevention initiative objectives
Required Qualifications

  • 8+ years of experience in one or a combination of the following: reporting, analytics, or modeling; or a Masters degree or higher in a quantitative field such as applied math, statistics, engineering, physics, accounting, finance, economics, econometrics, computer sciences, or business/social and behavioral sciences with a quantitative emphasis and 5+ years of experience in one or a combination of the following: reporting, analytics, or modeling
Desired Qualifications

  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of research and analysis
  • Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • A BS/BA degree or higher in one of the following statistical related fields: applied mathematics, statistics, finance, economics, or engineering
  • Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy
  • Experience communicating and presenting complex information to multiple levels of the organization
  • Ability to work and influence successfully within a matrix environment and build effective business partnerships with all levels of team members
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
Other Desired Qualifications
  • Experience in payments products, particularly Wires and ACH payments
  • 4+ years of experience in business intelligence, and data visualization techniques using large data sets sourced from various data warehouses, marts, and desktop sources (e.g. spreadsheets) and flat files
  • 5+ years of experience using SQL within a variety of database sources such as SAS, Oracle, Teradata, etc.
  • 5+ years of experience Business intelligence and visualization software (e.g., OBIEE, Tableau Server, etc.) to empower non-technical, internal customers to drive their own analytics and reporting.
Street Address

NC-Charlotte: 301 S Tryon St - Charlotte, NC
CA-SF-Financial District: 333 Market St - San Francisco, CA


  • 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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