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Senior Auditor, Chief Operating Office

  • Governance & Controls
  • Full time
  • R-375264
About this role:

Wells Fargo is seeking a Senior Auditor-Senior AVP.

In this role, you will:

  • Perform audit testing components of assigned audits within multiple segments of the Audit Plan
  • Plan and execute independent audit testing and ensure that they are timely and accurate
  • Identify and assess key risks and controls
  • Execute and document work in accordance with Wells Fargo Audit Services policy
  • Identify and develop compensating controls that mitigate audit findings and make recommendations to management
  • Inform manager of situational issues that might compromise objectivity or independence
  • Design and execute tests to verify control effectiveness
  • Document work papers according to the standards of the Internal Audit policy and guidance
  • Demonstrate professional skepticism while performing major components of audits
  • Lead smaller scale audits or projects
  • Develop ways to improve existing audit practices
  • Develop effective test plans for engagements as assigned with limited guidance
  • Participate in projects as directed
  • Develop business partnerships within Internal Audit and with teams companywide through professional communication and clear audit deliverables

Required Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of Audit, Risk experience, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education

Desired Qualifications:

  • Execute defined audits and open audit issue validations within one or more segments of the Audit Plan at desired quality levels
  • Accountable for project management, timely completion and effective communication for assigned audits
  • Develops and maintains strong business relationships within Audit team, Control partners and with other teams across WFC and other stakeholders.
  • Develop deep understanding of business and support planning and organizing work in an annual cycle, risk assessments, not just project cycle
  • Ensures audit engagements are risk-based, and executed according to Audit policies, methodology and guidance
  • Demonstrate comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the financial, operational, technical, and regulatory environment across multiple businesses or develop excellent subject matter knowledge in critical areas of the business
  • CA, MBA (Finance)
  • Experience in Audit, Risk, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education
  • Overall, 3 to 5 years of relevant experience in Internal Audit or similar domain, preferably in banking sector, captives or Big 4s.  Experience across Investment Banking audit or in Operations teams and or Risk and Control functions covering
  • Good knowledge of internal banking processes
  • Excellent understanding of auditing techniques and audit life-cycle
  • Post-Graduation degree and certifications like CIA, CFA, CPA, ACCA, and CISA will be a plus
  • Ability to effectively utilize the process and business knowledge to credibility challenge the business line’s controls and make recommendations to improve the same
  • Present audit results in an objective and unbiased manner
  • Ability and zeal to build domain knowledge and overall business acumen.
  • Sound understanding of audit methodologies, IIA standards, and tools that support audit processes, and / or orientation to risk and controls.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills; Strong organizational, multitasking, and prioritizing skills.
  • Ability to positively impact team environment and across all organizational levels, where flexibility, collaboration, and adaptability are important
  • Ability to execute in a fast paced, demanding environment while balancing multiple priorities
  • Self-motivated, Agile mindset, problem solving attitude and good analytical skills with high attention to detail
  • Ability to travel up to 10% of the time

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.

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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