Fin Plan & Controls Manager

Wells Fargo
Chennai, India
18 Oct 2019
26 Oct 2019
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a leading global financial services company with $2.0 trillion in assets and offices in over 37 countries. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides asset management, capital raising and advisory, financing, foreign exchange, payments, risk management, and trade finance services to support customers who conduct business in the global economy. At Wells Fargo, we want to satisfy our customers' financial needs and help them succeed financially. We also value the viewpoints of our team members and encourage them to be their best. Join our diverse and inclusive team where you will feel valued and inspired to contribute your unique skills and experience. We are looking for talented people who will put our customers at the center of everything we do. Help us build a better Wells Fargo. It all begins with outstanding talent. It all begins with you. Learn more at our International Careers website .

Market Job Description

About Enterprise Global Services

Enterprise Global Services (EGS) enables global talent capabilities for Wells Fargo Bank NA., by supporting over half of Wells Fargo's business lines and staff functions across Technology, Operations, Risk Services and Knowledge Services. EGS operates in Hyderabad, Bengaluru and Chennai in India and in Manila, Philippines. Learn more about EGS at our International Careers website .

Department Overview

This department is a team of subject matter experts providing very detailed functional support between Finance, Accounting, Regulatory Reporting, Risk and Operations teams and the Information Technology organization.

About the Role

This leadership role requires a developed understanding and expertise in capital market cash securities products materially impacting our balance sheet including exchange traded and OTC derivatives (Swaps, Options, and Futures). This knowledge is required to lead the analysis of highly complex business problems across all business units that they will then solve and support with the automation of process solutions. This role will ensure those solutions align across the multiple functions and strategies within Finance, Accounting, Reg, Risk and Operations as team members will be involved in multiple strategic initiatives across the organization in parallel with all the below daily responsibilities and requirements.

  • Strategize with business unit and Enterprise Finance & Information Technology leadership on multi-year business unit priorities and execution plans within the team.
  • Provide leadership and management to product managers, senior analysts and key initiative resources; this will include goal setting and progress, communication, development planning, and reviews
  • Spearhead efforts in identification and implementation of process controls, documentation of our consolidated reporting and control architecture, and establishing an effective and compliant architecture for daily financial reporting.
  • Face off with internal and external auditor for a high risk application as defined under operational risk guidelines.
  • Lead and deliver executive-level communication and updates
  • Interpret and evaluate monthly analyses of business trends, including forecast variance of financial results and Key Performance Indicators to identify areas of risk and opportunities and provide recommendations for management review and strategic business sessions.
  • Evaluate key cost line items and serve as the functional expert for the team by providing strategic guidance and insights during the analysis process.
  • Ability to organize multiple responsibilities and deliver results in an accurate and timely manner while adapting to changes in priorities.
  • Strong leadership and influencing skills with an ability to explain complicated challenges to different areas of the business.
  • Develop a "continuous improvement" ethos within the team and help drive this culture across the finance function.
  • Manage the FP&A team to ensure the achieve key objectives

Market Skills and Certifications

Essential Qualifications
  • CA/CFA with 8 -10 yrs. of relevant experience.
  • Team Manager (Have lead teams of 8-15 people in the past)
  • Knowledge of Finance and Accounting concepts, methodologies and systems. (GAAP, Balance Sheet, Income Statement, Planning, Budgeting and Forecasting)
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to perform complex analyses, build financial models, draw conclusions, and communicate recommendations to business leaders.
  • Prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment with critical deadlines.
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel, Power point, high analytical and problem solving skills

Desired Qualifications
  • Knowledge of Finance and Accounting concepts, methodologies and systems. (Cost Basis Accounting, GAAP, Balance Sheet, Income Statement , Planning, Budgeting and Forecasting)
  • Industry experience strongly preferred. Advanced Essbase knowledge preferred.
  • Experience of working across one or more geographic territories or regions.
  • Experience of implementing continuous improvement opportunities.
  • Experience in identifying potential risk and implementing internal controls to mitigate the risks

Leadership Expectations at Wells Fargo

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.

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.