Your Opportunity
The Compliance Regulatory Group (CREG): CREG provides leadership, advice and guidance to Compliance and business partners on the applicability of industry rules and regulations; responds to regulatory inquiries forwarded to Schwab by regulators; and leads examinations by banking and securities regulators.

What you’re good at

  • Coordinate and handle securities regulatory examinations in concert with the CREG Managing Director. In particular, responsibility for leading Financial Operations examinations of CS&Co. Inc, the Broker/Dealer.
  • Direct communication with regulators including handling and tracking requests for information and facilitating meetings and interviews of firm personnel.
  • Reviewing exam responses for relevance and completeness, and preparing personnel for interviews by the regulators.
  • Preparation of reports to management on the status of exams and any exceptions, issues or concerns raised by regulators during the course of the exam.
  • Work with the Compliance subject matter authorities and business partners to respond to exam reports and remediate exceptions.

What you have

  • Bachelor’s degree required, with a minimum 10 years relevant experience in a Broker/Dealer or regulatory agency or comparable experience. A JD is not required, but would be preferred.
  • Knowledge of internal processes, practices, and proceedings at SEC/FINRA, in particular conducting Financial Operations examinations.
  • Strong analytical skills, excellent attention to detail, and the ability to interpret regulations and regulatory guidance.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills with demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with all levels of an organization.
  • Knowledge of securities industry practices; SEA ’33 and ’34 Rules and Regulations, SEC Rule 15c3-1, 17a-3, 17a-4, SEC Customer Protection rules and relevant FINRA rules.
  • Series 27 license a plus.

You demonstrate these behaviors:

  • Outstanding judgment as well as a broad understanding of the potential implications of actions and decisions.
  • Act conclusively in making solid, informed judgment calls in response to both the regulatory environment and the day-to-day business issues, with appropriate advancement where needed.
  • Work reciprocally with various groups with potentially disparate objectives.
    Standout colleague willing to cross-train and assist with CREG activities beyond examinations.
  • Ability to effectively balance multiple conflicting priorities with associated deadlines.

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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.

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We believe diversity and inclusion are part of our success as a company and our purpose of serving every client with passion and integrity.

Please reach out to Ariel Veroske, Talent Acquisition with any questions.–regulatory-exams/job