Charles Schwab Special Services Senior Account Specialist in Richfield, Ohio
Richfield - OH, OHRICH, 4150 Kinross Lakes Pkwy, 44286
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 http://www.aboutschwab.com/about/leadership/charles_schwab 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.
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 and award-winning participant experience (including retirement plan advice) and high-end technology helps employers offer competitive employee benefits. Special Services provides highly specialized services to clients for non-qualified and employee stock ownership plans.
What you’ll do:
The Special Services Senior Account Specialist is an individual contributor who possesses strong analytical and technical skills. Responsibilities include but not limited to the following: Perform complex analysis of plan provisions, participant status and enrollment elections to ensure timely and accurate distribution of executive accounts. Process participant contributions and distributions within Schwab record keeping system. Provide second level review of analysis, distributions and participant payrolls for Non-Qualified and ESOP plans. Calculate and post monthly and quarterly dividends for Non-Qualified and stock plans. Participate in conversion meetings and review of plan provisions to ensure successful onboarding of new plans. Maintain an in-depth knowledge of Non-Qualified retirement plans and the Schwab record keeping systems. Analyze current processes with a focus on continuous improvement. Finalize all departmental procedures and review according to required schedule. Provide expertise and guidance to the team by identifying solutions to operational problems and issues. Effectively communicate client data/information to all business partners with a courteous, timely and thorough response. Act as project manager for designated functions and special projects. Provide assistance to Participant Services and Client Services to resolve client issues.
What you have:
Ability to think creatively to continuously improve the delivery of services.
Bachelor’s degree in finance or business-related field preferred with a minimum of three years of retirement plan experience.
Advanced technical skills including Schwab recordkeeping systems preferred.
Knowledge of ERISA, DOL and IRS regulations.
High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office software applications, specifically Excel and Access.
Proven strong analytical skills, including demonstrated experience identifying and quantifying problems and providing effective resolutions and ability to propose accurate solutions.
Ability to multi-task and work as a team player quickly, accurately and independently under deadlines. Excellent written and verbal communication; business etiquette and time management skills.
Must be able to accommodate a flexible work schedule during peak volume periods.
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 http://www.aboutschwab.com/careers/lifeatschwab/" .
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.
Relocation Offered?: No
Work Schedule: Days
Languages: English - spoken
Current Licenses / Certifications: None
Relevant Work Experience: Retirement Services-2-5 yrs, Retirement Services-6+ yrs
Position Located In: TX - Austin, OH - Richfield
Job Type: Full Time
Activation Date: Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Expiration Date: Friday, September 29, 2017