NON EVALUATED MANAGER, IT COSO MANAGER 1 IT AUTOMATED CONTROLS (ITACS) TESTING

Job Description

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a diversified, community-based financial services company with $1.8 trillion in assets. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through 8,700 locations, 13,000 ATMs, the internet (wellsfargo.com) and mobile banking, and has offices in 36 countries to support customers who conduct business in the global economy. With approximately 265,000 team members, Wells Fargo serves one in three households in the United States. Wells Fargo & Company was ranked No. 30 on Fortune’s 2015 rankings of America’s largest corporations. Wells Fargo’s vision is to satisfy our customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially. Wells Fargo perspectives are also available at Wells Fargo Blogs and Wells Fargo Stories.

Wells Fargo is seeking a highly motivated individual to join a team of COSO testing professionals and will have enterprise-wide exposure to key stakeholders within the external financial/risk/regulatory reporting infrastructure. The Enterprise COSO Testing team is a component of the Enterprise Controls & Oversight (ECO) Group in Corporate Controllers.

The IT COSO team within ECO supports the Company’s on-going objective of maintaining an industry-leading information technology control environment and is responsible for the following directives:

  • Providing meaningful assessments of application controls in scope for financial, risk, and regulatory reporting
  • Assessing compliance with Well Fargo & Company’s COSO based policies for application controls in scope for internal controls over financial reporting (SEC and Regulatory Reporting) and strategic planning for on-going application control compliance with COSO policies (proactive anticipation of internal control related matters)
  • Monitoring new and emerging internal control related guidance and issues and assist with facilitating group-wide training to interested and impacted stakeholders
  • Providing consultation and subject matter expertise for process and application control related matters including evaluating severity of control deficiencies and related remediation efforts
  • Providing process and control support and thought leadership for projects
  • Interfacing with external auditors, regulators and others on control related matters
  • Acting as a change agent for continual improvement of the control environment

This individual will be a member of the IT COSO leadership team responsible for the following team directives:

  • Leading the IT Application Controls (ITACs) COSO test work:
    • Partnering with IT and business Process Owners/Control Owners to document significant in-scope processes according to corporate COSO policy (both process narratives and process flow diagrams). Additionally, assessing the appropriateness and completeness of key risk and key application controls identified
    • Performing walkthroughs of significant processes and ensure required COSO documentation is accurate and reflects relevant business risk and key application controls
    • Partnering with IT and business Process Owners/Control Owners in the creation of process risk assessments (RAM) as well as validating and challenging risk assessment conclusions
    • Validating and providing credible challenge to identified shared services, third party service providers, and significant applications
    • Performing COSO testing of key application controls, including design effectiveness assessments and operating effectiveness testing
    • Validating and challenging documentation of application control deficiencies, including issue description, root cause, unmitigated impact, and corrective actions
    • Analyzing the severity of application control deficiencies, and their impact to internal control over financial reporting
    • Validating corrective actions
  • Building relationships and collaborating with key stakeholders in the applicable line of business and IT functions related to assigned process areas
  • Assisting with projects impacting the team
Required Qualifications

  • 6+ years of experience in one or a combination of the following: finance, accounting, analytics, reporting, auditing or leading a business
  • 2+ years of management experience

Desired Qualifications

  • A Masters of Business Administration (MBA) or a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Designation
  • Knowledge and understanding of regulatory agencies: Federal Reserve and OCC
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint) skills
  • Intermediate Microsoft Visio skills
  • Ability to prioritize work, meet deadlines, achieve goals, and work under pressure in a dynamic and complex environment
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to take on a high level of responsibility, initiative, and accountability
  • Ability to present to senior level executives

Other Desired Qualifications
  • Minimum three years Big Four/super regional public accounting firm experience in IT audit and/or IT SoX advisory/consulting service
  • Prefer one or more of the following certifications: CISA, CISM, CISSP
  • Minimum of five years of experience leading teams that perform IT audit and/or IT COSO application control testing at peer-size companies
  • Practical experience performing IT audit/IT COSO application control testing process re-engineering/process improvement
  • Strong critical thinking skills with ability to credibly challenge status quo; significant experience with continuous improvement of application control testing processes and results
  • Strong executive relationship management skills; ability to negotiate difficult positions without harming relationships
  • Experience integrating off-shore and/or third party resources into IT audit/IT COSO testing organization
Street Address

AZ-Chandler: 2600 S Price Rd - Chandler, AZ
AZ-PHX-Northwest Phoenix: 2222 W Rose Garden Ln - Phoenix, AZ
MN-Minneapolis: 550 South 4th St - Minneapolis, MN
IA-West Des Moines: 7001 Westown Pkwy - West Des Moines, IA
NC-Charlotte: 11625 N Community House Road - Charlotte, NC

Disclaimer

    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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