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Internal Audit is a provider of independent, objective assurance services delivered through a highly competent and diverse team. As a business partner, Audit helps the company accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes.
Wells Fargo Internal Audit has a challenging opportunity on the highly-visible Quantitative Model Risk Audit Team within Corporate Risk and Capital Market (CRCM). We are looking for an individual with quantitative education and experience to provide audit coverage of analytical models used at the company. This individual will be a subject matter expert supporting the daily operations and the audit coverage approach with the team.
This position provides a unique opportunity to gain a broad understanding of the risk management of models across the company, in areas such as market risk, trading products, counterparty risk, and wealth & investment management. The individual will play an instrumental role in the audit of the models used to meet the regulatory requirements of Basel, CCAR, and the Market Risk Rule.
Responsibilities for this role include, but are not limited, to the following:
Providing leadership and credibility in the challenge of modeling practices in the company, including performing replication analyses with data mining and coding.
Planning, executing, and leading technical audit reviews of models, modeling and validation areas, and model risk governance processes.
Providing expert guidance and support on technical model questions, model risk policy, regulatory requirements, and best industry practices to Wells Fargo Internal Audit staff, senior management, and business partners.
Producing quality deliverables suitable for senior management and external distribution.
Communicating testing findings and conclusions verbally and in writing to key stakeholders.
Building and maintaining relationships with internal and external model stakeholders.
Understanding model risk regulatory requirements, supervisory guidance, model risk policy and current industry practices in areas of expertise.
Developing an understanding of Wells Fargo audit methodology and policy.
Developing business knowledge of focus modeling areas.
Training, mentoring, and providing direction to junior team members and supporting their development.
Work effectively independently and within a team.
Championing opportunities and recommendations for process improvement.
2+ years of experience in an advanced scientific or mathematical field
A master's degree or higher in a quantitative field such as mathematics, statistics, engineering, physics, economics, or computer science
Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
Ability to negotiate, influence, and collaborate to build successful relationships
Strong organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills
Ability to work effectively in a team environment and across all organizational levels, where flexibility, collaboration, and adaptability are important
Ability to execute in a fast paced, high demand, environment while balancing multiple priorities
Solid problem solving skills
Good analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy
Other Desired Qualifications
A PhD or Master's degree in mathematics, physics, engineering, computer science, Mathematical finance, or other quantitative field.
A PhD with 2+ years or a Master's degree with 6+ years of experience in model development, model validation, or model risk auditing of market risk, trading products, counterparty credit risk, and wealth & investment management in the financial services industry, preferably with a large bank.
Capital markets and derivatives: knowledge of financial derivatives (futures, swaps, vanilla options, exotic options, or asset back securities including RMBS), capital market structures, market risk management practices, and general derivative pricing theories.
Quantitative and numerical methods skills: solid background in mathematical techniques such as numerical methods, finite difference methods for PDE, stochastic calculus, Monte Carlo simulation, optimization, or other statistical methodologies.
Hands-on knowledge and experience with one or more technical tools such as Python, C/C++/C#, SQL, R, Python, Matlab, SPlus, Gauss, or SAS
Working knowledge of SR 11-7, SR15-18, OCC 2011-12 supervisory guidance, and Basel - FRTB
Ability to summarize, document, and communicate critical information and ability to convey results to diverse audiences, of either technical or non-technical background.
Ability to travel up to 10% of the time
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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.
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