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Senior Lead Audit Manager, APAC

  • Governance & Controls
  • Full time
  • R-196937

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.

Department Overview

Internal Audit conducts audits and reports the results of our work to the Audit & Examinations Committee of the Board of Directors. We provide independent, objective assurance and consulting services delivered through a highly competent and diverse team. As a business partner, Audit helps the Company accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes.

About the Role

The Asia Pacific Audit team reports into the global Commercial Banking and Corporate & Investment Banking (CB/CIB) Audit team and is responsible for direct audit coverage of regional and legal entity governance, horizontal programs owned in APAC, as well as CIB’s APAC lines of business which include Financial Institutions, Corporate Banking, Markets, and Investment Banking.

Responsibilities

The Senior Lead Audit Manager supervises and oversees multiple concurrent projects or audit engagements as directed by senior management. Senior Lead Audit Managers demonstrate depth and breadth of knowledge that includes technology, operational, financial, and regulatory understanding across multiple businesses and jurisdictions.

  • Manages defined audits within one or more segments of the Audit Plan.
  • Accountable for supervision and oversight of assigned audits as auditor-in-charge.
  • Performs auditor-in-charge and supervisory role for the most complex assigned audits within one or more segments of the Audit Plan.
  • Provides timely feedback, coaching and monitoring of audit work and directs staff members assigned to respective audits.
  • Develops and maintains strong business relationships within Audit and with teams across WF and other stakeholders.
  • Assists in planning and organizing work in an annual cycle, not just project cycle.
  • Ensures audit engagements are risk-based, and executed according to Audit policies and guidance.
  • Attends management committees from time to time as delegate for Regional Head of Internal Audit.

Required Qualifications

  • 7+ years of experience in one or a combination of the following: audit, control testing, control and risk identification, or audit analysis demonstrated through work or military experience

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience at a financial institution or accounting firm
  • A BS or BA degree or higher
  • Solid knowledge and understanding of audit or risk methodologies and supporting tools
  • Understanding of financial regulatory environment
  • Certification in one or more of the following: CPA, CAMS, CRCM, CIA, CISA or Commissioned Bank Examiner designation
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Strong organizational, multitasking, and prioritizing skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and across all organizational levels, where flexibility, collaboration, and adaptability are important
  • Ability to execute in a fast paced, high demand, environment while balancing multiple priorities.
  • Solid problem solving skills
  • Good analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy. 

Other Desired Qualifications

  • Strong knowledge and understanding of Corporate & Investment Banking products.
  • Knowledge of APAC banking regulatory/supervisory frameworks and relevant products.
  • Ability to lead high risk and complex projects/initiatives.
  • Ability to challenge the status quo and think critically about audit approaches and coverage strategies.

Job Expectations

  • Ability to travel up to 20% of the time

We Value Diversity

At Wells Fargo, we believe in diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace; accordingly, we welcome applications for employment from all qualified candidates, regardless of race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, individuals with disabilities, pregnancy, marital status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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 (Credit, Market, 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.

Candidates applying to job openings posted in US: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Candidates applying to job openings posted in Canada: 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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