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Control Management Specialist - Risk ID & Assessment

  • Governance & Controls
  • Full time
  • R-378774

About this role:

Wells Fargo is seeking a Control Management Specialist. The role will be to support the I&P Enterprise Functions Control team in executing Global Delivery Risk programs in alignment to Risk & Controls framework. The ideal candidate should possess strong background in Operational Risk Management, and the ability to work across a large, complex and highly matrixed organization will be critical. As the control organization, we are responsible for the development and maintenance of a strong control environment that leads to early identification and sustainable mitigation of operational risk.

The candidate will be required to imbibe an end-to-end understanding of the Risk and Control Assessment program requirements, key stakeholders, and team capabilities. Responsible for raising and articulating issues to leadership as well as high level program related activities such as governance tasks (e.g. change management tracking, matchmaker, QA/QC feedback loop) and reporting (e.g. status reporting).

In this role, you will:

  • Responsible for driving end to end risk & control related programs and related requirements / activities.
  • Create testing framework and sustainable working solutions for any new control related activities / requirements
  • Demonstrate thorough functional understanding as a subject matter expert
  • Design & implement risk reviews, assessment methodologies & framework
  • Drive risk & control reviews on all new / change transitions per requirements from Transition Governance Framework
  • Development and maintenance of risk assessment strategies, methodologies and related processes / procedures.
  • Evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of policies, procedures, processes, systems and internal controls; analyze business and/or system changes to determine impact, identify and assess operational risk issues and assigns risk ratings consistent with established policy standards
  • Perform ongoing monitoring & validation of policy exceptions
  • Drive periodic controls review & facilitate attestation programs and enable reporting to senior management
  • Ability to deliver training sessions / control awareness programs to internal teams and business groups
  • Demonstrate documentation writing and reviewing capabilities / skills to support the role requirements
  • Demonstrate collaborative efforts and strong partnership with stakeholders and internal teams
  • Support regulatory reviews, and its and other compliance activities, including:
  • Quarterly risk & controls reporting to leadership teams and other governance routines
  • Performs review activities and overlooking the nuances of the team to implement all key operational risk components
  • Drive continuous improvement & transformation initiatives to enable new opportunities for process efficiencies.

Required Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of Risk Management or Financial Services industry experience, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education

Desired Qualifications:

  • 6+ years of overall experience with a minimum of 4+ years in the Operational Risk Management, Risk Assessment, Global delivery model and Compliance discipline.
  • Strong knowledge of the Operational Risk Framework and disciplines primarily in the Banking industry and its related operations                                
  • Strong time management skills and the demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines with minimal supervision
  • Must have demonstrated strong technical writing skills including the proven ability to clearly document activities, processes and test results
  • Experience with developing and creating documentation for support and training activities
  • Critical thinking and Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong comprehension/ability to learn technology tools, communication & analytical skills
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to work with and communicate with all levels of the organization
  • Proficiency with MS office (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and MS-Visio.
  • Self-starter and able to work independently
  • Strong stakeholder management skills.

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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