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Job Summary

The Senior Manager of the Control Validation Team will partner with Information Security Risk Management (ISRM), Operational Risk Management (ORM), First Line Risk Management Office (1RMO) and other control groups on the coordination and execution of the SCS Risk and Control Assessment program to identify and leverage efficiencies and reduce audit and testing strain on STS staff.

Job Description

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:

Reporting to the Managing Director of TRAC IT Risk Governance within the SCS area, the successful Senior Manager of the Control Validation Team will be responsible for leading and supporting a first line of defense risk-based validation and assessment program intended to address risks and internal controls across the Schwab environment.  The Senior Manager will manage a small team of IT security risk assessment practitioners with the responsibility for validating internal controls to identify control gaps, advance audit readiness objectives, automation and self-testing, and promote adherence to Schwab, STS, regulatory requirements, as well as industry standard common control frameworks.

The Senior Manager of the Control Validation Team will partner with Information Security Risk Management (ISRM), Operational Risk Management (ORM), First Line Risk Management Office (1RMO) and other control groups on the coordination and execution of the SCS Risk and Control Assessment program to identify and leverage efficiencies and reduce audit and testing strain on STS staff.

What you’ll do:

Provide leadership and oversight for a control validation team in the execution of risk and control management.
Assist with the development and maintenance of the annual schedule and objectives in coordination with the Managing Director of IT Risk Governance.
Proactively identify controls requiring attention or strengthening and work collaboratively with other Schwab disciplines to implement improvements in line with corporate standards, applicable regulations, and/or best practice frameworks.
Manage the development and execution of effective and efficient test plans for key Schwab controls while consistently looking to create reliance upon the testing results from other assessment groups.
Oversee the validation results of the testing team and provide routine periodic metrics and reporting.
Develop an escalation mechanism for control deficiencies that do not get addressed timely and communicate the validation results to leadership.
Assist management with the development and documentation of achievable and sustainable action plans to remediate identified control weaknesses.
Develop a self-testing program for control owners and provide on-going support.
Recognize opportunities for automation and implement, where applicable, to ensure efficiencies for the department.

What you have:

Bachelor’s degree, advanced degree, or certifications preferred.
Seven or more years of relevant experience in the disciplines of information security, risk assessment activities, audit, and compliance.
Ability to understand risk and the design and operation of appropriate controls.
Understanding and ability to document test objectives and efficient tests of controls.
Familiarity with the major IT internal control and security frameworks and key risks in those areas.
Ability to independently analyze and determine if a suite of controls will adequately reduce inherent risks to acceptable levels.
Strong ability to work autonomously within a distributed team setting in a dynamic work environment that often requires management/completion of multiple concurrent tasks within close deadlines and high demands, with a high degree of accuracy and detail.
Flexibility to quickly switch tasks, takes on special projects, accurately assess status, and devise a reasonable strategy for completion.
Occasional travel out of state for training or specific projects may be required (less than 10%).

You demonstrate these behaviors:

Innovative: Defines a compelling vision of the future, and develops breakthrough ideas, whether big or small, that support that vision

Talent Magnet: Seeks out and attracts strong internal and external talent

Overcomes Barriers: Takes responsibility for addressing obstacles that hinder our people and our business

Challenger: Takes risks when the opportunity warrants it and the potential downside is understood; is no disheartened by failure but uses it as an opportunity to learn

Emotionally Mature: Demonstrates strong self-awareness and ability to adjust to the emotion & drive of others; embraces others’ perspectives and recognizes limits of own point of view

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.

Schwab is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued. As an equal employment opportunity employer, our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to any status that is protected by law. (Please click here to see policy.) Schwab is also an affirmative action employer, focused on advancing women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities in the workplace. We believe diversity and inclusion are part of our success as a company and our purpose of serving every client with passion and integrity.

If you need an accommodation in the application process, please email or call HR Direct at 800-725-3535.

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