Wells Fargo

Job Category:

Risk/Compliance

Location:

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Country:

US

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Phone:

415) 820-7800

Operational Risk Consultant 4

Wells Fargo - Minneapolis, Minnesota

Posted: 12/7/2018

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.

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.

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 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.

The Role

The Wholesale Financial Crimes Risk & Controls (WFCRC) team is responsible for the coordination, oversight and ultimate execution of Wholesale Banking’s commitments to key internal and external stakeholders as it relates to the management of financial crimes risk with the Wholesale Bank. In addition to having responsibility for Wholesale Banking’s execution of the Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering (BSA/AML) program, WFCRC is also responsible for the remediation of the OCC BSA/AML Consent Order. This team will partner with line of business (“LOB”), operations, risk and compliance team members, Wholesale Control Executive Office, Enterprise Financial Crimes Risk Management, Wells Fargo Audit Services, and Testing & Validation to advocate and ensure alignment in scope, purpose, expectations and execution of the Wholesale Financial Crimes Program. The team will achieve this through a focus on strong communication, strategic planning, thoughtful and meaningful tracking/reporting, and timely escalation and change management.

The newly created Control Strategy and Implementation team within Wholesale Financial Crimes Risk Control is seeking an Operational Risk Consultant 4 to provide Program support. The team will help provide expertise and oversight specific to program guidance, change management, initiative implementation and overall control strategy. The team is geographically disbursed and this ORC 4 will be responsible for interacting and developing relationships with LOBs, independent risk management, audit, and other stakeholders.

In general, an ORC4 is responsible for developing, implementing and monitoring risk-based programs to identify, assess and mitigate any operational risk that arises from inadequate or failed internal processes, people, systems or external events, while maintaining a balance between risk mitigation and operational efficiency. May provide oversight to an operational risk program. Works with complex business units and provides operational risk expertise and consulting for projects and initiatives with high risk. May provide systems security consulting on complex issues. Designs and develops testing strategies, methodologies and analyses; evaluates the adequacy and effectiveness of policies, procedures, processes, systems and internal controls; analyzes business and/or system changes to determine impact, identifies and assesses operational risk issues and assigns risk ratings consistent with established policy standards. Consults with business to develop corrective action plans and effectively manages change. Identifies training opportunities; designs/coordinates the development of training materials delivers or coordinates training delivery. Reports findings and develops business cases to influence senior management on the need for controls to mitigate risk. Manages and/or coordinates production of periodic operational risk performance reports for senior management, including trend analysis and recommended strategies. Manages project teams and may provide guidance to less experienced consultants. May directly manage 1-2 specialists/consultants.

Individual Responsibilities

  • Program Guidance
  • Change Management
  • Strategic Initiatives
  • Implementation Management
  • Root Cause Analysis
  • Impact Assessment
  • Process and Control Framework

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 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.

Please note: Based on the volume of applications received, this job posting may be removed prior to the indicated close date. If you do not apply prior to the closing of this posting, we encourage you to apply for other opportunities with Wells Fargo.

Required Qualifications

  • 6+ years of experience in compliance, operational risk management (includes audit, legal, credit risk, market risk, or the management of a process or business with accountability for compliance or operational risk), or a combination of both; or 6+ years of IT systems security, business process management or financial services industry experience, of which 3+ years must include direct experience in compliance, operational risk management, or a combination of both
Desired Qualifications

  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to interact with all levels of an organization
  • 6+ years of BSA/AML experience
  • Risk and regulatory compliance experience
  • Risk analysis and quantification experience
  • Ability to identify risk factors and ensure enactment of appropriate controls
  • Ability to negotiate, influence, and collaborate to build successful relationships
  • Ability to proactively manage and mitigate issues
  • Experience analyzing metrics and articulating data trends
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of issues or change management processes
  • Knowledge and understanding of process management
  • Ability to assess issues, make quick decisions, implement solutions, and influence change
  • Advanced Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint) skills
Other Desired Qualifications
  • Knowledge of Wholesale Banking processes and operating requirements at a large, complex, and globally-diverse financial institution.

  • Familiarity with Wells Fargo systems of records such as Hogan, WCIS, Cornerstone and Store Vision Platform.

  • Experience with Audit or Testing & Validation.

  • Experience working with Wells Fargo’s shared risk platform, SHRP.

Street Address

NC-Charlotte: 300 S Brevard St - Charlotte, NC
MN-Minneapolis: 600 S 4th St - Minneapolis, MN

Disclaimer

  • 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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