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Financial Controls Analyst

  • Finance & Accounting
  • Full time
  • R-272175

About this role:

Wells Fargo is seeking a Financial Controls Analyst...

In this role, you will:

  • Consult with the line of business and enterprise functions on financial reporting or information technology governance, and controls and oversight matters
  • Identify compliance and risk management requirements for supported area
  • Provide oversight for testing and monitoring involving moderate to complex subject matter or control areas and strategic planning for ongoing business and tech controcontrol adherence to COSO
    policies (proactive anticipation of internal control related matters)
  • Communicate and provide consultation regularly with stakeholders throughout the enterprise
  • Implement, operate, and report results of certain elements of the company's policy, governance and oversight framework
  • Support implementation of moderate to complex projects and initiatives
  • Collaborate and consult with peers, colleagues and managers to resolve issues and achieve goals
  • Monitoring new and emerging internal control related guidance and issues and assist with facilitating group-wide training to interested and impacted stakeholders.
  • Providing consultation and subject matter expertise for process and business controls related matters including evaluating severity of control deficiencies and related remediation efforts.
  • Providing process and control support and thought leadership for projects and interfacing with external auditors, regulators and others on control related matters.
  • Acting as a change agent for continual improvement of the control environment.
  • Validating and challenging documentation of application control deficiencies, including issue description, root cause, unmitigated impact and corrective actions.
  • Analyzing the severity of application control deficiencies, and their impact to internal control over financial reporting.
  • Validating corrective actions and building relationships and collaborating with key stakeholders in the applicable line of business and IT functions related to assigned process areas.
  • Assisting with projects impacting the team.

Desired Qualification:

  • 5+ years of Finance, Accounting, Analytics, Reporting or Business and Technology Audit experience, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education
  • Ability to successfully operate in a complex and matrixed environment
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint) skills
  • Intermediate Microsoft Visio skills
  • Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and achieve goals and work under pressure in a dynamic and complex environment
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to take on a high level of responsibility, initiative, and accountability
  • Ability to present to senior level executives

Job Expectations:

  • Minimum one year in audit and/or SoX advisory/consulting service
  • A Master of Business Administration (MBA) or a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Designation
  • Practical experience with continuous process improvement/re-engineering of processes and results
  • Strong critical thinking skills with ability to credibly challenge status quo
  • Strong relationship management skills; ability to negotiate difficult positions without harming relationships
  • Experience integrating off-shore and/or third party resources
  • Experience driving change in peer-size organizations; champion of change

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, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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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