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Associate Analyst, Investment Product Management

Job ID: R-018804 Date posted: 01/14/2022 Primary Location SC-Fort Mill Other Locations CA-San Diego

Are you a team player?

Are you curious to learn?

Are you interested in working in meaningful projects?

If so, LPL Financial is the place 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 Associate Analyst, Investment Product Management role is primarily focused on supporting our Separately Managed Accounts (SMAs) offering and is an important contributor to the overall investment and advisory product strategy.  The position requires an energetic candidate with experience in financial services who can think independently, thrive in a fast-paced team environment, creatively problem-solve, connect various thoughts, observations and results to develop innovative solutions and new insights that drive to an improved offering. This role requires the ability to operate in partnership with other teams.  

Responsibilities:

  • Managing the onboarding process of SMAs.  This includes leading the evaluation process for certain strategies to determine eligibility. Additionally, the role is expected to contribute to the evolution of the process 
  • Engage with advisors to explain strategy availability and assist in managing the pipeline of product requests
  • Consult with Research, Product Risk Management and Compliance on any strategies that need additional review.
  • Own the SMA mailbox
  • Leverage and continually grow industry knowledge to deliver competitive solutions that will enable LPL to recruit to and drive adoption of our centrally managed platforms. 
  • Lead and drive projects, initiatives, decisions and tasks forward to the successful execution of key priorities. 
  • Capture feedback from advisors, stakeholders and key partners, translating this feedback into insights and recommendations on improving the platform.
  • Partnering across the firm to advance initiatives, enhancements and remove roadblocks in Technology, Finance, Service/Trading, Operations and Legal/Risk
  • Own the day to day product management which includes onboarding new strategies, management reporting, ownership of the SMA mailbox and resolving issues in timely manner.

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:

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in the financial services industry. 
  • Knowledgeable on the investment advisory product landscape, specifically SMAs
  • Experience working with investment-oriented databases and analytical software including Morningstar, FactSet and Excel
  • Strong PowerPoint skills required
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and deliver quality outcomes within short timeframes
  • Ability to lead projects in a matrix managed fashion leveraging strong interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Energy, enthusiasm, strong work ethic
  • Must demonstrate a strong business and financial acumen.
  • FINRA Series 7/66 preferred

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.

Want to hear from our employees on what it’s like to work at LPL?  Watch this!

We take social responsibility seriously.  Learn more here!

Want to see info on our benefits?  Learn more here.

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.

Want to hear from our employees on what it’s like to work at LPL?  Watch this!

We take social responsibility seriously. Learn more here

Want to see info on our benefits?  Learn more here

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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