Policy Management - Bus Risk & Control Officer - #8444675

Wells Fargo

Date: Nov 25, 2021
City: Charlotte, NC
Contract type: Full time
Wells Fargo

Job Description

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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.

Finance brings together enterprise functions that drive Wells Fargo's financial management, including accounting and control, financial planning and analysis, line of business finance, asset-liability management, treasury, tax management, and the company's investment portfolios. They also inform shareholders, regulators, taxing authorities, employees, 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.

The Policy Governance Officer role is a critical global role within the Finance Business Management organization to support policy governance, management, and adherence across Finance functions.

Specific Responsibilities include:

  • Design/enhance the end-to-end processes and documentation (procedures, templates, etc.) to establish a holistic approach to the execution of Finance's policy governance program

  • Provide training/ongoing education to all levels of the Finance organization (in particular to policy/procedure owners) to support successful execution of Finance policy governance

  • Support the Finance policy liaison team in serving the central escalation, coordination, and contact point for all policy related matters within Finance

  • Proactively identify appropriate subject matter experts from each Finance function to work with policy and procedure owners on policy, procedure, and reference document development and review

  • Serve as the primary contact with Finance policy owner teams on:

  • Coordination of key activities across all phases of policy development and maintenance (inclusive of needs assessments, subject matter expert identification, etc.)

  • Enhancement, support, and monitoring of Finance's subject matter expert identification and applicability list

  • Policy governance related questions and escalations

  • Key reporting initiatives to drive better communication of policy governance across Finance

  • Establish transparent and collaborative relationships with policy owner teams, policy subject matter experts, peer policy liaison teams, Enterprise Policy Office, and Corporate Risk leaders

  • Support delivery of policy governance related regulatory and audit commitments

  • Lead/Participate in critical projects and forums at the Enterprise and Finance levels to provide input/influence target state of this program and address critical issues

  • Lead/Participate in additional projects and critical initiatives, at the direction of the Policy and Regulatory Management Leader

Successful candidates will possess a demonstrated leadership capability with strong relationship management, influencing, vision, and execution skills; they will be impressive in their inter-personal effectiveness with regard to their accomplishments. Leadership, integrity, and credibility will be determining factors in selection. A key differentiator will be the ability to understand and operate successfully in a complex, heavily matrixed corporate environment. The role requires a sense of urgency, passion for results and personal accountability for achievement.

Required Qualifications

  • 7+ years of experience in risk management (includes compliance, financial crimes, operational risk, audit, legal, credit risk, market risk, IT systems security, business process management) or 7+ years of financial services industry experience, of which 5+ years must include direct experience in risk management

Desired Qualifications

  • Project management experience

  • Experience identifying inefficiencies, finding opportunities to streamline business processes, and implementing change

  • Experience supporting senior level leaders/executives

  • Ability to work across multiple lines of business leading large scale initiatives

  • Experience navigating through ambiguity

  • Ability to communicate effectively, in both written and verbal formats, with senior executive-level leaders

  • Professional presentation skills

  • Ability to prioritize work, meet deadlines, achieve goals, and work under pressure in a dynamic and complex environment

  • Ability to evaluate impacts based on changes in laws/regulations and develop company response

  • Advanced Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint) skills

Other Desired Qualifications

  • Business, governance and/or risk management experience in financial services

  • Experience working horizontally across an organization and participating in enterprise-wide implementations of programs across businesses and functions

  • Experience leading large-scale change or governance efforts and/or complex initiatives

  • Ability to design, communicate and deliver a well-defined and controlled process

  • Ability to aggregate, synthesize and translate subject matter expert feedback

  • Ownership mentality with an ability to design and drive successful execution of priorities

  • Highly organized and detail-oriented with ability to deliver multiple efforts simultaneously

  • Decision and execution-oriented self-starter able to recognize opportunities for improvement and act on them

  • Reputation for good judgment, integrity, accuracy, attention to detail, consistency, execution, and big picture orientation and business acumen

Job Expectations

  • Ability to travel up to 10% of the time

Street Address

NC-Charlotte: 11625 N Community House Road - Charlotte, NC

IA-West Des Moines: 7001 Westown Pkwy - West Des Moines, IA


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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