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EMEA Financial Crimes Policy and Governance Consultant

Job ID 37850BR Location London, United Kingdom;
Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a leading global financial services company with $2.0 trillion in assets and offices in over 37 countries. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides asset management, capital raising and advisory, financing, foreign exchange, payments, risk management, and trade finance services to support customers who conduct business in the global economy. At Wells Fargo, we want to satisfy our customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially. We also value the viewpoints of our team members and encourage them to be their best. Join our diverse and inclusive team where you will feel valued and inspired to contribute your unique skills and experience. We are looking for talented people who will put our customers at the center of everything we do. Help us build a better Wells Fargo. It all begins with outstanding talent. It all begins with you. Learn more at our International Careers website.

Market Job Description

About Us

Wells Fargo provides middle market, large corporate and financial institution customers with a range of international solutions, including treasury management, credit, payments, financing, foreign exchange, and trade services. Wells Fargo operates from 42 countries and territories outside of the U.S., including branches in Beijing, Cayman Islands, Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC), Hong Kong, London, Seoul.

Reporting to the Policy and Governance Manager of EMEA Financial Crimes Risk Management (“FCRM”) covering the Wholesale Businesses in the region, the position will have the following responsibilities:

  • POLICIES & PROCEDURES – Assist with the drafting, revision and implementation of financial crimes-related policies and procedures, and conduct and co-ordinate gap analysis in the region, in consultation with the broader EMEA FCRM team and local Compliance managers, as appropriate;
  • RISK ASSESSMENT – Manage and provide support in the completion of FCRM-related risk assessments in the region, as appropriate;
  • REGULATORY REQUESTS & REVIEWS – Assist in coordinating responses to FCRM-related regulatory requests and reviews;
  • MANAGEMENT REPORTING AND MI – Co-ordinate the input provided across all EMEA regional financial crime risk teams to create regular management reports and MI to support the narrative;
  • TRAINING – Assist in reviewing and implementing FCRM-related training materials and monitor the completion of FCRM training and awareness sessions in general;
  • Work closely with the Regional/Country Compliance, Operational Risk and Business, and liaise with these departments as appropriate, to manage and ensure timely issue identification and resolution; and
  • Co-ordinate ad hoc projects and initiatives and/or tasks from time to time.

Market Skills and Certifications

Skills/Experience Required:
  • Experience working in a large financial institution and Financial Crimes;
  • Relevant Legal/Compliance qualification desirable;
  • Solid knowledge of the financial crimes regulatory environment in EMEA;
  • Proven experience in drafting policies and procedures, co-ordinating regulatory request/reviews for EMEA countries;
  • Significant project management experience;
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision;
  • Strong and effective communication with the ability to interact with diverse audience;
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills, and attention to detail;
  • Result-oriented mindset and multi-task under tight timelines; and
  • An open, flexible and team-oriented personality


Team members 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.

We Value Diversity

At Wells Fargo, we believe in diversity and inclusion in the workplace; accordingly, we welcome applications for employment from all qualified candidates, regardless of race, color, gender, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other status protected by applicable law. We comply with all applicable laws in every jurisdiction in which we operate.