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Executive Director, Risk Analytics

  • Data & Analytics
  • Full time
  • R-362528

About Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo & Company is a leading financial services company that has approximately $1.9 trillion in assets and proudly serves one in three U.S. households and more than 10% of all middle market companies in the U.S. We provide a diversified set of banking, investment and mortgage products and services, as well as consumer and commercial finance, through our four reportable operating segments: Consumer Banking and Lending; Commercial Banking; Corporate and Investment Banking; and Wealth and Investment Management.

Corporate Risk

As the company's second line of defense, Corporate Risk — or Independent Risk Management (IRM) — provides independent oversight of risk-taking activities. Independent Risk Management establishes and maintains Wells Fargo's risk management program and provides oversight, including challenges to and independent assessment of the frontline's execution of its risk management responsibilities. We manage risk according to the Risk Management Framework and ensure all employees understand their individual accountability for managing risk.

The Position

Wells Fargo is seeking a Senior Lead Risk Analytics Consultant within the Consumer Lending Operational Risk Team (CL ORBO Team). This position will be responsible for conducting data-driven analysis insights across various areas such as Risk & Control Environment, Issue Management, Operational Risk Events etc., understand concentration of high risks and provide actionable insights to mitigate the risks in a timely manner.

The person hired in this role will serve as a Subject Matter Expert and collaborate with internal Operational Risk Management teams and Font Line to influence and facilitate effective decision making to mitigate operational risks.    

Required Qualifications:

  • Experience in Analytics, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education
  • Overall 15+ years of experience with around 8+ years in similar analytics roles
  • 5+ years of experience using SQL within a variety of database sources such as SAS, Oracle, Teradata, etc.
  • 5+ years of relevant work experience with SAS
  • Knowledge of Banking and financial in Consumer lending (Home, Auto, PVSI, Non-Lending, Small Business and Personal Lines), Deposit Product Group, Card Retails and Merchant Services, investment solution and commercial banking is preferable.
  • Comprehensive understanding of operational risk management in the financial services or other highly regulated industries.
  • Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Excellent verbal, written, interpersonal communication skills and stakeholder management

What you will do in this role:

  • Lead team in creating various monthly reports that are presented to Sr. Management.
  • Lead strategic initiatives and process for the business through conceptualizing, developing and deploying advanced analytical solutions in a high performing environment.
  • Conduct comprehensive analyses to assure timely monitoring of strategy efficacy and accuracy, minimizing credit/operating losses and reputation/compliance risk exposure
  • Drives the discovery of new risk segmentation attributes and recommending value-added and practical solutions for risk management strategy enhancements via sound statistical methods by effectively mining rich and complex data sources.
  • Design, develop and manage an efficient interaction model for this multidisciplinary team to ensure consistent delivery across the functional teams. Develop the necessary structure to manage the growing needs of the business while increasing efficiency and effectiveness of the teams.
  • Identify and recommend opportunities for transformation of data into actionable information that drives business outcomes, strategies, and risk control development
  • Communicate effectively with Sr. Management and stakeholders across all areas of the organization. 

Posting End Date: 

30 May 2024

*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.

Drug and Alcohol Policy


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

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