About Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a leading global financial services company headquartered in San Francisco (United States). Wells Fargo has offices in over 20 countries and territories. Our business outside of the U.S. mostly focuses on providing banking services for large corporate, government and financial institution clients. We have worldwide expertise and services to help our customers improve earnings, manage risk, and develop opportunities in the global marketplace. Our global reach offers many opportunities for you to develop a career with Wells Fargo. Join our diverse and inclusive team where you will feel valued and inspired to contribute your unique skills and experience. We are looking for talented people who will put our customers at the center of everything we do. Help us build a better Wells Fargo. It all begins with outstanding talent. It all begins with you.

Market Job Description

About the Role

Wells Fargo is seeking a talented candidate for a leadership position as the Finance Accounting Asia South Leader within the APAC Finance organization. The APAC Finance team is responsible for supporting the business on the regional strategy by identifying, sizing, and executing on growth opportunities and efficiencies at the top of senior management's agendas, maintaining effective internal controls on the preparation of regulatory, tax, legal entity and management reporting financials, delivering on regional infrastructure and platform initiatives, and monitoring and managing the capital, liquidity, tax and regulatory reporting requirements across the APAC region. The role will have the opportunity to lead change and work on many strategic initiatives across the Corporate & Investment Banking and Commercial businesses in region and lead large teams to support the book of work whilst ensuring compliance and consistent delivery of financial reporting.

Projects include developing the international growth strategies (regional and country), assessing new products, licenses, and market entry, performing strategic business deep dives into the feasibility of strategic investments, improving operational efficiency and effectiveness, and setting and contributing to the tech/data strategy. The leader will be working closely with the International Finance and Controllers team and Strategy, Planning function within regional COO/Management as well LOB/ Support/Functions leaders to maintain effective internal controls, provide financial assessments and forecasts, and assist with business cases to meet the requirements for CIB, International and the overall Company.


  • Reports to the APAC Chief Financial Officer.
  • The leader will be responsible for supporting the regional business leaders, branch/country managers, and heads of the shared service functions in region on the regional and country strategies, business initiatives, operational efficiencies and growth opportunities.
  • Ensures the consistent delivery of internal controls and financial reporting with responsibility on both legal entity and management financials.
  • The Finance teams dedicated and in support of the Singapore branch, Southeast Asia Rep Offices in Australia, India and Vietnam, Wells Fargo Securities entities in Hong Kong, Tokyo and Singapore, and Commercial Distribution Finance entities in Australia/New Zealand, China, and Singapore will report to the Finance Accounting Asia South Leader.
  • Provides leadership on strategy, business initiatives, remediation, and infrastructure projects such as the deployment of systems and integration of accounting and reporting requirements to comply with US and local standards.
  • Supports decision making, provides financial projections based on trends, and leads and executes the development of the regional and country strategies in partnership with regional management and US/international leaders.
  • Ensures consistency in delivery of internal controls and compliance with increasing and rapidly changing US, SEC, and local regulatory and tax reporting requirements.
  • Coordinates and executes strategic planning and analyses for the Corporate and Investment Banking and Commercial businesses in region.
  • Identifies key drivers in the formulation of strategic/operating plans and initiatives.
  • Monitors regional and local performance and provides timely analyses to the business and regional management –including risks and opportunities from the internal and external environments.
  • Leads business planning and produces sensitivity analysis in support of the regional and local strategic and financial plans.
  • Drives and coordinates business reviews in region in line with the Company's expectations by tracking performance and initiatives to strategic plans and budgets.

Market Skills and Certifications


  • Degree holder and above with minimum 8-10 years' relevant experience in a leadership capacity and exposure to corporate, investment banking and commercial banking experience in region would be advantageous.
  • Demonstrates expert industry knowledge and leverages regulatory and business experience and technical expertise to challenge the norm.
  • Strong interpersonal and influencing skills and ability to interact with team members at all levels and achieve goals without direct control over resources in some cases.
  • Prioritizes issues management, analyses, and team capacity.
  • Excellent and efficient skills using MS Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio tools; SQL, VBA, Tableau, Alteryx, Essbase (are a plus).
  • Strong leadership, analytical, organizational and presentation skills.

Leadership Expectations at Wells Fargo

As a Team Member 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 team members feel included, valued, and supported to do work that energizes them.
  • Accomplish management responsibilities which include sourcing and hiring talented team members, providing ongoing coaching and feedback, recognizing and developing team members, identifying and managing risks, and completing daily management tasks.

We Value Diversity

At Wells Fargo, we believe in diversity and inclusion in the workplace; accordingly, we welcome applications for employment from all qualified candidates, regardless of race, color, gender, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other status protected by applicable law. We comply with all applicable laws in every jurisdiction in which we operate.

Team members support our focus on building strong customer relationships balanced with a strong risk mitigating and compliance-driven culture which firmly establishes those disciplines as critical to the success of our customers and company. They are accountable for execution of all applicable risk programs (Credit, Market, Financial Crimes, Operational, Regulatory Compliance), which includes effectively following and adhering to applicable Wells Fargo policies and procedures, appropriately fulfilling risk and compliance obligations, timely and effective escalation and remediation of issues, and making sound risk decisions. There is emphasis on proactive monitoring, governance, risk identification and escalation, as well as making sound risk decisions commensurate with the business unit's risk appetite and all risk and compliance program requirements. 65310


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