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Wells Fargo Compliance Officer - Compliance Element Framework in DES MOINES, Iowa

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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.

Corporate Risk helps all Wells Fargo businesses identify and manage risk. The team focuses on several key risk types, including conduct, credit, financial crimes, information security, interest rate, liquidity, market, model, operational, regulatory compliance, reputation, strategic, and technology risk. The group provides leadership, enhances communications, assists with problem identification and solutions, and shares best practices. In addition, the group provides an enterprise-wide view of risk, assists management and our Board of Directors in identifying and monitoring risks that may affect multiple lines of business, and takes appropriate action when business activities exceed the risk tolerance of the company.

The Compliance team is responsible for establishing, implementing and maintaining risk standards and programs to drive compliance with federal, state, agency, legal and regulatory and/or Corporate Policy requirements. As part of the Independent Risk Management function, Compliance oversees the Front Line's execution and challenges appropriately on compliance related decisions.

The Compliance Officer provides oversight and monitoring of business group or Enterprise function risk-based compliance programs. Develops, oversees, and provides independent credible challenge to standards with subject matter expertise from advanced business and functional knowledge. Provides compliance risk expertise and consulting for projects and initiatives with moderate to high risk, often spanning multiple business lines. Works with complex business units, rules and regulations on moderate to high risk compliance matters. Monitors and independently credibly challenges the reporting, escalation, and timely remediation of issues, deficiencies or regulatory matters regarding compliance risk management. Provides direction to the business on developing corrective action plans and effectively managing regulatory change. Reports findings and makes recommendations to senior management and to appropriate committees. Leads implementation of initiatives with moderate to high risk. Internal collaboration with business for oversight of risk management. May interface with Audit, Legal, external agencies, and regulatory bodies on risk related topics. May lead project/virtual teams and may mentor but does not manage other team members.

This role will report directly to the Head of Compliance Monitoring and Controls, and will be responsible for building out a framework to manage the Compliance program elements. This will include establishing minimum standards for program element owners, as well as scorecards that element owners and Compliance senior leaders will use to manage each program element. The Compliance Officer must be comfortable working across a large, complex organization, and influencing efforts where the stakeholders do not report directly to them.

Required Qualifications

  • 7+ years of experience in risk management (includes compliance, financial crimes, operational risk, audit, legal, credit risk, market risk, IT systems security, business process management) or 7+ years of financial services industry experience, of which 5+ years must include direct experience in risk management

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

  • Ability to work and influence successfully within a matrix environment and build effective business partnerships with all levels of team members

  • Ability to prioritize work, meet deadlines, achieve goals, and work under pressure in a dynamic and complex environment

  • Ability to take initiative and work independently with minimal supervision in a structured environment

  • Ability to articulate issues, risks, and proposed solutions to various levels of staff and management

  • Process design or improvement experience

  • Knowledge and understanding of Six Sigma methodology

Other Desired Qualifications

  • Experience developing monitoring scorecards

  • Ability to quickly understand a concept or process and the expected standards by which it should be evaluated

  • Ability to develop assessment steps or procedures

  • Ability to thoroughly document work papers, process, and justification for conclusions

  • Well-versed in process and control frameworks, as well as monitoring and reporting methodologies

  • Ability to be flexible, as the landscape and priorities can change quickly in the current environment

  • 10+ year's experience related to Compliance, Risk Management, Process Control, or Audit

  • Experience in Audit, Compliance, Risk, and/or Testing

  • Experience testing or assessing policy and procedures implementation and adherence or assessing control design and effectiveness

  • Experience providing 'credible challenge' to business partners when necessary, with the ability to lead through influence

  • Experience working with Financial Industry Laws, Rules, Regulations and Guidance

Job Expectations

  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time

Street Address

NC-Charlotte: 301 S College St - Charlotte, NC

NC-Charlotte: 128 South Tryon Street - Charlotte, NC

NC-Charlotte: 401 S Tryon St - Charlotte, NC

NC-Charlotte: 1525 W Wt Harris Blvd - Charlotte, NC

SC-Fort Mill: 3480 State View Blvd - Fort Mill, SC

TX-DAL-Downtown Dallas: 1445 Ross Ave - Dallas, TX

TX-Irving: 250 E John Carpenter Freeway - Irving, TX

TX-Plano: 4975 Preston Park Blvd - Plano, TX

IA-Des Moines: 206 8th St - DES MOINES, IA

IA-West Des Moines: 7001 Westown Pkwy - West Des Moines, IA

MN-Minneapolis: 600 S 4th St - Minneapolis, MN

MN-Minneapolis: 2650 Wells Fargo Way - Minneapolis, MN

MN-Saint Louis Park: 435 Ford Rd - Saint Louis Park, MN

NY-New York: 150 E 42nd St - New York, NY

NJ-Summit: 190 River Rd - Summit, NJ

AZ-PHX-Central Phoenix: 100 W Washington St - Phoenix, AZ

AZ-PHX-Northwest Phoenix: 2222 W Rose Garden Ln - Phoenix, AZ

AZ-Chandler: 2700 S Price Rd - Chandler, AZ

MO-Saint Louis: 1 N Jefferson Ave - Saint Louis, MO


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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Company: Wells Fargo

Req Number: 5565330-19

Updated: 2021-02-23 17:13:19.037 UTC