Mar 26, 2020

Business Initiatives Consultant 2

  • Wells Fargo
  • Menomonee Falls, WI 53051, USA

Job Description

Job Description
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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.
Wealth and Investment Management (WIM) businesses build enduring client relationships through sound, thoughtful and objective advice. We help our clients by developing individualized plans for everything from retirement goals to business succession planning, to family legacy intentions. Services include comprehensive planning and advice, investment management, brokerage, private banking, estate planning strategies, trust, and both individual and institutional retirement.
Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a nationwide, diversified financial services company with $1.7 trillion in assets. Founded in 1852, Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through more than 9,000 locations, more than 12,500 ATMs, online (, and mobile devices. Wells Fargo has more than 265,000 team members in 36 countries across our approximately 90 businesses. Wells Fargo & Company was ranked No. 30 on Fortune's 2015 rankings of America's largest corporations. Wells Fargo's vision is to satisfy our customers' financial needs and help them succeed financially.
Wells Fargo Asset Management:
Wells Fargo Asset Management (WFAM) strives to help investors achieve their financial goals through investment solutions managed by specialized investment teams and backed by collaborative service. WFAM's investment approach centers on autonomous investment teams that maintain their own independent research, idea-generation, and decision-making processes. Its independent investment risk management approach provides a consistent, unbiased framework for analyzing and balancing risk in portfolios. WFAM offers the expertise of over 29 investment teams-each focused on specialized, niche portfolio management strategies-that attempt to meet the diverse needs of our investors.
This position is within Wealth and Investment Management Operations (WIM) - As a valued member of the Pre Trade Monitoring team, the Business Initiatives Consultant is the first point of contact for investment professionals seeking advice on guidelines and or restrictions their portfolios are subject to. The Business Initiatives Consultant will provide support to WFAM's investment business teams to ensure compliance with regulatory, prospectus and client guidelines. The Business Initiatives Consultant 3 will report in to the VP, Pre Trade Monitoring.
The Position:
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Monitor investment teams adherence to client guidelines, internal parameters, and statutory requirements within core trading-compliance applications (i.e. Charles River | Bloomberg );
  • Research validity of flagged exceptions and escalate issues to ensure violations and warnings are addressed and resolved in a timely manner;
  • Liaise with Portfolio Management, Trading, Relationship Managers, and Compliance to review, interpret, design, and implement client mandates and regulatory restrictions;
  • Provide initial review and interpretation as well as ongoing maintenance of all client, regulatory and prospectus guidelines and account investment restrictions (i.e. Investment Management Agreements, Prospectuses, Statement of Additional Information, Private Placement Memorandums, etc.) to ensure all are coded accurately, effectively, and optimally;
  • Work with the firm's Information Technology group to optimize the compliance system and automate compliance processes;
  • Ensure that effective controls are in place to meet federal laws and regulations and provide training, advice and education on how to comply with regulatory requirements and to monitor such compliance;
  • US and International Regulatory Reporting.

Required Qualifications
  • 6+ years of experience in one or a combination of the following: project management, implementation, or strategic planning

Desired Qualifications
  • 10+ years of financial services experience
  • Operations experience
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to develop partnerships and collaborate with other business and functional areas
  • Ability to work in a fast paced deadline driven environment

Other Desired Qualifications
  • Strong knowledge of equity and fixed income asset classes, security types, and derivatives;
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret investment guidelines, legal documents, and regulatory guidelines (e.g. SEC, ERISA, Investment Company Act, other federal laws, UCITS, and foreign regulatory laws);
  • Compliance monitoring | coding experience using Bloomberg CMGR and/ or Charles River;
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with senior investment professionals and maintain integrity under compressed time constraints;
  • Strong analytic skills, resourcefulness, problem solving abilities and attention to detail
  • Proven successful track record of building strong relationships with Investment Teams across all asset classes and products;
  • Ability to understand processes end to end and make value-added recommendations to improve design and control structure;
  • Demonstrated strategic/business consulting experience;
  • Highly motivated self-starter able to be successful in a working environment that requires flexibility and independence with ambiguous situations and constant change to achieve desired outcome/objectives;
  • Demonstrated ability to evaluate complex programs and initiatives provide credible challenge to opportunities and concerns;
  • Demonstrated experience with issue resolution including root cause analysis, mitigation plans and remediation activities.


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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