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Financial Accountant

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  • Provide support to meet the increasing demands required to effectively grow and deliver Regulatory Reporting for Asia Pacific (APAC).

  • Provide advice and guidance to the business and the Finance teams (in Region and at the US Head Office level) in relation to regulatory reporting.

  • Maintain the development of the Regulatory Reporting infrastructure (people, technology and processes) to support and control business growth to ensure ongoing compliance with all relevant internal Wells Fargo policies and procedures, and with all relevant regulatory requirements as they continue to evolve both in Region and in the US.

  • Build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders with regard to regulatory reporting and proactively plan for and respond to any changes to regulatory reporting requirements (e.g. contributing to the development of Basel 3 requirements, supporting growth of business and support platform in APAC).

  • Create an environment in which all team members are aware they can identify, raise and resolve all risk management, local regulatory and compliance issues. Create a business culture where risk is understood, owned and mitigated.

  • Support the implementation of new systems of record across APAC branch platform, complemented by the regulatory reporting systems. As such the ideal candidate for this role will have meaningful experience of such systems implementations from a user perspective.

  • Assist to ensure the complete, timely and accurate delivery of all required regulatory reporting in the Region. Assist to ensure consistency with each set of liquidity, capital and regulatory report rules by documenting reporting requirements, identifying clear roles and responsibilities, outlining preparation procedures, monitoring control points and conducting testing.

  • Support APAC Regulatory Controller in liaising with various internal control stakeholders regarding their ongoing testing and examination programs, taking responsibility for follow-up on any audit findings with implementation of corrective actions.


  • Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting or Business Administration.

  • CPA is a plus.

  • 4+ years’ GAAP and Regulatory Reporting experience within the financial services sector.

  • Demonstrable change management skills particularly with process re-engineering and systems change.

  • Experience in database management and application of Alteryx, RPA, SQL or VBA.

  • Strong technical skills with working knowledge of regulatory reporting in APAC or US financial services.

  • Fluency in English, Mandarin, Korean or Japanese would be an advantage.

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, age, 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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