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Wells Fargo Finance Policy & Regulatory Control - Business and Risk Control Officer in West Des Moines, Iowa

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Important Note: During the application process, ensure your contact information (email and phone number) is up to date and upload your current resume when submitting your application for consideration. To participate in some selection activities you will need to respond to an invitation. The invitation can be sent by both email and text message. In order to receive text message invitations, your profile must include a mobile phone number designated as 'Personal Cell' or 'Cellular' in the contact information of your application.

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.

Finance brings together enterprise functions that drive Wells Fargo's financial management, including accounting and control, financial planning and analysis, line of business finance, asset-liability management, treasury, tax management, and the company's investment portfolios. They also inform shareholders, regulators, taxing authorities, employees, and leaders of the company's financial performance through earnings releases, investor meetings and conferences, and meetings with regulators and credit rating agencies, following appropriate reporting guidelines.

The Policy and Regulatory Management role is a critical global role within the Finance Business Management organization to support policy management, compliance, conduct, fraud, financial risk.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Understanding the enterprise requirements for these programs.

  • Understanding the enterprise tools and technologies that support these programs and how they interconnect.

  • Evaluating the current state in executing these programs across Finance and identifying gaps and opportunities for enhancement.

  • Designing/enhancing the end-to-end processes and documentation (procedures, consistent templates) for Finance full execution of these programs (lasting and sustainable).

  • Providing training/ongoing education to all levels of the Finance organizations to support successful execution executing the component parts of these programs that fall within our mandate.

  • Lead/Participate in critical projects and forums at the Enterprise and Finance levels to provide input/influence target state of these programs and address critical issues.

  • Lead/Participate in additional projects and critical initiatives, at the direction of the Policy and Regulatory Change Management Leader

Employees support our focus on building strong customer relationships balanced with a strong risk mitigating and compliance-driven culture which firmly establishes those disciplines as critical to the success of our customers and company. They are accountable for execution of all applicable risk programs (Conduct, Financial Crimes, Operational, Regulatory Compliance), which includes effectively following and adhering to applicable Wells Fargo policies and procedures, appropriately fulfilling risk and compliance obligations, timely and effective escalation and remediation of issues, and making sound risk decisions. There is emphasis on proactive monitoring, governance, risk identification and escalation, as well as making sound risk decisions commensurate with the business unit's risk appetite and all risk and compliance program requirements.

Successful candidates will possess a demonstrated leadership capability with strong relationship management, influencing, vision and execution skills; they will be impressive in their inter-personal effectiveness with regard to their accomplishments. Leadership, integrity, and credibility will be determining factors in selection. 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.

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

Desired Qualifications

  • Change management experience

  • Risk and regulatory compliance experience

  • Policy and strategy development experience

  • Ability to evaluate impacts based on changes in laws/regulations and develop company response

  • Experience identifying inefficiencies, finding opportunities to streamline business processes, and implementing change

  • Ability to advise senior management on changes in laws and regulations

  • Ability to influence across all organizational levels, particularly senior management

  • Ability to create and deliver dynamic presentations

Job Expectations

  • Ability to travel up to 10% of the time


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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Company: Wells Fargo

Req Number: 5567950-1

Updated: 2021-04-18 00:41:23.988 UTC

Location: West Des Moines,IA