About this role: Intl Controllers group is responsible for regulatory, financial and management reporting requirements in the region. The team also provides local support for varied financial services business lines as well as the Regional CFO/ management team
In this role, you will:
- Responsible for management and coordination of the change activity impacting EMEA controllers, acting as a clear point of ownership for both internal and external stakeholders
- Develop and maintain structures and relationships to gather the information required to maintain a transparent change portfolio view (current status and future book of work)
- Implement governance structures within the EMEA Controller team to help manage key elements of the change lifecycle (Identify, Assess, Prioritize, Resource and Implement) in an iterative manner
- Engage with key stakeholders to support planning, testing and implementation of projects and initiatives within the EMEA Portfolio
- Day to day management & tracking of the Book of Work
- Act as an escalation point for product owners where there are impediments not being removed through the scrum structure on a portfolio item
- Analyze and identify cross project dependencies across key book of work items
- Support International Controllers on resource planning and budgeting processes
- Lead the International controller senior governance forum working with other regional leads for input (APAC & AMERICA's)
- Act as key point person for BoW handover processes to stakeholders outside of Controllers (e.g. Data remediation teams, upstream system of record changes)
- Work with EMEA Policy & Compliance to ensure there is a clear Horizon scanning view of future BoW (12-18 month continuous window of proactive planning)
- Partner with colleagues in Project Management, Technology, Controllers and various other teams to help map regulatory requirements to documented specifications and help support successful implementations of automated reporting solutions
- Liaison point person for second and third line of defense for book of work tracking and prioritization processes and controls
- Provide Program/ PMO support where required
Required Qualifications, International:
- University degree preferred in business, finance or accounting
- Experience managing change activity within financial services organization - Finance/ Regulatory experience preferred
- Clear understanding of change management discipline and ability to collaborate with external and internal stakeholders across global regions
- Strong project management skills
- Strong communication skills (verbal/ written), with the ability to present concisely and accurately to senior audiences
- A self-starter with excellent time and project management skills that can identify, plan, prioritize and deliver various workstreams against deadlines
- Strong technical background and proficiency with systems and spreadsheet skills including various Microsoft products like Word, Excel, Access, Visio etc.
- Proven ability to work independently and to identify and resolve issues by exercising professional judgement
- Ability to understand Portfolio/ Book of work items to the level required to make budget, resource, complexity and prioritization decisions
- Attention to detail to ensure full BoW is managed and the EMEA/ International controller strategy is being delivered though appropriate prioritization
We Value Diversity
- Proven track record in building out Change Mgmt. Frameworks and Operating Models
- Intuitive; fast learner with good problem-solving skills
- Clear understanding of internal and external expectations in respect of controls and governance
- Experience with iterative delivery/ Agile
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.
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