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Compliance Officer - Strategy, Digital and Innovation

Job Description

Important Note: During the application process, ensure your contact information (email and phone number) is up to date and upload your current resume when submitting your application for consideration. To participate in some selection activities you will need to respond to an invitation. The invitation can be sent by both email and text message. In order to receive text message invitations, your profile must include a mobile phone number designated as “Personal Cell” or “Cellular” in the contact information of your application. 

At Wells Fargo, we are looking for talented people who will put our customers at the center of everything we do. We are seeking candidates who embrace diversity, equity and inclusion in a workplace where everyone feels valued and inspired.

Help us build a better Wells Fargo. It all begins with outstanding talent. It all begins with you.

As the company's second line of defense, Corporate Risk — or Independent Risk Management — provides independent oversight of risk-taking activities. Independent Risk Management establishes and maintains Wells Fargo's risk management program and provides oversight, including challenges to and independent assessment of, the frontline's execution of its risk management responsibilities. We manage risk according to the Risk Management Framework and ensure all employees understand their individual accountability for managing risk.

Strategy, Digital and Innovation (SDI) Compliance provides independent compliance risk management support and oversight to SDI business to identify and effectively manage compliance risks and implements Compliance Program Policy requirements.

This is an exciting time in Wells Fargo Compliance as we enhance the Compliance Program and Risk Framework across Wells Fargo. SDI Compliance team works closely with our front-line business and control partners to drive implementation of the Wells Fargo Compliance Program Policy; and oversee Front Line's execution and challenges appropriately on compliance related decisions.

Compliance Officer will provide independent compliance risk management oversight and support for SDI Digital teams with a focus on digital properties governance, agile projects risk based engagement and regulatory compliance, issue identification and resolution, policy and  procedure reviews; perform independent compliance monitoring and assessments such as Compliance Aggregated Risk Assessment and Compliance Program Policy Effectiveness Assessments, and execute and oversee Compliance Program Policy implementation including: 

  • Regulatory Compliance, RAU / MR applicability assessments, control reviews, MREs, Monitoring
  • Risk Identification and Assessment
  • Risk Measurement
  • Regulatory Change Management
  • Policies, Procedures, and Related Controls
  • Compliance Monitoring
  • Compliance Reporting
  • Compliance Learning and Development
  • New Business Initiatives (NBI) oversight and support
  • Business Process Management, RCSA RAU development support
  • Third-Party Compliance Risk Management
  • Compliance Program Effectiveness Execution
  • Risk based project/initiative coverage

Required Qualifications

  • 7+ years of experience in risk management (includes compliance, financial crimes, operational risk, audit, legal, credit risk, market risk, IT systems security, business process management) or 7+ years of financial services industry experience, of which 5+ years must include direct experience in risk management

Desired Qualifications

  • Advanced Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint) skills
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy
  • Experience communicating and presenting complex information to multiple levels of the organization
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and across all organizational levels, where flexibility, collaboration, and adaptability are important
  • Knowledge and understanding of Shared Risk Platform (SHRP) such as reporting and issue management
  • Ability to be flexible and adjust plans quickly to meet changing business needs
  • Experience with risk assessment methodology

Other Desired Qualifications
  • Experience with the interpretation of laws, rulings and regulations impacting Strategy, Digital and Innovation - Digital teams including (but not limited to) ADA, eSign, TCPA, Reg E, Reg P, Reg Z, FCRA, UDAAP, and various OCC guidance; subject matter expertise in one or more of these regulations is preferred
  • Experience providing advice that protects the Bank’s reputation and mitigates regulatory risk
  • Experience in providing, overseeing and monitoring of risk-based compliance programs
  • Experience in performing monitoring, escalation, and timely remediation of issues, deficiencies or regulatory matters regarding compliance risk management
  • Experience in thinking critically, in prioritizing, in working effectively and independently in a fast-paced, changing environment
  • Experience in building and maintaining relationships, experience in collaborating with and providing credible challenge to business and risk management partners


    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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Wells Fargo
Full time
West Des Moines, IA 50265, US