Audit Manager

Wells Fargo
New York
18 Sep 2020
29 Sep 2020
Job role
Contract type
Full time
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.

Internal Audit 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 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.

The Quality Assurance (QA) function provides independent assurance that Audit has achieved and is maintaining appropriate standard of internal audit delivery against IIA Standards and Code of Ethics; FRB Supplemental Policy Statement on the Internal Audit Function and its Outsourcing (FRB 13–1), OCC Heightened Standards, and Audit policies and procedures.

This specific role is for an Audit Manager on the Quality Assurance Team to focus on leading and executing QA reviews and monitoring and validation activities. Experience in Risk and Controls activities such as Compliance, Operational Risk, Fraud, Technology, or Finance/Accounting is preferred. Specifically, experience is preferred in Compliance, Enterprise Risk, Technology, Finance, Legal, or Human Resources enabling the Audit Manager to provide subject matter expertise related to these areas. Additionally, experience in a QA function is also desired.

Responsibilities include:

  • Execute QA Strategy by performing scorecard (cold) and real–time (hot) reviews of audit engagements and issue validations, thematic reviews and other audit infrastructure reviews.
  • Assess Audit methodology against IIA and regulatory standards, and ensure action plans against gap analysis are implemented according to plan.
  • Perform issue validation of audit–owned regulatory issues prior to regulatory submissions.
  • Develops and maintains strong business relationships with leadership across Internal Audit and other stakeholders, such as regulatory agencies.
  • Supervise or oversee multiple concurrent projects within defined timelines.
  • Proven ability to think critically, identify and assess risk, and define solutions with limited guidance.
  • Exhibit appropriate judgment, credible challenge and escalation.
  • Ability to adapt quickly and work well under tight timelines.
  • Excellent communication skills with demonstrated ability to interact effectively with senior management.
  • Evaluate and provide appropriate solutions for complex problems.
  • Demonstrate professional skepticism.
  • Present results in an objective and unbiased manner to all levels of management.

Audit Managers demonstrate depth and breadth of knowledge that includes technology, operational, financial, and regulatory understanding across multiple businesses and may develop knowledge in a critical subject matter area.

Required Qualifications

  • 2+ years of leadership experience
  • 7+ years of experience in one or a combination of the following: audit, control testing, control and risk identification, or audit analysis demonstrated through work or military 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
  • Good analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy
  • Outstanding problem solving and analytical skills with ability to turn findings into strategic imperatives
  • Solid problem solving skills
  • Strong organizational, multi–tasking, and prioritizing skills
  • Certification in one or more of the following: CPA, CAMS, CRCM, CIA, CISA or Commissioned Bank Examiner designation
  • A BS/BA degree or higher
  • Experience at a financial institution or accounting firm
  • Understanding of financial regulatory environment
  • Solid knowledge and understanding of audit or risk methodologies and supporting tools

Other Desired Qualifications
  • Experience with specific focus in operational and regulatory risk management, audit, or related risk management functions.
  • Ability to lead projects/initiatives with high risk, complexity, and consumer impact.
  • Experience in Compliance, Enterprise Risk, Technology, Finance, Legal, or Human Resources.

Job Expectations

  • Ability to travel up to 20% of the time


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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