Wholesale & International Strategy Senior Consultant

December 21, 2018


Wells Fargo


Finance and Investments




San Francisco, CA


Join the Wells Fargo Wholesale Team *Strong preference for San Francisco, CA*

The Position:

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. Wholesale Banking provides financial solutions to businesses across the United States and globally.
Our five major business lines include:

  • Corporate & Investment Banking, 
  • Commercial Banking, 
  • Commercial Real Estate,
  • Wells Fargo Commercial Capital,
  • Investment Portfolio.
We also have groups in credit risk, group risk, finance, marketing, human relations, and the Wholesale Chief Operating Office that support our businesses.
Wholesale and International Strategy (WIS) is accountable for strategy of
(a) Wholesale Banking and
(b) international business for the enterprise.
One of the two primary responsibilities of WIS is to drive the annual strategic planning process for Wholesale Banking and Wells Fargo’s international business. As part of the process, WIS facilitates discussions among senior leaders to promote alignment and collaboration across LOBs and support groups.
The other responsibility of WIS is to address strategic questions and lead a variety of high-impact initiatives. The types of initiatives include business portfolio reviews, business strategy formulation, priority alignment across LOBs, business case development for strategic investment, and enhancement of control and governance. WIS is part of the Wholesale COO Group.

The Wholesale and International Strategy Senior Consultant is responsible for independently managing small projects, assisting senior members of the team as they lead larger strategic initiatives, solve complex strategic issues and manage the strategic planning process. A successful candidate must be a strategic thinker and have outstanding analytical, problem-solving and communication skills. The candidate with a robust understanding of Wholesale Banking businesses would be strongly preferred. The candidate needs to have strong leadership and organizational/interpersonal skills as he/she needs to collaborate with senior partners from LOBs and support groups.

Primary responsibilities:
  • Independently lead/manage small projects and assignments with low complexity
  • Support WIS Senior Lead/Lead as they lead larger strategic initiatives, solve complex strategic issues and manage the strategic planning process
  • Help develop project plans by structuring issues that need to be resolved, identifying key activities and determining timelines
  • Frame analysis required for problem solving, gather necessary data and information and conduct analysis to draw insights
  • Help develop recommendations, business cases and implementation plans
  • Develop documentations of analysis and recommendations
  • Partner with subject matter experts to obtain necessary information for problem solving
  • Monitor industry and global trends to assess possible implications and impact on Wells Fargo strategy
  • Perform all of the above with an enterprise mindset to ensure alignment, consistency, and maximization of shareholder value

Team members support our focus on building strong customer relationships balanced with a strong risk mitigating and compliance-driven culture which firmly establishes those disciplines as critical to the success of our customers and company. They are accountable for execution of all applicable risk programs (Credit, Market, Financial Crimes, Operational, Regulatory Compliance), which includes effectively following and adhering to applicable Wells Fargo policies and procedures, appropriately fulfilling risk and compliance obligations, timely and effective escalation and remediation of issues, and making sound risk decisions. There is emphasis on proactive monitoring, governance, risk identification and escalation, as well as making sound risk decisions commensurate with the business unit’s risk appetite and all risk and compliance program requirements.

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Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience in one or a combination of the following - management consulting, strategy consulting or financial services
  • 1+ year of experience in one or a combination of the following - project management, strategic assessment or international experience

Desired Qualifications:

  • Outstanding analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills
  • Strong oral and written presentation skills
  • Ability to interact effectively with senior members of partner organizations
  • Ability to work across multiple lines of business
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of international business
  • Robust experience in analysis of the industry landscape, economic environment and competitive intelligence, identifying trends, gaps and business opportunities to drive revenue growth
  • Extensive consulting project experience
  • A Master's degree or higher
  • Solid knowledge of / experience in Wholesale Banking businesses
  • Understanding of and demonstrated adherence to Wells Fargo’s Vision, Value & Goals
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously

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