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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
The International Testing & Validation (T&V) function covering both the Canada and Latin America regions has an immediate opening for an Assistant Vice President in Operational Risk Testing & Validation that will provide second line of defense T&V services concentrated on operational risk and business process management (BPM), risk-based testing. The T&V function provides operational risk oversight through the execution of standardized testing. Designed to provide independent assurance that risk programs and controls are operating effectively across the operational risk, key risk type.
As an Assistant Vice President, Operational Risk Testing & Validation Consultant in Operational Risk Testing & Validation team, you will be a lead tester responsible for executing testing engagements that are part of the annual plan and also undertake issue validation work efforts. The Team Member will perform independent operational risk and business process control testing across an assortment of business lines, legal entities and other related functions within the responsibility of the regions.
Perform quality assurance review of the business process flow maps and the inventory of controls for accuracy, adequacy, and completeness.
Conduct walkthrough sessions with process owner to develop an understanding of the process, risks and controls under review within the documented business process management flow maps.
Development and design of testing strategies and methodologies in accordance with guides, policies, procedures, and standards
Execute detailed test script procedures, sampling strategies, research and obtain supporting documentation relating to the work performed and document the results of the analysis
Lead review activity engagements ensuring that they are proficiently and efficiently performed on controls related to key risks classified as business processes, accurately interpret results against distinct criteria
Formulate comprehensive coverage of test conclusions to ensure control adherence to Business Process Management Testing maps and inventory of controls
Prepare report findings, providing sensible recommendations, proposing areas for improvement and presenting to business line stakeholders and regional management
Lead and conduct validation testing and follow-up of Issues/Corrective Actions to monitor and assess management's implementation of recommendations
As lead, ensure assigned operational risk and Business Process Management Testing activity review engagements that are part of the Annual Testing Plan are delivered timely
Provide operational risk and Business Process Management testing expertise in the identification of risks, assessing of business process and reporting on effectiveness of controls to ensure adherence with policy and procedure requirements
Develops a sound understanding of line of business, local, Canadian, US covered under the operational risk program
Market Skills and Certifications
6+ years of experience in compliance, operational risk management (includes audit, legal, credit risk, market risk, or the management of a process or business with accountability for compliance or operational risk), or a combination of both; or 6+ years of IT systems security, business process management or financial services industry experience, of which 3+ years must include direct experience in compliance, operational risk management, or a combination of both
Demonstrated understanding of the operational risk program
Strong working knowledge of audit principles including sampling methods
Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
Ability to meet timeline deliverables in a consistent manner
Sound and continued knowledge of the Operational Risk Assessment business process across different lines of business and the Corporation
Experience with compliance and operational risk systems such as Governance Risk Compliance (GRC) tools
Ability to multi-task between multiple and ongoing responsibilities and assignments
Ability to travel approximately 5%
Proven ability in exercising independent judgment and applying prudent risk mitigation principles
Exhibits flexibility and adaptability
Collaborative team player with business relationship building attributes
Audit and operational risk related certifications (CIA, CPA, etc.)
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.
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, colour, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, religion or any other status protected by applicable legislation, including women, persons with disabilities, aboriginal peoples and visible minorities. Accommodation for applicants with disabilities is available upon request in connection with the recruitment process.