Associate Auditor

Job Description

When you look at your career, you want to know that you’re making a difference. You want to go home every day proud of what you’ve done. At Wells Fargo Audit Services (WFAS), we’re with you! WFAS is a provider of independent, objective assurance and advisory services delivered through a highly professional and diverse team. WFAS makes significant contributions to protecting the value of Wells Fargo’s corporate assets through their independent assessment of our internal businesses’ processes, risks and controls. The primary function of the audit group is to determine if the company’s risk management, systems of control, and governance processes are adequate and functioning as intended. Working together, we reduce risk to protect our customers, our team members, and our communities to enhance shareholder value.

WFAS is seeking talented college graduates to join its audit team as an Associate Auditor. The Associate Auditor Program is an exciting place to begin your career. This 12-month professional development program will expose you to several areas of the company and allow you to develop critical skills in internal audit, leadership, and communication. We are currently recruiting for several Associate Auditor positions.

Associate Auditors participate in basic audit projects as directed by auditors-in-charge. They are responsible for developing and applying basic audit skills while performing test work in audits of business activities; applying WFAS knowledge to audits; documenting work performed according to WFAS standards and policy; identifying audit exceptions and issues; making recommendations to management; and discussing findings with auditors-in-charge, supervisors, and business partners.

The Associate Program provides exceptional grounding for those seeking careers in financial services. Upon successful completion of the program, you will remain with Audit Services.

As an Associate Auditor you will:

  • Learn the fundamentals of financial services, auditing, and risk analysis in both classroom and on-the-job training.
  • Take part in a range of audit projects that will expose you to a multitude of Wells Fargo businesses.
  • Gain insight into the complex world of risk management through exposure to a variety of audit projects ranging from regulatory compliance to information technology.
  • Interface with various levels of business management and team members
  • Benefit from a strong learning curriculum and ongoing professional development offerings that underscore a strong commitment to continuous learning.
  • Receive continual feedback, coaching, and mentoring during the program.
  • Travel approximately 25%


  • Wells Fargo will not sponsor visas for this position and will not hire individuals whose work eligibility is based on their F-1 or other student visa status. Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis.
  • This position may close earlier than noted due to high volume of applicants.
Required Qualifications

  • 3+ months of experience in one or more of the following audit skill sets: control testing, control and risk identification or analysis; or a BS/BA degree or higher in business, accounting, finance, or information systems

Desired Qualifications

  • Audit experience at a large financial institution or auditing company.
  • A BS/BA degree or higher in accounting, finance, or business administration
  • 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

Other Desired Qualifications
  • Four year undergraduate or graduate degree obtained between June 2015 – June 2018*
  • Strong academic results
Job Expectations

  • Ability to travel up to 25% 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.

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