Operational Risk Consultant 5 - Technology Self Assurance

Wells Fargo - New York, NY

Full-time
Job Description
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At Wells Fargo, we have one goal: to satisfy our customers’ financial needs and help them achieve their dreams. 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.

Enterprise Finance & Information Technology offers technology and services that exceed Wells Fargo customers’ expectations and directly enable them to succeed financially. We interact with customers more than 12 billion times a year through in-store, online, ATM, and telephone transactions. We impact customers directly, through systems availability and security, as well as indirectly, through our business partners who offer and deliver a myriad of products and services that meet customers’ financial needs. We provide a competitive advantage for the company through excellence in fundamentals, integrated partnerships, and our talented and engaged team members.

For more than 160 years, Wells Fargo has been in the risk management business. It’s central to what we do, and it’s never been more important. If you have a passion and desire to understand and help mitigate risk, you will be interested in reading further.

The Wells Fargo Enterprise Information Technology Risk Management team is responsible for building and executing strategic risk programs and enabling a comprehensive view of risk across Enterprise Information Technology (EIT). Further, EIT risk management is responsible for instilling a risk management culture where businesses are accountable for understanding and managing their risk. EIT risk management is organized around shared services and divisional responsibilities to provide first-line-of-defense risk management support, both domestically and internationally.

The Technology Control Self-Assurance Team performs evidence based evaluations of processes, applications and infrastructure on a periodic basis using a risk based approach. Our focus is to ensure that Effective Primary and Key process controls are operating effectively in mitigating their assigned risk and that applications and infrastructure are in compliance with required controls. We are looking for an Operational Risk Consultant to help mature the control self-assurance reporting and metrics capability to ensure that the self-assurance work is tracked, monitored and visible to senior management. The right candidate will be responsible for maturing metrics and reporting and will be able to work while operating in a very dynamic manner, connecting and building relationships with key partners.

The accountabilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Lead efforts to develop, implement, and mature the technology risk and control framework across EIT and the firm.
  • Provide leadership on risk methodology, organizational interdependencies, and interoperability across risk and control partners to influence direction.
  • Support a governance framework to provide transparency, accountability, and escalation of risk management related matters
  • Leads the team for making decisions based process on the information available and presents solutions to management
  • Knows when to act independently and when to lead and involve others in decision making process
  • Reviews own work product for completeness and accuracy against a set of criteria
  • Provides the team guidance on policy and processes in support of management
  • Provide subject matter expertise on regulatory expectations and industry best practice around risk and control frameworks
  • Partner with Second and third line of defense to inform, educate, and collaborate
Required Qualifications

10+ 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 10+ years of IT systems security, business process management or financial services industry experience, of which 5+ 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
Program management experience
Experience communicating with business partners and project managers
Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Information Systems Auditor, (CISA) Certification in Control Self-Assessment (CCSA), Certified Information Systems Security Professional, (CISSP) or other risk management discipline certification
Experience communicating in both written and verbal formats with senior executive-level leaders

Other Desired Qualifications
6+ Years risk management experience with demonstrated leadership skills and ability to mature risk management programs
IT audit/audit consulting experience
Advanced Enterprise Risk Management experience and perspective
Experience successfully navigating and influencing global financial institutions on risk management topics
Strong risk and control fundamentals, knowledge of frameworks and methodologies, common implementation challenges
Experience in evaluating the adequacy and effectiveness of policies, procedures and controls.
Experience in review and development of risk ratings.
Experience in assessing risk, writing issues, and developing appropriate corrective actions.
Demonstrated negotiation skills, especially with difficult topics when partnering with senior management. This includes the willingness and ability to question decisions, understand direction and escalate issues, where necessary.
Demonstrated experience with both strategic and tactical approaches to risk management.
Ability to synthesize data from a variety of sources and deliver results quickly.

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.

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