Charles Schwab Sr. Project Manager, Investment Operations in Lone Tree, Colorado

Description:

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

Axle J Marcoline

20170615-3065

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:

Charles Schwab Investment Management (CSIM), the asset management arm of Charles Schwab Corporation, has approximately $300 Billion in assets under management (AUM) and is one of the nation’s largest retail money managers. CSIM provides a wide variety of products ranging from money market funds, index mutual funds, actively managed mutual funds, exchange traded funds and multi-asset fund-of-funds. As a provider of core investment products, CSIM is both an important enabler in fulfilling Schwab’s mission of helping everyone be financially fit and critical engine in the company’s profitability and growth.

What you’ll do:

The Operations Transformation Sr. Manager role is an individual contributor position. The candidate must be highly knowledgeable in all facets of an investment management firm with a dynamic business model and daily investment activity and regulatory requirements.

Given CSIM’s growth initiatives, there is a need to manage projects within the Operations area as well as across CSIM. Projects can be related to product launches and other product type initiatives (e.g., adding a share class, changing sub-advisers, etc.) to working on the implementation of regulatory changes or improving a process. Significant regulatory changes are expected to impact CSIM for several years to come. Position duties include:

  • Managing and directing aspects of the project life cycle

  • Being accountable for defining, planning, orchestrating and delivering a given strategic initiative including operational and business deliverables

  • Defining and tracking project milestones

  • Coordinate project needs across the Operations Team and possibly CSIM wide depending on the initiative

  • Managing scope to ensure commitments are achieved within agreed upon time

What you have:

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Degree in business, finance - or experience in financial services highly preferred.

  • 7 to 10 years of experience in a financial services/investment management

  • Working knowledge of finance, operations and regulatory reporting for an asset management company

  • Proven project management experience with the ability to deliver on time and within budget

  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to meet deadlines with minimal supervision

  • Proven verbal communication and presentation skills and ability to interact with all levels in the organization

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

  • Technical knowledge a plus

  • Strong partnership and influencing skills across all levels

  • Curiosity, can-do attitude and the ability to learn quickly and thrive in a complex, dynamic environment

  • Ability to manage multiple projects that vary in scope and complexity simultaneously and to adapt to change

  • Excellent problem-solving and critical-thinking skills

  • Ability to navigate a highly matrixed organization effectively

  • Proven ability to quickly earn the trust of sponsors and key stakeholders; mobilize and motivate teams; set direction and approach, resolve conflict; deliver tough messages

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.

Job Specifications

Relocation Offered?: No

Work Schedule: Days

Languages: English - spoken

Current Licenses / Certifications: None

Relevant Work Experience: Project Management-6+ yrs, Financial Services-6+ yrs, Investment Management - 6+ yrs

Position Located In: CO - Lone Tree

Education: BA/BS

Job Type: Full Time

Category:Investment Management & Research

Activation Date: Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Expiration Date: Sunday, October 22, 2017

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