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Senior Lead Control Management Officer- Commercial Real Estate

Company: Wells Fargo
Location: West Des Moines
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

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. About this role:Wells Fargo is seeking a CRE Control - Senior Lead Control Management Officer within the CIB Control organization and will be supporting the Real Estate Banking, Specialty Real Estate Finance, and REIT Finance Group businesses within Commercial Real Estate (CRE). The position will have CRE-wide leadership responsibilities as part of CRE's many Internal Control Community of Practice (CoP's), provide risk management and business subject matter expertise on lending, banking and investments issues, and be responsible for leading certain risk programs across CRE.Learn more about the career areas and lines of business at In this role, you will:

  • Function as the key point of contact for senior leaders and key partners in CRE businesses, IRM, Wells Fargo Audit, regulators, and other constituents; ensure that all inquiries are responded to appropriately and in a timely manner.
  • Manage CRE-wide strategic initiatives with complex corrective actions and critical deadlines and deliverables related to regulatory commitments.
  • Continuously engage in discussions with LOB partners on strategy, industry trends, organizational changes, and new/modified markets, systems, products and services, to determine impact and identify and remediate risk and control issues across all risk types.
  • Risk and Control Self-Assessment (RCSA): Guide the CRE business leader(s) through detailed risk and control evaluations.
  • Issue / Incident Management and Loss Capture: Assess operational risk incidents using methods such as root cause analysis. Consult with business to develop corrective action plans.
  • Oversee implementation progress and conduct validation efforts as required. Coordinate with business and support partners for creation of Self-Disclosed issues in Issues Management system of record. Record losses in the system of record, as applicable.
  • Management Reporting: Establish and update regular risk reports for communication of risk ratings, issues and key topics.
  • Exams / Reviews: Coordinate with internal testing engagements such as Enterprise T&V, Internal audit, and Regulatory exams.
  • Projects & Platform Initiatives: Work with the business and support teams to provide operational risk expertise and consulting for projects and platform initiatives, considering impacts to risk & control framework.
  • Follow and adhere to 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:
    • 7+ years of Risk Management or Financial Services Industry experience, or equivalent experience demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, educationDesired Qualifications:
      • Superior project management skills including the ability to manage multiple projects concurrently
      • Knowledge and understanding of project management and implementation in a matrix managed environment
      • Advanced knowledge of issue management policy
      • Knowledge and understanding of Shared Risk Platform (SHRP) such as reporting and issue management
      • Knowledge and understanding of metrics-based analysis: reporting and trend analysis
      • Experience interpreting and applying state, federal, and agency legal and regulatory compliance requirements
      • 5+ years of consulting or regulatory experience in the financial services industry
      • Strong working knowledge of Commercial Real Estate (CRE) businesses, its products and services, and relevant risks and controls of the business
      • Working knowledge of the Risk Management Framework (RMF) concepts and policies across risk types (regulatory, financial crimes, credit, operational, etc.)
      • Excellent communication skills (verbal, written and interpersonal); ability to concisely articulate complex concepts in a clear manner
      • Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy
      • Highly professional, adaptable and pro-active mindset
      • Demonstrated capability to confidently raise issues, escalate early, and engage in constructive credible challenge independently
      • Advanced Microsoft Office skills
      • Technical understanding of specific business operations, processes, products, and customer interactions where they manifest risk
      • Ability to develop high performing, diverse risk structure in a highly matrixed environment
      • Ability to assess and determine when to raise concerns and escalate
      • Pro-actively resolve conflict and maintain objectivity Posting Location: 550 S. Tryon Street Charlotte, NCWe Value Diversity At Wells Fargo, we believe in diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace; accordingly, we welcome applications for employment from all qualified candidates, regardless of race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, individuals with disabilities, pregnancy, marital status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law. Employees 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 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. Candidates applying to job openings posted in US: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. Candidates applying to job openings posted in Canada: Applications for employment are encouraged from all qualified candidates, including women, persons with disabilities, aboriginal peoples and visible minorities. Accommodation for applicants with disabilities is available upon request in connection with the recruitment process.

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