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Market Job Description
About Wells Fargo in India
Wells Fargo India enable global talent capabilities for Wells Fargo Bank NA., by supporting business lines and staff functions across Technology, Operations, Risk, Audit, Process Excellence, Automation and Product, Analytics and Modelling. We are operating in Hyderabad, Bengaluru and Chennai location
CDDI is Wells Fargo's enterprise solution for customer due diligence, supporting all major lines of business and operating as an extension of the onboarding process for new business and high net value individual customers, as well as the bank's high risk third party non-customer relationships. CDDI also provides ongoing due diligence and negative news monitoring for all relationship managing lines of business. CDDI is a component of the Customer Due Diligence.
About the Role
The Financial Crimes Specialist conducts due diligence and investigations on commercial customers and their related parties (owners, board of directors, and chief level executives), as well as the bank high net value clients seeking to expand or establish new credit relationships. Primary due diligence and investigative responsibilities involve conducting comprehensive background investigations on individuals and business entities to identify and mitigate credit (willingness to pay), financial crimes, and reputational risk associated with existing lines of business portfolios and prospects while adhering to the Corporate BSA/AML policies. The components of the background investigation include, but are not limited to criminal and civil litigation, bankruptcies, judgments, and tax liens, corporate registration, adverse news, and the initiation of in-country investigations for high risk international customers. The Financial Crimes Specialists are expected to review and analyze investigations data from a suit of sources compiled in a data aggregator. The investigation findings will have a high degree of complexity and will require confirmation or a phase positive determination. Investigation results are summarized in an investigation summary report and delivered to the line of business that is managing or establishing the relationship.
Conducts reviews of bank customers (individuals/entities), related parties (owners, board of directors, executives) and/or transactions that present a moderate degree of complexity and risk to determine appropriateness for Wells Fargo.
Conducts comprehensive research and/or background investigations on individuals, entities, organizations or locations to identify and mitigate associated sanctions, credit, financial crime, and reputational risks and thoroughly documenting findings.
Reviews and analyzes due diligence data from a variety of sources to determine overall risk.
Screens customers, prospects and/or transactions against various regulatory reporting lists and regionally based sanctions watch lists.
Evaluates risks to determine permissibility under sanctions, regulations and/or BSA/AML regulations. Works with high risk customers (e.g. casinos, MSBs, payment processors) to understand controls and activities. Provides appropriate direction to the line of business. Escalates confirmed sanctions alerts, PEP matches and other risks appropriately.
Performs non-documentary Customer Identification Program on domestic customers in accordance with regulations and bank policy.
Ensures compliance with guidelines set forth in federal/state anti-money laundering laws and regulations including the Bank Secrecy Act and various sanctions regulations, and in accordance with policy/procedures set by the bank.
Consults with peers, line of business managers and other external parties regarding due diligence findings. Participates in moderate size project initiatives.
Market Skills and Certifications
2+ years of experience in risk (includes compliance, financial crimes, operational risk, audit, legal, credit risk, market risk)
University degree in Business or related discipline
Ability to take initiative
Ability to research, analyze, and determine a course of action for financial transactions
Knowledge and understanding of regulatory compliance requirements surrounding USA PATRIOT Act and Anti Money Laundering (AML) requirements
Basic Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint) skills
Ability to provide strong customer service and develop customer relationships
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.
Internal Number: 55609BR
About Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a diversified, community-based financial services company with $1.9 trillion in assets. Wells Fargo’s vision is to satisfy our customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides banking, investment and mortgage products and services, as well as consumer and commercial finance, through 7,400 locations, more than 13,000 ATMs, the internet (wellsfargo.com) and mobile banking, and has offices in 32 countries and territories to support customers who conduct business in the global economy. With approximately 260,000 team members, Wells Fargo serves one in three households in the United States. Wells Fargo & Company was ranked No. 29 on Fortune’s 2019 rankings of America’s largest corporations. News, insights and perspectives from Wells Fargo are also available at Wells Fargo Stories.
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