San Antonio, Texas

About this role:

Wells Fargo is seeking a Senior Lead Audit Manager (Data Analytics) to manage data focused audits while also helping build out a broader audit approach to evaluate data risks across the enterprise.  The candidate we seek will be a strategic thinker that can identify data specific risks and use various technology tools to evaluate data quality and associated controls. The candidate must be able to clearly explain technical concepts to senior management and influence the organization to take remedial actions where needed.  The candidate must demonstrate the ability to utilize data analysis methodologies and tools to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the audit process.

A high level of understanding of fundamental data management principles and methodologies is desired.  This includes an understanding of data management, data governance, data architecture, reference and master data, metadata, data quality, and data analytics.  Familiarity with the Basel Committee for Banking Supervision's principles (BCBS 239) for data aggregation and reporting is also valuable.  Experience in the financial services industry and understanding of business reporting processes (regulatory, financial, and/or internal risk management) is preferred as well.

In this role, you will:

Lead a team of audit staff to resolve highly complex and unique challenges requiring in depth evaluation across multiple areas or the enterprise, delivering solutions that are long term

Manage defined audits within one or more segments of the Audit Plan

Ensure audit engagements are risk based, and executed according to Wells Fargo Internal Audit policies and guidance

Assist in planning and organizing work in an annual cycle and project cycle

Supervise and oversee assigned audits

Provide timely feedback, coaching and monitoring of audit work and staff

Develop and maintain solid business relationships within Wells Fargo Internal Audit and with teams across Wells Fargo, and other stakeholders

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

Required Qualifications, US:

  • 7+ years of Audit or Risk experience, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education

Desired Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of SQL or SAS experience
  • Advanced knowledge and execution of at least one language that can be used to interact with complex datasets (SQL, R. Python, SAS).
  • Experience effectively documenting the analysis in accordance with audit policy
  • Strong regulatory knowledge, particularly related to consumer businesses and banking
  • Issue validation and remediation experience
  • Ability to develop operational reporting and performing complex data analysis
  • Build continuous reporting and/or automation solutions that support risk identification
  • Experience in data processing, database programming, and/or data analytics.
  • SQL or SAS programming experience including automation solutions of medium to high technical complexity.
  • Knowledge of Wells Fargo businesses, systems of record, and data warehouses.

Job Expectations:

  • Ability to travel up to 10% of the time

  • Hybrid work schedule: must be able to work from one of the approved work locations 3 days per week with 2 days remote.

Pay Range

$144,400.00 - $300,000.00 Annual


  • Information about Wells Fargo's employee benefits

We Value Diversity

At Wells Fargo, we believe in diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace; accordingly, we welcome applications for employment from all qualified candidates, regardless of race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, individuals with disabilities, pregnancy, marital status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

Employees 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.

Candidates applying to job openings posted in US: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

San Antonio, Texas

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