1+ months

APAC Head of Testing & Validation

Hong Kong, Hong Kong Island
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About Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a diversified, community-based financial services company with $1.9 trillion in assets. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance, and has offices in more than 40 countries to support the banks customers who conduct business in the global economy. At Wells Fargo, our goal is to attract, develop, retain and motivate the most talented people - those who care and who work together as partners across business units and functions. We value and promote diversity and inclusion in every aspect of our business and at every level of our organization.

International Testing & Validation
The International Testing & Validation (T&V) function provides regulatory compliance and operational risk oversight through the execution of standardized testing across those disciplines. This newly consolidated function will be designed to provide independent assurance that risk programs and controls are operating effectively across the following key risk types: Financial Crimes, Regulatory Compliance, and Operational Risk.

The position reports to the Head of International Testing & Validation.

As the APAC Head of Testing & Validation (T&V), you will be responsible for managing and executing a regional testing & validation plan covering regulatory compliance risk, financial crimes, operational risk, and issue validation. This position is responsible for leading a team of risk professionals responsible for providing independent assurance on the effectiveness of controls in accordance with Enterprise and Line of Business standards. Additionally, this leader will be required to develop and maintain strong relationships across International Risk, Corporate Risk, Wells Fargo Audit Services, Regulators, and Regional/Line of Business stakeholders.

Specific duties for this position include, but are not limited to:
  • Team leadership in the execution of testing and validation activities in accordance with Enterprise and LOB standards to ensure comprehensive coverage and consistency of execution
  • Maintaining an understanding of the RCRM, Operational Risk Framework, and T&V Standards and the interconnectivity of its key components
  • Ownership and ongoing maintenance of the APAC T&V schedule
  • Execution of testing related special projects/initiatives, including the implementation of new testing requirements and remediation of any related audit/exam issues
  • Partnering with stakeholders across the organization to ensure consistency and completeness of the regional testing function
  • Identify potential concerns and control issues, determine the root cause of issues and ensure stakeholders develop and implement appropriate corrective actions
  • Maintaining an understanding of business operations and local and US regulatory guidance/expectations
  • Ownership of staffing plans and talent recruitment/hiring to maintain required staffing levels for the execution on the annual testing plan
  • Managing and developing a team of more than 20 compliance and operational risk T&V team members


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