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Market Job Description
This is a key role within the Specialty Risk team, and reports to Head of Specialty Risk. The position will cover a broad range of items associated with International ALM independent risk oversight for EMEA region including interest rate risk and foreign exchange risk. This position will support ALM risk assessment of multiple EMEA branches and legal entities in the context of balance sheet risk, local ALM risk regulatory expectations, as well as ensure adherence with Wells Fargo's Risk Management Framework. A successful candidate will possess self-initiative along with strong market or interest rate risk management expertise, analytical capabilities, and robust verbal and written communication skills.
Responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
ALM Risk assessment and continuous monitoring of various EMEA branches and legal entities, including respective ALM risk measurements and analytics.
Communication with multiple business partners including risk and line of business staff, risk management partners in treasury, market, credit, investment and technology functions. Work with these teams to understand the business, risk appetite, risk profile and risk metrics of the entities.
Support development of appropriate ALM risk measurements and limits, work with reporting and analytics teams to ensure proper communication and escalation of risk issues to stakeholders and oversight committees.
Work with stakeholders to ensure compliance with local ALM risk regulatory expectations and the firm's Risk Management Framework
Support stress testing, regular review and formal challenge sessions in the context of business as usual and stress testing analysis
Market Skills and Certifications
Proven experience in one or a combination of the following: trading, desk analyst, or capital markets
Direct experience of balance sheet-wide interest rate risk management experience in either a front line, independent risk management (IRM), audit or regulatory capacity. Experience should include risk measurement, reporting and analysis.
Demonstrate a strong understanding of IRR management tools (e.g. economic value of equity and earnings at risk), capital markets, wholesale funding and hedging. Experience with financial and accounting concepts (particularly as it relates to international ALM)
Prefer experience in IRM, foreign exchange, international banking operations
Demonstrate familiarity with IRR models in theory and practice. QRM experience is a plus.
Demonstrate capabilities in leadership, relationship building, proactive management skills as well as experience with project management tools and approaches
Possess strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy as well as the ability to understand problems, identify solutions and develop clear options and recommendations
Ability to work with others collaboratively for team success
Demonstrate excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills; experience presenting to senior management.
Ability to synthesize information to identify key risks, customer impact, financial implications, delays that could impact delivery, and issues that pose material risk to the project or business
Reliable, results driven individual with a track record of completing goals and objectives
Experience in an environment that requires attention to detail, critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
Ability to work independently and build relationships across teams.
Should possess advanced Microsoft Office skills
Bachelor's degree in a quantitative discipline, such as Economics, Finance, Math, Accounting or similar quantitative major. Advanced degree in a related area preferred.
We Value Diversity
At Wells Fargo, we believe in diversity and inclusion in the workplace; accordingly, we welcome applications for employment from all qualified candidates, regardless of race, color, gender, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other status protected by applicable law. We comply with all applicable laws in every jurisdiction in which we operate.
Team members 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.
Internal Number: 53504BR
About Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a diversified, community-based financial services company with $1.9 trillion in assets. Wells Fargo’s vision is to satisfy our customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides banking, investment and mortgage products and services, as well as consumer and commercial finance, through 7,400 locations, more than 13,000 ATMs, the internet (wellsfargo.com) and mobile banking, and has offices in 32 countries and territories to support customers who conduct business in the global economy. With approximately 260,000 team members, Wells Fargo serves one in three households in the United States. Wells Fargo & Company was ranked No. 29 on Fortune’s 2019 rankings of America’s largest corporations. News, insights and perspectives from Wells Fargo are also available at Wells Fargo Stories.
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