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Wells Fargo Human Resources Compliance Officer in DES MOINES, Iowa

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At Wells Fargo, we are looking for talented people who will put our customers at the center of everything we do. We are seeking candidates who embrace diversity, equity and inclusion in a workplace where everyone feels valued and inspired.

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

As the company's second line of defense, Corporate Risk — or Independent Risk Management — provides independent oversight of risk-taking activities. Independent Risk Management establishes and maintains Wells Fargo's risk management program and provides oversight, including challenges to and independent assessment of, the frontline's execution of its risk management responsibilities. We manage risk according to the Risk Management Framework ( and ensure all employees understand their individual accountability for managing risk.

This is an exciting opportunity for a Compliance Risk professional to play a significant role providing compliance risk-management support for Human Resources (HR). The Compliance Officer will be required to build strong relationships with risk peers/partners, key business and staff group partners, and senior level management in HR, while providing Compliance subject matter expertise. Specific duties for this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide Compliance subject matter expert for assigned labor and employment regulations, which may include employment benefits laws and regulations (for example, ERISA, COBRA and state group benefit laws) or international labor and employment laws and regulations (such as employment requirements within Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) or Asia Pacific (APAC).

  • Serve as the HR Compliance Officer for assigned HR functional areas.

  • Perform activities required under the Wells Fargo Compliance Program Policy and related policies and procedures. Execute tasks associated with providing advice and challenge, including Compliance Aggregated Risk Assessment (CARA), Compliance Learning, Independent Testing & Validation, Issue Management, New Business Initiative, Policy Management and Regulatory Change Management.

  • Collaborate effectively with HR, Compliance, Operational Risk, Legal and other partners, including engaging in Risk and Control Self-Assessment (RCSA) workshops and providing credible challenge to control development work.

  • Participate in the review of legal inventories and organizing them into obligations in the Enterprise Next Generation Regulatory Inventory (ENGIN) activities.

  • Develop third-party engagement Compliance reviewer expertise for HR-owned third-party engagements.

  • Assist the team with ad hoc assignments.

Due to high volumes, this position may close to applicants earlier than anticipated.

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

  • Good analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy

  • Ability to interact with all levels of an organization

Other Desired Qualifications

  • Knowledge and understanding of regulatory compliance requirements surrounding the financial services industry

  • Knowledge and understanding of banking: regulations, compliance, policies, process, and procedures

  • Experience with Wells Fargo risk systems such as Shared Risk Platform

  • Ability to prepare presentations, management reporting, and statistical analysis

  • Experience in employment laws and regulations

  • Experience supporting Regulatory Compliance programs in a large financial institution

  • Experience with policy review, analysis and implementation

Job Expectations

  • Ability to travel up to 5% of the time

Street Address

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

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

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

NC-Charlotte: 128 South Tryon Street - 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

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: 5589448-17

Updated: 2021-07-24 01:49:31.546 UTC