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Data Analytics - Independent Testing Specialist

Company: Wells Fargo
Location: Charlotte
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

About this role:

Wells Fargo Enterprise Functions T&V is seeking an Independent Testing Specialist within the Regulatory Reporting Incremental Compliance Team. Learn more about the career areas and lines of business at .

The Data Analytics - Independent Testing Specialist will support testing of regulatory and risk reports through the acquisition, analysis, and testing of data relevant to reporting.

In this role, you will:

  • Navigate large, complex technology environments to understand the flow of data from origination through to regulatory and risk reports
  • Support the acquisition of data relevant to testing through identification of systems by facilitating reporting, collaborating with business partners to obtain system access, extracting data using SAS, SQL, or similar methods, validating and formatting the data for analysis, and documenting procedures performed to acquire the data
  • Partner with team members to share information on the data received and collaborate on design strategies to analyze the data including creation of data subsets or calculated fields
  • Independently research issues relating to data integrity driving to root cause, including assessing impact to regulatory and risk reports, by applying a mix of data knowledge and business knowledge
  • Develop an understanding of reporting requirements for relevant regulatory and risk reports
  • Perform advanced data analytics of regulatory and risk reporting data, and assessing quality of relevant data and information reported
  • Support efforts to effectively identify risks to report production processes through testing
  • Provide consultation and subject matter expertise for process and control related matters including evaluating severity of control deficiencies and related remediation efforts
  • Document test results and any issues identified while also providing recommendations to management
  • Provide credible challenge to process owners as needed
  • Act as a change agent for continual improvement of the control environment
  • Participate in less complex development and design of methodologies and standards for review activities companywide in alignment with the risk management framework
  • Ensure effective and appropriate testing, validation, and documentation of review activities for risk programs, risks, and controls according to standards and other applicable policies within Independent Testing
  • Support and implement less complex initiatives with low to moderate risk and exercise independent judgment to guide risk reporting, escalation, and resolution
  • Present recommendations for resolving more complex situations and exercise independent judgment while developing expertise in risk management framework and the risk and control environment
  • Collaborate and consult with colleagues, internal partners and management Required Qualifications, US:
    • 2+ years of Independent Testing experience, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education Desired Qualifications:
      • Experience with SAS or SQL, or other data management, reporting and query tools
      • Good analytical skills including analyzing complex data
      • Ability to gather, analyze, and interpret large datasets
      • Good verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
      • Ability to take on a high level of responsibility, initiative, and accountability
      • Ability to develop partnerships and collaborate with other business and functional areas
      • Good analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy
      • Ability to work effectively, as well as independently, in a team environment
      • Ability to articulate complex concepts in a clear manner
      • Ability to work in a fast paced deadline driven environment
      • Knowledge and understanding of technical documents
      • Advanced Microsoft Office skills
      • Experience in gathering, analyzing and interpreting large datasets
      • Experience using SQL within SAS, and execute against other databases such as Oracle, Teradata and SQL Server
      • Ability to interpret technical documents and system flows to translate into reporting requirements Job Expectations:

        Posting Locations:
        • Charlotte, NC
        • Fort Mill, SC
        • West Des Moines, IA
        • Minneapolis, MN
        • Irving, TX
        • St. Louis, MO
        • Tempe, AZ Preferred location(s) listed above. Other locations within the Wells Fargo footprint may be considered for current Wells Fargo employees.

          Job posting may come down early due to volume of applicants.

          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.

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