Due Diligence Consultant 2

Wells Fargo - Houston, TX

Full-time
Job Description
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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.

Corporate Risk strives to ensure that all Wells Fargo corporate functions and lines of business soundly manage risk, comply with applicable laws and regulations, and offer products and services that meet the needs of our customers.

Key Job Responsibilities:
Conducts reviews of bank customers (individuals/entities), related parties (owners, board of directors, executives) and/or transactions that present a moderate degree of complexity and risk to determine appropriateness for Wells Fargo.
Conducts comprehensive research and/or background investigations on individuals, entities, organizations or locations to identify and mitigate associated sanctions, credit, financial crime, and reputational risks and thoroughly documenting findings.
Reviews and analyzes due diligence data from a variety of sources to determine overall risk.
Screens customers, prospects and/or transactions against various regulatory reporting lists and regionally based sanctions watch lists.
Evaluates risks to determine permissibility under sanctions, regulations and/or BSA/AML regulations. Works with high risk customers (e.g. casinos, MSBs, payment processors) to understand controls and activities. Provides appropriate direction to the line of business. Escalates confirmed sanctions alerts, PEP matches and other risks appropriately.
Performs non-documentary Customer Identification Program on domestic customers in accordance with regulations and bank policy.
Ensures compliance with guidelines set forth in federal/state anti-money laundering laws and regulations including the Bank Secrecy Act and various sanctions regulations, and in accordance with policy/procedures set by the bank.
Consults with peers, line of business managers and other external parties regarding due diligence findings. Participates in moderate size project initiatives.
Operates independently with minimal supervision, and effectively manages work requests to meet performance expectations.

Required Qualifications

3+ years of business or military experience in one or a combination of the following: due diligence, sanctions, risk management, investigation, fraud, financial crimes, or compliance

Desired Qualifications

Ability to take initiative and work independently with minimal supervision in a structured environment
Ability to research, analyze, and determine a course of action for financial transactions
Knowledge and understanding of regulatory compliance requirements surrounding USA PATRIOT Act and Anti Money Laundering (AML) requirements
Ability to provide strong customer service and develop customer relationships
Intermediate Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint) skills

Other Desired Qualifications
3+ year of experience with BSA/AML/OFAC laws and regulations

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.

CORPORATE RISK