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Analytic Manager 5 - Risk Data & Analytics Leader

Job Description

You’ve got the passion. You’ve got the skills. Now you just need the right opportunity. At Wells Fargo, you’ll have the chance to join a team of smart and talented people who share the same values. Our diverse lines of business offer a world of opportunity to expand your capabilities and advance your career. We invest in our people and provide a supportive environment in which to learn and grow.

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a nationwide, diversified financial services company with $1.7 trillion in assets. Founded in 1852, Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through more than 9,000 locations, more than 12,500 ATMs, online (, and mobile devices. Wells Fargo has more than 265,000 team members in 36 countries across our approximately 90 businesses.

The Analytics Manager 5 position reports to the Head of WIM Risk and Compliance Data & Analytics Organization who is responsible for supporting centralized data, quantitative analytics, and decision science for all Wealth and Investment Management (WIM) risk domains (credit, investment/fiduciary, Ops Risk, Financial Crimes, and Broker-Dealer Compliance, Surveillance). This role will lead a team of data and analytic professionals in developing innovative analyses and actionable insights to proactively identify and monitor risks.

The successful candidate must be an exceptional leader and will be recognized for accomplishments related to implementing robust data and analytical solutions. Successful candidates will have proven track records of developing actionable data and quantitative analytics to inform, influence, and drive business outcomes. Leadership, relationship management, and credibility will be determining factors in selection. Successful candidates will be articulate and possess a demonstrated leadership capability; they will have strong interpersonal effectiveness. He/She must have strong understanding of business drivers and processes and be an effective influencer.

Responsibilities include:

  • Leading a team of experienced managers and analysts including responsibility for attracting, developing, motivating, and retaining talent.
  • Partnering/ collaboration across WIM business, risk first and second line of defense risk teams as well as with Corporate Risk.
  • Developing and delivering executive level presentations; turning data and analytics into actionable insights that can be easily understood by business partners.
  • Leveraging data and analytics to enhance fraud and surveillance strategies.
  • Identifying and implementing data-driven solutions for preventative/early detection of compliance risk and minimizing operational losses.
  • Leading complex legal and regulatory analyses including proficiency in statistical methods
  • Enhancing quantitative capabilities through big data solutions (i.e., Text mining/text analytics, joining structured and unstructured data).
  • Collaborating with senior leaders to develop robust actionable metrics and reporting to monitor sales practices.

Locations: Charlotte NC, San Francisco CA, Phoenix AZ, Minneapolis MN, Des Moines IA are preferred but will consider other locations within the Wells Fargo footprint.

Required Qualifications

  • 8+ years of experience in analytics, modeling, or a combination of both
  • 6+ years of management experience; or 6+ years of leadership experience in an advanced quantitative analytics function

Other Desired Qualifications
  • Ability to navigate multiple databases in order to extract and manipulate data via SQL/SAS to perform complex analyses and deliver key insights.
  • Strongly prefer a master’s degree in business, economics, engineering, statistics, finance, or a related field
  • Ability to take on a high level of responsibility, initiative, and accountability
  • Understanding of FINRA, SEC, OCC regulations is a plus
  • A working knowledge of broker-dealer compliance
  • Familiarity with The Department of Labor (DOL) - Fiduciary Ruling and impacts
  • Effective interpersonal, consulting and business partner management skills.
  • Financial services experience, specifically, Wealth, Brokerage, and Risk/Regulatory Compliance experience.
  • Experience using R, Python, Aster, and Hadoop
  • Demonstrated experience working with large databases to solve business problems including experience with either consumer or business relational databases.
  • Relevant data/system experience within Wells Fargo data environments (BDW, WAE, EIW, BMG, and TDW).
  • Solid creative and strategic thinking skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively, in both written and verbal formats, with all levels of team members including senior executive-level leaders

    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.