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Independent Testing Specialist

  • Governance & Controls
  • Full time
  • R-352738

About this role:

Wells Fargo is seeking a Independent Testing Specialist.


In this role, you will:

  • Participate in less complex development and design of methodologies and standards for review activities companywide in alignment with the risk management framework
  • Ensure effective and appropriate testing, validation, and documentation of review activities for risk programs, risks, and controls according to standards and other applicable policies within Independent Testing
  • Support and implement less complex initiatives with low to moderate risk and exercise independent judgment to guide risk reporting, escalation, and resolution
  • Present recommendations for resolving more complex situations and exercise independent judgment while developing expertise in risk management framework and the risk and control environment
  • Collaborate and consult with colleagues, internal partners and management


Required Qualifications:

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

Desired Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of Independent Testing experience in Banking industry, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education
  • Control testing or other related experience gained within an internal audit or other relevant risk function
  • Degree educated desirable
  • Interpersonal communication (written and presentation) skills are essential
  • Organizational, prioritization and time-management skills
  • Track record of working collaboratively across multiple business lines is required
  • Flexibility / Initiative – ability to manage multiple requests for information and handle confidential and sensitive information in a professional manner in a fast-paced deadline driven environment
  • Analytical with experience in collecting and analyzing information on various subjects
  • Microsoft Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint, and other reporting tools
  • Experience in Audit, Compliance, Risk and Testing
  • Critical Thinking and Analytical skills.


Job Expectations:

  • Be a Risk Manager for the firm; demonstrating good knowledge and understanding of the Risk taxonomies and how IT&V form an integral part of the firms Risk program.
  • Execute group-specific control testing in accordance with T&V methodology and standards, including assessments of design and operating effectiveness.
  • Participate in less complex development and design of methodologies and standards for review activities companywide in alignment with the risk management framework.
  • Participate as a tester or co-lead on reviews of varied complexity and regulatory risk exposure.
  • Evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of policies, procedures, initiatives, and internal controls.
  • Thoroughly document test work and reports.
  • Identify issues and communicate/consult with various levels of management to ensure corrective actions address root cause and meet corporate sustainability requirement.
  • Maintain authoritative knowledge and full understanding of laws and regulations, regulatory guidance, policy and procedure concerning all compliance functions reviewed.
  • Present recommendations for resolving more complex situations and exercise independent judgment while developing expertise in risk management framework and the risk and control environment.
  • Testing practices will include: operational control testing, and corrective action validations.
  • Collaborate and consult with colleagues, internal partners and management.

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.

Applicants with Disabilities

To request a medical accommodation during the application or interview process, visit Disability Inclusion at Wells Fargo.

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Wells Fargo maintains a drug free workplace.  Please see our Drug and Alcohol Policy to learn more.


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