At Wells Fargo, we want to satisfy our customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially. We’re looking for talented people who will put our customers at the center of everything we do. Join our diverse and inclusive team where you’ll feel valued and inspired to contribute your unique skills and experience.
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Enterprise Finance drives financial management for the company and maintains and enhances risk and financial controls. Key functions within Enterprise Finance include finance and accounting; Treasury; corporate development, mergers, and acquisitions; Data Management and Insights, the Customer Remediation Center of Excellence, Enterprise Shared Services, Business Process Management, and Corporate Strategy. Enterprise Finance informs shareholders, regulators, taxing authorities, team members, and leaders of the company’s financial performance through earnings releases, investor meetings and conferences, and meetings with regulators and credit rating agencies, following appropriate reporting guidelines. They also maintain and enhance risk and financial controls and lead many of the company’s shared services functions including corporate properties, security, and global services.
Wells Fargo is seeking a highly motivated individual to join and manage a team of Governance & Oversight Data Solutions professionals that will have enterprise-wide exposure to key stakeholders within the external financial/risk/regulatory reporting infrastructure. The Governance & Oversight Data Solutions team is a component of the Enterprise Controls & Oversight (ECO) Group in Corporate Controllers.
The Governance & Oversight Data Solutions team supports the Company’s ongoing objective of maintaining an industry leading SEC, Regulatory, and Risk reporting control environment that is responsible for the following directives:
Providing meaningful assessments of the current data quality and control environment
Overseeing and maintaining the Company’s COSO based policies for internal controls over financial reporting (SEC, Regulatory and Risk reporting) and strategic planning for ongoing compliance with the COSO based polices (proactive anticipation of data quality and control related matters)
Monitoring new and emerging internal control related guidance and issues and assist with facilitating enterprise-wide training to interested and impacted stakeholders
Providing enterprise-wide data consultation and subject matter expertise for process and control related matters including evaluating severity of control deficiencies and related remediation efforts
Providing data process and control support and thought leadership for Corporate Finance sponsored projects
Interfacing with external auditors, regulators and lines of businesses on data quality and control related matters
Acting as a change agent for continual improvement of the Company’s control environment
This individual will be a subject matter expert on data process, quality, and control related matters. Specific responsibilities include:
Managing and leading a team of reporting data governance professionals
Maintaining expert level knowledge of the COSO framework, BCBS 239 principles, CCAR attestation requirements, and process and control authoritative guidance
Developing and recommending leading practices and champions change throughout the lines of business with respect to reporting data governance, quality, and controls
Partnering with key stakeholders to incorporate new and emerging data quality and internal control related guidance into the Company’s COSO policies
Acting as a liaison between the control owners and data stewards within the lines of business to identify and evaluate data quality and control deficiency trends impacting SEC, Regulatory, and Risk reporting – critical analysis of control breakdowns
Partnering with process owners to evaluate and document the severity of identified data quality and control deficiencies as-well as associated remediation plans
Communicating data quality and control deficiency trends to key stakeholders and partnering with impacted process owners to determine adequacy of remediation efforts
Partnering with lines of business, other governance teams, and external and internal audit to proactively identify new and emerging data quality and control issues
As a Team Member 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 team members feel included, valued, and supported to do work that energizes them.
Accomplish management responsibilities which include sourcing and hiring talented team members, providing ongoing coaching and feedback, recognizing and developing team members, identifying and managing risks, and completing daily management tasks.
7+ years of experience in one or a combination of the following: finance, accounting, analytics, reporting or business/technology audit
2+ years of management experience
A BS/BA degree or higher in one or a combination of the following: Finance, Accounting, Analytics, or Reporting
Ability to manage effectively in a matrixed organization
Big four public accounting experience
Financial services industry experience
Highly refined and professional verbal and written communications
A Master of Business Administration or designation as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy
Ability to prepare and present senior level communications
Ability to communicate effectively, in both written and verbal formats, with senior executive-level leaders
Strong organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills
Ability to work and influence successfully within a matrix environment and build effective business partnerships with all levels of team members
Other Desired Qualifications
Strong knowledge of COSO
Ability to travel up to 10% of the time
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.