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Wells Fargo Enterprise Testing Senior Associate in West 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.

Within Wells Fargo Compliance, the Independent Enterprise Testing team is responsible for the development and design of methodologies and standards for review activities across the Enterprise in alignment with the Risk Management Framework, and ensuring effective and appropriate testing, validation, and documentation of review activities for risk programs, risks, and controls according to standards and other applicable policies.

The Consumer Lending Testing Team is seeking a Senior Associate that would be is responsible for the development and design of methodologies and standards for review activities across the Consumer Lending in alignment with the Risk Management Framework, and ensuring effective and appropriate testing, validation, and documentation of review activities for risk programs, risks, and controls according to standards and other applicable policies.

  • Participating in moderate to high risk or complex review activity engagements

  • Communicate emerging risks to management

  • Completes review activities on schedule. Raises schedule delays to the review activity lead. Looks for opportunities to remediate schedule issues

  • Develops testing scripts

  • Evaluating the adequacy and effectiveness of policies, procedures, processes, initiatives, products and internal controls

  • Escalates any potential issues discovered during the completion of review activities to a review lead or manager

  • Identifies potential corrective actions, and follows through on reporting, escalation, and resolution

  • Drafting reports of findings and providing recommendations to business line management

  • Consulting with various issue owners to assist in developing corrective action plans

  • Assist in effectively managing change to ensure regulatory compliance

Please note that posting duration may be shortened based on job seeker volume.

Required Qualifications

  • 5+ 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 5+ years of financial services industry experience, of which 3+ years must include direct experience in risk management

Desired Qualifications

  • Risk and regulatory compliance experience

  • Knowledge and understanding of complex regulatory/compliance issues and potential solutions

  • Knowledge and understanding of audit methodologies and tools that support audit processes

  • Ability to articulate complex concepts in a clear manner

  • Outstanding problem solving and decision making skills

  • Ability to identify and evaluate trends, isolate root cause, and provide swift/thorough resolution

  • Strong organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills

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

  • A BS/BA degree or higher

  • 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

Other Desired Qualifications

  • 2+ years of compliance and controls testing experience developing testing scripts and methodologies

  • Understanding of risk based control testing, including assessing the adequacy of design and testing the effectiveness of internal controls

  • Experience drafting issues and executive summary reports

  • Moderate knowledge of product and process within Consumer Lending

  • Experience in Audit, Compliance, Risk and Testing

  • Strong presentation, documentation, and organizational skills

  • High initiative, proactive, and comfort with multi-tasking

  • Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS)

  • Certified Financial Crimes Specialist (CFCS)

  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)

  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

  • Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager (CRCM)

  • Certified Risk and Compliance Management Professional (CRCMP)

  • Certified Risk Professional Program (CRP)

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: 2701 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: 2600 S Price Rd - Chandler, AZ

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

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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Benefits

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Company: Wells Fargo

Req Number: 5582549-2

Updated: 2021-06-23 02:10:35.742 UTC

Location: West Des Moines,IA

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