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About this role:

Wells Fargo has an exciting opportunity to join the front-line Evidence Based Control Evaluation (EBCE) team, supporting the international region, which covers a broad range of business groups and enterprise functions as an CIB Control - EBCE Specialist. The position reports to the Control Management Executive organization for Corporate and Investment Banking (CIB).

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In this role, you will:

The Wells Fargo front line Evidence Based Control Evaluation (EBCE) team is part of the Control Management Executive organization. The Front Line Evidence Based Control Evaluation team is tasked with evaluating whether controls are well-designed and operating effectively by assessing the design and performance effectiveness of a control in mitigating operational risks. The EBCE process is aligned to the front line Risk and Control Self-Assessment (RCSA) Program to support a proactive risk management environment in alignment with Wells Fargo's Risk Management Framework. EBCEs are performed and results are documented in templates and systems of record based on applicable policies, standards, and guidance documentation. The EBCE process may involve leading, conducting and documenting walk-throughs of controls with control owners and business aligned control team members, developing test scripts, and determining the appropriate data and/or documentation needed for sampling to assess the design and operating effectiveness of the control(s). 

We are looking for a CIB Control - EBCE Specialist to join our team. The right candidate will be responsible for evaluating controls to ensure proactive self-identification of control deficiencies, providing insight into emerging risks while operating in a very dynamic manner, and connecting and building relationships with key partners. This role requires attention to detail, strong organizational skills, communication skills and the ability to collaborate with stakeholders across the business group or Enterprise.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate controls aligned to high/moderate risk instances across all risk types consistent with the RCSA policy established by Independent Risk Management and the Front Line RCSA Procedures
  • Execute evidence-based control evaluations (i.e., control testing) in an effective manner and on schedule
  • Raise schedule delays to the EBCE coordinator
  • Communicate any potential control deficiencies discovered during the completion of the EBCE to a coordinator
  • Document the EBCE in templates and systems under limited supervision and in accordance with requirements
  • Identify appropriate data, populations and other documentation needed to support the execution of the EBCE design and performance evaluation
  • Develop and execute test scripts needed to evaluate the control performance aligned with the associated risk types
  • Build relationships with team and collaborate effectively in a dynamically changing environment

Required Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of Risk Management or Financial Services industry experience, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education

Desired Qualifications:

  • Capable of building constructive and effective relationships. Delivers on commitments.  Sense of accountability.
  • Adept at executing control evaluation test scripts to assess the design and performance of internal controls
  • Listens without interrupting, asks clarifying questions as needed, forms judgements with consideration
  • Familiar with risk types, methodologies and frameworks for evaluating or testing controls and assessing results, conducting research, and identifying control deficiencies
  • Strong listening and communications skills (both written and oral) with the ability to convey complex information and ideas, including complex data sets, both simply and clearly
  • Proficient at executing control evaluation test scripts to assess the design and performance of internal controls
  • Experience evaluating the adequacy and effectiveness of policies, procedures, processes, systems and internal controls; additional experience analyzing business and/or systems changes to determine impact
  • Familiar with various quality assurance techniques
  • Audit or internal controls assessment experience
  • Prioritize work, meet deadlines, achieve goals, and work under deadlines in a dynamic and fast paced environment
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy
  • BS/BA degree or higher, or other advanced degree from a top program preferred
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint) skills

Posting Location:

550 S Tryon St CHARLOTTE, NC


30 Hudson Yards, New York NY

435 Ford Road St. Louis Park, MN

**Due to a city-wide mandate in New York City, all individuals who perform in-person work or interact with the public during business must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or qualify for an approved accommodation to be exempt from being fully vaccinated.  Currently, this position falls under the scope of this mandate. **

Pay Range

$63,600.00 - $113,000.00 Annual


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