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Enterprise Controls & Oversight Governance & Oversight Regulatory Reporting Subject Matter Expert (Accounting Governance and Oversight Consultant 2)

Job ID 5304434 Schedule Type Reg-Time Work Hours 40 Location Minneapolis, Minnesota
Job Description

Wells Fargo is seeking highly motivated individual with a strong understanding of Regulatory Reporting governance and controls to join our Governance and Oversight team as a subject matter expert (SME). The Governance and Oversight team has enterprise-wide exposure to key stakeholders within the external financial reporting infrastructure and is a component of the Enterprise Controls & Oversight group that reports to the Corporate Controller. 

The team supports the company’s on-going objective of maintaining an industry leading financial and regulatory reporting control environment and is responsible for the following directives:  

  •  Providing meaningful assessments of the current financial and regulatory reporting control environment, including internal control over the Company’s financial and regulatory reporting environment
  •  Development, governance and oversight of Well Fargo & Company’s COSO based policies for internal controls over regulatory reporting.  Strategic planning to maintain industry leading financial and regulatory reporting COSO polices and proactive anticipation of internal control related matters
  •  Monitoring new and emerging internal control and regulatory reporting 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 control related matters, including evaluating severity of control deficiencies and related remediation efforts
  •  Providing process and control support and thought leadership for EC&O sponsored projects
  •  Interfacing with regulators, Corporate Finance, Treasury and other stakeholders on control related matters
  •  Acting as a change agent for continual improvement of the control environment

This individual will be a governance & oversight subject matter expert with an emphasis on regulatory reporting.  Specific responsibilities include:

  •  Developing processes to execute on team directives related to internal control over regulatory reporting
  •  Building relationships and collaborating with key stakeholders in the regulatory reporting and SEC reporting internal control infrastructures
  •  Assisting with implementing the Company’s COSO-based  Regulatory Reporting Governance & Oversight Framework
  •  Assisting with implementing key initiatives related to internal control over financial and regulatory reporting, including implementation of the 2013 COSO Framework

The successful candidate will be a highly motivated team player that has a strong interest in COSO, is a self-starter who is accustomed to working in complex organizations with a diverse group of stakeholders, and someone who is able to withstand challenges and adapt accordingly.   This individual should have practical experience with financial reports filed with the regulatory agencies (FRB, OCC, FDIC) and knowledge of financial services products.  Additionally, the candidate should possess executive presence and be accustomed to presenting material to senior executives.  The candidate should be flexible, be able to withstand challenges and adapt accordingly.



Required Qualifications

  • 7+ years of experience in one or a combination of the following: accounting, consulting, or public accounting



Desired Qualifications

  • Big four public accounting experience
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and across all organizational levels, where flexibility, collaboration, and adaptability are important
  • An active Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation
  • Strong collaboration and partnering skills
  • Highly refined and professional verbal and written communications
  • A BS/BA degree or higher



Other Desired Qualifications

• Strong knowledge of COSO Framework
• Experience with relationship building and collaboration with stakeholders spanning multiple levels from staff level to senior and executive management
• Experience with large financial institutions
• Working knowledge of information technology controls
• Working knowledge of financial reports filed with the regulatory agencies (FRB, OCC, FDIC)
• Ability to develop emerging leaders
• Strong organization and prioritization skills
• Practical experience with financial reports filed with the regulatory agencies (FRB, OCC, FDIC)
• CPA or MBA
• Big 4 Experience
• Experience evaluating control deficiencies and related remediation activities
• Experience with relationship building and collaboration with stakeholders spanning multiple levels from staff level to senior and executive management
• Experience with large financial institutions
• Proven ability to influence and lead change

 





Disclaimer


All offers for employment with Wells Fargo are contingent upon the candidate having successfully completed a criminal background check. Wells Fargo will consider qualified candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, state and Federal law, including Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act.



Relevant military experience is considered for veterans and transitioning service men and women.

Wells Fargo is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.

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