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Wells Fargo Senior Lead Audit Manager - Corporate Risk in MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota

About this role:

Wells Fargo is seeking a Senior Lead Audit Manager within their Corporate Risk Audit Team. Corporate Risk provides audit coverage of Independent Testing and Validation, Compliance Risk, Credit Risk, Operational Risk, Strategic Enterprise Risk, Market & Counterparty Risk, Model Risk, Risk Strategy, Planning, and Governance, as well as Chief Risk Officer organizations.

In this role, you will:

  • Manage a team of audit staff to resolve highly complex and unique challenges requiring in depth evaluation across multiple areas or the enterprise, delivering solutions that are long term

  • Manage defined audits within one or more segments of the Audit Plan

  • Ensure audit engagements are risk based, and executed according to Wells Fargo Audit Services policies and guidance

  • Assist in planning and organizing work in an annual cycle and project cycle

  • Supervise and oversee assigned audits

  • Provide timely feedback, coaching and monitoring of audit work and staff

  • Develop and maintain solid business relationships within Wells Fargo Audit Services and with teams across Wells Fargo, and other stakeholders

Required Qualifications, US:

7+ years of Audit or Risk experience, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education

Desired Qualifications:

  • Direct Internal Audit experience

  • Experience at a financial institution or accounting firm

  • A BS/BA degree or higher

  • Solid knowledge and understanding of audit or risk methodologies and supporting tools

  • Strong understanding of financial regulatory environment

  • Certification in one or more of the following: CPA, CAMS, CRCM, CIA, CISA or Commissioned Bank Examiner designation

  • Experience leading and providing feedback to staff on audit projects or engagements

  • Experience with Issue Validation and Remediation

  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

  • Experience in Human Resources, Public Affairs and/or Human Capital Risk Management in Audit and/or Front Line is preferred

  • Solid understanding of Institution of Internal Audit (IIA) standards, regulatory requirements, and industry guidelines

  • Banking experience, preferably a large financial institution

  • Operational Risk Management or a second line enterprise function

Job Expectations:

  • Ability to travel up to 10%

  • Hybrid work schedule. Must be able to work from one of the approved job posting locations 3 days in office & 2 days remote

  • This position is not eligible for Visa sponsorship

May be considered for a discretionary bonus, Restricted Share Rights, or other long-term incentive awards

Pay Range

$144,400.00 - $300,000.00 Annual


Wells Fargo provides all eligible full- and part-time employees with a comprehensive set of benefits designed to protect their physical and financial health and to help them make the most of their financial future. Visit Benefits - Wells Fargo Careers for an overview of the following benefit plans and programs offered to employees.

  • 401(k) Plan

  • Paid Time Off

  • Parental Leave

  • Critical Caregiving Leave

  • Discounts and Savings

  • Health Benefits

  • Commuter Benefits

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Scholarships for dependent children

  • Adoption Reimbursement

We Value Diversity

At Wells Fargo, we believe in diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace; accordingly, we welcome applications for employment from all qualified candidates, regardless of race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, individuals with disabilities, pregnancy, marital status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

Employees support our focus on building strong customer relationships balanced with a strong risk mitigating and compliance-driven culture which firmly establishes those disciplines as critical to the success of our customers and company. They are accountable for execution of all applicable risk programs (Credit, Market, Financial Crimes, Operational, Regulatory Compliance), which includes effectively following and adhering to applicable Wells Fargo policies and procedures, appropriately fulfilling risk and compliance obligations, timely and effective escalation and remediation of issues, and making sound risk decisions. There is emphasis on proactive monitoring, governance, risk identification and escalation, as well as making sound risk decisions commensurate with the business unit's risk appetite and all risk and compliance program requirements.

Candidates applying to job openings posted in US: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Drug and Alcohol Policy

Wells Fargo maintains a drug free workplace. Please see our Drug and Alcohol Policy to learn more.


Req Number: R-258011-6

Updated: Thu Jun 01 00:00:00 UTC 2023

Location: MINNEAPOLIS,Minnesota