WM TRUST ADMINISTRATOR 2 - Philanthropic Grant Administration Team

Job Description

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Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a nationwide, diversified financial services company with $1.7 trillion in assets. Founded in 1852, Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through more than 9,000 locations, more than 12,500 ATMs, online (wellsfargo.com), and mobile devices. Wells Fargo has more than 265,000 team members in 36 countries across our approximately 90 businesses. Wells Fargo & Company was ranked No. 30 on Fortune’s 2015 rankings of America’s largest corporations. Wells Fargo’s vision is to satisfy our customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially. Wells Fargo perspectives are also available at Wells Fargo Blogs and Wells Fargo Stories.

Wealth and Investment Management (WIM) is one of the company’s four main divisions. WIM businesses build enduring client relationships through sound, thoughtful and objective advice. We help our clients by developing individualized plans for everything from retirement goals to business succession planning, to family legacy intentions. Services include comprehensive planning and advice, investment management, brokerage, private banking, estate planning strategies, trust, insurance and both individual and institutional retirement.

Wealth Management (WM) business is a leading provider of financial services to high-net worth clients through Wells Fargo Private Bank, and to the affluent segment through partnerships between Wealth Brokerage Services and the Community Bank. Investment & Fiduciary Services (IFS) is within WM and works with our clients to build, manage, preserve and transition their wealth. As one of the nation’s strongest financial institutions, we bring together a team of experienced professionals to gain insight into each client’s unique situation so that we may deliver specialized wealth solutions that best meet their needs and goals. Within IFS, we have 6 regional Trust Centers that support clients and field offices by providing trust administration, investment management, and fiduciary services.

The WM Trust Administrator 2 on the Grant Administration Team provides specialized trust administration, specialized services and specialized risk management for all types of charitable trusts, and agencies for charitable and tax exempt entities. Administers charitable remainder trusts, charitable lead trusts, perpetual charitable trusts classified as private foundations and supporting organizations, and charitable investment accounts in a centralized trust center environment. Provides fiduciary oversight and handles moderately complex issues regarding governing document interpretation, fiduciary risk and the client account in order to create, expand and service WM relationships while managing the risk of those accounts. Duties may include: setting up, administering, terminating and distributing moderately complex philanthropic accounts of all types. Partners with relationship managers and sales specialists to develop new business, retain/expand current relationships and cross sell WM services. May communicate directly with clients, WF Partners and Centers of Influence as well as external resources i.e. accountants and attorneys who are related to the clients’ accounts as part of day to day administration. Analyzes trust/financial information, reacts accordingly and reprioritizes as appropriate. May provide work direction.

Required Qualifications

  • 3+ years of experience in one or a combination of the following industries: financial, trust, or legal; or 2+ years of experience in one or a combination of the following industries: financial, trust, or legal plus one of the following degrees or certifications: BA or higher in Trust & Wealth Management, JD, Certified Financial Planner or Certified Trust Fiduciary Advisor

Desired Qualifications

  • Intermediate Microsoft Office skills
  • Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to interact with all levels of an organization
  • Ability to review trust agreement documents and ensure bank compliance
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Knowledge and understanding of philanthropic concepts
  • Ability to foster effective partnerships
  • Strong organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment and creative problem solving techniques

Other Desired Qualifications

  • Established knowledge of all types of charitable entities, trust, fiduciary law, and federal regulations.
  • Charitable Trust Administration experience
  • Experience in Charitable Grant Program Management
  • Working knowledge of MicroEdge GIFTS
  • Experience working in a trust administration middle office.
  • Relationship Management experience
  • Experience with trust applications: SEI, Trust Money Movement, MicroEdge Gifts, SDLTridion, SharePoint 2013

Disclaimer

All offers for employment with Wells Fargo are contingent upon the candidate having successfully completed a criminal background check. Wells Fargo will consider qualified candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, state and Federal law, including Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act.

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/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.

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