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Senior Control Management Specialist

  • Governance & Controls
  • Full time
  • R-372737

Department Overview
Business Control Management (BCM):  Covers jobs responsible for partnering with their relevant business group to develop and maintain a strong control environment leading to the early identification and sustainable mitigation of operational risk. Responsible for Risk Identification & Assessment, Control Design & Evaluation, Issues & Control Deficiencies, Control Governance & Reporting, and Control Programs.

About the Role
Senior Control Management Specialist with overall 10+years of experience is expected to work independently and support functionally to meet the BCM goals and control coverage requirements. The job involves interacting with the GDA managers, onshore partners to understand and analyze the processes, identify risks and controls in the processes, evaluate the controls, prepare, and publish reports to stakeholders in both Wells Fargo India & Philippines and Onshore. Candidate is expected to have strong stakeholder management skills, strong communication skills and project management skills. Should have sound understanding of risk management principles. Be a subject matter expert with respect to Commercial Real Estate Operations.

Responsible for implementing and monitoring GDA process review, Issue / Incident Management
Conduct monthly risk connects with Front Line Managers/Head of the department
Be part of transition, and provide control views on the risks associated with the processes being transitioned to GDA locations
Conduct periodic risk reviews for steady state processes through various risk programs viz., GDA process review, control testing, conduct periodic Council meetings to discuss concerns/ issues in GDA that require management attention and ensure transparency in reporting
Manage stakeholders at various levels of hierarchy within I&P and Onshore. Relationship building being a key attribute
Monitor, track and perform root cause analysis on incidents related to operational internal financial loss, data privacy and near misses assigned portfolio
Works with assigned business units and provides operational risk expertise and consulting for projects and initiatives with moderate to high risk
Exhibit credible challenge and evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of policies, procedures, processes, and internal controls while maintaining professional independence throughout the engagement
Taking information from various formats, compiling the information and placing it into the system of record
Should be able to drive various projects and engagements independently
Conduct periodic risk awareness sessions with emphasis on the importance of pro-active risk management across CIB GDA and to enhance the risk culture amongst team members
Implementation of various risk remediation programs in-line with those of the CIB GDA, to address operational risks that expose the line of business
Adopt a risk-based approach to monitor and manage business risks and corresponding controls, emerging risks or watch list, and risks related to Business Continuity Planning, End User Computing Tools, etc.
Participate in various control forums to address risk related to subjects such as, and not limited to, BCP, Mandatory trainings, Required Absence for Sensitive Positions Policy etc.

Required Qualifications:
University degree in Business, Finance or related discipline
5+ years' experience in Commercial Real Estate Operations
Experience in front line control or independent risk management roles
Strong Operational risk domain knowledge/experience
Good presentation & communication skills
Sound knowledge of MS Office especially Excel and PowerPoint
Experience in project management
Certification in Risk Management such as ORM/FRM/CISA. 

Posting End Date: 

30 Jul 2024

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

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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.

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