Operations Control Consultant, Asia Operations

  • Attractive package
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Wells Fargo Bank
  • 23 Apr 19

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a leading global financial services company with $2.0 trillion in assets and offices in over 37 countries.

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.

Operations Control Consultant, Asia Operations

Wells Fargo is seeking an Operations Control Consultant in our Asia Operations.  Reporting to the Head of Planning, Risk and Control, Asia Operations, the incumbent will oversee the regional risk and operations control related activities for the Asia Pacific region that covers Trade Finance and Correspondent Banking.  This role is expected to provide thought leadership in strengthening existing controls, as well as managing Asia Operations related internal/external audits, compliance reviews, regulatory activities and risk initiatives.  The incumbent will work closely with International Operations Control teams, regional governance functions like Front Line Business Control teams and Independent Risk Functions, as well as facing off Internal Audit. 

The role covers an extensive scope with key responsibilities as follow:

  • To spearhead internal/external audits, compliance reviews and regulatory activities
  • To provide regional operations control oversight and lead/manage the related activities
  • To lead and manage regional regulatory initiatives and events such as regulatory reporting and ad hoc requests from regulators in co-ordination with Regional Compliance team
  • Manage and analyze Operations risk incidents which ultimately lead to control or process improvement opportunities
  • To implement and execute regular Quality Assurance program across Asia Operations which include controls review, testing methodologies validation, production process review etc.
  • To engage in Operations Risk and Control related strategic initiatives led by Asia and International Group


  • University degree holder with at least 8 years of experience in the Financial Services sector, preferably in the capacity of Operations Control,  Operational Risk, Compliance or Internal Audit
  • Experience in dealing with audits and regulatory matters in financial institutions
  • Possessed a control mindset and general Operational Risk knowledge
  • Preferably with fundamental knowledge/experience in operations
  • Self-starter, detail oriented and instrumental in ideas generation and execution
  • Strong communications and team management skills
  • Ability to work in a diverse workforce with effective influential skills

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.