Wells Fargo Analytic Consultant 4 - Strategic Controls & Analytics Consultant in Chandler, Arizona

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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.

Wholesale Banking, led by Perry Pelos, provides financial solutions to businesses across the United States and globally, with annual sales generally in excess of $5 million. It has nine major business lines: Business Banking, Middle Market Banking, Government and Institutional Banking, Corporate Banking, Commercial Real Estate, Financial Institutions Group, Wells Fargo Commercial Capital, Wells Fargo Securities, and Principal Investments. It also has groups in credit risk, operational risk and compliance, finance, marketing, human relations, and the Wholesale Chief Operating Office supporting its businesses.

The Wholesale Financial Crimes Risk Control (WFCRC) team is responsible for the coordination, oversight, and ultimate execution of Wholesale Banking’s commitments to key internal and external stakeholders as it relates to the management of financial crimes risk with the Wholesale Bank. In addition to having responsibility for Wholesale Banking’s execution of the Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering (BSA/AML) program, WFCRC is also responsible for the remediation of the OCC BSA/AML Consent Order.

This team will partner with line of business (LOB), operations, risk, and compliance team members, Wholesale Control Executive Office, Enterprise Financial Crimes Risk Management, Wells Fargo Audit Services, and Testing & Validation to advocate and ensure alignment in scope, purpose, expectations, and execution of the Wholesale Financial Crimes Program. The team will achieve this through a focus on strong communication, strategic planning, thoughtful and meaningful tracking/reporting, and timely escalation and change management.

The newly created Wholesale Financial Crimes Strategic Controls and Analytics team within WFCRC is seeking a dynamic analytics consultant. WFCRC has an exciting opportunity for an experienced, forward-thinking Analytics Consultant (AC). The AC will report to the Strategic Controls and Analytics (SCA) Reporting and Analytics Lead and will help provide BSA/AML and Financial Crimes expertise and oversight to the Wholesale LOBs and other key stakeholders.

In general, an AC4 is responsible for very complex partner assignments, to identify and define strategic business issues that require analysis, and translates this information into insight, knowledge, and understanding of the business and the industry. The AC4 consults and performs very complex analyses/analysis design involving data mining from multiple sources and/or predictive modeling, regression/multivariate financial, comparative analysis, customer/demographic analysis, etc. Analytics involved generally span multiple functional areas/business lines/data sources.

Responsibilities also include:

  • Identifying opportunities for additional statistical models and/or creating sophisticated computer modeling approaches to analyze and forecast business performance

  • Participating in and/or leading management information capabilities development work

  • Interpreting and presenting results of analyses and recommendations to senior management.

The AC4 ensures adherence to data management/data governance regulations and policies. Data involved may be very large, structured or unstructured, and from multiple sources. To a certain degree, the AC4 may be involved directly or indirectly in the technical build-out and/or support of databases, query tools, reporting tools, BI tools, dashboards, etc. that enable analysis, modeling, and/or data visualization. Leads project/virtual teams & mentors lower level staff.

This AC4 posting is within the WFCRC SCA. This group is responsible for oversight of all data movement and analysis related to all the operational risk functions within the Wholesale division.

Specifically, this AC4 will be responsible for data analytics processes and results for Wholesale Financial Crimes Risk and Compliance. This position will be a contributor on the team with the following responsibilities:

  • Write/code SQL (Oracle, SQL, Teradata) and use MS Excel to identify customer populations and key data elements in support of data enrichment and document remediation efforts in a highly complex environment

  • Define and build data repositories to support long-term analytics needs and centralize commonly referenced data

  • Identify data sources and data gaps, perform data compares by writing/coding SQL (Oracle, SQL, Teradata), importing temporary datasets, and using MS Excel

  • Perform analytics required to support various projects or information requests

  • Identify requirements for and work with teams to build reports to support ongoing information needs relative to WFCRC processes and controls

  • Write/code SQL (Oracle, SQL, Teradata) and use Excel to define and execute queries or logic to retrieve data from various sources within and possibly outside of Wells Fargo

  • Analyze data and create summaries in MS Excel, MS Word, MS Visio, or PowerPoint for management review and communication

Locations: preferred locations are listed, however other locations may be considered.

Team members 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.

Required Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of SQL experience

  • 6+ years of experience in one or a combination of the following: reporting, analytics, or modeling; or a Masters degree or higher in a quantitative field such as applied math, statistics, engineering, physics, accounting, finance, economics, econometrics, computer sciences, or business/social and behavioral sciences with a quantitative emphasis and 4+ years of experience in one or a combination of the following: reporting, analytics, or modeling

Desired Qualifications:

  • Microsoft Excel spreadsheets experience importing, exporting, and manipulating data

  • SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) experience

  • Tableau experience

  • Teradata experience

  • Ability to dissect technical problems, analyze data, and recommend potential solutions

  • Ability to execute in a fast paced, high demand, environment while balancing multiple priorities

  • Ability to exercise independent judgment and creative problem solving techniques

  • Ability to prioritize work, meet deadlines, achieve goals, and work under pressure in a dynamic and complex environment

  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills, including high level of proficiency in modeling

  • Advanced Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint) skills

  • Knowledge and understanding of database analysis and development

  • Knowledge and understanding of database querying and creating ad hoc reporting results using TSQL or similar querying methods

  • Knowledge and understanding of wholesale banking products and services

  • Outstanding problem solving skills

  • Strong organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills

  • Knowledge and understanding of database querying and creating ad hoc reporting results using SQL or similar querying methods

  • Advanced Microsoft Visio skills

  • International or wholesale banking exposure; preferably within Wells Fargo

  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of research and analysis

  • Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy

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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.

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.