Wells FargoDes Moines 50315
Part Time

Identify and develop compensating controls that mitigate audit findings and make recommendations to management.

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Senior Auditor

Wells Fargo
Part Time Wells Fargo Bank, 600 Army Post Rd, Des Moines, IA 50315, United States


About this role:

Wells Fargo is seeking a Senior Auditor to provide Audit coverage of Operational Risk Management (ORM), second line of defense.

ORM resides within Independent Risk Management (IRM), is led by Chief Operational Risk Officer, and is accountable for the identification, measurement, assessment monitoring, aggregation and reporting of operational risk. ORM includes governance, reporting, enterprise risk program (e.g, Issue Management, Risk Measurement) and operational risk program components.

This role will report directly to Audit Management Senior Manager and will play an active role in supporting audit coverage for the firm's risk management as well as coordinating audit coverage throughout the department.

In this role, you will:

  • Perform audit testing components of assigned audits within multiple segments of the Audit Plan

  • Plan and execute independent audit testing and ensure that they are timely and accurate

  • Identify and assess key risks and controls

  • Execute and document work in accordance with Wells Fargo Audit Services policy

  • Identify and develop compensating controls that mitigate audit findings and make recommendations to management

  • Inform manager of situational issues that might compromise objectivity or independence

  • Design and execute tests to verify control effectiveness

  • Document work papers according to the standards of the Internal Audit policy and guidance

  • Demonstrate professional skepticism while performing major components of audits

  • Lead smaller scale audits or projects

  • Develop ways to improve existing audit practices

  • Develop effective test plans for engagements as assigned with limited guidance

  • Participate in projects as directed

  • Develop business partnerships within Internal Audit and with teams companywide through professional communication and clear audit deliverables

Required Qualifications, US:

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

Job Expectations:

  • Ability to travel up to 10%

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

The position is not eligible for Visa sponsorship.

Pay Range

$84,000.00 - $149,400.00


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   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 to learn more.