EMEA Financial Controller - Contract

Wells Fargo
London, England, United Kingdom
Competitive salary
21 Oct 2019
23 Oct 2019
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


  • Ensure Financial Control and Regulatory Reporting policies and procedures for the EMEA branches and entities are consistent with Enterprise policies and procedures and enhanced as applicable to local requirements.
  • Develop, document and maintain control processes across EMEA branches and entities to provide assurance that all policies and procedures are being adhered to and to self-identify control weaknesses together with proposed remediation steps.
  • Ensure that all internal Enterprise level reporting as maintained in Oracle GL is US GAAP compliant and that all external and internal EMEA branch and entity reporting is compliant under local GAAP requirements.
  • Liaise as required with internal and external auditors to ensure smooth running of audits and prompt follow up on issues arising.
  • Adhere to the Governances and Oversight Framework
  • Build and develop team to ensure appropriate financial reporting and control support for ongoing EMEA expansion plans.
  • Assist the EMEA Group Controllers & EMEA CFO on ad hoc tasks and projects as required.
  • Managing a team of 10-15 team members
  • Legal Entity Controller for WFBNA London Branch

Market Skills and Certifications

Skills/Experience Required:

  • Excellent grasp of accounting within a banking environment
  • Management of staff with track record of developing a team
  • Extensive Regulatory & Financial Reporting experience within both Banking and Capital Markets
  • Experience of technology project implementations including leading finance contributor role
  • Experience of regulatory reporting packages
  • Team player with strong advocacy and interpersonal skills
  • Change management skills
  • Extensive exposure to BOE regulatory returns

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.

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