Finance Lead Consultant

Wells Fargo West Des Moines, IA

About the Job

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.

Enterprise Finance drives financial management for the company and maintains and enhances risk and financial controls. Key functions within Enterprise Finance include finance and accounting; Treasury; corporate development, mergers, and acquisitions; Data Management and Insights, the Customer Remediation Center of Excellence, Enterprise Shared Services, Business Process Management, and Corporate Strategy. Enterprise Finance informs shareholders, regulators, taxing authorities, team members, and leaders of the company’s financial performance through earnings releases, investor meetings and conferences, and meetings with regulators and credit rating agencies, following appropriate reporting guidelines. They also maintain and enhance risk and financial controls and lead many of the company’s shared services functions including corporate properties, security, and global services.

The Role
Enterprise Functions Finance provides financial leadership for Well Fargo’s Enterprise Functions including Corporate Risk, Strategic Execution and Operations, Legal, Audit, Human Resources, and Stakeholder Relations.

The Finance Team is responsible for providing proactive leadership and consultative support to enhance business intelligence and drive improvements in processes and in alignment with overall function and company objectives.   Enterprise Functions collectively include approximately $10 billion in expenses and 21k FTEs. The group strives for excellence in customer service and client support by exhibiting behavior that is fair, reasonable, ethical, and professional.

Outstanding leadership skills and the proven ability to foster a culture of strong consultation, sound controls, and continuous improvement will be determining factors in selection.

The future Finance Lead Consultant will:

  • Provide direct finance support to the Strategic Execution and Operations (SEO) Office and for areas within Corporate Risk and other enterprise functions as needed through the normal course of business and organizational changes
  • Leverage deep business knowledge to provide strong consultation and strategic thinking
  • Develop meaningful financial analysis and insights (leveraging best practices) for proposed investments (ex: Projects, business cases, authorization of expenditures) 
  • Collaborate with business in developing focused relevant materials for executive audiences
  • Actively engage leaders in culture of cost discipline and targeted efficiencies to optimize financial performance
  • Develop performance measures and cost drivers for assessing financial efficiency and ensuring meaningful and transparent cost allocations
  • Ensure active compliance with risk management and enterprise policies including active partnership with Controllers and Risk colleagues
  • Collaborate with our Finance Centers of Excellence partners on Forecast, Month-end close, Cost Allocations, and further implementing the overall finance operating model
  • Lead meaningful and efficient delivery of key priorities and urgent issues resolution across Enterprise Functions Finance


Required Qualifications

  • 7+ years of experience in one or a combination of the following: finance, accounting, analytics or reporting



Desired Qualifications

  • A BS/BA degree or higher in one or a combination of the following: Finance, Accounting, Analytics, or Reporting
  • Ability to manage effectively in a matrixed organization
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills



Other Desired Qualifications
  • Proven leadership in developing and delivering on innovative and efficient solutions
  • Working knowledge and hands on experience with toolsets like Essbase/SmartView, Business Objects, Project Tracking, and Costing tools
  • Demonstrated experience in driving organizational change and influencing colleagues through changing requirements and vision
  • Ability to clearly articulate and translate financial data so that it is clearly understood in support of sound decisions
  • Strong collaboration and interpersonal skills, readily developing partnership across the enterprise to achieve desired outcomes
  • Proven leadership in developing and delivering on innovative and efficient solutions
  • Working knowledge and hands on experience with toolsets like Essbase/SmartView, Business Objects, Project Tracking, and Costing tools
  • Demonstrated experience in driving organizational change and influencing colleagues through changing requirements and vision




Salary Information

The salary range displayed below is based on a Full-time 40 hour a week schedule.

CA-SF-Financial District: Min: $121,800 Mid: $174,000
NC-Charlotte: Min: $101,500 Mid: $145,000
IA-West Des Moines: Min: $101,500 Mid: $145,000
MN-Minneapolis: Min: $101,500 Mid: $145,000
AZ-PHX-Central Phoenix: Min: $101,500 Mid: $145,000



Street Address

CA-SF-Financial District: 550 California St - San Francisco, CA
NC-Charlotte: 11625 N Community House Road - Charlotte, NC
IA-West Des Moines: 7001 Westown Pkwy - West Des Moines, IA
MN-Minneapolis: 550 South 4th St - Minneapolis, MN
AZ-PHX-Central Phoenix: 100 W Washington St - Phoenix, AZ



Disclaimer


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.