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Data Analytics Senior Audit Manager

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.

The Shared Services Audit Team (SSAT)
The Shared Services audit team facilitates a centralized, internal service provider model for supporting audit work across WFAS; including teams that perform traditional audit testing as well as a centralized data analytics work.

The Role
Due to internal promotions and team growth, WFAS is seeking innovative candidates to fill a Data Analytics Senior Audit Manager (SAM) role. The SAM will be responsible for supporting the strategic direction and implementation of audit activities for our Data Innovation & Analytics (DI&A) audit team within the SSAT team. This position will lead a team of data analysts focused on supporting various WFAS lines of business audit teams to execute the most effective audit testing using a combination of ad-hoc and continuous data analytics.

Job Description
The Data Analytics SAM will oversee approximately 10-12 team members executing risk-based, high quality audit coverage focusing on data analytics. He or she will provide guidance and oversight to ensure coverage is well planned, executed, and reported in accordance with WFAS methodology. The SAM will also be accountable for management of issues to ensure timely resolution. The SAM will be required to work across all WFAS teams and with senior level leaders within WFAS and our business lines building strong partnerships. He or she will also be expected to lead team members providing feedback, coaching, and development guidance.

This position will functionally report to the SSAT DI&A Audit Director and be part of the SSAT Leadership Team.

SAM responsibilities will include the following:

  • Sound decision making abilities and professional skepticism
  • Ability to influence risk management practices
  • Ability to function effectively in a team environment, leading a team of up to 12 team members
  • Ability to contribute to a positive working environment characterized by constructive problem-solving, effective communications and mutual respect
  • Being flexible to add projects or shift priorities readily and efficiently
  • Leading and enthusiastically sharing the benefits of change initiatives
  • Ensuring team delivers quality work on projects requiring a high level of detail

As a Team Member Manager, you are expected to achieve success by leading yourself, your team, and the business. Specifically you will:

  • Lead your team with integrity and create an environment where your team members feel included, valued, and supported to do work that energizes them.
  • Accomplish management responsibilities which include sourcing and hiring talented team members, providing ongoing coaching and feedback, recognizing and developing team members, identifying and managing risks, and completing daily management tasks.


Required Qualifications

  • 8+ 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 or management 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
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and across all organizational levels, where flexibility, collaboration, and adaptability are important
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills
  • Ability to execute in a fast paced, high demand, environment while balancing multiple priorities
  • Solid problem solving skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of audit methodologies and tools that support audit processes

Other Desired Qualifications
  • Proven experience supervising team members who perform data analytics
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative, drive analytics innovation, credibly challenge and proactively influence risk and control environments
  • Experience driving division-wide strategic initiatives preferably within data analytics maturity model
  • Experience executing or leading data analysis using SAS, SQL, or ACL
  • Experience implementing continuous auditing and monitoring processes
  • Ability to quickly evaluate emerging risks, understand impacts to the audit plan and implement appropriate adjustments to the audit plan
  • Capability of building strong working relationships with peers, the line of business, risk management and external stakeholders
  • Ability to attract, mentor and develop professionals, including mid-level managers

Job Expectations

  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time

Street Address

CO-Denver: 1700 Lincoln St - Denver, CO
AZ-PHX-Central Phoenix: 100 W Washington St - Phoenix, AZ
IA-West Des Moines: 1776 Westlakes Pkwy - West Des Moines, IA
MN-Minneapolis: 600 S 4th St - Minneapolis, MN
CA-SF-Financial District: 420 Montgomery - San Francisco, CA
NC-Charlotte: 1525 W Wt Harris Blvd - Charlotte, NC
NC-Charlotte: 301 S College St - Charlotte, NC


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.