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Wells Fargo Enterprise Testing Assoc in Saint Louis, Missouri

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At Wells Fargo, we are looking for talented people who will put our customers at the center of everything we do. We are seeking candidates who embrace diversity, equity and inclusion in a workplace where everyone feels valued and inspired.

Help us build a better Wells Fargo. It all begins with outstanding talent. It all begins with you.

As the company's second line of defense, Corporate Risk — or Independent Risk Management — provides independent oversight of risk-taking activities. Independent Risk Management establishes and maintains Wells Fargo's risk management program and provides oversight, including challenges to and independent assessment of, the frontline's execution of its risk management responsibilities. We manage risk according to the Risk Management Framework (https://portal.teamworks.wellsfargo.net/rc/CorporateRisk/Pages/riskmgmtfrmwk.aspx) and ensure all employees understand their individual accountability for managing risk.

Within Enterprise Risk, the Independent Testing and Validation (IT&V) group is responsible for establishing and maintaining a consolidated Enterprise Testing program at the corporate level. Independent Testing and Validation is responsible for developing a common methodology and standards, providing governance and oversight, executing testing; and conducting horizontal reviews. Testing and validation teams are responsible for implementing the Enterprise Testing methodology and standards, and executing group- specific testing.

The Independent Testing and Validation Team is seeking an Associate to support the testing and validation of the front line at Wells Fargo.

Responsibilities of the Associate role include, but are not limited to:

• Providing meaningful operational and compliance risks assessments of business and IT processes.

• Supporting efforts to effectively challenge risks in processes and evaluate and/or test controls designed to mitigate those risks.

• Executing substantive and/or control testing with moderate supervision.

• Executing the test of design and operating effectiveness for RCSA (Risk & Compliance Self-Assessment) controls.

• Providing consultation and subject matter expertise for process and IT control related matters including evaluating severity of control deficiencies and related remediation efforts.

• Documenting test results and any issues identified while also providing recommendations to management.

• Providing Credible Challenge to the First Line Units as needed.

• Acting as a change agent for continual improvement of the control environment.

Required Qualifications

  • 2+ years of experience in risk (includes compliance, financial crimes, operational risk, audit, legal, credit risk, market risk, IT systems security, business process management demonstrated through work or military) or 1+ year in the foregoing or financial services industry and a BS/BA degree or higher in business or a related field

Other Desired Qualifications

  • Experience in Audit, Compliance, Risk and Testing

  • Specialized knowledge or prior regulatory compliance testing or review experience

  • Knowledge and understanding of financial services industry: compliance, risk management, or audit operations

  • Experience reviewing testing strategies and methodologies; evaluating the adequacy and effectiveness of policies, procedures, processes, initiatives, products and internal controls; and identifying issues resulting from internal and/or external compliance examinations

  • Experience testing policy, procedures, control and business process testing

  • Experience creating, executing, and documenting compliance, control, and business process testing

  • Intermediate Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint)

  • Ability to take on a high level of responsibility, initiative, and accountability

  • A Masters of Business Administration (MBA) or a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Designation

  • Knowledge and understanding of regulatory agencies: Federal Reserve and OCC

  • Minimum two years at Big Four/super regional public accounting firm with experience in business process, regulatory, or IT audit and/or business process, regulatory, or IT SOX advisory/consulting service.

  • Knowledge and understanding of Technology and Information Security Frameworks and standards (COBIT, COSO, FFIEC, NIST, ISO).

  • Experience supporting SOX/SOC, Regulatory Exams (Domestic and Int’l), Audits, or other technology control related assessments.

  • Strong critical thinking skills with ability to credibly challenge status quo.

  • Strong organization and prioritization skills.

  • Strong relationship management skills; ability to negotiate difficult positions without harming relationships

  • One or more of the following certifications:

  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)

  • Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS)

  • Certified Financial Crimes Specialist (CFCS)

  • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)

  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

  • Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC)

Job Expectations

  • Ability to travel up to 10% of the time

Street Address

NC-Charlotte: 128 South Tryon Street - Charlotte, NC

NC-Charlotte: 401 S Tryon St - Charlotte, NC

NC-Charlotte: 301 S College St - Charlotte, NC

NC-Charlotte: 1525 W Wt Harris Blvd - Charlotte, NC

SC-Fort Mill: 3480 State View Blvd - Fort Mill, SC

TX-DAL-Downtown Dallas: 1445 Ross Ave - Dallas, TX

TX-Irving: 250 E John Carpenter Freeway - Irving, TX

TX-Plano: 4975 Preston Park Blvd - Plano, TX

IA-Des Moines: 206 8th St - DES MOINES, IA

IA-West Des Moines: 7001 Westown Pkwy - West Des Moines, IA

MN-Minneapolis: 600 S 4th St - Minneapolis, MN

MN-Minneapolis: 2701 Wells Fargo Way - Minneapolis, MN

MN-Saint Louis Park: 435 Ford Rd - Saint Louis Park, MN

NY-New York: 150 E 42nd St - New York, NY

NJ-Summit: 190 River Rd - Summit, NJ

AZ-PHX-Central Phoenix: 100 W Washington St - Phoenix, AZ

AZ-PHX-Northwest Phoenix: 2222 W Rose Garden Ln - Phoenix, AZ

AZ-Chandler: 2600 S Price Rd - Chandler, AZ

MO-Saint Louis: 1 N Jefferson Ave - Saint Louis, MO


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.

Benefits Summary


Visit https://www.wellsfargo.com/about/careers/benefits for benefits information.

Company: Wells Fargo

Req Number: 5575450-18

Updated: 2021-06-12 03:05:10.704 UTC

Location: Saint Louis,MO