Chandler, Arizona

Job Description

At Wells Fargo, we are looking for talented people who will put our customers at the center of everything we do. We are seeking candidates who embrace diversity, equity and inclusion in a workplace where everyone feels valued and inspired.

Help us build a better Wells Fargo. It all begins with outstanding talent. It all begins with you.
Internal Audit is a provider of independent, objective assurance 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 Enterprise Functions (EF) Audit team is seeking a Senior Audit Manager (SAM) who will provide leadership and oversight for several Enterprise Functions including Human Resources, Public Affairs, and Diverse Segments, Representation, and Inclusion.

This Senior Audit Manager will be responsible for developing an audit plan and approach, perform oversight of an audit team (7+ professional auditors) in audit work execution and ensure audit engagements are completed with high standards of quality. In addition to a portfolio of his/her own coverage areas, the person we seek will work with Senior Level  Audit leaders to ensure high quality coverage.

The Senior Audit Manager will be responsible for building strong working relationships with key internal stakeholders including Senior Leadership within the Staff Functions Group. Additionally, this person will interact regularly with Banking Regulators to describe audit coverage and results. The person we seek will have outstanding communication skills, strong Executive presence, and the proven ability to build and maintain strong relationships with key Business Partners and Regulators. 

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.

Base salary range for this role is:
CO – Denver Min: $126,000   Mid: $180,000   Max: $234,000
NC – Charlotte Min: $126,000   Mid: $180,000   Max: $234,000
IA – Des Moines Min: $126,000   Mid: $180,000   Max: $234,000
MN – Minneapolis Min: $126,000   Mid: $180,000   Max: $234,000
AZ – Chandler Min: $126,000   Mid: $180,000   Max: $234,000
TX – San Antonio Min: $126,000   Mid: $180,000   Max: $234,000
MO – St Louis Min: $126,000   Mid: $180,000   Max: $234,000
TX – Addison  Min: $126,000   Mid: $180,000   Max: $234,000

May be considered for a discretionary bonus, Restricted Share Rights or other long-term incentive awards


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
  • Good analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy

Other Desired Qualifications

• Experience in Human Resources, Public Affairs and/or Human Capital Risk Management in Audit and/or Front Line is highly preferred
• Solid understanding of Institution of Internal Audit (IIA) standards, regulatory requirements, and industry guidelines
• Strong knowledge of audit methodology, including risk identification and control assessment
• Issue validation and remediation experience
• Ability to coordinate/collaborate and build effective partnerships across Internal Audit and with lines of businesses
• Demonstrated ability to take initiative, drive innovation, credibly challenge, deliver with quality and proactively influence risk and control environments
• Ability to quickly evaluate emerging risks, understand impacts to the audit plan and implement appropriate adjustments to the audit plan

Job Expectations

  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time

Salary Information

To be determined

Street Address

NC-Charlotte: 301 S College St - Charlotte, NC
NC-Charlotte: 1525 W Wt Harris Blvd - Charlotte, NC
CO-Denver: 1700 Lincoln St - Denver, CO
MN-Minneapolis: 600 S 4th St - Minneapolis, MN
AZ-Chandler: 2600 S Price Rd - Chandler, AZ
TX-Addison: 5080 Spectrum Dr - Addison, TX
TX-San Antonio: 4101 Wiseman Blvd - San Antonio, TX
MO-Saint Louis: 2801 Market St - 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.

Benefits Summary


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Chandler, Arizona

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