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Senior Analyst - Business Operations & Reporting

Job ID: R-014012 Date posted: 04/15/2021 Primary Location SC-Fort Mill Other Locations CA-San Diego

Are you solution-oriented and passionate about delivering results? Do you like thinking outside the box, learning new skills, and problem-solving? Sr. Analyst, Business Operations & Reporting with excellent business acumen, detail orientation, and an analytic mindset. Excited to learn more? If so, then this could be the role for you! 

Job Overview:

The ideal candidate will have proven experience in business management or consulting roles, and have the ability to develop actionable insights and recommendations that enable timely and effective operational and strategic decision-making.  This individual will be adept at analyzing massive amounts of data, identifying patterns, insights, and anomalies, and communicating those findings in a clear, concise manner.  Additionally, this individual will be responsible for monitoring, analyzing, and reporting out on key KPIs, uncovering issues, and providing recommended solutions.  The successful candidate will be self-motivated, intellectually curious, a fast learner, comfortable with ambiguity and working independently, able to focus on details while thinking strategically, and be a results-driven thinker and an excellent problem solver.

Responsibilities:

  • Desire to work in a role that combines equal parts getting down into the weeds of data, and analyze current business performance

  • Build statistical models to extrapolate current and historical trends into forward-looking forecasts

  • Conduct analysis to “connect the dots” and identify innovative solutions to business challenges

  • Communicate results and recommendations in a clear, actionable, and engaging way

  • Deliver key insights with interpretation and recommendation, contributes to the development of hypotheses and actions, and presents them to the management team

  • Work with all levels of management with the appropriate level of detail to solve problems

  • Leverage data visualization to assist in telling the story for various areas of the business.

  • Create and manage reports & dashboards in reporting systems, including Tableau and other BI tools using complex query logic to merge multiple sets of segregated data

  • Identify and champion innovative technologies for improved analytics and reporting

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. The ideal candidate will have a passion for applying logical and analytical reasoning towards reporting and analytics to drive business results. In addition to being highly organized, key characteristics of the ideal candidate include:

Requirements:

  • Experience with the Microsoft program suite including advanced excel knowledge

  • Experience using T-SQL and ANSI-SQL Syntax, Python for automation and data analyses, Smart Sheets, Power BI, and Tableau

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Excellent data gathering, analytical and problem-solving skills

Preferences:

  • Business Analysis: 5+ years

  • Data Analysis: 5+ years

  • Experience in a fast-moving, entrepreneurial environment

  • Driven individual, always seeking to improve and grow

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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Information on Interviews:

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