Wells Fargo

Job Category:



Charlotte, Illinois


United States

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time


415) 820-7800

Financial Controls & Oversight Sr Consultant (G/0 Framework)

Wells Fargo - Charlotte

Posted: 07/5/2018

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.

• Enterprise Finance & Information Technology offers technology and services that exceed Wells Fargo customers’ expectations and directly enable them to succeed financially. We interact with customers more than 12 billion times a year through in-store, online, ATM, and telephone transactions. We impact customers directly, through systems availability and security, as well as indirectly, through our business partners who offer and deliver a myriad of products and services that meet customers’ financial needs. We provide a competitive advantage for the company through excellence in fundamentals, integrated partnerships, and our talented and engaged team members.

Wells Fargo is seeking highly motivated individual with a strong understanding of Regulatory Reporting governance and controls to join our Governance and Oversight team as a subject matter expert (SME). The Governance and Oversight team has enterprise-wide exposure to key stakeholders within the external financial reporting infrastructure and is a component of the Enterprise Controls & Oversight group that reports to the Corporate Controller.

The team supports the company’s on-going objective of maintaining an industry leading financial and regulatory reporting control environment and is responsible for the following directives:
Providing meaningful assessments of the current financial and regulatory reporting control environment, including internal control over the Company’s financial and regulatory reporting environment
Development, governance and oversight of Well Fargo & Company’s COSO based policies for internal controls over regulatory reporting. Strategic planning to maintain industry leading financial and regulatory reporting COSO polices and proactive anticipation of internal control related matters
Monitoring new and emerging internal control and regulatory reporting related guidance and issues and assist with facilitating group-wide training to interested and impacted stakeholders
Providing consultation and subject matter expertise for process and control related matters, including evaluating severity of control deficiencies and related remediation efforts
Providing process and control support and thought leadership for EC&O sponsored projects
Interfacing with regulators, Corporate Finance, Treasury and other stakeholders on control related matters
Acting as a change agent for continual improvement of the control environment

This individual will be a governance & oversight subject matter expert with an emphasis on regulatory reporting. Specific responsibilities include:

Developing processes to execute on team directives related to internal control over regulatory reporting

Building relationships and collaborating with key stakeholders in the regulatory reporting and SEC reporting internal control infrastructures

Assisting with implementing the Company’s COSO-based Regulatory Reporting Governance & Oversight Framework

Assisting with implementing key initiatives related to internal control over financial and regulatory reporting, including implementation of the 2013 COSO Framework

The successful candidate will be a highly motivated team player that has a strong interest in COSO, is a self-starter who is accustomed to working in complex organizations with a diverse group of stakeholders, and someone who is able to withstand challenges and adapt accordingly. This individual should have practical experience with financial reports filed with the regulatory agencies (FRB, OCC, FDIC) and knowledge of financial services products. Additionally, the candidate should possess executive presence and be accustomed to presenting material to senior executives. The candidate should be flexible, be able to withstand challenges and adapt accordingly.

Required Qualifications

  • 6+ years of experience in one or a combination of the following: finance, accounting, analytics, reporting or business/technology audit; or a BS/BA degree or higher in Finance, Accounting, Statistics, Economics, or Business and 4+ years of experience in one or a combination of the following: finance, accounting, analytics, reporting or business/technology audit
Desired Qualifications

  • An active Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation
  • Big four public accounting experience
Other Desired Qualifications

• Practical experience with financial reports filed with the regulatory agencies (FRB, OCC, FDIC)
• Experience evaluating control deficiencies and related remediation activities
• Experience with relationship building and collaboration with stakeholders spanning multiple levels from staff level to senior and executive management
• Experience with large financial institutions


  • 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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