FINANCIAL CRIMES PROGRAM GOVERNANCE CONSULTANT in Charlotte, North Carolina | DiversityInc Careers
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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 intelligent 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.


Financial Crimes Risk Management’s (FCRM’s) mission is to protect the Wells Fargo brand globally from all risks related to financial crimes, including money laundering, terrorist financing, sanctions, and fraud. The FCRM Governance Office focuses on prevention activities, managing corporate FCRM policies, and training, providing program oversight and governance over LOBs, and maintaining compliance with Operational Risk requirements.

The FCRM Governance Office is seeking a detail oriented, highly motivated Financial Crimes Program Governance Consultant. This position will report to the FCRM Program Governance Leader and will play an important role in supporting corporate initiatives on behalf of FCRM as a whole. The corporate initiatives strive to both strengthen risk management capabilities and drive consistency and standardization.

Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, the following:

  • Assessing the current period’s results for each of the various corporate initiatives and identifying next steps.
  • Creating professional reports that will be shared with FCRM, Operational Risk and Corporate Risk leaders, and the Board of Directors.
  • Working with the corporate teams who own the corporate initiatives to provide FCRM results and inputs, actively engage in feedback loops for the processes, and execute any necessary follow-up and/or reporting.
  • Working in partnership with other stakeholders in FCRM, the Group Financial Crimes Managers, and others within Corporate Risk, and fostering strong relationships accordingly.
  • Assist with other initiatives and special projects as appropriate.
  • Identifying efficiency opportunities and presenting potential solutions.


9780 S Meridian Blvd, Englewood, CO; 1901 Harrison Street, Oakland, CA; 401 S. Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC; 13717 SE Millplain Blvd., Vancouver, WA; 1300 SW 5th Street, Portland, OR

Required Qualifications

  • 6+ years of experience in compliance, operational risk management (includes audit, legal, credit risk, market risk, or the management of a process or business with accountability for compliance or operational risk), or a combination of both; or 6+ years of IT systems security, business process management or financial services industry experience, of which 3+ years must include direct experience in compliance, operational risk management, or a combination of both
  • 4+ years of experience with BSA/AML/OFAC laws and regulations

Desired Qualifications

  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to interact with all levels of an organization
  • Certified Anti Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS)

Other Desired Qualifications


  • Handle highly confidential information in a strictly professional manner.
  • Strong Foundations experience is highly desired.
  • Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) experience.
  • Wells Fargo AML/Sanctions Credential
  • Strong organizational and time management skills for managing multiple responsibilities and tasks simultaneously to meet deadlines and achieve goals.
  • Ability to work independently as well as be an engaged and contributing team member.

Job Expectations

  • Ability to travel up to 10% 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.