Job Description About Wells Fargo Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a diversified, community-based financial services company with $1.9 trillion in assets. Founded in 1852, Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial financial services through more than 8,400 locations, 13,000 ATMs, online (wellsfargo.com), and mobile devices. We\u2019re headquartered in San Francisco, but we\u2019re decentralized so every local Wells Fargo location is a headquarters for satisfying our customers\u2019 financial needs and helping them succeed financially. We do business with 70 million customers and one in three U.S. households. Wells Fargo has approximately 268,000 team members in 42 countries and territories across our more than 90 businesses.Wells Fargo & Company was ranked No. 25 on Fortune\u2019s 2017 rankings of America\u2019s largest corporations.Wells Fargo Audit Services (WFAS)The Audit group reports to the Board of Directors, conducting audit testing and reporting on the health of the risk management and internal control structure within the company. It advises line of business leaders on risk management practices and control structures. Additionally, the group ensures risk issues are escalated and resolved. Results of internal audits are subject to quality assurance reviews and external regulatory examinations. WFAS is comprised of approximately 1100 team members covering audit work across the company and is responsible to protect customers, team members, and communities by reducing risk.The Consumer Banking Audit Team (CBAT)CBAT has responsibility for operational, compliance, credit, and reputation risks associated with the development, pricing, promotion, origination, servicing, and collection across all Wells Fargo consumer products and services (lending and non-lending), including payments and innovation. The RolesDue to internal promotions and team growth, Wells Fargo Audit Services (WFAS) is looking for three Audit Directors for CBAT. These positions will functionally report to the Executive Audit Director - Consumer Lending of CBAT, be part of the CBAT Leadership Team, and also be members of the Audit Management Committee (AMC). Each Audit Director role will each have between 2-4 direct reports and lead teams in the execution of audit activities and be responsible for risk evaluation and assurance specific to consumer risks across Wells Fargo. Critical responsibilities include maintaining influential relationships with senior management; overseeing audit projects; supervising and coaching managers, subject matter experts, and senior staff; providing for staff development through mentoring, training and reviewing audit work; leading special projects; analyzing emerging issues; reviewing audit reports; and contributing to CBAT strategy and Audit Committee reporting.Two of the Audit Directors will have specific focus on Production/Acquisition and Servicing/Collections of Consumer Lending products respectively. The third Audit Director will lead teams that own (i) Compliance, (ii) Technology, Data, Change & Innovation, (iii) Team Operations / Coordination with Second Line of Defense risk audit teams. All three Audit Directors will work in a coordinated way to ensure risk coverage is both comprehensive and focused on the consumer/customer perspective, regardless of Line of Business, Product, or Channel. The Audit Directors will manage a mix of dedicated and shared resources, coordinating with centralized sub-teams within CBAT.The Audit Directors will also collaborate and partner with other specialist audit teams, as appropriate, to ensure comprehensive audit coverage.Additional responsibilities include: Maintaining credible, collaborative and influential relationships with senior management, other risk organizations, and regulatory agencies. Developing a comprehensive understanding of consumer risk and processes leveraged to manage this risk at Wells Fargo. Evaluation of current audit approaches and audit practices. Provide thought leadership on leading industry practices and drive continued maturation and evolution of the audit function. Developing and executing an annual audit plan which evaluates critical risks to Wells Fargo and applies strong, pragmatic professional judgment. Communicating audit results to senior executives and using the role within Audit to influence the organization. Identifying thematic risk trends observed across the portfolio for purposes of influencing strategic control direction and process maturity. Keep abreast of changes to regulatory requirements and emerging technologies. Partner with management to identify and anticipate impact of a changing environment and effectively develop audit strategies to address significant risks. Recruit, develop, motivate and retain audit talent within Internal Audit. Manage people, projects, and workflow across multiple geographies. Represent CBAT as a highly engaged, visible, and influential leader.
The CandidatesThe successful candidates for these roles will demonstrate effectiveness in building and leading high performing teams focused on driving business results through leadership effectiveness and team member engagement; contributing to WFAS and CBAT strategies with a One Wells Fargo lens; and furthering the strong risk management culture of Wells Fargo and living the vision and values of Wells Fargo.These collaborative leaders must be capable of initiating action and managing change. These positions require leaders with strong relationship management, influencing, vision and execution skills. Experience directly and indirectly managing a geographically dispersed team will position a candidate for success. A key differentiator will be the ability to understand and operate successfully in a complex, heavily matrixed corporate environment. The role requires a sense of urgency, passion for excellence and results, and personal accountability for achievement and outcomes. Required Qualifications
10 years of audit experience
6 years of management experience
Audit experience at a large financial institution or auditing company.
A BS/BA degree or higher in accounting, finance, or business administration
Leadership experience for professional auditors, risk management, or project leadership professionals
Solid knowledge and understanding of audit methodologies and tools that support audit processes
Strong organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills
Ability to work effectively in a team environment and across all organizational levels, where flexibility, collaboration, and adaptability are important
Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
Other Desired Qualifications Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of audit methodologies and tools that support audit processes Strong organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills Ability to work effectively in a team environment and across all organizational levels, where flexibility, collaboration, and adaptability are important Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills Proven leadership experience with multi-functional teams across multiple locations Proven leadership experience building highly talented individuals and teams Comprehensive knowledge of the financial services industry and understanding of the regulatory landscape Good understanding of Institution of Internal Audit (IIA) standards, regulatory requirements, and industry guidelines Experienced in significant business change and ambiguity in a highly regulated environment Proven success leading large scale initiatives and change management processes Proven ability to establish positive relationships with external regulators as well as internal key business partners, peers, and executives at all levels of the organization
Job Expectations Ability to travel up to 20% of the time 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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Wells Fargo & Company provides retail, commercial, and corporate banking services to individuals, businesses, and institutions. The companys Community Banking segment offers checking and market rate accounts, savings and time deposits, individual retirement accounts, and remittances; and lines of credit, auto floor plan lines, equity lines and loans, equipment and transportation loans, education and residential mortgage loans, and credit and debit cards. This segment also provides equipment leases, real estate and other commercial financing, small business administration financing, venture capital financing, cash management, payroll services, retirement plans, health savings accounts, and merchant payment processing and private label financing solutions, as well as purchases retail installment contracts. Its Wholesale Banking segment offers commercial loans and lines of credit, letters of credit, asset-based lending, equipment leasing, international trade facilities, trade financing, collection, foreign exchange, treasury management, investment management, institutional fixed-income sales, interest rate, commodity and equity risk management, insurance, corporate trust fiduciary and agency, and investment banking services, as well as online/electronic products. This segment also provides construction, and land acquisition and development loans; secured and unsecured lines of credit; interim financing arrangements; rehabilitation loans; affordable housing loans and letters of credit; loans for securitization; commercial real estate loan servicing; and real estate and mortgage brokerage services. The companys Wealth, Brokerage, and Retirement segment offers financial advisory, wealth management, brokerage, retirement, trust, and reinsurance services. As of March 7, 2014, it operated through 9,000 locations and 12,000 ATMs, and offices in 36 countries, as well as through wellsfargo.com. The Company was founded in 1852 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.