Operational Risk Consultant 3 - CDF Business Risk Support

  • Competitive
  • Charlotte, NC, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Wells Fargo US
  • 11 Dec 17 2017-12-11

Operational Risk Consultant 3 - CDF Business Risk Support

Job Description
Wells Fargo Commercial Capital Risk Management provides risk management support and oversight for Asset Backed Finance, Capital Finance, Commercial Distribution Finance, Corporate Trust Services and Equipment Finance within Wells Fargo's Wholesale Banking Division.

This position aligns to the Business Risk Management team supporting Commercial Distribution Finance (CDF) and will provide operational risk support to CDF. CDF provides inventory financing solutions, service and intelligence through in-depth industry expertise and a commitment to customers.

The Operational Risk Consultant will support Operational Risk program including, but not limited to, day-to-day process and controls, issue and corrective action remediation, RCSA, third party risk, payments, losses, business continuity, key risk indicators, and other Strong Foundations programs. This role will consult with business process owners to assess current state processes and improvement of controls as well as partnering with the centralized WFCC Risk Operational Risk Program team to ensure consistency of execution and implementation.

Specific duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Ensure applicable Policies and Procedures are updated and communicated across CDF and coordinate the impact of those policies and procedures with the business and other stakeholders
  • Develop applicable training material
  • Familiarity of overall Corporate Policy Risk governance routines within the CDF business
  • Build awareness, team coordination and communication across the CDF business about Corporate Policy Risk
  • Knowledge and management of corrective action related to Corporate Policy Risk, including root cause analysis and development of sustainable solutions
  • Support the business with engagement, responses, communications and meetings with internal and external examiners
  • Partner with direct team on emerging issues and risk policies, including clear responsibilities and processes to address deficiencies and mitigate risk
  • Build partnerships, collaborate and influence all levels of the enterprise, including CDF business partners
  • Develop, plan and execute risk assessment routines, including LOB assessments, and other Corporate Risk Management Program assessment

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 all 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.
Required Qualifications
  • 2+ 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
  • 2+ years of experience in one or a combination of the following: additional compliance, additional operational risk management, IT systems security, business process management or financial services industry experience; or a BS/BA degree or higher in business or a related field

Desired Qualifications
  • Ability to interact with all levels of an organization
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office skills
  • Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy

Other Desired Qualifications
  • Prior experience in wholesale banking, commercial distribution finance, and/or commercial capital business activities
  • Familiarity with Shared Risk Platform, SHRP
  • Proven experience with conducting risk and process assessments
  • Experience with risk assessment methodology
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to articulate complex concepts in a clear manner
  • Strong organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills
  • Ability to develop partnerships and collaborate with other business and functional areas
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and across all organizational levels, where flexibility, collaboration, and adaptability are important
  • A BS/BA degree or higher
  • Ability to negotiate, influence, and collaborate to build successful relationships
  • Ability to identify inefficiencies, opportunities to streamline business processes, and implement change
  • Ability to work effectively, as well as independently, in a team environment
  • Outstanding problem solving and analytical skills with ability to turn findings into strategic imperatives
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills
    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.