Wells Fargo Financial Crimes Consultant 3 in Mclean, Virginia

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.

You have a proven track record of success but you’re looking for more. More responsibility. More challenges. At Wells Fargo you’ll find that opportunity. You’ll join a team of people who are intelligent, talented and share your values. You will enjoy a diverse career as you learn and grow your capabilities across our multiple lines of business. Our supportive environment can help you make a difference within the company and the communities we serve.

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a diversified, community-based financial services company with $1.8 trillion in assets. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through 8,700 locations, 13,000 ATMs, the internet (wellsfargo.com) and mobile banking, and has offices in 36 countries to support customers who conduct business in the global economy. With approximately 265,000 team members, Wells Fargo serves one in three households in the United States. Wells Fargo & Company was ranked No. 30 on Fortune’s 2015 rankings of America’s largest corporations. Wells Fargo’s vision is to satisfy our customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially. Wells Fargo perspectives are also available at Wells Fargo Blogs and Wells Fargo Stories.

Corporate Risk helps all Wells Fargo businesses identify and manage risk. The team focuses on several key risk areas, including credit risk, operational risk, market risk, reputation risk, and compliance risk.

Corporate Risk strives to ensure that all Wells Fargo corporate functions and lines of business soundly manage risk, comply with applicable laws and regulations, and offer products and services that meet the needs of our customers.

The group provides leadership, enhances communications, assists with 70roblem identification and solutions, and shares best practices. In addition, the group provides an enterprise-wide view of risk, assists management and our Board of Directors in identifying and monitoring risks that may affect multiple lines of business, and takes appropriate action when business activities exceed the risk tolerance of the company.

Financial Crimes Risk Management (FCRM) is responsible for oversight of the company’s financial crimes related risk: Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), anti-money laundering and terrorist financing, anti-bribery and corruption, the Office of Foreign Assets Control, other global sanctions programs, internal and external fraud, and the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act.

The Financial Crimes Consultant 3 in External Financial Crimes Investigations is primarily responsible for investigating known or suspected fraudulent activity perpetrated against or through Wells Fargo by either a customer or non-customer. They may also conduct investigations related to medium to high risk financial crimes investigations that pose a moderate to high risk.

Duties include but are not limited to the following:

  • Gathering evidence, analyzing information, documenting findings, interviewing witnesses, testifying in court and preparing and drafting SAR’s.

  • Utilizing a wide-range of systems to obtain evidence which include but are not limited to; surveillance video footage, Excel spreadsheets, power point presentations, Microsoft Word documents and a variety of other in-house systems and open source sites such as; Facebook and Instagram.

  • Mitigating financial losses; filing reports with Law Enforcement, identifying control breakdowns contributing to financial losses; identifying fraud trends and activity related to organized crime groups.

  • Assists in managing change to prevent/mitigate risk; performs risk analysis and modeling as a precursor to building financial crimes strategies and models that directly impact Operating losses and indirectly impact Credit losses.

  • Creates and conducts education for financial crimes awareness to team members and Wells Fargo customers.

  • Develops and maintains working relationships with various law enforcement agencies acts as a liaison with law enforcement agencies; may represent organization in handling court appearances, depositions, mediations, arbitrations, etc.

  • Investigations will focus on cybercrimes

Required Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of experience in one or a combination of the following: fraud, Bank Secrecy Act, anti money laundering, investigations of financial crimes transactions or policy violations, risk management, or compliance; or a BS/BA degree or higher in applied sciences, mathematics, statistics, economics, finance, or criminal justice, with 2+ years of experience in the foregoing

  • 2+ years of fraud investigations experience

Desired Qualifications:

  • A BS/BA degree or higher

  • Ability to execute in a fast paced, high demand, environment while balancing multiple priorities

  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

  • Intermediate Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook) skills

  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy skills

  • Strong presentation skills

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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.

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.