Lead Audit Manager - Payment Operations

Wells Fargo Bexar, TX
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March 22, 2023
Wells Fargo
Bexar, TX
About this role:

Wells Fargo is seeking a Lead Audit Manager on the Chief Operating Office Audit Team. The COO is responsible for delivering a more consistent approach to business operations across Wells Fargo, strengthening the company's risk and control infrastructure, and delivering effective and efficient enterprise services to employees and customers. This position will audit our Enterprise Operations Shared Services Team which includes Center of Excellences - regulatory operations, Client Servicing Support, Money Movements (within businesses, lending, and other functions) and Real Estate Valuation Services groups.

In this role, you will:
  • Lead execution of the integrated audit process
  • Participate in audits in accordance with Wells Fargo Internal Audit 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
Required Qualifications, US:
  • 5 years of Audit, Risk experience, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education
Desired Qualifications:
  • Experience with Payment Operations (Wires, ACH, Lockbox and Real Time Payments)
  • Experience with large-value payment systems, such as Fedwire and The Clearing House (TCH) Interbank Payments System (CHIPS)
  • Proven ability to multi-task and deliver audit engagements timely and effectively
  • Experience at a financial institution or accounting firm
  • Experience with regulatory compliance
  • A BS/BA degree or higher
  • Solid knowledge and understanding of audit or risk methodologies and supporting tools
  • Certification in one or more of the following: CPA, CAMS, CRCM, CIA, CISA or Commissioned Bank Examiner designation
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
Job Expectations:
  • Ability to travel up to 10%
  • Hybrid work schedule. Must be able to work from one of the approved job posting locations 3 days in office & 2 days remote
  • This position is not eligible for Visa sponsorship
May be considered for a discretionary bonus, Restricted Share Rights, or other long-term incentive awards

Pay Range
$111,100.00 - $197,500.00 Annual
  • Information about Wells Fargo's employee benefits
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, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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