Operational Risk Consultant 4-PVSI UAR/SAR Analyst – Minneapolis, MN

Job Description

Important Note: During the application process, ensure your contact information (email and phone number) is up to date and upload your current resume prior to submitting your application for consideration. To participate in some selection activities you will need to respond to an invitation. The invitation can be sent by both email and text message. In order to receive text message invitations, your profile must include a mobile phone number designated as “Personal Cell” or “Cellular” in the contact information of your application.

At Wells Fargo, we want to satisfy our customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially. We’re looking for talented people who will put our customers at the center of everything we do. Join our diverse and inclusive team where you’ll feel valued and inspired to contribute your unique skills and experience.

Help us build a better Wells Fargo. It all begins with outstanding talent. It all begins with you.

The Payments, Virtual Solutions, and Innovation (PVSI) team includes Operations, Consumer Credit Card, Retail Services, Consumer Deposits, the Innovation Group, Treasury Management, Merchant Services, Marketing and Wells Fargo Virtual Channels and the professional services teams that partner with these businesses. PVSI’s focus is on delivering the next generation of payments and deposit capabilities and advancing our digital and online offerings to design new customer experiences and products. Our guiding principles are to start with the customer, move faster, and partner effectively.

PVSI BSA Risk Control Team is seeking a detail oriented, highly motivated BSA, AML, Sanctions policy expert. This position will report to the PVSI BSA Operations Manager and will play a critical role specific to policy development, implementation, and maintenance; building and maintaining strong relationships with the Financial Crimes Risk Management Office and Legal Department as well as other key financial crimes stakeholders; and conducting emerging risk research and recommendations. This position has potential for leadership and growth within the team.

  • Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, the following:
  • Quality review of Unusual Activity Report (UAR) filings
  • Identification of patterns, anomalies and/or trends within reported unusual activity (UARs).
  • Review, analysis, and documentation of SAR filings for timeliness, trends, identification of suspicious situations that require escalation
  • Investigate OFAC escalations to identify potential match information to determine a true match or false postitive

PVSI HUB locations in Atlanta, Dallas, Denver,San Antonio, Portland, Salt Lake City, Phoenix/St. Louis, Richmond, and Wilmington)

Required Qualifications

  • 6+ years of experience in compliance, operational risk management (includes audit, legal, credit risk, market risk, or the management of a process or business with accountability for compliance or operational risk), or a combination of both; or 6+ years of IT systems security, business process management or financial services industry experience, of which 3+ years must include direct experience in compliance, operational risk management, or a combination of both

Desired Qualifications

  • 2+ years of experience with BSA/AML/OFAC laws and regulations
  • Ability to execute in a fast paced, high demand, environment while balancing multiple priorities
  • Ability to influence across all organizational levels, particularly senior management
  • Ability to think strategically, implement, and deliver business objectives
  • Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to interact with all levels of an organization
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy

Other Desired Qualifications

  • Our ideal candidate will clearly demonstrate the above desired qualifications and the following experience, knowledge and/or abilities:
  • Previous experience developing and reviewing complex policies and procedures
  • Understanding of Wells Fargo’s Financial Crimes Risk Management policies and program
  • Strong knowledge of financial crimes-related regulatory requirements and banking industry “best practices” for financial crimes compliance programs in large banking or consumer lending organizations.
  • Active Certified Anti Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) and/or Wells Fargo AML/Sanctions Credential.
  • Effective at building internal and external relationships with proven success collaborating with partners across the organization
  • Strong organizational and time management skills to manage multiple responsibilities, tasks, and complex projects while meeting deadlines and achieving goals.
  • Ability to work independently as well as be an engaged and contributing team member
  • Strong leadership skills

PVSI HUB locations in Atlanta, Dallas, Denver,San Antonio, Portland, Salt Lake City, Phoenix/St. Louis, Richmond, and Wilmington)

Street Address

NC-Raleigh: 150 Fayetteville St – Raleigh, NC
NC-Charlotte: 301 S Tryon St – Charlotte, NC
MN-Minneapolis: 600 S 4th St – Minneapolis, MN
IA-Des Moines: 666 Walnut St – Des Moines, IA


All offers for employment with Wells Fargo are contingent upon the candidate having successfully completed a criminal background check. Wells Fargo will consider qualified candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, state and Federal law, including Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act.

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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