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Senior Financial Crimes Specialist

About this role:

Wells Fargo is seeking a Senior Financial Crimes Specialist

In this role, you will:

  • Engage in strategic planning to ensure a sustainable EMEA Financial Crime Risk model, with particular focus on policy and governance.
  • In consultation with the EMEA Financial Crime teams, manage the approval and publication of financial-crimes related procedure and relevant documents maintained by the department.
  • Collaboratively manage and support the Regional Head of EMEA FCRM and Country MLROs in the completion of FCRM annual AML/Sanctions Risk Assessments for the region.
  • Work in close collaborating with Audit, Testing and Operational Risk functions to ensure regional FCRM items are identified and resolved in a timely manner.
  • Develop, coordinate and report regional key risk indicators and risk appetite statement measures.
  • Act as Secretariat for the monthly Governance and Execution meetings, chaired by the EMEA Regional Head of Financial Crime Risk Management,
  • Produce regular EMEA Financial Crime reports for International Line of Business, Regional, Legal Entity and Board level committees.
  • Oversee the adherence of intercompany service agreements, preparing materials and chairing quarterly meetings.
  • Manage the review and content updates to annual EMEA Financial Crimes and Tax Evasion training and act as a tollgate for the submission of all targeted training and awareness materials.
  • Coordinating the EMEA FCRM’s review of New Business Initiatives, New Products, Product Modifications and Periodic Product Reviews.
  • Work in close collaboration with country MLROs, regional AML, ABC and Sanctions teams, and International and Global Colleagues.
  • Partner closely with leadership to develop strategies to minimize financial crime portfolio risk through innovative methods with the ultimate goal managing financial crime risk effectively.
  • Collaborate and consult with peers, colleagues and mid-level managers to resolve issues and achieve goals

Required Qualifications

  • Experience in Financial Crimes, Operational Risk, Fraud, Sanctions, Anti-Bribery, Corruption, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education

Posting End Date: 

6 Jun 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.

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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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