Job ID R-026896Date posted 01/20/2023Primary Location SC-Fort Mill
Are you a bold individual seeking an opportunity to contribute to a value-based, collaborative environment? Do you strive to work in an environment that encourages and rewards innovation and teamwork? Do you excel at: research, analysis, collaboration, and communication?
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.
LPL is seeking an Investment Risk Management Analyst to join its Investment Research department. This entry-level role will support LPL Research’s comprehensive approach to measuring and monitoring the investment performance and risk characteristics of its discretionary multi-asset models.
LPL Financial Research is a team that provides market insights, asset allocation, and model portfolios to our independent advisors. Our mission is to be a trusted partner to our advisors who provide investors with choices to help meet their financial goals. In this endeavor, our sole motivation is to provide stellar investment management advice — as a partner for those advisors who manage client assets themselves or as a portfolio manager for those advisors who want to leverage our experience.
Use MSCI BarraOne (or similar portfolio risk software) to update and maintain model portfolio dashboards on a periodic basis
Ensure parameters of model portfolios are being met and escalating any discrepancies to senior members
Identify and analyzing key contributors to active risk and participate in discussions with member of the model portfolio team on alternative options to reduce risk
Contribute in process improvement efforts.
What are we looking for?
We want strong collaboratorswho 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.
Demonstrated interest in investments
Strong analytical and quantitative skills
Demonstrated leadership, integrity, and initiative
Excellent written and verbal skills with the ability and willingness to engage in conversation with internal and external parties, including senior investment managers
Ability and willingness to engage in conversation with internal and external parties, including senior investment managers
Strong Excel skills preferred; ability to work both independently and in a team under tight deadlines
Ability to obtain Series 7 and 66 within one year of employment
Progress towards or interest in pursuing CFA designation.
$64,000-$96,000/yearThe salary range is dependent on a number of factors, including the applicant’s skill, experience, and work location.
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.