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Senior Compliance Analyst

Job ID: R-022914 Date posted: 07/15/2022 Primary Location CA-Remote Other Locations CA-Remote

Do you enjoy learning about new technology, and understanding the ins and outs of what makes it work?  Do you excel at using data to help identify improvement opportunities and drive decision making?  Are you a detail oriented person, who enjoys working on a diverse set of tasks and projects? 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.

Job Overview

The Electronic Communications Compliance (eComm) team within the Compliance, Legal and Risk (CLR) organization is seeking a Senior Analyst to help us ensure the technology we use is in compliance with all of the regulatory guidelines related to CARS (Capture, Archive, Retrieve, and Supervise). In this role, you will be on the front lines, working with key stakeholders to help our Advisors protect their business from legal and compliance risk.

In this role you will

  • Manage and support firm wide risk and compliance activities for digital tools that contain electronic communication. Electronic communication may include, but is not limited to email, text messaging, chat/instant messaging, social media, marketing automation, appointment scheduling, and web-portals. Proactively identify any CARS requirements and improvement opportunities for such tools. 
  • Support the delivery of strategic mergers and acquisitions by raising awareness of LPL's compliant digital capabilities throughout the M&A process. Help ensure that all eComm is accounted for and positioned to be compliant on day one.
  • Lead projects and initiatives that support the delivery of compliant electronic communications capabilities for LPL Advisors and Home Office staff.
  • Work with stakeholders to ensure effective oversight of digital tools that create electronic communication. This includes identifying and remediating situations that may result in non-compliance.
  • Perform eComm controls and participate in project engagements as a subject matter expert, as needed.

Please note: Additional responsibilities or duties may be assigned to you as needed or determined.

Within the 90 days of starting this role you will have a fundamental understanding of LPL’s eComm ecosystem and control framework.  You will also be actively contributing towards the team’s overall success.

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.


  • 5+ years of experience working in a client facing or technology focused role.
  • 3+ years of experience leading/influencing project teams and stakeholders.
  • An intellectual curiosity pertaining to risk, compliance, and technology.
  • Strong technical aptitude with the ability to think critically in order to manage identified issues and provide solutions.
  • Team player with outstanding communication skills and emotional intelligence.
  • Must have the ability to manage sensitive data.
  • Must be highly adaptable and be comfortable with performing a wide variety of tasks.
  • Prior Broker Dealer experience, or prior experience in a risk management/compliance role is preferred.
  • Professional licenses and certifications focused in a compliance and technical area (for example FINRA Series 7/24 licenses, PMP, CBAP, CSM, CISA, Lean Six Sigma) are preferred.

About CLR

The Compliance, Legal & Risk (CLR) team is focused on delivering an industry-leading client service and risk management experience by providing advisors and our internal business partners with proactive guidance, advice, advocacy and consultative partnerships.

Why LPL? 

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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Join the LPL team and help us make a difference by turning life’s aspirations into financial realities. Please log in or create an account to apply to this position. Principals only. EOE.

Information on Interviews:

LPL will only communicate with a job applicant directly from an 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.

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