Associate Financial Representative
Do you thrive in a competitive, team oriented, and client centric environment? Are you looking for a supportive, education focused environment to enhance your wealth management skillset? Are you an intrinsically motivated self-starter who likes being in control of their career progression and earning potential? Do you want to be a part of one of the fastest growing, tech-forward financial companies in the industry?
Excited to learn more? If so, then this could be the role for you!
LPL Financial (Nasdaq: LPLA) was founded on the principle that the firm should work for the advisor, and not the other way around. Today, LPL is a leader* in the markets we serve, supporting more than 18,000 financial advisors, 800 institution-based investment programs and 450 independent RIA firms nationwide. We are steadfast in our commitment to the advisor-centered model and the belief that Americans deserve access to personalized guidance from a financial advisor. At LPL, independence means that advisors have the freedom they deserve to choose the business model, services, and technology resources that allow them to run their perfect practice. And they have the freedom to manage their client relationships, because they know their clients best. Simply put, we take care of our advisors, so they can take care of their clients.
Investor Focused Solutions is a part of the LPL Services Group (LSG), a growing professional services company within LPL Financial that helps advisors and institutions execute on their biggest opportunities. Our human-led, tech-enabled services help our customers deliver great financial advice and run thriving businesses. Over 500 employees strong, we come to work each day dedicated to making an impact in lives of advisors, institutional partners, and investors.
The Advisor of the Investor Solutions Team is part of a team of LPL corporate employee advisors who provide investment solutions to mass affluent investors. The advisor will help individuals examine their immediate and long term investment needs, and help design solutions that best meet their individual financial goals. This is a team based call center environment that deliver investment advice and guidance over the phone. The ideal candidate will be success driven with a client service attitude and the ability to deliver high touch, professional service. The position will have a base salary in addition to a bonus, and successfully achieving a pre-defined sales goal.
Delivering financial advice and conducting reviews with clients over the phone via inbound and outbound calling activities
Handling and executing client transaction and general customer service requests.
Prepare client reports and proposals as required
Support other departments and independent financial advisors in their understanding of the program
Actively participate in customer service training and other training to remain current with operational policies and procedures
Provide regular feedback to the Management team to improve both the advisor experience and operational efficiencies
Communicate operational and financial industry policies and procedures.
Identify new sales and asset retention opportunities
Regularly exercise excellent business judgment
Research and resolve advisor and client issues
What are we looking for?
We want strong collaborators who can deliver a world-class client experience. We are looking for people who thrive in a fast-paced environment, are client-focused, team oriented, and are able to execute in a way that encourages creativity and continuous improvement.
Bachelor’s degree preferred
Series 7 Required
63 and 65, or 66 License preferred or within 90 days of hire.
Must have excellent telephone service/relationship management skills
Minimum of 2 years of direct client experience within the financial services industry preferred
Prior financial trading experience
Ideal candidate will have prior tele-sales experience
Must have excellent communication skills, and strong service ethic
Previous Experience as a financial advisor
Prior LPL trading, financial related Service Call Center experience; or other service related job experience considered
Life and Health preferred
Proficient in Microsoft Office and web based applications
Ability to assist customers in call center environment while accessing data via multiple PC lookup applications. Must have excellent PC and data input skills
At LPL, we believe that objective financial guidance is a fundamental need for everyone. As the nation’s leading independent broker-dealer, we offer an integrated platform of proprietary technology, brokerage, and investment advisor services. We provide you with a work environment that encourages your creativity and growth, a leadership team that is supportive and responsive, and the opportunity to create a career that has no limits, only amazing potential.
We are one team on one mission. We take care of our advisors, so they can take care of their clients.
Because our company is not too big and not too small, you can seize the opportunity to make a real impact. We are committed to supporting workplace equality, and we embrace the different perspectives and backgrounds of our employees.We also care for our communities, and we encourage our employees to do the same. This creates an environment in which you can do your best work.
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Information on Interviews:
LPL will only communicate with a job applicant directly from an @lplfinancial.com email address and will never conduct an interview online or in a chatroom forum. During an interview, LPL will not request any form of payment from the applicant, or information regarding an applicant’s bank or credit card. Should you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact LPL’s Human Resources Solutions Center at (800) 877-7210.