Compliance Consultant 5 (Virtual Channels - Digital)

Posted on May 18, 2019 by Wells Fargo

Charlotte, NC 28201
Information Technology
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
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.

Wells Fargo Compliance is the company's compliance independent risk management function, providing company-wide leadership, standards, support, and independent oversight to ensure that all front-line business groups abide by applicable laws, rules, regulations and regulatory guidance (regulatory requirements), meet compliance responsibilities, and manage compliance risks. Wells Fargo Compliance credibly challenges management decisions, business processes and activities, and evaluates and assesses adherence to applicable regulatory requirements. It provides appropriate analysis, reporting, and escalation to senior management and the Board of Directors, sets minimum standards for the company, and gives advice, guidance, and support for compliance risk management activities across the enterprise.

Payments, Virtual Solutions and Innovations (PVSI) Compliance institutes the development, implementation, and execution of the compliance strategy for PVSI supporting its' payments platforms including digital capabilities, online, mobile, and phone channels, and innovation teams. PVSI Compliance provides independent oversight and support to PVSI lines of business including Operations, Cards & Retail Services, Deposit Products Group, Wells Fargo Virtual Channels, Innovations, and Treasury, Merchant Payments & Solutions.

This position supports WF Digital Channel that provides digital capabilities, online and mobile banking, digital payments and wallets. In this role, the Compliance Consultant will provide independent Compliance oversight and support for WF Digital Channel team and digital products and services.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Promote a strong Compliance culture throughout the Virtual Channels - Digital line of business
  • Provide Compliance oversight and subject matter expertise on regulatory compliance requirements
  • Provide advice to business management in the development of procedures and controls for the Digital Channel, designed to achieve and ensure compliance with corporate and regulatory requirements and corporate policies.
  • Assess New Business Initiatives (proposed new products and services) and other key business projects for compliance risks; provide regulatory compliance requirements and controls, credible challenges and Compliance approvals.
  • Identify and escalate emerging risks or issues to management and risk partners as appropriate. Collaborate with the business, control teams, legal and risk partners to document process and fulfillment concerns and propose solutions.
  • Monitor key business compliance issues, issue identification and timely resolution.
  • Maintain and foster strong relationships with product teams, Control partners, legal and other line of business to facilitate discussions and resolve issues.
  • Support Business Process mapping to ensure key compliance controls are identified/developed/documented.
  • Business Process and Controls- Evaluate business processes and controls impacted by emerging risk, recommend control enhancements; monitor key controls, identify, assess, escalate process issues and control gaps.
  • Assist in managing responses and addressing compliance issues raised in audit reports, independent testing and Self-Assessment reviews.
  • May oversee junior compliance consultants in performing duties above

Location: Preferred locations Charlotte, NC; Des Moines, IA.; Minneapolis, MN; St Louis, MN; Phoenix/Chandler, AZ. Other locations will be considered within the Wells Fargo footprint.

Required Qualifications

  • 10+ 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; or 10+ years of IT systems security, business process management or financial services industry experience, of which 5+ years must include direct experience in compliance, operational risk management, or a combination of both

Desired Qualifications

  • 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
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy

Other Desired Qualifications
  • Strong knowledge and in depth understanding of digital banking channels, digital services, functionality and payments
  • Experience with the interpretation of laws, rulings and regulations impacting the Digital Channels and advise the business as appropriate, including (but not limited to) Reg E, Reg P, Reg B, Reg Z, AML/BSA, FCRA, UDAAP, eSign, Authentication as well as OCC guidances; subject matter expertise in one or more of these regulations is preferred
  • Providing advice that protects the Bank's reputation and mitigates regulatory risk.
  • Ability to think critically, prioritize, work effectively and independently in a fast-paced, changing
  • Ability to present to senior management in a clear and concise manner in written and oral form
  • Experience in building and maintaining relationships, experience in collaborating with and providing credible challenge to business and risk management partners
  • Ability to partner with Regulatory Relations and Wells Fargo Audit Services.

Job Expectations

  • Ability to travel up to 5% 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.

Reference: 707998013

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