Control Sr Associate - Risk And Control Self-Assessment (Rcsa)

Wells Fargo Tempe , AZ 85280

Posted 2 months ago

Job Description:

Important Note: During the application process, ensure your contact information (email and phone number) is up to date and upload your current resume when submitting your application for consideration. To participate in some selection activities you will need to respond to an invitation. The invitation can be sent by both email and text message. In order to receive text message invitations, your profile must include a mobile phone number designated as "Personal Cell" or "Cellular" in the contact information of your application.

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.

As the company's second line of defense, Corporate Risk - or Independent Risk Management - provides independent oversight of risk-taking activities. Independent Risk Management establishes and maintains Wells Fargo's risk management program and provides oversight, including challenges to and independent assessment of, the frontline's execution of its risk management responsibilities. We manage risk according to the Risk Management Framework and ensure all employees understand their individual accountability for managing risk. Corporate Risk roles depend on a variety of skills, including: Data analysis and synthesis, root cause analysis, change management, process management & execution, risk governance, risk strategy, risk identification & assessment, risk prevention, controls & mitigation, risk monitoring, reporting & escalation, risk systems & technology.

This Senior Associate role will be responsible for executing on RCSA guidance, engaging with business personnel, and supporting all aspects of day to day execution of the Risk and Control Self-Assessment (RCSA) methodology across Corporate Risk.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Execute on RCSA methodology and deliverables with demonstrated, proven results.

  • Deliver on quality execution of RCSA and its outputs, support the evaluation of risks and controls, and drive continuous improvement, lessons learned and feedback loops within the RCSA execution team to ensure success criteria are met.

  • Support development of working templates, key documentation, playbooks and engagement models.

  • Provide training on RCSA execution methodology to team members and other key stakeholders across the Corporate Risk organization.

  • Deliver on RCSA execution schedules, and participate in planning, tactical meetings, forums and resource forecasts.

  • Possess a strong capability to identify and accurately identify and evaluate risks and controls in a highly regulated business environment.

  • Convey a strong sense of urgency and attention to detail.

  • Support (or may lead) RCSA evaluations of risks and controls and facilitate working sessions with business owners.

The successful candidate will work closely with other senior leaders across Corporate Risk, the Control Management organization, and the company in the development and execution of the Company's RCSA methodology.

Successful candidates will be articulate and possess a demonstrated leadership capability; they will be impressive in their interpersonal effectiveness and with regard to their accomplishments. It requires a leader with strong execution skills, influencing, and visioning skills. A key differentiator will be the ability to understand and operate successfully in a complex, heavily matrixed corporate environment.

The role requires an in-depth knowledge of RCSA, risk identification and control evaluation.

Locations: Charlotte, NC; Irving, TX; West Des Moines, IA; Minneapolis, MN; Tempe, AZ; St. Louis, MO.

Please Note: Control Sr. Associate must be in one of the listed site locations. Position is currently remote; however, Control Sr. Associate will be required to work on site when Wells Fargo returns to standard operating model.

Please note: Based on the volume of applications received, this job posting may be removed prior to the indicated close date. If you do not apply prior to the closing of this posting, we encourage you to apply for other opportunities with Wells Fargo.

Required Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience in risk management or 5+ years of financial services industry experience, of which 3+ years must include direct experience in risk management

Desired Qualifications

  • A BS/BA degree or higher

  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

  • Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy

Other Desired Qualifications

  • Experience with facilitation of RCSA, risk and control identification and assessment

  • Strong working knowledge and understanding of control monitoring.

  • Experience with implementing enterprise wide risk frameworks and methodologies.

  • Working knowledge of Issue and Exception management.

  • Experience with high-visibility regulatory initiatives and or compliance programs.

  • Successful experience delivering on projects (i.e., regulatory, strategic business initiatives, or top-of-the-house visibility with little flexibility on due dates).

  • Knowledge of one or more Operational Risk Management disciplines such as Regulatory Risk Management, Third-Party, BSA/AML/OFAC, or COSO / G&O.

  • Ability to work effectively with geographically dispersed teams; as well as work in a fast-paced, fluid environment.

  • Ability to interact with all levels of an organization and execute in a matrixed environment.

Job Expectations

  • Ability to travel up to 5% of the time

Street Address

NC-Charlotte: 401 S Tryon St

  • Charlotte, NC

TX-Irving: 5000 Riverside Drive

  • Irving, TX

IA-West Des Moines: 7001 Westown Pkwy

  • West Des Moines, IA

MN-Minneapolis: 600 S 4th St

  • Minneapolis, MN

AZ-Tempe: 1150 W Washington St

  • Tempe, AZ

MO-Saint Louis: 1 N Jefferson Ave

  • Saint Louis, MO


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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Control Sr Associate - Risk And Control Self-Assessment (Rcsa)

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