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Job Title: Compliance Officer
Company Name: Wells Fargo
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 01/25/2020
Expire Date: 03/27/2020
Job Categories: Accounting/Auditing, Finance/Economics, Financial Services, Information Technology, Insurance, Law Enforcement, and Security, Legal, Military, Quality Control, Research & Development
Job Description
Compliance Officer
Job Description

Important Note: During the application process, ensure your contact information (email and phone number) is up to date and upload your current resume prior to submitting your application for consideration. To participate in some selection activities you will need to respond to an invitation. The invitation can be sent by both email and text message.  In order to receive text message invitations, your profile must include a mobile phone number designated as “Personal Cell” or “Cellular” in the contact information of your application.

At Wells Fargo, we want to satisfy our customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially. We’re looking for talented people who will put our customers at the center of everything we do. Join our diverse and inclusive team where you’ll feel valued and inspired to contribute your unique skills and experience.

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

Corporate Risk helps all Wells Fargo businesses identify and manage risk. The team focuses on several key risk types, including conduct, credit, financial crimes, information security, interest rate, liquidity, market, model, operational, regulatory compliance, reputation, strategic, and technology risk.

The group provides leadership, enhances communications, assists with problem identification and solutions, and shares best practices. In addition, the group provides an enterprise-wide view of risk, assists management and our Board of Directors in identifying and monitoring risks that may affect multiple lines of business, and takes appropriate action when business activities exceed the risk tolerance of the company.

The Compliance Officer will be expected to aid in the design, build, and execution of the Quality Assurance program for Compliance. This includes monitoring and assessment of the health of Compliance across the enterprise throughout the business and Compliance teams. Activities will include providing thought leadership and active engagement in program development and implementation. The Compliance Officer will partner with business and Compliance partners across the enterprise and/or specific groups to ensure the Compliance program is effectively executed and matured.

Quality Assurance Activities will be both formal/scheduled reviews, as well as ad-hoc reviews (i.e. validate remediation of issues prior to declaring completion).  Quality Assurance activities will include planning, process review, test script development, assessment/validation activities, documentation, and preparing and communicating the final results.  Monitoring activities may include reviewing documentation of ongoing monitoring activities, and recommending additional actions such as additional monitoring, remediation, or enhancements to results reporting.

Required Qualifications

  • 7+ years of experience in risk management (includes compliance, financial crimes, operational risk, audit, legal, credit risk, market risk, IT systems security, business process management) or 7+ years of financial services industry experience, of which 5+ years must include direct experience in risk management

Desired Qualifications

  • Ability to articulate issues, risks, and proposed solutions to various levels of staff and management
  • Ability to interact with all levels of an organization
  • Ability to prioritize work, meet deadlines, achieve goals, and work under pressure in a dynamic and complex environment
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently with minimal supervision in a structured environment
  • Ability to work and influence successfully within a matrix environment and build effective business partnerships with all levels of team members
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy

Other Desired Qualifications
  • Process design or improvement experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of Six Sigma methodology
  • Experience testing policy and procedures/control testing
  • Ability to quickly understand a concept or process and the expected standards by which it should be evaluated
  • Ability to develop assessment, testing scripts, and monitoring plans
  • Ability to thoroughly document work papers, process, and justification for conclusions
  • Well-versed in process and control frameworks, as well as monitoring and reporting methodologies
  • Ability to be flexible, as the landscape and priorities can change quickly in the current environment
  • 10+ year’s experience related to Compliance, Risk Management, Process Control, or Audit
  • Experience in Audit, Compliance, Risk, and/or Testing
  • Experience providing “credible challenge” to business partners when necessary, with the ability to lead through influence
  • Experience working with Financial Industry Laws, Rules, Regulations and Guidance

Job Expectations

  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time


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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