Charlotte, North Carolina

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.

Internal Audit conducts audits and reports the results of our work to the Audit & Examinations Committee of the Board of Directors. We provide independent, objective assurance and consulting services delivered through a highly competent and diverse team. As a business partner, Audit helps the Company accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes.

The Role
This Senior Audit Manager will report to an Audit Director and will be accountable in developing a comprehensive multi-year coverage strategy for his/her portfolio. 
Key responsibilities for this leader are the following:
• Delivery of quality and timely completion of his/her audit portfolio and other defined objectives. 
• Plan and organize work strategically and ensure audit engagements are risk-based and executed according to IA policies and guidance.
• Provide credible challenge to key stakeholders and manage audit coverage that meets heightened regulatory expectations. 
• Provide guidance and oversight to IA team-members to ensure coverage is well planned, executed, and reported in accordance with IA methodology.
• Accountable for management of issues to ensure timely tracking, monitoring, and resolution.
• Work across IA teams and with senior leaders within IA and our business lines building strong partnerships. 
• Be recognized as Subject Matter Expert in his/her portfolio.
• Develop a comprehensive understanding of inherent risk and processes that manage risk at Wells Fargo.
• Evaluate current audit approaches and practices, providing thought leadership on industry best practices and regulatory changes, and driving continued maturation and evolution of the audit function.
• Identifying thematic risk trends observed across the enterprise for purposes of influencing strategic control direction and process maturity.
• Represent the ETAG Audit team as a highly engaged, visible, and influential leader.
• Seek continuous quality improvement and efficiency in the execution of audit work.

The Team:  Enterprise Technology Audit Group
Our Enterprise Technology Audit Group (ETAG) is seeking a Senior Audit Manager (SAM) who will provide leadership in the audit coverage of Enterprise Technology with a focus on data (i.e. Big Data/Data Lakes) and Capital Markets, Wealth Management, Anti-Money Laundering, Financial Crimes, Treasury Management and Payment Technology.  We are building an Audit Team of the future and looking for talent and leaders to join us on our journey!

The Candidate
The successful candidate will demonstrate experience leading and coaching audit teams and have a strong understanding in second line risks for the Bank.  They will be an effective builder and leader of high performing teams focused on driving business results through collaborative leadership and team member engagement.  They must be able to keep up with fast-paced organizational change; managing and mentoring team members through that change; contribute to Internal Audit and ETAG strategies with a One Wells Fargo lens; and further the strong risk management culture of Wells Fargo.   Must be able to demonstrate and lead the team with flexibility and resiliency that is both adaptable and supportive of change. This leader must also be capable of initiating action and possess strong execution and relationship management skills across all levels and functions, as well as with the regulators. Candidate must possess a strong working knowledge of applicable regulations to the bank. A key differentiator for this talent will be the ability to understand and operate successfully in a complex, heavily matrixed corporate environment. The role requires a sense of urgency, passion for excellence and results, and personal accountability for achievement and outcomes.

As an Employee Manager, you are expected to achieve success by leading yourself, your team, and the business. Specifically you will:
• Lead your team with integrity and create an environment where your employees feel included, valued, and supported to do work that energizes them.
• Accomplish management responsibilities which include sourcing and hiring talented employees, providing ongoing coaching and feedback, recognizing and developing employees, identifying and managing risks, and completing daily management tasks.

Required Qualifications

  • 8+ years of experience in one or a combination of the following audit or risk functions: leading teams covering risk identification, mitigation and management (includes audit, legal, operational risk, compliance risk, credit risk, market risk, technology risk, or the management of a process or business with accountability for risk.)
  • 2+ years of leadership experience

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience at a financial institution or accounting firm
  • A BS/BA degree or higher
  • Leadership experience
  • Solid knowledge and understanding of audit or risk methodologies and supporting tools
  • Strong understanding of financial regulatory environment
  • Certification in one or more of the following: CPA, CAMS, CRCM, CIA, CISA or Commissioned Bank Examiner designation
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and across all organizational levels, where flexibility, collaboration, and adaptability are important
  • Ability to execute in a fast paced, high demand, environment while balancing multiple priorities
  • Solid problem solving skills

Other Desired Qualifications
  • Solid understanding of Institution of Internal Audit (IIA) standards, regulatory requirements, and industry guidelines.
  • Strong understanding of running the operations of a technology department in a changing environment
  • Working Knowledge of APIs, CI/CD and Application Security.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or Related Area
  • Experienced in the Audit of Enterprise Technology, Big Data/Data Lakes, Capital Markets, Wealth Management, Anti-Money Laundering, Financial Crimes, Treasury Management and Payment Technology.
  • Ability to perform integrated, vertical, and horizontal audits.
  • Be able to maintain credible, collaborative and influential relationships with senior management, other risk and regulatory relations organizations, and regulatory agencies
  • Proven record of accomplishment in efficiently and effectively delivering audits

Job Expectations

  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time

Street Address

NC-Charlotte: 301 S College St - Charlotte, NC
CO-Denver: 1700 Lincoln St - Denver, CO
IA-West Des Moines: 1776 Westlakes Pkwy - West Des Moines, IA
MN-Minneapolis: 600 S 4th St - Minneapolis, MN
AZ-PHX-Central Phoenix: 100 W Washington St - Phoenix, AZ
TX-San Antonio: 4101 Wiseman Blvd - San Antonio, TX
MO-Saint Louis: 1 N Jefferson Ave - Saint Louis, MO
NC-Charlotte: 1525 W Wt Harris Blvd - Charlotte, NC
TX-Addison: 5080 Spectrum Dr - Addison, TX


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.

Charlotte, North Carolina

At Wells Fargo, we’ve been proudly supporting military veterans and their families for more than 170 years.

We value the leadership, discipline, and skills you’ve gained through your service to our country and recognize the contributions our veteran team members bring to the table. We’re so committed to hiring and retaining military veterans, veterans with disabilities, National Guard members, and Reservists that we’ve made it our goal is to employ 20,000 veterans by 2020.

As a Wells Fargo team member, you’ll find a work culture that is team-oriented, collaborative, structured, and challenging. We support veterans transitioning from military service with a variety of job options, confidential resources, educational information, and career guidance. You may choose to join our Veteran’s Team Member Network, a group of thousands who share an interest in veterans’ matters, and that promotes greater awareness and job development within the veteran community. To learn more about opportunities at our company, please visit Let’s talk about turning your military experience into a great civilian career.

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