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Market Job Description
This position is within the Wholesale Control organization. The AVP,
Management Lead, based in Toronto will work with the designated lines of business (LOBs) to implement and execute the required risk controls in an effective, sustainable manner and help identify, escalate and proactively manage risks in the LOBs. This Leader will report directly to the Business Control Leader.
Develop a strong working knowledge of the designated LOBs and the key risk controls that apply to these LOBs.
Serve as the primary day-to-day coverage officers for the LOBs with proven knowledge of products, services, processes, systems and customers in these LOBs.
Become and act as the subject matter expert for Business Process Management for the LOB’s, work with enterprise partners to map the processes, identify risks, recommend new controls and assess existing ones, to make sure alignment with policy and regulations
Performs and Manages Front Line
for the Regional International Business Process Management (BPM) / Integrated Process Risk and Control (IPRC) programs as follows:
Provides input into the business process risk ranking effort to determine whether a process is high, moderate or low ranking.
Identifies and documents risks, controls and self-assurance activities associated with local business processes.
Executes Risk and Control Self-Assessments (RCSA) to satisfy Enterprise and Regulatory requirements.
Delivers Line of Business (LoB) Risk and Control Self-Assessments (RCSA), and Legal Entity (LE) Risk and Control Self-Assessments, which includes the aggregation of individual RCSA results.
Remediates RCSA quality assurance and IRM credible challenge findings.
Ensures that control gaps and improvement opportunities identified during the IPRC exercise are routed to the appropriate issues management routines
Collaborates with the Business, Business Process Subject Matter Experts (SMEs), International Compliance, International Operational Risk, and the Integrated Business Process Risk and Control teams to deliver RCSA program requirements.
Track record of building and fostering strong relationship and collaborate effectively to drive and influence change
Collaborate with, guide and counsel Risk Control and LOB partners on control design and implementation to mitigate risks.
Collaborate with, guide, and counsel LOB process and control owners on identifying where controls reside, managing control changes and evaluating effectiveness.
Collaborate with, guide, and counsel LOB partners on matters relating to the implementation of corporate policies and Wholesale requirements.
Help ensure proper LOB profiles of applicable regulations and associated controls as well as residual risks and compensating controls are maintained and continuously updated in appropriate systems of record on an ongoing basis.
Responsible for monitoring risk-based programs for a specific business in order to identify, assess and mitigate risk that arises
Works with the business units and provides risk expertise and consulting for projects and initiatives
May evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of policies, procedures, processes, systems and internal controls, analyze business and/or system changes to determine impact; identify risk issues and may participate in the development of risk ratings
Consults with business to develop corrective action plans and effectively manages change
Reports findings and develops business cases to influence executive management or management committee member/head of business on the need for controls to mitigate risk
Leads project/virtual teams and mentors more junior analysts/associates.
Market Skills and Certifications
5+ years of experience in risk (includes compliance, financial crimes, operational risk, audit, legal, credit risk, market risk, IT systems security, business process management) or 5+ years financial services industry experience, of which 3+ years must include direct experience in risk.
Knowledge of Business Process Management (BPM)
Experience with Risk and Control Self Assessments (RCSA)
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
Proficient knowledge and experience in banking laws and regulations, national regulatory agencies of Canada and Latin American countries and international financial services agencies
Strong management reporting skills, ability to translate data into actionable information.
Ability to effectively multi-task and successfully work on several unrelated projects at the same time as well as adapt to changing and competing priorities.
Experience with enterprise risk frameworks and related processes
Cross functional understanding of risk and controls (e.g. market, credit, finance, compliance, operations).
We Value Diversity
At Wells Fargo, we believe in diversity and inclusion in the workplace; accordingly, we welcome applications for employment from all qualified candidates, regardless of race, color, gender, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other status protected by applicable law. We comply with all applicable laws in every jurisdiction in which we operate.
Team members 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.