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Wells Fargo Control Officer -Control Executive Office in Minneapolis, Minnesota

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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 (https://portal.teamworks.wellsfargo.net/rc/CorporateRisk/Pages/riskmgmtfrmwk.aspx) and ensure all employees understand their individual accountability for managing risk.

Control Officer role will be responsible for providing guidance and subject matter expertise with respect to the execution of risk management activities across Corporate Risk including risk identification and assessment, risk acceptance, risk management effectiveness, and risk measurement consistent with frameworks, policies, and procedures established by Independent Risk Management (IRM).

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Alignment to and execution responsibilities for one or more of the Enterprise Risk Programs including Enterprise Risk Identification and Assessment (ERIA), Risk Measurement (RMP), Risk Acceptance (RA), and Risk Management Effectiveness (RME).

  • Establish a comprehensive view of risk for the Corporate Risk Organization, escalating concerns such as emerging risks, control deficiencies and/or risk appetite boundary triggers, impact of risk acceptances against risk appetite, while monitoring alignment with the Strategic Plan.

  • Manage relationships and foster a team orientation across the Control team, with business heads, Independent Risk Management (IRM), Legal, and Audit Services.

  • Act as a primary point of contact for Control team for aligned enterprise programs

  • Provide input into the development of enterprise-wide risk programs and policies in coordination with Business Control Leaders.

  • Build a high performing risk management organization that meets heightened risk management expectations.

The successful candidates will work closely with other senior leaders across Corporate Risk, the Control organization, and the company in the development and execution of the Company's risk management strategies. Accordingly, critical success factors will include the ability to develop partnerships with many functional areas, provide insight into the regulatory climate and related financial services industry developments and identify trends that may present opportunities or reflect gaps in the Company's risk management execution and direction. Leadership, integrity, and credibility will be determining factors in selection.

Successful candidates will be articulate and possess a demonstrated leadership capability; they will be impressive in their interpersonal effectiveness and with regard to their accomplishments. It requires a leader with strong relationship management, influencing, vision and execution skills. A key differentiator will be the ability to understand and operate successfully in a complex, heavily matrixed corporate environment.

The role requires a sense of urgency, passion for results, and personal accountability for achievement.

In-depth knowledge of risk identification, risk appetite and strategy, risk-related decisions, processes and controls, risk analytics and governance.

Understanding of best-practice risk management techniques across financial services industry.

Knowledge of relevant financial regulations and understanding of how they are implemented, managed and enforced.

  • Understanding of Corporate Risk operations, processes, and responsibilities.

  • Strong interpersonal, influencing, and communications skills with an ability to interact effectively with stakeholders

  • Ability to effectively manage and build relationships across businesses.

  • Proven leadership and project management skills to drive alignment across stakeholder groups to develop and deliver repeatable end to end risk management solutions and controls aligned with business/customer processes.

  • Strong understanding of risk framework, corporate/business policies, and programs to translate into plans for the business, function and/or risk type.

  • Strong leadership ability and executive preference.

  • Ethical integrity and demonstrated ability to assess and determine when to raise concerns and escalate.

  • Strong analytical ability to identify risks and confidently raise issues, escalate early, and engage in constructive credible challenge and will do so independently when necessary.

  • Proven ability to proactively manage and resolve conflict and effectively defend decisions with objective rationale.

Preferred locations will be considered within the Core Markets for the Corporate Risk-Control Executive Office Organization to include: 401 S Tryon St, Charlotte, NC; 7001 Westown Pkwy, West Des Moines, IA; 2701 Wells Fargo Way, 2801 4th Ave S., or 600 4th St, Minneapolis, MN;11601 N Black Canyon Hwy Phoenix, AZ; 2202 W. Rose Garden Ln Phoenix, AZ, 2222 W. Rose Garden Ln Phoenix, AZ, & 2501 S Price Rd, Chandler, AZ; 1 N. Jefferson St. St Louis, MO or the Dallas, TX Market to include 250 E. John Carpenter Freeway Dallas Texas. Telecommute is not an option.

Important Note: This position is currently remote but will be expected to return to the work location at a future point in time.

Please note: Based on the volume of applications received, this job posting may be removed prior to the indicated close date. If you do not apply prior to the closing of this posting, we encourage you to apply for other opportunities with Wells Fargo.

Required Qualifications

  • 7+ years of experience in risk management or 7+ years of financial services industry experience, of which 5+ years must include direct experience in risk management

Desired Qualifications

  • Ability to articulate complex concepts in a clear manner

  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills

  • Ability to interact with all levels of an organization

  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

  • Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy

  • Ability to be flexible and adjust plans quickly to meet changing business needs

Other Desired Qualifications

  • In-depth knowledge of risk identification, risk appetite and strategy, risk-related decisions, processes and controls, risk analytics and governance.

  • Understanding of best-practice risk management techniques across financial services industry.

  • Knowledge of relevant financial regulations and understanding of how they are implemented, managed and enforced.

  • Understanding of Corporate Risk operations, processes, and responsibilities.

  • Strong interpersonal, influencing, and communications skills with an ability to interact effectively with stakeholders

  • Ability to effectively manage and build relationships within the business and Enterprise risk function.

  • Proven leadership and project management skills to drive alignment across stakeholder groups to develop and deliver repeatable end to end risk management solutions and controls aligned with business/customer processes.

  • Strong understanding of risk framework, corporate/business policies, and programs to translate into plans for the business, function and/or risk type.

  • Strong leadership ability with executive presence.

  • Strong analytical ability to identify risks and confidently raise issues, escalate early, and engage in constructive credible challenge and will do so independently when necessary.

  • Ability to proactively manage and resolve conflict and effectively defend decisions with objective rationale

Street Address

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

IA-West Des Moines: 7001 Westown Pkwy - West Des Moines, IA

MN-Minneapolis: 2701 Wells Fargo Way - Minneapolis, MN

MN-Minneapolis: 600 S 4th St - Minneapolis, MN

AZ-PHX-Northwest Phoenix: 11601 N Black Canyon Hwy - Phoenix, AZ

AZ-PHX-Northwest Phoenix: 2202 W Rose Garden Ln - Phoenix, AZ

AZ-PHX-Northwest Phoenix: 2222 W Rose Garden Ln - Phoenix, AZ

AZ-Chandler: 2501 S Price Rd - Chandler, AZ

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

TX-Irving: 250 E John Carpenter Freeway - Irving, TX

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.

Benefits Summary

Benefits

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Company: Wells Fargo

Req Number: 5571834-3

Updated: 2021-04-13 03:35:46.110 UTC

Location: Minneapolis,MN

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