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Senior Financial Crimes Specialist

  • Governance & Controls
  • Full time
  • R-358959

About this role:

Wells Fargo is seeking a Financial Crimes Specialist.

In this role, you will:

• Lead the execution of quality assurance activities for financial crimes issues management review and challenge process including coordinating review schedules and sample selection, documenting output of QA reviews, and communicating or reviewing findings with team leads and members        
• Conduct quality assurance reviews, review findings, determine risk level and recommend potential solutions or best practices; develop reporting and present findings with supporting rationale to individuals and the broader community
• Lead or participate in moderately complex initiatives and deliverables within functional area and contribute to large-scale planning related to functional area deliverables
• Evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of policies, procedures, processes and internal controls as it relates to the issue management process
• Review and assess business, operational, or technical assignments or challenges that require research, evaluation, and selection of alternatives, and exercise independent judgment to guide medium risk deliverables
• Act as an escalation point to FCRM management for potential findings or risks identified during the issue management process
• Resolve moderately complex issues and lead a team to meet deliverables
• Partner closely with leadership to develop strategies to minimize financial crime portfolio risk through innovative methods
• Provide leadership within the team and review work products from team members for quality, accuracy, and timeliness
• Collaborate and consult with peers, colleagues and mid-level managers to resolve issues and achieve goals
• Lead projects, teams or serve as a mentor for less experienced staff
• Develop and deliver guidance and/or training for individuals involved in issue management and oversight processes

Required Qualifications:

  • 8+ years' experience in Financial Crimes - AML Investigations/Transaction Monitoring, Operational Risk, Fraud, Sanctions, Anti-Bribery, Corruption, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education
  • Understanding of the Risk Management Framework, Internal Control Policy, Risk and Control Self-Assessment Policy, Methodology and related procedures, and knowledge of financial crimes laws and regulations.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Anti -Money Laundering (AML) / Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) experience
  • Experience in conducting Financial Crimes related research, analyzing the results of the research, and summarizing the results of the research and analysis in a clear and concise manner
  • Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to identify, cross-reference, and articulate ambiguous information and act accordingly
  • Ability to execute in a fast paced, high demand, environment while balancing multiple priorities
  • Ability to think strategically, implement, and deliver business objectives
  • Strong time management skills and ability to meet deadlines
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook) 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.

Applicants with Disabilities

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

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Wells Fargo maintains a drug free workplace.  Please see our Drug and Alcohol Policy to learn more.

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