St. Louis, Missouri

Job Description

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As the company's second line of defense, Corporate Risk — or Independent Risk Management — provides independent oversight of risk-taking activities. Independent Risk Management establishes and maintains Wells Fargo's risk management program and provides oversight, including challenges to and independent assessment of, the frontline's execution of its risk management responsibilities. We manage risk according to the Risk Management Framework and ensure all employees understand their individual accountability for managing risk. Corporate Risk roles depend on a variety of skills, including: Data analysis and synthesis, root cause analysis, change management, process management & execution, risk governance, risk strategy, risk identification & assessment, risk prevention, controls & mitigation, risk monitoring, reporting & escalation, risk systems & technology.

This position is for the Risk Assessment team part of Financial Crimes Risk Management (FCRM).  The Risk Assessment team oversees the BSA/AML, OFAC/Sanctions and Anti-Bribery and Corruption (ABC) risk assessment process.  The risk assessment process is an ongoing cyclical process which includes identification of inherent risk, control design and effectiveness and residual risk ratings.  This process includes evaluating the inherent BSA/AML, Sanctions and ABC risks for the business and effectiveness of a business’ controls through results of review activities and issues to determine the residual BSA/AML, Sanctions and ABC risks.  The inherent risk, control design and effectiveness and residual risk results are aggregated by Business Group and for the overall enterprise-level program.   

Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, the following: 

  • Providing support to all aspects of the AML/Sanctions and ABC risk assessment process including advisory, oversight and challenge for both domestic and international risk assessments. 
  • Ensure timely and complete execution and development of enterprise wide AML/Sanctions and ABC risk assessment process and schedule. 
  • Development and governance of AML/Sanctions and ABC risk assessment procedures, job aids, and other supporting documentation and controls.
  • Proven success in creating on time, virtually error free, and high-quality deliverables in an efficient manner, while identifying efficiency and effectiveness opportunities and presenting potential solutions. 
  • Develop and managing metrics and risk report to be distributed and leveraged by key stakeholders with responsibility for risk management in all lines.
  • Adapting to new requests, quick turnaround times, balancing multiple priorities and changes to existing processes in a positive and professional manner while executing in a fast paced, high demand environment. 
  • Work in partnership with other stakeholders in FCRM, Compliance, Financial Crimes Leaders and business partners to foster a strong relationship. 
  • Maintain an awareness of financial crimes activity across the enterprise and provide subject matter expertise to projects around AML/Sanctions and ABC risk assessment initiatives. 

Required Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience in risk management (includes compliance, financial crimes, operational risk, audit, legal, credit risk, market risk, IT systems security, business process management) demonstrated through work or military experience; or 5+ years of financial services industry experience, of which 3+ years must include direct experience in risk management
  • 2+ years of experience performing risk assessments
  • 2+ years of experience with Anti-Bribery and Corruption laws and regulations
  • 2+ years of experience with BSA/AML/OFAC laws and regulations

Desired Qualifications

  • Good analytical skills including analyzing complex data
  • Certified Anti Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS)
  • Advanced Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, LiveMeeting and SharePoint) skills
  • Exposure to Wells Fargo s Shared Risk Platform (SHRP)

Other Desired Qualifications
  • Wells Fargo AML/Sanctions Credential 

Job Expectations

  • Ability to travel up to 10% of the time

Street Address

NC-Charlotte: 401 S Tryon St - Charlotte, NC
IA-Des Moines: 206 8th St - DES MOINES, IA
IA-West Des Moines: 7001 Westown Pkwy - West Des Moines, IA
NC-Charlotte: 301 S College St - Charlotte, NC
NC-Charlotte: 128 South Tryon Street - Charlotte, NC
NC-Charlotte: 1525 W Wt Harris Blvd - Charlotte, NC
SC-Fort Mill: 3480 State View Blvd - Fort Mill, SC
MN-Minneapolis: 600 S 4th St - Minneapolis, MN
MN-Minneapolis: 2650 Wells Fargo Way - Minneapolis, MN
MN-Saint Louis Park: 435 Ford Rd - Saint Louis Park, MN
AZ-PHX-Central Phoenix: 100 W Washington St - Phoenix, AZ
AZ-PHX-Northwest Phoenix: 2222 W Rose Garden Ln - Phoenix, AZ
AZ-Chandler: 2700 S Price Rd - Chandler, AZ
TX-DAL-Downtown Dallas: 1445 Ross Ave - Dallas, TX
TX-Irving: 250 E John Carpenter Freeway - Irving, TX
TX-Plano: 4975 Preston Park Blvd - Plano, TX
MO-Saint Louis: 1 N Jefferson Ave - Saint Louis, MO


    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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St. Louis, Missouri

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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