International Control - Risk Services Leader International Control - Risk Services Leader …

Wells Fargo
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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Wells Fargo
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
International Control - Risk Services Leader
Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a leading global financial services company with $2.0 trillion in assets and offices in over 37 countries. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides asset management, capital raising and advisory, financing, foreign exchange, payments, risk management, and trade finance services to support customers who conduct business in the global economy. At Wells Fargo, we want to satisfy our customers' financial needs and help them succeed financially. We also value the viewpoints of our team members and encourage them to be their best. 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. Learn more at our International Careers website .

Market Job Description

The newly formed Wholesale Control (WC) organization sits within the Wholesale Banking group and supports the businesses with risk strategy, implementation, and execution. The team assesses and effectively manages risks and delivers an integrated view of risks, produces a sustainable control environment, and instills a culture of strong risk management. The WC interfaces with Independent Risk Management and Audit to consistently drive comprehensive implementation of regulatory and corporate risk policies and programs across Wholesale.

The International Control team identifies, assesses, and mitigates risks across Financial Crimes, Regulatory, and Operational Risk types, ensuring alignment with the risk management framework and policies established by Independent Risk Management (IRM).
International Control Regulatory Control leader position reports to the Regional Business Control Leader within the Wholesale Control organization. The purpose of the International Control team is to identify, assess and mitigate risks across Financial Crimes, Regulatory and Operational Risk types, in coordination with the supported International businesses and assurance activities consistent with the risk management framework and policies established by Independent Risk Management (IRM).

This position will be accountable for developing and leading a team for the execution of regulatory control program in the region, including financial crimes. The position will be accountable for the planning and delivery of a control programs to implement both Corporate or Wholesale program in the region as well as any programs and controls needed to comply with local jurisdictional requirements. This position will execute the programs in corporation and conjunction with Wholesale Control teams, including LOB Control teams. This position will maintain relationships across the various Wholesale, PVSI and Wealth & Investment Management (WIM) Control (e.g. Governance, Enterprise Risk, Compliance, Operational Risk, and Financial Crimes) programs to ensure effective end-to-end integration of risk management initiatives across risk types and business control programs across International. This candidate will work cross functionally with multiple stakeholders and support partners globally. The ideal candidate possesses a unique skill set and combination of expertise/experience in international financial services, risk management, regulatory and financial crimes control, and regulatory remediation. The successful candidate will work closely with other senior leaders across Wholesale, as well as WIM and PVSI, in the development and execution of company risk management strategies. This team member must be capable of initiating action and managing change in a fast paced environment under regulatory scrutiny and heightened expectations. It requires a team member with strong relationship management, influencing, vision and execution skills. A key differentiator will be the ability to understand and operate successfully in a complex, heavily matrixed corporate environment. The role requires a sense of urgency, passion for results, and personal accountability for achievement while having ability to make timely and difficult decisions. Successful candidate will have ability to distill complex concepts into simplified/targeted solutions, communicate those concepts effectively and ensure that all deliverables are met. They will use both experience and analysis to identify business problems and build compelling fact-based strategic recommendations. They will also have a demonstrated ability to build and maintain strong credible relationships with key stakeholder groups including Business Leaders, Independent Risk Management and Regulators.

Market Skills and Certifications

Specific Responsibilities:
  • Partner closely with appropriate stakeholders within the Wholesale, PVSI and WIM Control organizations as well as other key stakeholders, to execute on International Control programs for regulatory control and financial crimes.
  • Design and implement controls to address outstanding issues within the international regions, including issues identified by Wells Fargo Audit Services and Regulators, as well as changing regulatory requirements within the industry (e.g. Brexit) ensuring the implementation of effective, sustainable solutions
  • Ensure an adequate design of the regulatory control framework in region and escalate areas of concern of deficiency, including possible solutions.
  • Accountable for the successful validation, audit, and regulatory inspection of the International Control implementation of risk management program requirements in alignment with Corporate Risk and Regulatory requirements.
  • Manage relationships and foster a team orientation with corporate, business heads, legal, audit and multiple US and non-US regulators
Required Qualifications: Significant experience in regulatory compliance, regulatory remediation programs, 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 suitable combination; or similar in IT systems security, business process management or financial services industry experience, of which a high proporition must include direct experience in compliance, operational risk management, or a combination of both.
Desired Qualifications:
  • Proficient knowledge and experience in International Financial Services and regulatory agencies, especially those in the particular region.
  • Extensive experience leading the development and implementation of risk management programs and associated controls, especially operational risk, compliance, financial crimes, or enterprise risk programs, as well as integration across risk programs is critical.
  • Proven experience designing, developing, implementing and maintaining effective risk management programs, especially risk controls, within a large complex financial services company. Preferred experience in operationalizing controls within business operating units.
  • Experience driving forward looking strategic plans and full lifecycle transformation leadership from idea inception to implementation to adoption into business as usual operations.
  • Ability to identify and transform existing programs that may be ineffective or deficient from a technological, operational and/or human capital perspective.
  • Strong experience and business acumen in the financial services industry, products, and regulatory environment.
  • Previous experience executing regulatory remediation and corrective actions and interacting with regulators.
  • Proven leadership ability to develop teams, lead virtual teams, and drive successful execution of change initiatives.
  • Ability to articulate complex concepts in a clear manner.
  • Ability to influence and consult strategically across a large organization and with various levels of leadership/stakeholders.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to process multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Proven ability to build dynamic and high performing teams.
  • Working knowledge of Wholesale Banking.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy.

Leadership Expectations at Wells Fargo
As a Team Member manager, you are expected to achieve success by leading yourself, your team, and the business. Specifically you will:
  • Lead your team with integrity and create an environment where your team members feel included, valued, and supported to do work that energizes them.
  • Accomplish management responsibilities which include sourcing and hiring talented team members, providing ongoing coaching and feedback, recognizing and developing team members, identifying and managing risks, and completing daily management tasks.

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.