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Senior Investment Analyst

Job ID: R-023205 Date posted: 05/06/2022 Primary Location SC-Fort Mill Other Locations NC-Remote , SD-Remote , CA-Remote

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.

Job Overview:

As an investment manager research specialist on the Manager Research team at LPL Financial, a leading financial services firm that supports more than 18,000 financial professionals and 800 institution-based investment programs, you will join a collaborative group of research professionals focused on conducting investment manager due diligence and searches. In addition, you will provide market and asset class updates to colleagues and LPL advisors, provide analytical insights through explorative and diligent asset class research, and assist with managing model portfolios.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct investment manager searches across equity (investment style and market cap spectrum) and fixed income (taxable and tax free).

  • Evaluate and monitor investment managers across a wide range of criteria and articulate your opinions verbally and in writing.

  • Participate in the model portfolio construction and monitoring process.

  • Support LPL advisors by responding to requests for analysis on current and prospective equity investment managers.

  • Collaborate with LPL Research colleagues and other LPL Home Office professionals on educational topics, portfolio structure, and general public equity asset class questions.

  • Join a close-knit community of diverse, supportive, encouraging, and inspiring colleagues who maintain an appreciation for grounded and authentic individuals.

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:

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • FINRA Series 7 and 66 license required (either have or be willing to obtain after hiring).

  • Expresses an interest in becoming a CFA Charterholder (if not yet earned).

  • Preferably five years of relevant industry experience.

  • Values diversity, equity, and belonging as key tenets of an impactful culture and successful business.

  • Has a strong and demonstrated interest in investing and following the markets.

  • Feels comfortable working within a team to find the right solutions for clients

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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