Sr Specialist, Institutional Trading

    • Phoenix, AZ

Your Opportunity The Institutional Mutual Fund Trading Team facilitates the execution of mutual fund orders on behalf of 7000 Registered Investment Advisors (RIAs), Third Party Administrators (TPAs), and the Schwab Managed Accounts platform. The team provides a high level of expertise in multiple areas including: risk mitigation, research capabilities, managing large/complicated trades, cash/money market expertise and the support of multiple trading channels. Additionally, the team works closely with other institutional trading desks as well as Advisor Services Sales & Service, Mutual Fund Custody & Operations, and multiple technology partners to build a superior product offering and provide an outstanding client experience.

What you're good at
Our trading representatives bring experience and skills from diverse backgrounds. While our emphasis is on trading and relationship building, additional responsibilities include expert order handling, problem resolution, and ownership of an evolving electronic offering which supports efficiencies for our firm and our clients.
Key responsibilities include:

  • Trade with a high level of accuracy while mitigating risk
  • Build solid relationships with our institutional clients and fund company partners
  • Manage and prioritize multiple time sensitive tasks


What you have
  • A passion for service and relationship building
  • Aptitude for multi-tasking in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication, organization and time management skills
  • Risk awareness and attention to detail
  • Desire to work in a team environment
  • Professionalism and personal accountability
  • Series 7, 63 required
  • Series 9/10 preferred
  • Ability to work eight hour shifts that may vary Monday thru Friday from 6:30am to 5:00pm

You demonstrate these behaviors:
  • Building Collaborative Relationships: Ability to develop, maintain, & strengthen partnerships with others, inside or outside of the organization, who can provide information, assistance & support
  • Adaptability: Remains calm under stress
  • Results Oriented: Has a strong sense of urgency about solving problems and getting work done
  • Initiative: Identifies what needs to be done and takes action before being asked or required to
  • Thoroughness and Accuracy: Monitors the quality of work


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