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Wells Fargo Enterprise Testing Officer in Dallas, Texas

Job ID: 5541865

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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

Within Wells Fargo Compliance, the 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.

This Enterprise Testing Officer role will be focused on the development and execution of operational and compliance risk targeted control testing for the Consumer Bank and PVSI lines of business (Auto, Cards, Retail Services, Customer Segments (Personal Lines and Loans, Education Financial Services, Small Business Lending and Payroll), and Treasury Management, Merchant Services and Payment Solutions) within Enterprise Testing's CB & PVSI Products Team. The targeted testing program will encompass testing emerging risks, gaps in our current testing plans, third parties, new regulations, etc. ET Officers generally work on the most complex testing engagements and are expected to lead their own reviews while simultaneously assisting others with their reviews.

Specific Job Responsibilities include:

  • Design and lead complex review activities from end-to-end and with little to no supervision; includes information gathering and background research, scope development, sampling strategies, testing methodologies, and control design evaluation

  • Support testing performed by other testers on the targeted testing team, including providing guidance on general risk management/testing principles as well as specific guidance related to ongoing reviews

  • Interpret regulations and company policies and determine their applicability to business processes

  • Evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of policies, procedures, processes, systems and internal controls; analyze business or system changes to determine impact; identify and assess operational risk issues where relevant

  • Coordinate with the appropriate partners and subject matter experts in Compliance, the Line of Business, Audit, and Legal when analyzing potential findings identified during testing engagements

  • Act as a subject matter expert regarding testing topics for Line of Business (“LOB”) partners

  • Present test results in an objective and unbiased manner, with clear connections drawn between Issues, Corrective Actions, validation findings, and recommendations

  • Draft validation opinions reflecting relevant facts and that lead to logical and supportable conclusions

  • Develop and maintain deep and strong relationships with business partners, control executive team consultants, key stakeholders, all levels of leadership, and other team members. Stay in tune with ongoing business process changes, regulatory expectations, customer feedback, etc.

  • Whenever possible, partner with the Data Analytics team to develop and enhance the use of data analytics and automated testing as an efficient means of measuring adherence to compliance and operational risk requirements

  • Elevate the team’s overall quality of work; review quality assurance feedback and take appropriate actions to address areas requiring attention, as well as perform peer-reviews of testing to identify opportunities for improvement

  • Document workpapers sufficiently and write issues that clearly articulate work performed and results obtained

  • Assist management with review planning, scheduling, testing strategies, and coverage plan; identify and escalate trends and offer potential solutions

  • Proactively identify potential risks to Wells Fargo based on research of industry news, consent orders and other regulatory guidance

This position requires superior communication skills, strong analytical skills, and a very high attention to detail. The right candidate will be committed to promoting a collaborative and team oriented environment with a bias to proactively helping manage risks to the bank.

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

  • Ability to travel up to 10% of the time

Job Expectations:

  • Ability to travel up to 10% of the time

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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.

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.