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Auditor - AVP, Enterprise Functions

  • Governance & Controls
  • Full time
  • R-382446

About Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a leading global financial services company headquartered in San Francisco (United States). Wells Fargo has offices in over 20 countries and territories. Our business outside of the U.S. mostly focuses on providing banking services for large corporate, government and financial institution clients. We have worldwide expertise and services to help our customers improve earnings, manage risk, and develop opportunities in the global marketplace. Our global reach offers many opportunities for you to develop a career with Wells Fargo. Join our diverse and inclusive team where you will feel valued and inspired to contribute your unique skills and experience. We are looking for talented people who will put our customers at the center of everything we do.  Help us build a better Wells Fargo.  It all begins with outstanding talent. It all begins with you.

About Wells Fargo India
Wells Fargo India enables global talent capabilities for Wells Fargo Bank NA., by supporting business lines and staff functions across Technology, Operations, Risk, Audit, Process Excellence, Automation and Product, Analytics and Modeling. We are operating in Hyderabad, Bengaluru and Chennai locations.

Department Overview:

Internal Audit conducts audits and reports the results of work to the Audit & Examinations Committee of the Board of Directors. We provide independent, objective assurance and consulting services delivered through a highly competent and diverse team. As a business partner, Audit helps the Company accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes.

About Enterprise Functions (EF) Audit

EF Audit is responsible for coverage of most Corporate Staff Support functions, including Enterprise Finance, Human Resources, Public Affairs, Legal, and Strategy, Digital, and Innovation Group (SDI) functions. Enterprise Finance consists of Finance, Corporate Controllers, Resolution & Recovery Planning, and Treasury groups.  EF Audit is broken out into the following sub-teams:

  • Capital Management - Capital Credit, Governance, Risk Management, Operations, Market Counterparty, EMEA, ICAAP, Regulatory Reporting, Pre-Provision Net Revenue (PPNR)
  • Corporate & Business Finance - Chief Financial Officer, Corporate Finance, Business Finance
  • Corporate Treasury - Interest Rate, Liquidity, Investment Portfolio Risk, Risk Management,
  • HR, Public Affairs, and Legal - Incentive Compensation, Performance Management, Succession Planning, Corporate Communications, Government Relations, Public Policy, Social Impact, Sustainability, Brand Sponsorship, Heritage, Legal
  • Reporting - Financial Reporting, FR Y-14MQ
  • Resolution & Recovery Planning (RRP) - RRP processes, risk management, system of controls

About this role:

The Senior Auditor is individual contributor that executes and manages multiple concurrent projects or audit engagements as directed by senior management and also participates in audits generally as subject matter expert in a consulting capacity.  Senior Auditor demonstrate depth and breadth of knowledge that includes technology, operational, financial, and regulatory understanding across multiple businesses and may develop knowledge in a critical subject matter area.


Job Expectations:

  • Assists in executing defined audits and open audit issue validations within one or more segments of the Audit Plan at desired quality levels
  • Accountable for project management, timely completion and effective communication for assigned audits
  • Develops and maintains strong business relationships within Audit team, Control partners and with other teams across WFC and other stakeholders.
  • Develop deep understanding of business and support planning and organizing work in an annual cycle, risk assessments, not just project cycle
  • Ensures audit engagements are risk-based, and executed according to Audit policies, methodology and guidance
  • Demonstrate comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the financial, operational, technical, and regulatory environment across multiple businesses or develop excellent subject matter knowledge in critical areas of the business

Required Qualifications:

  • CA, MBA (Finance)
  • Experience in Audit, Risk, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education

Required Qualifications and Capabilities:

  • Overall, 2 to 4 years of relevant experience in Internal Audit or similar domain, preferably in banking sector, captives or Big 4s.  Experience across Investment Banking audit or in Operations teams and or Risk and Control functions covering
  • Good knowledge of internal banking processes
  • Excellent understanding of auditing techniques and audit life-cycle
  • Post-Graduation degree and certifications like CIA, CFA, CPA, ACCA, and CISA will be a plus
  • Ability to effectively utilize the process and business knowledge to credibility challenge the business line’s controls and make recommendations to improve the same
  • Present audit results in an objective and unbiased manner
  • Ability and zeal to build domain knowledge and overall business acumen.
  • Sound understanding of audit methodologies, IIA standards, and tools that support audit processes, and / or orientation to risk and controls.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills; Strong organizational, multitasking, and prioritizing skills.
  • Ability to positively impact team environment and across all organizational levels, where flexibility, collaboration, and adaptability are important
  • Ability to execute in a fast paced, demanding environment while balancing multiple priorities
  • Self-motivated, Agile mindset, problem solving attitude and good analytical skills with high attention to detail

Job Expectations:

  • Ability to travel up to 10% of the time

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

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