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Operational Risk Consultant 3

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. 

Corporate Risk helps all Wells Fargo businesses identify and manage risk. We focus on three key risk areas: credit risk, operational risk and market risk. We help our management and Board of Directors identify and monitor risks that may affect multiple lines of business, and take appropriate action when business activities exceed the risk tolerance of the company.

Let’s talk about building a rewarding career.


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.

It starts with you. Our goal is to attract, develop, retain and motivate the most talented people - those who care and who work together as partners across business units and functions. We value and promote diversity and inclusion in every aspect of our business and at every level of our organization.

Wealth and Investment Management (WIM) is one of the company’s four main divisions. WIM businesses build enduring client relationships through sound, thoughtful and objective advice. We help our clients by developing individualized plans for everything from retirement goals to business succession planning, to family legacy intentions. Services include comprehensive planning and advice, investment management, brokerage, private banking, estate planning strategies, trust, insurance and both individual and institutional retirement.

A Process, Risk and Control position is available in Wealth and Investment Management (WIM) within the WIM Operational Risk Management team. This is a critical position with a significant role in executing the Business Process Risk Management (BPRM) program for WIM. This position will join the existing, high performing WIM BPRM team and will work to further enhance the WIM process, risk and control inventory, will perform process walkthroughs and develop workflow maps for WIM identified high risk business processes. Additionally, this person will have the opportunity to advance the design and implementation of an ongoing and sustainable operational risk and control capability for WIM in support of BPRM.

A successful candidate will have the ability to work with multiple partners at all levels within WIM lines of business, other Wells Fargo lines of business, and corporate level partners accountable for similar enterprise initiatives. The person in this role will work with complex business units to understand and document their most critical business processes and related risks and controls. Candidates will need to demonstrate a firm understanding of operational risk governance, WIM core business functions, and effective business process, risk and control design. This person will have the ability to see the big picture and leverage resources within and outside of WIM to ensure the success of WIM’s control assurance efforts.

Please note: Based on the volume of applications received, this job posting may be removed prior to the indicated close date. If you do not apply prior to the closing of this posting, we encourage you to apply for other opportunities with Wells Fargo.

Required Qualifications

  • 2+ 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
  • 2+ years of experience in one or a combination of the following: additional compliance, additional operational risk management, IT systems security, business process management or financial services industry experience; or a BS/BA degree or higher in business or a related field

Desired Qualifications

  • Intermediate 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
  • Experience developing partnerships and collaborating with other business and functional areas
  • Knowledge and understanding of project and process management

Other Desired Qualifications
  • Experience in business process analysis and development of structured process workflow documentation utilizing Microsoft Visio

Street Address

NC-Charlotte: 401 S Tryon St - Charlotte, NC
GA-Atlanta: 171 17th St Nw - Atlanta, GA
MO-Saint Louis: 1 N Jefferson Ave - Saint Louis, MO


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.