Enterprise Controls & Oversight – Governance & Oversight Regulatory Reporting Subject Matter Expert

Location: Minneapolis, MN, United States
Date Posted: 19-07-2018
Locations: Minneapolis MN or Charlotte NC

We are seeking a highly motivated individual with a strong understanding of Regulatory Reporting governance and controls to join our Governance and Oversight team as a subject matter expert (SME). The Governance and Oversight team has enterprise-wide exposure to key stakeholders within the external financial reporting infrastructure and is a component of the Enterprise Controls & Oversight group that reports to the Corporate Controller. 

The team supports the company’s on-going objective of maintaining an industry leading financial and regulatory reporting control environment and is responsible for the following directives: 
  • Providing meaningful assessments of the current financial and regulatory reporting control environment, including internal control over the Company’s financial and regulatory reporting environment
  • Development, governance and oversight of Well Fargo & Company’s COSO based policies for internal controls over regulatory reporting. Strategic planning to maintain industry leading financial and regulatory reporting COSO polices and proactive anticipation of internal control related matters 
  • Monitoring new and emerging internal control and regulatory reporting related guidance and issues and assist with facilitating group-wide training to interested and impacted stakeholders
  • Providing consultation and subject matter expertise for process and control related matters, including evaluating severity of control deficiencies and related remediation efforts 
  • Providing process and control support and thought leadership for EC&O sponsored projects
  • Interfacing with regulators, Corporate Finance, Treasury and other stakeholders on control related matters
  • Acting as a change agent for continual improvement of the control environment
     
This individual will be a governance & oversight subject matter expert with an emphasis on regulatory reporting. Specific responsibilities include: 
  • Developing processes to execute on team directives related to internal control over regulatory reporting
  • Building relationships and collaborating with key stakeholders in the regulatory reporting and SEC reporting internal control infrastructures
  • Assisting with implementing the Company’s COSO-based Regulatory Reporting Governance & Oversight Framework
  • Assisting with implementing key initiatives related to internal control over financial and regulatory reporting, including implementation of the 2013 COSO Framework 
     
The successful candidate will be a highly motivated team player that has a strong interest in COSO, is a self-starter who is accustomed to working in complex organizations with a diverse group of stakeholders, and someone who is able to withstand challenges and adapt accordingly. This individual should have practical experience with financial reports filed with the regulatory agencies (FRB, OCC, FDIC) and knowledge of financial services products. Additionally, the candidate should possess executive presence and be accustomed to presenting material to senior executives. The candidate should be flexible, be able to withstand challenges and adapt accordingly.

Required Qualifications:
  • 6+ years of experience in one or a combination of the following: finance, accounting, analytics, reporting or business/technology audit or a BS/BA degree or higher in Finance, Accounting, Statistics, Economics, or Business and 4+ years of experience in one or a combination of the following: finance, accounting, analytics, reporting or business/technology audit
 
Desired Qualifications:
  • An active Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation 
  • Big four public accounting experience
 
Other Desired Qualifications:
  • Practical experience with financial reports filed with the regulatory agencies (FRB, OCC, FDIC)
  • Experience evaluating control deficiencies and related remediation activities
  • Experience with relationship building and collaboration with stakeholders spanning multiple levels from staff level to senior and executive management 
  • Experience with large financial institutions
 
For immediate consideration, please submit a recent resume in MS Word format in addition to a detailed cover letter with salary expectation.
 
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