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Risk Analytics Associate

  • Data & Analytics
  • Full time
  • R-366547

About this role:

Wells Fargo is seeking a Risk Analytics Associate to become a member of the Decision Strategy and Governance team in the Corporate Risk group’s Risk Appetite and Decision Strategy Oversight organization. This team has responsibility for oversight of the development, implementation, and maintenance of front-line business strategies for both credit organizations and deposit processes which result in risk exposure.  The person in this role will support these efforts  by performing various complex analytical activities related to strategy development, implementation, and monitoring.

The Decision Strategy Support and Governance (DSG) organization is responsible for review, oversight and credible challenge of fraud and credit decision strategies, supporting front line businesses through subject matter expertise with guidance and broad business knowledge, and assuring that front line consumer businesses are operating within the corporate credit risk appetite.

In executing the groups oversight function the DSG team examines artifact submissions from front line business organizations that are guided by standard checklists and forms.  Artifacts are examined to ensure that they provide an accurate description of the front-line groups strategy related business processes and that these processes are executed in alignment with relevant corporate policies.  In addition to oversight the team poses credible challenge to the strategy related work of front-line units based on expert knowledge and broad business exposure from across the enterprise.  

In this role, you will:
•    Participate in moderately complex initiatives and delivering insight and decision strategies within analytics and reporting and contribute to large-scale planning related to Risk Analytics.
•    Review and analyze moderately complex data aggregation, forecasting, reporting, and programming models.
•    Be responsible for process production, data reconciliation, and model documentation in alignment with policy governance.
•    Resolve data, production, business modeling, and lead team to meet Risk Analytics deliverables while leveraging solid understanding of risk reporting policies, modeling strategies, procedures, regulatory requests, and compliance requirements.
•    Collaborate and consult with peers, experienced managers, compliance, and technology to resolve modeling, forecasting, and production issues, and achieve analytic and reporting goals.
•    Lead projects, teams, and mentor less experienced staff.
•    Partner with cross enterprise risk analysts in development of common modeling strategies.

Required Qualifications:

  • 6+ months of Risk Analytics experience, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education

Desired Qualifications:
•    Advanced degree in quantitative discipline such as economics, statistics, operations research, etc…
•    Strong verbal and written communication skills, and advanced MS Office Suite product skills to include (MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Outlook, MS Word, etc).
•    Excellent proficiency in programming and data manipulation using SAS, SQL, Python, and Tableau.
•    Strong analytical and quantitative skills.
•    Ability to gather, analyze, package, and present analytical findings in an insightful and logical manner.
•    Previous experience with credit risk strategy development and monitoring in financial service industry.
•    Attention to detail, strong partnership, and problem-solving skills.
•    1-3 years of Risk Analytics experience, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education.

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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