Senior Audit Manager / Community Banking - Charlotte

Wells Fargo
20 Oct 2019
25 Oct 2019
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Contract type
Full time
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Job Description
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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.
Audit Services conducts audits and reports the results of our work to the Audit & Examinations Committee of the Board of Directors. We provide independent, objective assurance and consulting services delivered through a highly competent and diverse team. As a business partner, Audit Services helps the Company accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes.
Our Consumer Banking Audit Team (CBAT) within Wells Fargo Audit Services (WFAS) is seeking a Senior Audit Manager (SAM) who will be responsible for audit coverage of processes within the Community Bank organization, which comprises of areas such as Regional Banking (branches), Banking Center Control Review, Mystery Shopping, Customer and Branch Experience, Strategy and Administration, and Regional Services.
This SAM will support an Audit Director for Community Banking and will be accountable in developing a comprehensive multi–year strategy for auditing business activities. They will be responsible for completion of an assigned segment of the audit plan and other defined objectives, ensuring quality and timely completion of well–planned and properly executed audits. Additionally, the individual will ensure project work is properly reported with issues proactively escalated to management for timely resolution. The individual will plan and organize work in an annual cycle making strategic, risk based adjustments as necessary. They will ensure audit engagements are risk–based, and executed according to WFAS policies and guidance. Ideal candidates for this position will have the ability to provide credible challenge and manage audit coverage that meets heightened regulatory expectations.
This SAM will provide guidance and oversight to WFAS team–members to ensure coverage is well planned, executed, and reported in accordance with WFAS methodology. They will also be accountable for management of issues to ensure timely resolution. They will work across WFAS teams and with senior–level leaders within WFAS and our business lines building strong partnerships. This SAM will also lead team members providing feedback, coaching, and development guidance.
Additional responsibilities:
  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of inherent risk and processes that manage risk at Wells Fargo.
  • Evaluate current audit approaches and practices, providing thought leadership on industry best practices and regulatory changes, and driving continued maturation and evolution of the audit function.
  • Identifying thematic risk trends observed across the enterprise for purposes of influencing strategic control direction and process maturity.
  • Represent the CBAT Audit team as a highly engaged, visible, and influential leader.
  • Seek continuous quality improvement and efficiency in the execution of audit work.
  • The successful candidates for this role will demonstrate experience leading and coaching audit teams and have an understanding of and experience in front line risks for the consumer banking industry. They will be an effective builder and leader of high performing teams focused on driving business results through collaborative leadership and team member engagement; keep up with fast paced organizational change, managing and caring for team members through that change; contribute to WFAS and CBAT strategies with a One Wells Fargo lens; and further the strong risk management culture of Wells Fargo, living the vision and values of Wells Fargo.
    These leaders must be capable of initiating action and possess strong execution and relationship management skills across all levels and functions, as well as with the regulators. 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 excellence and results, and personal accountability for achievement and outcomes.
    The Senior Audit Manager will:
  • Manage a staff (approx. 8–15) and be responsible for the quality and timely the Audit Plan in accordance with WFAS policies.
  • Provide timely feedback and coaching to team –members. Establish development plans for each team member that facilitates proficiency and excellence in current positions and prepares team members for future opportunities.
  • Plan and organize work over a multiple–year cycle. Ensure audit engagements are risk–based, and executed according to Wells Fargo Audit Services policies and guidance.
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with lines of businesses, risk management, and regulators.
  • Possess a strong working knowledge of applicable regulations including the ability to form opinions on the design and effectiveness of regulatory compliance and operational controls.
  • Provide credible challenge to business leaders related to reputations risks as appropriate.
  • Represent CBAT as a highly engaged, visible, and influential leader
  • Demonstrate and lead the team with flexibility and resiliency that is both adaptable and supportive of change
  • 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.
  • Preferred location is Charlotte, NC however will consider candidates in the other locations listed.
    Required Qualifications
  • 8+ years of experience in one or a combination of the following: audit, control testing, control and risk identification, or audit analysis
  • 2+ years of leadership or management experience
  • Desired Qualifications
  • Ability to execute in a fast paced, high demand, environment while balancing multiple priorities
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and across all organizational levels, where flexibility, collaboration, and adaptability are important
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Solid problem solving skills
  • Strong organizational, multi–tasking, and prioritizing skills
  • A BS/BA degree or higher in accounting, finance, or business administration
  • Solid knowledge and understanding of audit methodologies and tools that support audit processes
  • Certification in one or more of the following: CPA, CAMS, CRCM, CIA, CISA or Commissioned Bank Examiner designation
  • Leadership experience for professional auditors, risk management, or project leadership professionals
  • Audit experience at a large financial institution or auditing company.
  • Other Desired Qualifications
  • Community Banking audit experience
  • Understanding and experience in first and second line of defense risk management programs/practices as well as associated regulatory compliance risks and programs
  • Proven leadership experience with multi–functional teams across multiple locations; experience managing/supervising teams; experience managing direct reports
  • Good understanding of Institution of Internal Audit (IIA) standards, regulatory requirements, and industry guidelines
  • Comprehensive understanding of retail banking including account opening and maintenance, wires, operations, fraud, and branch coverage including operational risk and regulations.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and across all organizational levels, where flexibility, collaboration, and adaptability are important
  • Demonstrated ability to be inquisitive, to credibly challenge and to proactively influence risk and control environments
  • Ability to quickly evaluate emerging risks, understand impacts to the audit plan and implement appropriate adjustments to the audit plan
  • Capability of building strong working relationships with peers, the line of business, risk management and external stakeholders (i.e. regulators)
  • Ability to attract, mentor and develop professionals, including mid–level managers
  • Proven ability to deliver results through identifying problems, defining solutions, and implementing innovative processes and procedures
  • Proven ability to work with a geographically dispersed team and business
  • Job Expectations
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time..... click apply for full job details
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