Charles Schwab Operational Risk Liaison in Lone Tree, Colorado


Lone Tree - CO, DENR2, 9800 Schwab Way, 80124

Brittany Steichen


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:

The Operational Risk Liaison will support the operational risk management activities of the Liaison team supporting the Operations and Technology areas of the firm. The incumbent will work with business partners and Operational Risk leadership to oversee key risks; evaluate loss events; maintain key risk profiles; provide education on the SIRIS application and other framework elements; evaluate Risk and Control Self Assessments (RCSA); and present risk data to business line management.

What you’ll do:

  • Oversee the operational risk data provided by business units for use in risk identifying, assessing and monitoring operational risk activities

  • Partner with Business Unit (BU) management to identify, assess, monitor and control their businesses existing and emerging operational risk

  • Challenge the effectiveness of the BU’s risk response

  • Oversee and challenge the content of BU produced materials in support of the ORM Framework

  • Oversee the escalation of operational risk issues in accordance with the Corporate Risk Assessment Policy

  • Oversee and challenge the design, implementation, and maintenance of businesses’ processes and controls to manage the risks that the organization is exposed

  • Work with the Business Continuity and Incident Management Team, designated business continuity plan owners, or accountable officers to understand the contingency and business continuity plans and the risk of non-recovery

  • Provide advice and guidance to BU managers regarding risk and the design of controls

What you have:

  • 3+ years of experience in operational risk management, audit or similar role

  • Knowledge of risk management principles, methodologies and tools, and governance principles and activity in a financial services environment

  • Independent judgment with strong analytical and risk assessment skills

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with proven ability in communicating with senior executives

  • Self-motivated, able to bring projects and reporting to conclusion

  • Strong interpersonal skills/ability to develop relationships with peers in business unit and central risk management group

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

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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.

Job Specifications

Relocation Offered?: No

Work Schedule: Days

Languages: English - spoken

Current Licenses / Certifications: None

Relevant Work Experience: Risk Analysis

Position Located In: CO - Lone Tree

Education: BA/BS

Job Type: Full Time

Category:Risk Management

Activation Date: Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Expiration Date: Wednesday, November 1, 2017

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