Operational Risk Consultant 5

Wells Fargo Charlotte, NC 2019-07-11

Operational Risk Consultant 5

Location: New York, New York, Charlotte, North Carolina

Job ID: 5483485

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Wells Fargo technology teams drive innovation to create a more powerful and fulfilling financial experience for our customers and team members. You will join more than 24,000 team members supporting 95 billion transactions annually in 10 countries. Our career opportunities span the technology spectrum: advanced analytics, big data, information security, application development, cloud enablement, project management and more.

  • Job Type: Full Time

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Wells Fargo wants to help you get more out of life and take care of things outside the office to make life a little easier. We provide:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision

  • Employer Matching 401(k)

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Maternity and Paternity Leave

  • Paid Time Off


Opportunity to work on large complex projects, good chances to gain experience in different areas of the bank. Good opportunities to learn about all areas of financial management. Many different locations to work out of.

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Job Description

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.

Help us build a better Wells Fargo. It all begins with outstanding talent. It all begins with you.

Corporate Risk helps all Wells Fargo businesses identify and manage risk. We focus on three key risk areas: credit risk, operational risk and market risk. We help our management and Board of Directors identify and monitor risks that may affect multiple lines of business, and take appropriate action when business activities exceed the risk tolerance of the company.

The External Loss Data system (ELD) is the key repository of industry-wide operational loss data to assess and inform operational risk assessments internally in Wells Fargo and support reporting. It is foundational for many of the assessment efforts in the company to quantify operational losses for multiple regulatory assessments, such as scenario analysis, enterprise risk identification etc.

The Regulatory Reporting Team within Operational Risk Loss and Capital Analysis is seeking an Operational Risk Consultant 5 (ORC5).

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsibilities for multiple processes within the team including ownership and oversight of the ELD (e.g. public sources).
  • Managing the monthly External Loss Data (ELD) process, which includes monitoring, reviewing and approving events, sending reports to business group assessors under the Control Executive groups and conducting meetings with stakeholders. Completing process and system enhancements within committed time lines.
  • Reviewing and updating policy and process documentation as needed.
  • Build out ELD process to involve risk type programs in reviewing and providing credible challenge of front line responses to ELD events. 
  • Providing training to risk type programs.
  • Exploring future state enhancements for ELD such as enhanced enrichment initiatives and reporting requirements.
  • Serving as point of contact and subject matter expert for the Business Process Management (BPM) Program for the Operational Risk Events (ORE) Data Assurance & Reporting Teams.
  • Coordinating requirements between the enterprise teams and subject matter experts within the ORE Team.
  • Ensuring all processes are included and coordinate efforts to have appropriate documentation for each.
  • Coordinating with multiple review groups (e.g. Data Governance Process Program (DGPP), Governance & Oversight (G&O), and Report Mapping & Issue Identification Program (RMII)) and process changes that include development of reporting requirements, enhanced control implementation and process governance documentation.

Required Qualifications

  • 10+ years of experience in compliance, operational risk management (includes audit, legal, credit risk, market risk, or the management of a process or business with accountability for compliance or operational risk), or a combination of both; or 10+ years of IT systems security, business process management or financial services industry experience, of which 5+ years must include direct experience in compliance, operational risk management, or a combination of both

Desired Qualifications

  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to interact with all levels of an organization
  • Ability to articulate complex concepts in a clear manner
  • Experience creating, executing, and documenting compliance testing
  • Program management experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of Risk and Control Self-Assessment (RCSA), Internal Loss Data (ILD), and Shared Risk Platform (SHRP)
  • Ability to evaluate risks and the impact of decisions on an overall organization
  • Ability to assess issues, make quick decisions, implement solutions, and influence change
  • Experience working with internal and external auditors and examiners
  • Audit experience

Other Desired Qualifications
  • Knowledge of Wells Fargo operational risk/compliance structures and programs
  • Experience developing and documenting governance processes supporting operational risk frameworks
  • Experience performing audit reviews and/or independent compliance monitoring and testing activities in an audit, legal and/or compliance risk management function

Salary Information

The salary range displayed below is based on a Full-time 40 hour a week schedule.

NC-Charlotte: Min: $110,600 Mid: $158,000
NY-New York: Min: $132,700 Mid: $189,600

Street Address

NC-Charlotte: 301 S Tryon St - Charlotte, NC
NY-New York: 150 E 42nd St - New York, NY


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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