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Wells Fargo Fin Ctrls & Ovsght Sr Cons in Charlotte, North Carolina

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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.

Wells Fargo is seeking a highly motivated individual with a strong understanding of financial reporting governance and controls to join our Governance and Oversight team as a subject matter expert (SME). The Governance and Oversight team has enterprise-wide exposure to key stakeholders within the financial reporting infrastructure and is a component of the Enterprise Controls & Oversight group that reports to the Corporate Controller.

The team supports the company’s on-going objective of maintaining an industry leading financial and regulatory reporting control environment and is responsible for the following directives:

  • Providing meaningful assessments of the current financial, regulatory and risk reporting control environment, including internal control over the Company’s financial, regulatory and risk reporting environment

  • Development, governance and oversight of Well Fargo & Company’s COSO based policies for internal controls over financial, regulatory and risk reporting. Strategic planning to maintain industry leading financial, regulatory and risk reporting COSO polices and proactive anticipation of internal control related matters

  • Monitoring new and emerging internal control and financial, regulatory and risk reporting related guidance and issues and assist with facilitating group-wide training to interested and impacted stakeholders

  • Providing consultation and subject matter expertise for process and control related matters, including evaluating severity of control deficiencies and related remediation efforts

  • Providing process and control support and thought leadership for EC&O sponsored projects

  • Interfacing with regulators, external auditors, and other stakeholders on control related matters

  • Acting as a change agent for continual improvement of the control environment and building/adopting best practices.

  • This individual will be governance & oversight subject matter expert with an emphasis on financial and regulatory reporting that is subject to COSO-based policies and will lead oversight responsibilities for complex subject matter/control areas.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Communicating and providing strategic consultation to senior leaders throughout the organization

  • Providing technical interpretation of guidelines or reporting of results of the most complex elements of the company’s COSO policy and Governance & Oversight framework.

  • Leading initiatives around process design, identification of important risk points, evaluating severity of control deficiencies and monitoring of related remediation efforts.

  • Providing process and control support and thought leadership for governance and oversight related projects.

  • Leading the implementation of complex projects/initiatives with cross-enterprise impacts.

Required Qualifications

  • 6+ years of experience in one or a combination of the following: finance, accounting, analytics, reporting or business/technology audit demonstrated through work or military experience; or a BS/BA degree or higher in Finance, Accounting, Statistics, Economics, or Business and 4+ years of experience in one or a combination of the following: finance, accounting, analytics, reporting or business/technology audit demonstrated through work or military experience

Desired Qualifications

  • 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

  • Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities

  • A Masters of Business Administration (MBA) or a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Designation

  • Virtual leadership experience with ability to effectively drive results, provide feedback/direction, and manage and build relationships with leaders and team members in a geographically dispersed team environment

  • Experience with governance and oversight requirements for regulatory and risk reporting

  • Superior project management skills including the ability to handle multiple projects concurrently

Job Expectations

  • Ability to travel up to 10% of the time

Street Address

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

MN-Minneapolis: 550 South 4th St - Minneapolis, MN


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.

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Company: Wells Fargo

Req Number: 5582836-2

Updated: 2021-06-23 02:10:35.293 UTC

Location: Charlotte,NC