Charles Schwab Audit Compliance & Data Governance Associate in Austin, Texas

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.

Our Opportunity:

This is a specialized position that will drive daily activities of the data governance function for Schwab’s reference and fundamental platforms, which includes the descriptive and pricing data for nearly 7 million unique securities and publishing of this data to numerous trading and client facing systems across the firm. Additionally, this position will also support audits, business continuity planning, and other compliance efforts for security and fundamental data. The Manager, Data Governance will contribute to the end-to-end data quality, accuracy, consistency and security across our platforms. This position includes active engagement with leaders and subject matter experts to ensure the implementation and compliance of security master data governance within firm data standards. Expertise with financial data and experience with data governance is required. This role will be based in Austin, and reports to the Managing Director, Data Governance.

What you’ll do:

Key responsibilities include:

  • Support the security master data governance efforts to establish monitoring of data quality, changes to the business glossary, metadata and use of data. This includes assistance with the identification, tracking, and reporting on data quality metrics on a monthly basis; creating and completing business metadata to comply with firm standards for new and existing data attributes; and ensuring content is available in the governance applications.

  • Support the launch of a new data governance structure for Schwab’s fundamental data platform leveraging best practices for capturing metadata and educating personnel on the governance applications, processes and procedures.

  • Support the onboarding of 75+ downstream applications into the governance for the security master platform.

  • Support the security reference and fundamental platforms with compliance reporting, risk management reviews, audit response, and business continuity planning/testing.

  • Provide oversight to fixed income trading confirmation review data quality process and respond to statement pricing requests.

What you have:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the financial services industry

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in data governance and/or data management

  • Strong analytic skills and the ability to effectively distill financial concepts into robust business metadata that can be easily understood by others

  • Experience in training others on standards, processes and policies related to governance and applications preferred.

  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills with demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with all levels of an organization.

  • An undergraduate degree is required; security licenses including series 7 preferred.

This is a summary only, and duties and responsibilities may be changed from time to time, or over time.

What you’ll get:

  • Everyday Wellness: Healthy Rewards, Onsite Fitness Classes, Healthy Choices, Wellness Champions

  • Financial Fitness: 401k Match, Employee Discounts, Personalized advice, Brokerage discounts

  • Work/Life Balance: Sabbatical, New Mothers returning to work Program, Tuition Reimbursement Programs, Time off to volunteer

  • 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.

Position Located In: TX - Austin