AVP; End-Investor Experience – Product ManagementApply Job ID: R-022591 Date posted: 04/22/2022 Primary Location SC-Fort Mill Other Locations NC-Remote , SC-Remote , SD-Remote ,CA-San Diego
Are you a team player with a growth mindset? 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!
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.
LPL Financial is seeking an Assistant Vice President of cash management, banking and lending within investor and investment solutions (IIS). As a trusted business partner, you will drive outcomes, lead cross-functional teams, and contribute to deep and thoughtful advisor led, end-investor product rollouts. The focus of this role will be executing on a variety of initiatives that support our strategic product roadmap. This is a fluid product management team focused on building efficiency, being accountable and executing outcomes.
For this role, experience and understanding of the complexities of cash management, banking and lending as it pertains to LPL's array of platform offerings and affiliation models is required, as well as having a consulting mindset. A strong understanding of the intricacies of financial services and the regulatory environment we operate in as well as Agile management is critical.
The incumbent needs to lead interactions with cross-functional business units, partner well across internal teams and external third party service providers to drive key outcomes in support of our strategy.
Execution of large cross-functional programs to support our strategic initiatives and product development efforts
Provide thought leadership and prepare presentations related to product development and growth initiatives that are ready for the executive-level
Work closely with internal and external business as well as technical teams to align goals and priorities, including providing vision for PI events, requirements gathering and backlog management
Assist in the driving of strategic initiatives through the establishment and ongoing leadership of a program governance structure that ensures stakeholder engagement and efficient product execution
Collaborate across the firm to maintain alignment on vision, strategy, and performance to goals to increase the value proposition and advisor-led, end-investor experience of assigned products
Engage and drive higher promotion and usage of cash, banking and lending
Establish fact-bases that help drive decision-making for the business and demonstrate persistence in raising issues to the proper levels for attention and driving transparency at all levels surrounding product execution
Develop roadmaps, plans and metrics that communicate progress, risks, issues and approach to execution that support continuous learning and improve outcomes. Sets a high bar for results through repeatable, scalable processes.
What are we looking for?
We want strong collaboratorswho can deliver a world-class advisor-led, end-investor 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 in a related field; MBA or other advanced degree a plus
Regulatory licenses (e.g. s99, s7, s66) or designations a plus (e.g. ACAM, CFP, PMP)
7+ years related experience in the Banking/Brokerage industry; with a strong understanding of cash, banking and lending
Preferably 3-5+ years of experience in product management, operational management, program & project management preferably within a financial services or related FinTech firm
Preferably 1-2 years in leading or operating on high-performing teams in an SaFe/SCRUM/Agile environment managing an end to end product lifecycle
Preferably previous experience with vendor relationship management, evaluation and RFPs
What does your success look like in the first 90 days?
Immersing yourself in and learning as much as you can about the nuances of team processes and tools, the industry, company, and our advisors
Bringing fresh perspective, ideas, and critical thinking to how our growing team operates, consistently asking questions and pushing for progress over perfection
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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