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Lead Audit Manager

Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo

Las Vegas, NV, USA · San Diego, CA, USA · Portland, OR, USA · Sacramento, CA, USA · Phoenix, AZ, USA
Posted on Tuesday, August 15, 2023

Wells Fargo is seeking a Lead Audit Manager within Internal Audit. The Lead Audit Manager will lead the execution of the audit process for one of the following Audit lines of business:

  • Audit Practices
  • Chief Administrative Office (CAO)
  • Commercial, Corporate, and Investment Banking (CB-CIB) Audit
  • Community & Small Business Banking Audit Team (CSBBAT)
  • Consumer Lending Audit Team (CLAT)
  • Corporate Risk (CR) Audit
  • Chief Operating Office (COO) Audit
  • Enterprise Functions (EF) Audit
  • Enterprise Technology Audit Group (ETAG)
  • Financial Crimes Audit Team (FiCAT)
  • Wealth & Investment Management (WIM) Audit

Learn more about our career areas and lines of business at

In this role, you will:

  • Lead execution of the integrated audit process
  • Participate in audits in accordance with Wells Fargo Audit Services policy
  • Demonstrate depth and breadth of knowledge and understanding across multiple businesses or develops knowledge in a critical subject matter area
  • Demonstrate comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the financial, operational, technical, and regulatory environment across multiple businesses or develop excellent subject matter knowledge in critical areas of the business
  • Write opinions reflecting relevant facts that lead to logical conclusions
  • Escalate significant risks and loss exposures to appropriate levels of management
  • Ensure documentation and reporting are ready for review by managers and more experienced managers
  • Demonstrate credible challenge
  • Evaluate and provide appropriate solutions for complex problems
  • Lead multiple concurrent projects that are generally moderate to large in size and moderate to high in complexity
  • Lead audit coverage for the firm’s risk management transformation as well as coordinating audit coverage throughout the department.
  • Identify and assess key risks and controls and develop effective test plans for engagements as assigned with limited guidance
  • Present audit results in an objective and unbiased manner
  • Exhibit appropriate judgment regarding issue notification, issue draft findings to client management, and draft final audit reports
  • Develop and maintain excellent business relationships within Internal Audit and with teams companywide

Required Qualifications, US:

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

Desired Qualifications:

  • 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 engagement.
  • Experience with Issue Validation and Remediation
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Participation in an industry group or organization that aligns with Wells Fargo’s support of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Job Expectations:

  • Ability to travel up to 10% of the time
  • This position is not eligible for Visa sponsorship

Pay Range: Denver, CO $111,100.00 - 197,500.00 Annually

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

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

Posting locations:

301 S. College St. - Charlotte, NC
1525 W. WT Harris Blvd. - Charlotte, NC

2200 Concord Pike, Wilmington, DE – 109022

800 S. Jordan Creek Parkway - West Des Moines, IA
5080 Spectrum Drive - Addison, TX
2600 S. Price Rd - Chandler, AZ

600 S. 4th St - Minneapolis, MN

1700 Lincoln St - Denver, CO
4101 Wiseman Blvd - San Antonio, TX

2801 Market St, Saint Louis, MO

101 N Independence Mall E, Philadelphia, PA – 140399

Position is subject to Wells Fargo Advisors Regulatory Compliance Supervision requirements.

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.

Candidates applying to job openings posted in Canada: Applications for employment are encouraged from all qualified candidates, including women, persons with disabilities, aboriginal peoples and visible minorities. Accommodation for applicants with disabilities is available upon request in connection with the recruitment process.

Drug and Alcohol Policy

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