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Senior Control Management Specialist

  • Governance & Controls
  • Full time
  • R-370592

About this role:

Wells Fargo is seeking a Senior Control Managment Specialist.

In this role, you will:

  • Participate in identifying, assessing, managing, and mitigating current and emerging risk exposures within Control Management functional area
  • Provide risk management consulting to support the business in designing and implementing risk mitigation strategies, business processes, and business controls
  • Monitor moderately complex business specific programs and provide risk management consulting to support the business in designing and implementing risk mitigation strategies
  • Monitor, measure, evaluate, and report on the impact of decisions and controls to the relevant business group or functional area
  • Provide guidance to business groups on the development, implementation, and monitoring of business specific programs to identify, assess, and mitigate risk
  • Collaborate with relevant business group to identify current and emerging risks associated with business activities and operations

Required Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of Risk Management or Control Management experience, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education

Desired Qualifications:

  • Participate in planning and executing a variety of programs, services, and initiatives, and monitor key indicators to ensure effective performance and control management of assigned operations or business groups.
  • Review artifacts and work with multiple contacts to ensure that it is fit for purpose and is updated in the system of records.
  • Support functionally (Compliance Risk, Operational Risk, Credit Risk, Market Risk, Model Risk etc.) to meet the BCM goals and control coverage requirements. The job involves interacting with the business group managers, senior leadership, onshore/offshore partners to understand and analyze the processes, identify risks and controls in the processes, evaluate the controls, End to End Issue Management Support Business and publish various reports to stakeholders.
  • Work with multiple stakeholders on various issues which are related to consent orders.
  • Review basic initiatives including policy or process changes, process improvements, technology enhancements, and conduct regular reviews to identify efficiencies and cost savings opportunities.
  • Partners with BG/EF to facilitate issues partners throughout the issue lifecycle including Root cause identification, Corrective action development and RCSA alignment.
  • Collaborate and consult with managers or cross-functional business partners.
  • Should have sound understanding of risk management principles and will be responsible for ensuring appropriate control coverage is provided for the assigned business group, be a strong partner for business group to identify risk, control gaps and help to remediate any issues.
  • Oversight of the end-to-end process for completion of closure memos and managing associated artifacts for Corporate Risk deliverables.
  • Execution of artifact refresh and post-validation procedures for Corporate Risk deliverables.
  • Delivery of centralized reporting, with effective processes and controls, to ensure accurate and timely production of program and leadership updates. 
  • Execute records management and retention routines utilizing a designated document management system.
  • Support cross functional risk and control teams.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field required.
  • 8+ years of overall experience with a minimum of 5+ years in the Compliance, Operational Risk Management, Risk Assessment, Global delivery model etc.
  • Experience in the financial / banking industry
  • Strong experience in problem solving.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to work with and communicate with all levels of the organization.
  • Build, consult & maintain strong working relationships with inter-departments & stakeholders.
  • Ability to identify inefficiencies, opportunities to streamline business processes, and implement change.
  • Advanced Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, direction
  • look, and PowerPoint) & Power BI skills
  • Experience of working across one or more geographic territories or regions
  • Professional Risk Certifications if any.

Job Expectations:

  • Strong experience planning, organizing, and executing work across multiple efforts. 
  • Ability to execute on existing processes and procedures or enhance existing or develop new processes and procedures.
  • Experience working on regulatory matters preferred.
  • Be a dynamic Individual contributor & demonstrate the multi-tasking capabilities.
  • Support continuous improvement & transformation initiatives to enable new opportunities for process efficiencies.
  • Experience with analysis or execution related to closing actions, gap analysis,
  • Creating documentation that serves as evidence as execution of the work (artifacts)
  • Experience in project planning, evaluation of progress against defined plan, identification and documentation and communication of risks or issues against timelines.
  • Experience working in a matrixed or program team environment.
  • or Oversight Prior experience in working on Issue Validation will be preferred.
  • Experience creating Microsoft PowerPoint slides following brand and group standards.


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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