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Lead Audit Manager - Financial Crimes Audit Team

Employer
WELLS FARGO BANK
Location
Bangalore BENGALURU, Karnataka Karnataka, Karnataka, India
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 15, 2024

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Job Role
Auditor
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
About Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a leading global financial services company headquartered in San Francisco (United States). Wells Fargo has offices in over 20 countries and territories. Our business outside of the U.S. mostly focuses on providing banking services for large corporate, government and financial institution clients. We have worldwide expertise and services to help our customers improve earnings, manage risk, and develop opportunities in the global marketplace. Our global reach offers many opportunities for you to develop a career with Wells Fargo. Join our diverse and inclusive team where you will feel valued and inspired to contribute your unique skills and experience. We are looking for talented people who will put our customers at the center of everything we do. Help us build a better Wells Fargo. It all begins with outstanding talent. It all begins with you.

About Wells Fargo India
Wells Fargo India enables global talent capabilities for Wells Fargo Bank NA., by supporting business lines and staff functions across Technology, Operations, Risk, Audit, Process Excellence, Automation and Product, Analytics and Modeling. We are operating in Hyderabad, Bengaluru and Chennai locations.

Department Overview:

Internal Audit conducts audits and reports the results of our work to the Audit & Examinations Committee of the Board of Directors. We provide independent, objective assurance and consulting services delivered through a highly competent and diverse team. As a business partner, Audit helps the Company accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes.

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About this role:

Wells Fargo is seeking a Lead Audit Manager for the Financial Crimes Audit Team. The Financial Crimes Audit Team (FiCAT) performs horizontal audit coverage of financial crimes risk across Wells Fargo lines of business. FiCAT performs independent testing for the Bank Secrecy Act, OFAC and Anti-Money Laundering compliance. FiCAT oversees, manages, and executes BSA/AML/OFAC related audits across Wells Fargo lines of business, and evaluates the system of internal controls and processes related to financial crimes. FiCAT is responsible for testing governance and coordinating first line audit coverage of Anti-Bribery and Corruption regulations.

In this role, you will:
  • Lead execution of the integrated audit process
  • Participate in audits in accordance with Wells Fargo Audit Services policy
  • Demonstrate depth and breadth of knowledge and understanding across multiple businesses or develops knowledge in a critical subject matter area
  • Demonstrate comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the financial, operational, technical, and regulatory environment across multiple businesses or develop excellent subject matter knowledge in critical areas of the business
  • Write opinions reflecting relevant facts that lead to logical conclusions
  • Escalate significant risks and loss exposures to appropriate levels of management
  • Ensure documentation and reporting are ready for review by managers and more experienced managers
  • Demonstrate credible challenge
  • Evaluate and provide appropriate solutions for complex problems
  • Lead multiple concurrent projects that are generally moderate to large in size and moderate to high in complexity
  • Identify and assess key risks and controls and develop effective test plans for engagements as assigned with limited guidance
  • Present audit results in an objective and unbiased manner
  • Exhibit appropriate judgment regarding issue notification, issue draft findings to client management, and draft final audit reports
  • Develop and maintain excellent business relationships within Internal Audit and with teams companywide.
Desired Qualifications:
  • Experience at a financial institution or accounting firm
  • A BS/BA degree or higher
  • Solid knowledge and understanding of audit or risk methodologies and supporting tools
  • Strong understanding of financial regulatory environment
  • Certification in one or more of the following: CPA, CAMS, CRCM, CIA, CISA or Commissioned Bank Examiner designation
  • Experience leading and providing feedback to staff on audit projects or engagements
  • Experience with Issue Validation and Remediation
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Experience conducting audits related to financial crimes
Job Expectations:
  • Ability to travel up to 10% of the time
  • Hybrid work schedule with 3 days in office & 2 days remote
  • Flexible to work in time zones as neeeded
Posting End Date:
18 Feb 2024
*Job posting may come down early due to volume of applicants.

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, status as a protected veteran, or any other legally protected characteristic.

Candidates applying to job openings posted in Canada: Applications for employment are encouraged from all qualified candidates, including women, persons with disabilities, aboriginal peoples and visible minorities. Accommodation for applicants with disabilities is available upon request in connection with the recruitment process.

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To request a medical accommodation during the application or interview process, visit Disability Inclusion at Wells Fargo .

Drug and Alcohol Policy

Wells Fargo maintains a drug free workplace. Please see our Drug and Alcohol Policy to learn more.

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