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Analyst, Advanced Analytics

Job ID: R-022962 Date posted: 04/29/2022 Primary Location SC-Fort Mill Other Locations AK-Remote , AL-Remote , AR-Remote ,AZ-Remote

Are you a team player? Are you curious to learn? Are you interested in working in meaningful projects? Do you want to work with cutting-edge technology? Are you interested in being part of a team that is working to transform and do things differently? If so, LPL Financial is the place for you!

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 19,000 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.

We are currently looking to hire an Analyst, Advanced Analytics within the CLR Business Management department, which is a part of LPL’s Compliance Legal and Risk (CLR) organization. This role requires data analytics capabilities and an understanding of business management to support the CLR Organization and the Chief of Staff. The analyst will serve as part of an existing team and will be tasked with working with all levels of staff in the various divisions within the CLR organization.  

This position requires excellent data, communication and writing skills, and the ability to quickly develop a working knowledge of the CLR organization. The ability to effectively interact with  all levels of staff including senior and executive management, as well as experience working within a broker/dealer environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Creation of Dashboards – as per guidance from leadership, consult with business units and develop dashboards that display data in ways to foster understanding and action.The target audience will be VP and SVP members of the Compliance, Legal and Risk organization within LPL.

  • Continuously Improve Dashboards – insight needs will be evolving, this role will partner with key stakeholders and internal customers to progressively enhance dashboards in terms of the data and analytics provided and to improve the user-experience

  • Support User Education – advancing systems and workflows (from Excel to Tableau, for example) will mean different ways of interacting with analytical products for our colleagues, this role will help our team and internal customers to better access, understand, and take advantage of the dashboards developed

  • Challenge our Ways of Working – stay current on Tableau capabilities and types of analytics or visual representations and use this knowledge to encourage ways to better automate and display our analytical efforts

  • Manage Special Projects and Ad Hoc Requests – provide support as needed to data requests and custom needs as well as take on project roles related to business management analytics

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.

Requirements:

  • 2+ years previous experience in analytics/data analysis
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Business Administration, Data Analytics or equivalent work experience
  • Excellent analytics capabilities, decision making and problem solving skills.
  • Team player who is comfortable working in a dynamic and fast-paced environment with minimal supervision
  • Ability to interact confidently with senior management
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Balance multiple projects and other responsibilities
  • Highly proficient with Excel and PowerPoint
  • Previous experience with Tableau strongly preferred

Preferences:

  • Working knowledge of SQL
  • Data mining experience
  • Familiarity with Alteryx or Tableau Prep
  • Previous experience with Microsoft Sharepoint

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 @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.

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