Sr. Internal Investigator

Wells Fargo - Minneapolis, MN3.7

Full-time
CORP RISK/CORPORATE RISK

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. 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 Senior Internal Investigator (SII) will provide leadership when needed to other investigators, and is willing to conduct training within and outside of the immediate team. Serves as a lead or primary back up for direct manager for the Internal Investigations program supporting WF International units and team members. The SII may have supervision or direct report responsibility for the investigative agents within his or her area of responsibility. The SII will serve as the primary investigative client contact and will have significant exposure to client senior management. The SII will be assigned casework and will conduct field investigations and interviews, gather and analyze evidence and employ knowledge of related laws to ensure cases assigned are pursued through criminal and/or avenues. Responsible for preparing case documentation, inputting investigative activities into the database filing of all case related Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs). Utilizes extensive knowledge of bank systems, processes and contacts as resources for conducting investigations. Assesses internal controls and procedures associated with assigned cases, identifying control breakdowns and making recommendations to prevent future fraud losses. Serves as lead on high profile or complex investigations, and projects. Acts as a liaison with Law Enforcement agencies and legal counsel and may provide court testimony. Assists management in achieving overall success in the Internal Investigations fraud investigation program, compliance, fiscal management, strategic planning and the execution of assigned business critical projects and programs with significant financial and/or legal impact.

The SII is responsible for preparing case documentation, inputting investigative activities into the database and filing of all case related Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs). Acts as a primary investigator on high profile or complex cases, conducts forensic accounting, assists with computer crime investigations, and investigates breeches of information security policies. Utilizes extensive knowledge of bank systems, processes and contacts as resources for conducting investigations. Assesses internal controls and procedures associated with assigned cases, identifying control breakdowns and making recommendations to prevent future fraud losses. Serves as the primary client contact on assigned casework, but functions with little guidance and supervision. Serves as lead on high profile or complex investigations, projects, and initiatives with significant exposure to client senior management. Acts as a liaison with Law Enforcement agencies and legal counsel and may provide court testimony as an expert witness or custodian of bank records. Assists management in achieving overall corporate investigations program compliance, fiscal management, strategic planning and the execution of assigned business critical projects and programs with a significant financial and/or legal impact.

This Sr. Internal Investigator will be focused on Internal Misconduct within Wells Fargo's Enterprise Global Services, which encompasses the international business operations for the bank. The primary area of responsibility will be India and the Philippines and also includes 30+ total countries in which Wells Fargo operates.

A Successful Candidate will Possess the Following: International Investigations experience including but not limited to India, Asia Pacific and Europe; a demonstrated knowledge and experience in resolving internal fraud related and financial crime related matters. Working knowledge of international laws relating to internal misconduct, and/or knowledge of international employment laws and regulations. Experience in working with international law enforcement agencies, for the purpose of comprehensive evidence gathering, and successful referrals for prosecution. Experience in discussing sensitive fraud related matters with team members and senior management. Strong attention to detail to ensure all communications are accurate, well-written and in the right voice for the intended audience. Strong communication, prioritization, and follow-up skills. Demonstrated experience establishing and maintaining effective working relationships. Self-motivated individual who thrives in a fast-paced, changing environment.

** This position will be located in St. Louis Park, MN, Minneapolis, MN, or Charlotte, NC; however any location in the Wells Fargo footprint will be considered. This position will be supporting Wholesale Banking with an emphasis on International Investigations**

**Please note that posting duration may be shortened based on job seeker volume.**

Required Qualifications

6+ years of experience investigating financial crimes or policy violations in one or a combination of the following: internal/external fraud, BSA/AML, terrorist financing, or risk management experience involving financial crimes
Bilingual speaking, reading, and writing proficiency in Hindi/English

Other Desired Qualifications
8+ years prior experience with investigating international fraud related matters, and employee associated fraud.
Specific knowledge of Wells Fargo International lines of business.
Experience working with a business function in India
Knowledge of Enterprise Global Services, to include conduct reviews in India, Philippines, etc.
knowledge of international laws relating to internal misconduct, and/or knowledge of international employment laws and regulations.
Experience in working with international law enforcement agencies, for the purpose of comprehensive evidence gathering, and successful referrals for prosecution.
Bilingual in Hindi
Certified Fraud Examiner or Certified Fraud Specialist Certification.
Experience in questioning team members related suspicious fraud matters.
A BS/BA degree or higher in Business, Criminal Justice or other related degree.
Audit or related background.
Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
Ability to work effectively in a team environment and across all organizational levels, where flexibility, collaboration, and adaptability are important

Job Expectations

Ability to travel up to 10% of the time

Salary Information
The salary range displayed below is based on a Full-time 40 hour a week schedule.

MN-Saint Louis Park: Min: $74,600 Mid: $105,000
NC-Charlotte: Min: $74,600 Mid: $105,000
MN-Minneapolis: Min: $74,600 Mid: $105,000

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.