Internal Control & Risk Management Senior Team Manager

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Job ID:
Job Category:
Retirement Services
Relevant Work Experience:
Project Management-6+ yrs, Financial Services-6+ yrs, Internal Audit, Banking-6+ yrs, Risk Analysis, Retirement Services-6+ yrs
Current Licenses / Certifications:
Position Located In:
TX - Austin
Job Type:
Full Time

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 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:

The Internal Control & Risk Management Senior Team Manager will be responsible for identifying, assessing, reporting and monitoring both existing and emerging risks.  This individual will act as a liaison to all Retirement Plan Services business functions, driving improved risk and governance processes, facilitating issue resolution, and partnering with second and third line of defense partners to ensure compliance with various policies and framework expectations.  This role will require excellent verbal and written communication skills strong analytical skills, and the ability to build strong relationships with numerous business partners across the entire organization. 

What you’ll do:

  • Collaborate with executives and line management to identify key risks in their business units; create and monitor action plans to sustain and strengthen the internal control framework through risk and control identification and control design and implementation. 
  • Develop and recommend risk mitigation strategies, and coordinate the implementation of those strategies throughout the business. 
  • Provide consultation, facilitation and analytical support to ensure internal controls are properly implemented to provide flawless client service and compliance with regulatory obligations.  
  • Proactively identify control weaknesses and work with management to remediate issues.
  • Collaborate with executives and line management to create, sustain and strengthen the internal control framework through risk and control identification and control design and implementation. 
  • Participate in special projects and performs other duties as assigned.

What you have:

  • An undergraduate degree in Business or equivalent experience required. 
  • Minimum five years internal control, risk management, auditing and/or project management experience. 
  • Industry experience related to retirement recordkeeping, mutual funds, operations and/or investment management services preferred.
  • Strong client focus (internal and external), an understanding of client needs and workflow, and an ability to communicate these needs to internal partners including Schwab senior management
  • Strong mediation skills - must have the ability to weigh multiple stakeholder perspectives, escalate issues, and partner with manager to drive timely and effective decision-making
  • Solid business acumen, attention to detail, flexibility, and judgment to evaluate issues/problems of high complexity and make sound decisions.
  • Proven ability to lead an effective and highly engaged team.

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


Position Located In:TX - Austin
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Brokerage Products: Not FDIC Insured • No Bank Guarantee • May Lose Value

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