Charles Schwab Internal Control & Risk Management Manager in Austin, Texas


Austin - TX, AUS2, 2309 Gracy Farms Lane, 78758

Christal Lynn Fortunato


We believe that , when done right, investing liberates people to create their own destiny. We are driven by our purpose to champion every client’s goals with passion and integrity. We respect and appreciate the diversity of our employees, our clients, and the communities we serve. We challenge conventions strategically to create value for our clients, our firm and the world. We live and bring to life the concept of ‘own your tomorrow’ every day. We champion our employee strengths, guide their development, and invest in their long-term success. We hire optimistic, results-oriented, curious, innovative, and adaptable people with the desire to help our clients and one another succeed.

As a company, we were established by Chuck at over 40 years ago to champion Main Street over Wall Street, and to help Americans transform themselves from earners to owners. Through advocacy and innovation, we work to make investing more affordable, accessible and understandable for all. As we enter our fifth decade, we are looking for talented, innovative and driven people who believe they can help themselves, and our clients, create a better future.

Our Opportunity:

Schwab Retirement Plan Services, an affiliate of Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. is one of the leading providers of bundled retirement plan services. For mid-to large sized companies, Schwab offers full-service retirement plans featuring complete retirement services from a single source. Schwab’s combined expertise in recordkeeping and related services, investment choice, award-winning participant experience and education, and high-end technology helps employers offer competitive employee benefits.

What you’ll do:

The Internal Control & Risk Management Manager will be responsible for identifying, assessing, reporting and monitoring both existing and emerging risks. This individual will support all RPS business functions, helping to drive improved risk and governance processes, facilitating issue resolution, and will partner with second and third line of defense partners to ensure compliance with various policies and framework expectations. This role will require excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong analytical skills, and the ability to build strong relationships with numerous business partners across the entire organization.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Support risk mitigation and remediation strategies and the implementation of those strategies throughout the business.

  • Lead efforts related to retrospective reviews in accordance with established policy.

  • Collaborate with business partners, team members and management to sustain and strengthen the internal control framework through risk and control identification; control design and implementation; and the remediation of issues.

  • Provide consultation, facilitation and analytical support to ensure internal controls are properly implemented to provide flawless client service and compliance with regulatory obligations.

  • Lead special projects and perform other duties as assigned.

What you have:

  • An undergraduate degree in Business or equivalent experience required.

  • Minimum 3-5 years internal control risk management, auditing and/or project management experience.

  • Strong client focus (internal and external), an understanding of client needs and workflow, and an ability to communicate these needs to internal partners including Schwab senior management.

  • Strong mediation skills - must have the ability to weigh multiple stakeholder perspectives, escalate issues, and partner with manager to drive timely and effective decision-making.

  • Ability to effectively lead meetings with peers and business partners.

  • Solid business acumen, attention to detail, flexibility, and judgment to evaluate issues/problems of high complexity and make sound decisions.

  • Industry experience related to retirement recordkeeping, mutual funds, operations and/or investment management services preferred.

What you’ll get:

  • Comprehensive Compensation and Benefits package

  • Financial Health: 401k Match, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Employee Discounts, Personalized advice, Brokerage discounts

  • Work/Life Balance: Sabbatical, Paid Parental Leave, New Mothers returning to work Program, Tuition Reimbursement Programs, Time off to volunteer, Employee Matching Gifts Program

  • Everyday Wellness: Health and Lifestyle Wellness Rewards, Onsite Fitness Classes, Healthy Food Choices, Wellness Champions

  • Inclusion: Employee Resource Groups, Commitment to diversity, Strategic partnerships

  • Not just a job, but a career, with an opportunity to do the best work of your life

Learn more about Life@Schwab at" .

Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversifying its workforce. It is Schwab's policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, legally protected medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, military status, citizenship status or any other status that is protected by law. Schwab also does not discriminate against applicants or employees because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. At Schwab, we believe that every employee, through their diverse abilities and experiences, can contribute to our growth, innovation and client loyalty. We embrace diversity and are committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees and applicants. If you have a disability, and require reasonable accommodations in the application process, call Human Resources at 800-725-3535. We will be happy to assist you. Schwab will only share your accommodation request with those individuals who have a specific need to know. The request for an accommodation will not affect Schwab's hiring decisions. All other submissions should be performed online.

Job Specifications

Relocation Offered?: No

Work Schedule: Days

Languages: English - spoken

Current Licenses / Certifications: None

Relevant Work Experience: Project Management-6+ yrs, Retirement Services-2-5 yrs, Project Management-2-5 yrs, Retirement Services-6+ yrs, Financial Services-6+ yrs, Investment Management - 6+ yrs, Internal Audit, Investment Management - 2-5 yrs, Financial Services-2-5 yrs, Regulatory, Risk Analysis, Compliance

Position Located In: TX - Austin, OH - Richfield

Education: BA/BS

Job Type: Full Time

Category:Retirement Services

Activation Date: Thursday, November 8, 2018

Expiration Date: Saturday, November 24, 2018

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