Charles Schwab Corporation Lone Tree , CO 80124
Anthony Jason Pacheco
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.
The Controller's Department is responsible for corporate-wide functional expertise in the areas of Accounting Policy, Corporate Accounting, Consolidation of Financial Results, Taxation, and Financial Reporting to the Board of Directors, Executive Committee, SEC, and FRB
We are looking for an Accounting Policy Senior Manager to support the Company in analyzing complex accounting issues, monitoring and implementing new accounting standards, and assisting and supporting the teams responsible for Financial and Regulatory Reporting in their preparation and review of reports.
What you'll do:
Actively engage in analyzing diverse, unclear, and challenging areas of accounting related to non-routine and/or significant transactions such as revenue recognition, impairment, leasing, business acquisition or divestitures, fair value and investment securities, consolidations, internally developed software, and stock-based compensation
Perform technical accounting research and synthesize judgments or analysis in written form, obtain buy-in from stakeholders, which could include members of senior management, and implement new processes and/or policies, as needed
Monitor emerging accounting standards and present updates or implications though written or oral communications to diverse audiences
Engage in special projects to further initiatives within the Controller's Department and in various business units
Participate in industry associations and working groups following developments in and the application of US GAAP specific to the industry
Train internal teams on new or existing US GAAP topics relevant to the Company
What you have:
Eight to ten years of accounting experience, including at least five years of that time in either public accounting or an accounting policy role
CPA license required
Extensive knowledge of US GAAP
Possess creativity and a high degree of curiosity with a deep desire to develop knowledge of the company, technical accounting, and accounting processes
Ability to prioritize concurrent long-term projects through demonstrated internal drive and motivation
High degree of focus and self-challenge that leads to very high quality and comprehensive analyses and work product
Ability to build productive relationships and work in cross-functional teams
Strong oral and written communication skills demonstrated in many different forums and with various audiences
Proficient in Microsoft Excel
Financial services industry preferred
Bachelor's degree in Accounting; Post-graduate work preferred
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.
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?:NoWork Schedule:DaysLanguages:English - spoken
Current Licenses / Certifications:Certified Public Accountant
Activation Date: Friday, August 17, 2018
Expiration Date: Thursday, October 18, 2018