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Head of Corporate Functions Finance

Company: Wells Fargo
Location: New York
Posted on: April 10, 2021

Job Description:

Job DescriptionAbout Wells Fargo 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.Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a diversified, community-based financial services company with $1.9 trillion in assets. Founded in 1852, Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial financial services through more than 8,600 locations, 13,000 ATMs, online (, and mobile devices.Corporate FinanceActs as the centralized finance team at Wells Fargo to support to executive management, and Business and Corporate Functions teams. The team manages the overall forecasting process and provides financial advice and analytics on company-wide strategic initiatives. Corporate Finance include Corporate Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) and is also responsible for internal management reporting, all centralized finance processes, finance tools and applications, finance support for Corporate functions, and expense allocations.The PositionThis leader will report to the Head of Corporate Finance (who reports to the CFO) and be the CFO for all Corporate Functions at Wells Fargo excluding Technology and the office of the COO. The position will lead a team providing finance leadership, with accountability and responsibility to each of the Operating Committee members which they support. Outstanding leadership skills and the proven ability to foster a culture of strong business expertise, sound controls, and continuous improvement will be determining factors in selection.The Corporate Functions supported by this leader and their team include Finance, Risk, Human Resources, Legal, Public Affairs, Audit, Strategy Digital & Innovation, and Diverse Segments, Representation and Inclusion. The key responsibilities for the role will:

  • Provide strategic financial leadership to Corporate Functions Operating Committee members and their leadership teams to help create and execute the roadmap leading to optimal financial performance; this includes providing expert advice and analysis to support budgeting, forecasting, costing and reporting activities.
  • Ensure proper preparation of financials for operating reviews and reports; financial ownership for business cases; and ad-hoc financial analyses. Be prepared to present these financial plans to Wells Fargo senior leaders, including the Operating Committee.
  • Provide financial advice and guidance for strategic planning as well as other long-range line of business and functions level plans.
  • Act as the voice of the customer and drive transparency, cost simplification and value measurement
  • Uphold and maintain a balance between risk mitigation and operational efficiency.
  • Ensure regulatory, data, and controls compliance for all processes/programs undertaken by the finance teams supporting the Corporate Functions.
  • Build relationships and partner closely with all Finance and Corporate Functions leaders as well as partners across the entire organization.As a Team Member Manager, you are expected to achieve success by leading yourself, your team, and the business. Specifically you will:
    • Lead your team with integrity and create an environment where your team members feel included, valued, and supported to do work that energizes them.
    • Accomplish management responsibilities which include sourcing and hiring talented team members, providing ongoing coaching and feedback, recognizing and developing team members, identifying and managing risks, and completing daily management tasks. Required Qualifications
      • 12+ years of experience in one or a combination of the following: finance, accounting, treasury, analytics, reporting
      • 8+ years of management experienceOther Desired Qualifications
        • Direct experience working as a CFO of a large business line or complex function at a large financial services company.
        • Embraces change and leads the organization to adopt change in a manner that mitigates risk and organizational confusion.
        • Proven ability to attract, develop, and retain a highly engaged, high performing, and diverse team.
        • A leader who operates with a collaborative management style, is execution-focused, results oriented and has a demonstrated ability to work in a matrixed organization.
        • Experience in developing financial projections and establishing financial goals.
        • Excellent oral and written communication skills, with proven ability to coherently present complex financial topics tailored to all audiences. DisclaimerAll 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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