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Audit Manager - Capital Audit Team

Job Description

At Wells Fargo, we want to satisfy our customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially. We’re looking for talented people who will put our customers at the center of everything we do. Join our diverse and inclusive team where you’ll feel valued and inspired to contribute your unique skills and experience.


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


Audit Services conducts audits and reports the results of our work to the Audit & Examinations Committee of the Board of Directors. We provide independent, objective assurance and consulting services delivered through a highly competent and diverse team. As a business partner, Audit helps the Company accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes.


Wells Fargo Audit Services (WFAS) is seeking a talented, experienced professional to join the Capital audit team within the Capital & Model Risk Management audit group. We are seeking a candidate who can demonstrate expertise related to Basel, Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review (CCAR), and Dodd-Frank Act Stress Test (DFAST) regulations. Experience in other lines of business, and broader familiarity of the finance, risk, and banking industry is also desired. 


Specifically, this manager will directly manage two team members and be responsible for leading audit coverage of the governance, risk management, and internal control processes supporting execution of the WFAS capital audit coverage strategy. This manager and their team will also be responsible for leading audit coverage of risk identification for capital planning which will include communication, coordination, and execution across a large group of peer leaders and team members.        

The successful candidate will perform the following:

  • Leads execution of the integrated audit process (primarily as in-charge/also as engagement supervisor) and may participate in audits (generally to provide subject matter knowledge/skills), in accordance with WFAS policy.

  • Identifies and assesses key risks and controls and develops effective test plans for engagements as assigned with limited guidance.

  • Exhibits appropriate judgment regarding issue notification, issues draft findings to client management, and drafts final audit reports for review by the Engagement Supervisor or Senior Audit Manager.

  • Demonstrates depth and breadth of knowledge/understanding (technology, operational, financial, regulatory) across multiple businesses and/or develops knowledge in a critical subject matter area.

  • Often leads multiple concurrent projects that are generally moderate to large in size and moderate to high in complexity.

  • Demonstrates comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the financial, operational, technical, and regulatory environment across multiple businesses and/or develops strong subject matter knowledge in critical areas of the business.

  • Able to evaluate and provide appropriate solutions for complex problems.

  • Demonstrates professional skepticism.

  • Presents audit results in an objective and unbiased manner.

  • Writes opinions reflecting relevant facts that lead to logical conclusions.

  • Escalates significant risks and loss exposures to appropriate levels of management.

Required Qualifications

  • 7+ years of experience in one or a combination of the following: audit, control testing, control and risk identification, or audit analysis
  • 2+ years of leadership experience

Desired Qualifications

  • Audit experience at a large financial institution or auditing company.
  • A BS/BA degree or higher in accounting, finance, or business administration
  • Certification in one or more of the following: CPA, CAMS, CRCM, CIA, CISA or Commissioned Bank Examiner designation
  • Leadership experience for professional auditors, risk management, or project leadership professionals
  • Solid knowledge and understanding of audit methodologies and tools that support audit processes
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and across all organizational levels, where flexibility, collaboration, and adaptability are important
  • Ability to execute in a fast paced, high demand, environment while balancing multiple priorities
  • Solid problem solving skills

Other Desired Qualifications
  • Strong understanding of capital management, regulatory capital and reporting requirements (CCAR, DFAST, Basel) as well as associated regulatory compliance risks and programs is highly preferred.

  • Public accounting or risk consulting experience.

  • Good understanding of Institution of Internal Audit (IIA) standards, regulatory requirements, and industry guidelines

  • Consistent success in supervising and leading project teams in performing audits.

  • Strong organizational, project, and time management skills.

  • Recognizes success is dependent upon continual development of team members.

Job Expectations

  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time

Street Address

NC-Charlotte: 301 S College St - Charlotte, NC
CO-Denver: 1700 Lincoln St - Denver, CO
IA-West Des Moines: 800 S Jordan Creek Pkwy - West Des Moines, IA
IA-West Des Moines: 7001 Westown Pkwy - West Des Moines, IA
MN-Minneapolis: 608 2nd Ave S - Minneapolis, MN
MN-Minneapolis: 90 S 7th St - Minneapolis, MN
AZ-PHX-Central Phoenix: 100 W Washington St - Phoenix, AZ
PA-Philadelphia: 1 S Broad St - Philadelphia, PA
TX-San Antonio: 4101 Wiseman Blvd - San Antonio, TX
CA-SF-Financial District: 420 Montgomery - San Francisco, CA


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.