Compliance Consultant 4 - Bank Holding Company Act and Commercial Compliance Officer

Wells Fargo - Minneapolis, MN

Job Description
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. We focus on three key risk areas: credit risk, operational risk and market risk. We help our management and Board of Directors identify and monitor risks that may affect multiple lines of business, and take appropriate action when business activities exceed the risk tolerance of the company.

Wells Fargo Compliance is the company’s compliance independent risk management function, providing company-wide leadership, standards, support, and independent oversight to ensure that all front-line business groups abide by applicable laws, rules, regulations and regulatory guidance (regulatory requirements), meet compliance responsibilities, and manage compliance risks. Wells Fargo Compliance credibly challenges management decisions, business processes and activities, and evaluates and assesses adherence to applicable regulatory requirements. It provides appropriate analysis, reporting, and escalation to senior management and the Board of Directors, sets minimum standards for the company, and gives advice, guidance, and support for compliance risk management activities across the enterprise.

This is an opportunity to join the Wholesale Banking Regulatory Compliance (“WBRC”) Team within the Wholesale Compliance group. The WBRC Team provides group level regulatory compliance support to the Wholesale Banking businesses. This Compliance Consultant 4 role will perform oversight of and maintain a regulatory risk management program for the Federal Reserve Board Regulations K (International Operations), U (Credit for the Purchase of Margin Stock); R (Exceptions from Broker Dealer Definitions), 12 CFR Part 24 Community Development Investing, and the Bank Holding Company Act (BHCA)/Regulation Y limitation on control.

This Compliance Consultant 4 role will work closely and in strong partnership with various Wholesale Banking businesses, Wells Fargo Compliance colleagues, Wholesale Control Executives, the Legal Department, and other risk disciplines to implement policies, procedures, and controls to mitigate risk. In addition, the role will provide guidance to the business in interpreting applicable regulations and providing advisory support on a transactional basis, as needed. The Compliance Consultant 4 role may also support other regulatory projects or initiatives as needed including serving as a central point of contact for one or more Wholesale Banking businesses.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
This Compliance Consultant 4 role will work closely and in strong partnership with the business Compliance leads and the control executive teams to provide strategic direction, guidance, and advisory services to Wholesale Banking on various commercial regulations including the Federal Reserve Board Regulations K (International Operations), U (Credit for the Purchase of Margin Stock); R (Exceptions from Broker Dealer Definitions), 12 CFR Part 24 Community Development Investing, and the Bank Holding Company Act (BHCA)/Regulation Y limitation on control, and compliance-related best practices and to implement key elements of the compliance program, including establishment and implementation of policies, delivery of compliance training and awareness, and creation and escalation of metrics and reporting.

Specifically, the role will:
Oversee and credibly challenge the reporting, escalation and timely remediation of compliance-related issues, deficiencies or regulatory matters.
Draft, manage the implementation and ongoing maintenance of applicable policies and standards.
Perform monitoring to promote compliance with regulatory requirements.
Support the Compliance Manager oversee and administer the Regulatory Source Owner programs for Federal Reserve Board Regulations K (International Operations) and 12 CFR Part 24 Community Development Investing pursuant to applicable Compliance Policy.
Sustain a strong risk culture that identifies and provides oversight and escalation of existing and emerging compliance issues across business lines, legal entities, geographies, and jurisdictions; and escalate compliance issues to senior Compliance management.
Location: Charlotte, NC; New York, NY; Summit, NJ; Dallas, TX; Des Moines, IA; Minneapolis, MN; Portland, OR; San Antonio, TX; or St. Louis, MO

Please note: Based on the volume of applications received, this job posting may be removed prior to the indicated close date. If you do not apply prior to the closing of this posting, we encourage you to apply for other opportunities with Wells Fargo.

Required Qualifications

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

Desired Qualifications

Advanced Microsoft Office skills
Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy
Ability to interact with all levels of an organization
Knowledge and understanding of banking: regulations, compliance, policies, process, and procedures
Strong time management skills and ability to meet deadlines
Ability to execute in a fast paced, high demand, environment while balancing multiple priorities
Ability to articulate issues, risks, and proposed solutions to various levels of staff and management
Ability to develop partnerships and collaborate with other business and functional areas
A Juris Doctor (JD) degree
A Master's degree or higher
An active Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager (CRCM) designation

Other Desired Qualifications
At least 8 years’ experience with commercial/wholesale bank/division, regulatory agency, law department/firm, compliance, auditing or consulting firm
Experience in building/designing a control infrastructure through policies, procedures, guidance documents, and training development
Ability to articulate complex concepts in a clear manner
8+ years of lending related financial regulations experience
Ability to work effectively in a team environment and across all organizational levels, where flexibility, collaboration, and
adaptability are important
Working understanding of any of the following regulatory requirements: Federal Reserve Board Regulations K (International Operations), U (Credit for the Purchase of Margin Stock); R (Exceptions from Broker Dealer Definitions), 12 CFR Part 24 Community Development Investing, and the Bank Holding Company Act (BHCA)/Regulation Y limitation on control

Job Expectations

Ability to travel up to 10% of the time

Street Address
NC-Charlotte: 550 S Tryon St - Charlotte, NC
NY-New York: 150 E 42nd St - New York, NY
NJ-Summit: 190 River Rd - Summit, NJ
TX-DAL-Downtown Dallas: 1445 Ross Ave - Dallas, TX
IA-Des Moines: 800 Walnut St - Des Moines, IA
MN-Minneapolis: 600 S 4th St - Minneapolis, MN
OR-Portland: 1300 Sw 5th Ave - Portland, OR
TX-San Antonio: 4101 Wiseman Blvd - San Antonio, TX
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.