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Senior Lead Auditor
Location:
Charlotte , North Carolina
Posted:
December 13, 2017
Reference:
5352165-7
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 and advisory services delivered through a highly professional and diverse team. As a business partner, Audit makes significant contributions to protecting the value of Wells Fargo’s corporate assets.

Wells Fargo Audit Services is separated into individual audit teams, each led by an Executive Audit Director (EAD). These teams include Capital & Model Risk Audit Team (CMRAT), Community Banking & Operations (CBO), Consumer Lending Group (CLG), Corporate Risk (CR), Conduct and Sales Practices (CSP), Enterprise Technology Audit Group (ETAG), Finance & Corporate Activities (FCA), Financial Crimes Audit Team (FiCAT), Shared Services Audit Team (SSAT), Strategy & Operations (SAOG), Wealth and Investment Management (WIM), and Wholesale Banking (WHLS).

The primary function of Audit 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. While audit skills are a primary need, teams also seek potential candidates who can demonstrate subject matter knowledge of Regulatory Compliance including BSA/AML, Basel, operational risk, data analytics, credit functions, stress testing, model risk, and Information Technology General Controls (ITGC). We offer traditional audit roles on our various lines of business teams and non-traditional roles that support teams through audit professional practices activities, coverage coordination, subject matter expertise, and methodology change groups.

Specific Duties:

  • Leads execution of the audit process primarily as auditor in-charge and may participate in audit testing to provide subject matter knowledge and skills.
  • 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, prepares draft findings to line of business management, and drafts final audit reports for review by the Engagement Supervisor and Senior Audit Manager.
  • Demonstrates depth and breadth of knowledge of business lines including operational, financial, regulatory, and technology impact.
  • Utilizes knowledge that expands across multiple businesses and in subject matter areas.
  • Leads projects ranging in size and complexity based upon level of experience.
  • Evaluates and provides appropriate solutions for 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 risk exposures to appropriate levels of management.
Required Qualifications

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

Desired Qualifications

  • Audit experience at a financial institution or accounting firm
  • A BS/BA degree or higher
  • Ability to obtain or currently hold one or more of the following certifications: CIA, CISA, CPA, CAMS, or CRCM
  • Solid knowledge and understanding of audit methodologies and processes
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • 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
  • Good analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy

Other Desired Qualifications
  • Experience leading and providing feedback to staff on audit projects or engagements. Similar to Auditor in Charge responsibilities.
  • Specialization in areas such as Regulatory Compliance including BSA/AML, Basel, operational risk, data analytics, credit functions, stress testing, model risk, and Information Technology General Controls (ITGC).
Job Expectations

  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time

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.


A little about us:
Wells Fargo is committed to hiring and retaining active military personnel and veterans. Our goal is to employ 20,000 veterans by 2020.

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