Charles Schwab Trading Operations Sr. Specialist in Austin, Texas


Austin - TX, AUS2, 2309 Gracy Farms Lane, 78758

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 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:

Within Retirement Plan Services, the Plan Administration team is responsible for ensuring timely and accurate processing of plan and participant transactions for 1000+ plan sponsor clients and 1.4 million participants. The team is responsible for administering qualified defined contribution plans such as 401k plans, money purchase plans, profit sharing plans, defined benefit plans and non-qualified plans.

The Trading and Asset Maintenance Department of Schwab Retirement Plan Services (RPS) is responsible for the trading of retirement plan assets and the ongoing maintenance of investment options within those plans for our RPS clients. Along with timely and accurate execution of trade orders and successful management of plan assets, the department’s goal is to leverage technology and other RPS departments to identify opportunities to improve the service provided to our clients and to automate processes and improve efficiencies and quality while keeping a continuous focus on mitigating financial risk to the firm.

What you’ll do:

The Trading Operations Sr. Specialist will work closely with other team members to complete daily activities to ensure the proper importing of NAVs (prices) into the record keeping system, execute mutual fund and equity trade orders through a variety of trading platforms, verify the completion of all requested transactions, resolve or escalate trading, settlement and participant exchange issues, process plan rebalances, manage plan investment changes and various other responsibilities, as assigned.

What you have:

  • The ideal candidate has a bachelor degree in finance, accounting or related degree or minimum 4 - 7 year’s work experience in the accounting/finance field (Trading Operations Preferred).

  • Advanced level of Excel, Access or SQL; and, SRI/SRT recordkeeping system proficiency, a plus.

  • Effective leadership and training skills.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications required.

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. Schwab also does not discriminate against applicants or employees because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. At Schwab, we believe that every employee, through their diverse abilities and experiences, can contribute to our growth, innovation and client loyalty. We embrace diversity and are committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees and applicants. If you have a disability, and require reasonable accommodations in the application process, call Human Resources at 800-725-3535. We will be happy to assist you. Schwab will only share your accommodation request with those individuals who have a specific need to know. The request for an accommodation will not affect Schwab's hiring decisions. All other submissions should be performed online.

Job Specifications

Relocation Offered?: No

Work Schedule: Days

Languages: English - spoken

Current Licenses / Certifications: None

Relevant Work Experience: Trading-6+ yrs, Financial Services-6+ yrs, Retirement Services-2-5 yrs, Trading-2-5 yrs, Brokerage Operations-2-5 yrs, Financial Services-2-5 yrs, Brokerage Operations-6+ yrs, Retirement Services-6+ yrs

Position Located In: TX - Austin

Education: BA/BS

Job Type: Full Time

Category:Retirement Services

Activation Date: Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Expiration Date: Saturday, May 19, 2018

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