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About this role:

Wells Fargo is seeking a CIB Banking Control - Sector Coverage Senior Officer. This position is part of the Corporate & Investment Banking (CIB) Banking Control organization which is responsible for providing risk and control leadership and expertise across the CIB Banking business. CIB Banking is the relationship management and market development function for Wells Fargo's Corporate and Investment Bank that is focused on service to multi-national corporate and institutional clients. The business is comprised of industry sector-specialized teams of corporate bankers, investment bankers, and credit portfolio managers; as well as product-specialized debt capital markets (DCM), equity capital markets (ECM), and merger and acquisition (M&A) investment banking teams.

This Sector Coverage Senior Officer will provide front line control leadership and support for the industry coverage leaders and their respective COOs across the following sectors: Consumer & Retail, Energy & Power, Healthcare, Industrials, Tech/Media/Telecom, Real Estate, and Specialty Coverage (Global Institutional Clients, Regional Investment Banking, and Corp Finance. This individual will also serve as a senior advisor on matters of risk and control effectiveness, identification of emerging risks, and risk governance.

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In this role, you will:

  • Provide control team support across a variety of topics including:
    • Marketing, sales activity, and transactional execution with large and sophisticated multi-national corporate clients, publicly traded and institutionally owned, based domestically as well as other global regions
    • Credit underwriting, origination, distribution, and portfolio management of large corporate credit facilities, including lending-related compliance and capital/data reporting requirements
    • Securities underwriting and issuance, including both debt and equity instruments
    • M&A and other advisory services, including partnership development with Wells Fargo Commercial Banking's mid-corporate segment
    • Transaction sourcing, screening, and selection commonly involves access to sensitive material non-public information (MNPI), subject to related regulations, policies, and risks
    • Conduct and supervision of a large global team of licensed and regulated bankers, requiring focus on handling of MNPI, User Access, e-Communications, and Books/Records
    • International business teams in foreign locations, requiring control team focus on jurisdictional permissibility, legal entities, and global risk management partnership

  • Play a leadership role in CIB Banking's Risk and Control Self-Assessment (RCSA) program by conducting detailed risk and control evaluations
  • Support Control Team coverage of CIB Banking owned processes, risks, and controls
  • Serve as the issue management point of contact for members of the business and consult with process owners to develop corrective action plans and control redesign. Oversee implementation progress and conduct control evaluation efforts as required. Coordinate with business and support partners for the creation of Self-Disclosed issues in Issues Management system of record
  • Escalate, where appropriate, and present risk initiatives and other topics to the CIB Banking Risk Committee and other leadership forums
  • Develop strong working relationships and continuously engage in discussions with LOB partners on strategy, industry trends, organizational changes to determine impact and identify and remediate risk and control issues across all risk types
  • Implement strategies to influence process owners, control owners, business sponsors, and key risk partners on the need for additional or improved controls to mitigate risk. Provide operational risk expertise and consulting for projects and platform initiatives, taking into account impacts to risk & control framework
  • Remain abreast of changes to risk programs, risk profiles, policies, procedures and other governing documents and processes

Required Qualifications:

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

Desired Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of Corporate & Investment Banking businesses, its products and services, and relevant risks and controls of the business
  • Knowledge of Risk and Control Self-Assessment (RCSA)
  • Experience with Issue Management, root cause analysis, and corrective action development
  • Working knowledge of the Company's governance frameworks including Risk Management Framework concepts and policies across risk types
  • Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy used to identify, assess and confidently raise risks and issues, escalate early, and independently engage in constructive credible challenge
  • Highly professional, adaptable and proactive mindset with the ability to prioritize work, meet deadlines, achieve goals, and work under pressure in a fast paced and complex environment
  • Strong influencing skills with the ability to communicate effectively (verbal, written and interpersonal) with stakeholders at all levels of the organization
  • Self-starter with the ability to take initiative and work independently with minimal supervision in a structured environment

Posting Location:

550 S. Tryon Street Charlotte, NC

30 Hudson Yards, New York NY

**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. **

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.

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