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Senior Independent Testing Specalist

  • Governance & Controls
  • Full time
  • R-352349

About this role:

Wells Fargo is seeking a Senior Independent Testing Specialist. The Quality Assurance of Testing and Validation: Independent risk management testing teams conduct, on a periodic or ongoing basis, quality assurance reviews of their completed testing and validation activities to assess the adequacy, completeness, and conformance of those activities to this Policy and any corresponding procedures. Results of quality assurance reviews are documented, and any weaknesses or deficiencies identified are communicated to appropriate stakeholders for awareness and action.

In this role, you will:

  • Perform Quality Assurance reviews.
  • Perform second level review of Quality Assurance (QA) engagements and determine the risks associated with any findings noted.
  • Supports Sr Manager/Director as needed with reporting, policies & procedure updates, sampling, calibration of QA results, and supporting our QC team. 
  • Leads leadership communication routines with direct outreach to senior leaders across IT&V.
  • Improve and support the consolidation, analysis and presentation of reporting activities including status, results, findings, and concerns.
  • Supports enhancement of the QA program and build out of an effective RCSA-based testing QA approach.

Required Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of Independent Testing experience, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education.

Desired Qualifications:

  • 8+ years of experience in risk management (includes compliance, financial crimes, operational risk, audit, legal, credit risk, market risk, business process management) of which 6+ years must include direct experience in risk management.
  • Knowledge and understanding of audit, regulatory compliance, or risk management.
  • Experience managing or reviewing testing engagements in financial institutions, public accounting or equivalent regulatory or audit experience.  
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of end-to-end testing methodology and the ability to challenge testing effectiveness.
  • Familiarity with major regulations for a US-based bank.

Job Expectations:

  • Ability to exercise independent judgment to identify and resolve problems.
  • Ability to effectively communicate, verbal and written, with various levels of management, including senior leaders and executives.
  • Ability to negotiate, influence, and collaborate to build successful relationships.
  • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy. 
  • Ability to prioritize work, meet deadlines, achieve goals, and work under pressure in a dynamic and complex environment.   
  • Ability to take on a high level of responsibility, initiative, and accountability.

Posting End Date: 

*Job posting may come down early due to volume of applicants.

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, status as a protected veteran, or any other legally protected characteristic.

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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