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Audit Associate Professional Development Program

Program Description

Today’s landscape of corporate governance is in a constant state of change. Auditors and risk management professionals are playing a critical role in helping organizations navigate the challenges.

Audit is a provider of independent, objective assurance, and advisory services delivered through a highly professional and diverse team. As a business partner, Audit makes significant contributions to protecting the value of Wells Fargo’s corporate assets. The primary function of the audit group is to determine if the company’s risk management, systems of control, and governance processes are adequate and functioning as intended. Working together, we reduce risk to protect our customers, our team members, and our communities to enhance shareholder value.

If you are looking for an opportunity that rewards hard work and creativity, apply now for our Audit Professional Development Program. As an Associate Auditor in the program you will:
  • Learn the fundamentals of financial services, auditing, and risk analysis in both classroom and project settings
  • Take part in a range of audit and risk advisory projects that will expose you to a multitude of Wells Fargo's businesses
  • Gain insight into the complex world of risk management through exposure to a variety of audit projects ranging from regulatory compliance to information technology
  • Interface with business leaders to identify and evaluate risks and control measures
  • Benefit from a strong training curriculum and ongoing professional development offerings that underscore a strong commitment to continuous learning
  • Receive continual feedback, coaching, and mentoring during the program

The program provides exceptional grounding for those seeking careers in financial services. In addition to audit project work, you will receive support to pursue industry-related certifications including Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Information Systems Auditor, and Certified Public Accountant. Upon completion of the program, you may remain with Audit Services or leverage your experience through roles in other Wells Fargo business lines.


Offers are made for a specific audit team based on candidate preference and business needs. Associate opportunities are available in Charlotte, Denver, Des Moines, Minneapolis, Philadelphia, Phoenix, San Antonio, San Francisco and St. Louis on the following audit teams:
  • Wholesale Banking, International, Treasury, Corporate Credit, Market Risk
  • Home Mortgage, Consumer Finance, Credit Card, Compliance and Enterprise Risk Management
  • Community Bank, Technology, Operations
  • Wealth, Brokerage and Retirement, Finance and Corporate Activities


Successful candidates must demonstrate academic aptitude, distinguished written and verbal communication and presentation skills, exceptional analytical and critical thinking skills, and proven ability to take on significant responsibility. Additionally, we prefer:
  • Bachelor's degree with academic distinction in Business Administration, Finance, Economics, Accounting or Computer Science received by June
  • Previous business/financial services work experience
  • Dedication to building a career in the financial services industry
  • A proven leader who demonstrates personal accountability and urgency for achieving results
  • Ability to travel up to 35%
Wells Fargo will not sponsor visas for these positions and will not hire individuals whose work eligibility is based on their F-1 or other student visa status. Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis.

Express Interest

  • This program takes applications during the third quarter of each year.
  • To search and apply for positions in this program or throughout Wells Fargo, please click on the ‘Find a Job’ link below and follow the instructions to complete your application.
Relevant military experience is considered for veterans and transitioning service men and women.
Wells Fargo is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran.
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