Charles Schwab Investment Credit Analyst (Structured Products) in Chicago, Illinois

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 Culture:

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Our Opportunity:

In Corporate Risk Management, we provide an integrated risk management strategy that supports the delivery of predictable financial and operational performance in order to produce successful client and shareholder outcomes. We are organized around six primary functions: Bank Risk, Enterprise Risk, Information Security Risk, Market and Investment Risk, Model Risk and Operational Risk. Within each of these areas, we develop a framework for how much risk we are willing to accept as a firm and establish processes for identifying, evaluating, measuring, monitoring and reporting against that framework.

The Corporate Credit Research Team performs fixed income research and credit analysis in support of Schwab’s investment portfolios and other corporate needs. The team’s primary goal is to ensure strong counterparty credit quality.

What you’ll do:

  • Work closely with our research team, contributing primarily to monitoring and reporting on structured products.

  • Conduct research, monitor, and provide documentation for Asset-Backed and Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities.

  • Analyze, stress test, provide regulatory documentation and report on a multi-billion dollar structured product portfolio.

  • Demonstrate an understanding of and ability to explain complex credit structures.

  • Develop and perform cash flow modeling for ABS and CMBS holdings.

  • Evaluate and recommend new structured product investments

  • Provide research related to structured finance and various collateral types.

  • Prepare model documentation with explanations regarding key relationships, inputs and assumptions.

  • Develop an understanding of regulatory controls and requirements.

  • Prepare regulatory documentation for stress testing results according to various economic scenarios.

  • Assist the broader Corporate Credit Research Team in areas such as corporate bond investments, vendor credit assessments, broker-dealer credit assessments, and money-market fund monitoring.

What you have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics, or a quantitative-oriented field of study; advanced degree preferred

  • CFA designation preferred

  • 2 years of experience with structured product investments preferred; ideally CCABS, SLABS, CMBS, Auto Loan and Lease ABS, Equipment ABS, and/or DFABS.

  • Proficiency in quantitative and analytical methods/techniques.

  • Strong analytical and financial analysis skills

  • Demonstrated proficiency in technical writing

  • Ability to use good judgment and work independently

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

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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.

Position Located In: IL - Chicago