Charles Schwab Buyer in Lone Tree, Colorado


Lone Tree - CO, DENR3, 9800 Schwab Way, 80124

Brian Parker


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 at 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:

Corporate Vendor Management (VM) at Charles Schwab & Co. is responsible for implementing a firm-wide, end-to-end vendor relationship management process to maximize vendor performance and value. Corporate VM identifies, mitigates, monitors, and manages vendor risk; and assists Schwab in meeting regulatory and compliance requirements.

The Buyer will be responsible for managing a designated commodity and ensuring purchasing activities are consistent with Schwab’s policies. This is an individual contributor role.

What you’ll do:

  • Validate contractual documentation as it supports the procurement processes

  • Ensure Purchase Requisition (PR) activities are accurate and consistent with Schwab policies

  • Award Purchase Orders (PO) to Vendors upon purchase requisition approval

  • Support Schwab Business Owners on various ad hoc requests (Ariba training, PO spend management, PR status follow-up, advising on Corporate Vendor Management and Schwab’s processes and policies)

  • Work closely with Accounts Payable to resolve invoicing discrepancies and matching exceptions

  • Partner with Vendor Sourcing Managers to ensure compliance with Master Agreements, Work Orders and Scope of Work as they are issued

  • Resolve and escalate as needed, issues with internal clients concerning discrepancies in price, terms, or returns

  • Build strong working relationships with Business Partners and become an expert within assign commodity which is managed

What you have:

  • 3+ years’ experience in procurement, P2P process, contract management and internal controls, in a regulated industry preferred

  • Adaptable to change and understanding how it will impact the team and internal Business Partners

  • Ability to work multiple projects and work in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines

  • Skilled in building effective working relationships

  • Good verbal and written communication skills

  • Proficiency in understanding various contracts and contractual language strongly desired

  • Procurement catalog knowledge a plus

  • Microsoft Office knowledge required

  • Experience with Ariba, Hiperos, PeopleSoft a plus

  • Knowledge of P2P process is strongly preferred

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

  • Capability to provide excellent customer service

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

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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.

Job Specifications

Relocation Offered?: No

Work Schedule: Days

Languages: English - spoken

Current Licenses / Certifications: None

Relevant Work Experience: Administrative Support-2-5 yrs, Accounting and Finance-2-5 yrs, Corporate Staff-2-5 yrs, Compliance

Position Located In: CO - Lone Tree

Education: BA/BS

Job Type: Full Time


Activation Date: Friday, July 7, 2017

Expiration Date: Tuesday, August 1, 2017

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