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Financial Analyst Program

Program Description

The Financial Analyst Program is typically a three-year program that provides you with a strong foundation in analyzing company financials and identifying potential risks so that you can make informed lending decisions. The program blends classroom and online courses with hands-on training in one of the following businesses:

Commercial Banking
Provides financial products and services to companies with annuals sales between $20 million and $500 million

Commercial Real Estate
Provides financial products and services to commercial real estate owners, developers, investors, and real estate investment trusts

Corporate Banking
Provides financial products and services to companies with annual sales exceeding $500 million

Credit and Risk
Maximizes the recovery of Wells Fargo’s capital through early intervention and restructuring of distressed or special assets

Global Banking
Provides financial products and services to customers who do business internationally

Wells Fargo Capital Finance
Provides financing secured by a company’s assets, including inventory, accounts receivables, equipment, or other balance-sheet assets

Government and Institutional Banking
Provides financial products and services to meet the needs of government, education, healthcare and not-for-profit organizations

The Financial Analyst Program is designed to help you transition from your academic life to the competitive world of business and industry. The program focuses on your training and development through the following channels:

On-the-job business experience
Working as part of a high-performing team in your assigned business group or office is where you will gain in-depth experience as a credit analyst. There, you will begin to build your skills by actively participating in your team’s day-to-day activities, developing your knowledge of credit, and broadening your analytical capabilities.

Fundamental credit training Training in your first year begins with a one-week credit and underwriting immersion class at our training campus in either San Francisco or Charlotte. Each subsequent year, you will participate in additional one-week sessions where you reconvene with your fellow program participants to further develop your credit proficiency.

Specialized training sessions
Depending on your assignment, you’ll receive specialized training to foster a deeper understanding of your line of business. You’ll become familiar with financial, technical, and operational tools and processes to help you improve your credit and problem-solving skills.

Ongoing learning
We also offer you opportunities throughout the year to learn high-level aspects of credit, including a quarterly speaker series hosted by senior managers and online credit courses.

Beyond the program
Analysts who successfully complete the three year Financial Analyst Program can choose to explore a variety of roles within Wells Fargo offering a different aspect of the banking experience. The program is ideal for those who are interested in career paths as a credit analyst, portfolio manager, and relationship manager.

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Minimum Qualifications
  • 1+ years work experience to include financial, credit or statistical analysis, and/or statement spreading OR a BA/BS degree
  • Strong analytical skills Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task and work in a deadline driven environment
  • Self-motivated with a high level of initiative and accountability and attention to detail
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, including word and excel

Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree, Graduation December 2012- May/June 2013
  • Professional experience through internships, part-time or full-time work, and/or extra-curricular activities in analyzing financial statements and assessing companies

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 will be accepting applications from September 6-7th, 2012. To apply, 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.
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