Oct 15, 2019
Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a leading global financial services company with $2.0 trillion in assets and offices in over 37 countries. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides asset management, capital raising and advisory, financing, foreign exchange, payments, risk management, and trade finance services to support customers who conduct business in the global economy. At Wells Fargo, we want to satisfy our customers' financial needs and help them succeed financially. We also value the viewpoints of our team members and encourage them to be their best. Join our diverse and inclusive team where you will feel valued and inspired to contribute your unique skills and experience. We are looking for talented people who will put our customers at the center of everything we do. Help us build a better Wells Fargo. It all begins with outstanding talent. It all begins with you. Learn more at our International Careers website . Market Job Description Wells Fargo Compliance is the company's compliance second line of defense function, providing company-wide leadership, standards, support, and independent oversight to ensure that all business groups abide by applicable laws, rules, regulations and regulatory guidance (regulatory requirements), meet compliance responsibilities, and manage compliance risks. Wells Fargo Compliance credibly challenges management decisions, business processes and activities, and evaluates and assesses adherence to applicable regulatory requirements. It provides appropriate analysis, reporting, and escalation to senior management and the Board of Directors, sets minimum standards for the company, and gives advice, guidance, and support for compliance risk management activities across the enterprise. Within Wells Fargo Compliance, the Enterprise Testing group is responsible for establishing and maintaining a consolidated Enterprise Testing program at the corporate level. Enterprise Testing is responsible for developing a common methodology and standards, providing governance and oversight, executing testing; and conducting horizontal reviews. Testing and validation teams are responsible for implementing the Enterprise Testing methodology and standards, and executing group-specific testing. International Testing & Validation performs testing of Regulatory Compliance, Financial Crimes, and Operational risks for the non-US regions including Canada, LatAm, EMEA, and APAC. This role will report to the Head of International T&V. This team member will be responsible for the following: Team leadership in the execution of testing and validation activities in accordance with Enterprise and LOB standards to ensure comprehensive coverage and consistency of execution Maintaining an understanding of the RCRM, Operational Risk Framework, and T&V Standards and the interconnectivity of its key components Ownership and ongoing maintenance of the Canada, Latin America & Intl. Horizontal T&V schedule Execution of testing related special projects/initiatives, including the implementation of new testing requirements and remediation of any related audit/exam issues Partnering with stakeholders across the organization to ensure consistency and completeness of the regional testing function Identify potential concerns and control issues, determine the root cause of issues and ensure stakeholders develop and implement appropriate corrective actions Maintaining an understanding of business operations and local and US regulatory guidance/expectations Ownership of staffing plans and talent recruitment/hiring to maintain required staffing levels for the execution on the annual testing plan Managing and developing a team of more than 25 compliance and operational risk T&V team members Market Skills and Certifications Minimum Qualifications: 10+ years of experience in Audit, Compliance, Operational risk management (includes the management of a process or business with accountability for compliance or operational risk), or a combination of both; or 10+ years of IT systems security, business process management or financial services industry experience, of which 5+ years must include direct experience in compliance, operational risk management, or a combination of both 5+ years of management experience 3+ years of international banking experience Preferred Qualifications: Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills Significant regulatory compliance, financial crimes, and/or operational risk understanding and expertise within Canada and Latin America Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy Experience leading testing and validation teams Ability to articulate complex concepts in a clear manner Working knowledge of Wells Fargo international banking businesses and local regulatory requirements including financial crimes regulations Strong leadership, relationship building, and collaboration skills and ability to operate in a team-oriented culture Demonstrated ability to work independently, self-starter, and highly motivated to work in a fast paced and changing environment Proven ability to operate in a complex and matrixed environment Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines despite competing priorities Specific experience related to operational risk and regulatory compliance testing and/or audit experience Experience cultivating relationships and collaborating with multiple stakeholders, including business leaders, legal, audit and regulators. Knowledge of Wells Fargo Operational Risk tools Audit or compliance related certification such as the CIA, CRCM, ACAMS, etc Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Business, Finance, or related field Advanced Microsoft Office skills Ability to Travel internationally - 5 - 10% Leadership Expectations at Wells Fargo As a Team Member manager, you are expected to achieve success by leading yourself, your team, and the business. Specifically you will: Lead your team with integrity and create an environment where your team members feel included, valued, and supported to do work that energizes them. Accomplish management responsibilities which include sourcing and hiring talented team members, providing ongoing coaching and feedback, recognizing and developing team members, identifying and managing risks, and completing daily management tasks. We Value Diversity At Wells Fargo, we believe in diversity and inclusion in the workplace; accordingly, we welcome applications for employment from all qualified candidates, regardless of race, color, gender, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other status protected by applicable law. We comply with all applicable laws in every jurisdiction in which we operate. Applications for employment are encouraged from all qualified candidates, including women, persons with disabilities, aboriginal peoples and visible minorities. Accommodation for applicants with disabilities is available upon request in connection with the recruitment process.
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