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I&P Governance - Lead Control Management Officer

  • Governance & Controls
  • Full time
  • R-382917

Job Profile Summary

Control Management: 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.

Job Description

In this role, you will:

  • Assist in driving Control MBR and IPRC agenda, actions and escalations, optimization of quality of inputs and timely submission to key governance forums.
  • Liaison for submissions to the Regulators, I&P Board and Operations Risk and Control committees.
  • Key point of contact for Front Line teams for all Risk and control governance matters.
  • Provide horizontal and consistent view across BG/EFs on control activities, initiatives, accomplishments, emerging risks, RCSA, risk events and issues.
  • Act as an advisor to more experienced leaders in developing risk mitigation strategies for complex and highly integrated business specific risk across different business lines
  • Monitor, measure, evaluate, and report impact of decisions and business controls to the relevant business group and enterprise functions.
  • Lead the strategy and resolution of highly complex current and emerging risks requiring in depth evaluation across multiple areas or the enterprise.
  • Provide vision, direction, and expertise to more experienced leaders on implementing innovative and significant business solutions for highly complex risks associated with business operations.
  • Lead and mentor Control Management project or virtual teams.
  • Engage with all levels of roles across the business group and serve as an experienced advisor in designing and implementing risk mitigation strategies, business processes, and controls that mitigate risks and address regulatory requirements.
  • Serve as a coverage officer within the control team, with proven knowledge of applicable processes and controls
  • Continuously engage in discussions with LOB partners on strategy, organizational changes, and new/modified systems, processes and controls to determine impact and identify and remediate risk control issues across all risk types
    • Contribute to team coverage of engagements such as internal audits, external exam and other control reviews. Ensure LOB awareness and preparations as applicable
  • Collaborate with Line of Business (LOB) partners on control design, implementation and monitoring.
  • Ensure appropriate connectivity, linkage, and integration with in-region international risk management teams.
  • Partner with business control managers and the business to maintain the business process inventory.
  • Conduct risk assessments to evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of policies, procedures, processes, systems, technology and internal controls.
  • Awareness and involvement in regulatory change control, and alignment of related controls.

Required Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of Risk Management or Financial Services Industry experience, or equivalent experience demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education.
  • Advanced Microsoft Office (Excel and PowerPoint) skills. Knowledge and understanding of risk applications i.e.  Veritas and Service Now (SNOW)
  • Exceptional interpersonal and relationship building skills to effectively influence all organizational and leadership levels, where flexibility, collaboration, and adaptability are a must.
  • • Highly organized and proactive with demonstrated ability to assess, exercise independent judgment, apply prudent risk management principles, prioritize work to meet deadlines, and proactively escalate when necessary.
  • • Ability to be flexible and adjust plans quickly to adapt to changing business needs. Hands on style; proven ability to structure tasks or projects, execute and achieve targeted results and develop and manage associated goals and plans.
  • • Intellectual curiosity with proven ability to learn quickly through others as well as to conduct their own research and analysis.
  • • Ethical integrity and demonstrated ability to exercise independent judgment and apply prudent risk mitigation principles.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Knowledge on Issue Management Lifecycle, Operational Risk Events management, Risk and Control self-assessment (RCSA) and other business control management aspects.
  • Good understanding of financial crimes, operational risk, audit, legal, credit risk, market risk, IT systems security, and business process management.
  • Experience with Transformation with the ability to identify and present process/operational enhancements.
  • Ability to execute in a fast-paced, high demand environment while balancing multiple priorities.
  • Experience in risk management supporting front line unit compliance with enterprise policy and standards
  • Risk Management experience in a top 5 bank with specific focus on exiting Regulatory Consent Orders (OCC, CFPB, FRB)
  • Experience working with Senior Leaders as an “Influencer”. Able to effectively convey complicated information necessary to provide the leader with an informed understanding leading to executable risk-mitigation strategies
  • Strong experience with Issue Management processes and systems

Job Level

  • P4

Job Family

  • Control Management

Posting End Date: 

15 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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