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Senior Portfolio Accounting Analyst

Job ID: R-023716 Date posted: 06/24/2022 Primary Location SC-Fort Mill Other Locations SC-Remote , SD-Remote , CA-San Diego
Job Description

Are you a team player? Are you curious to learn? Are you interested in supporting others as they grow their business? 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:

The Senior Accounting Analyst in Performance and Data Reconciliation supports the business and projects by coordinating transition timelines with clients and internal partners, developing business and technical requirements, and collaborating in cross-functional teams. This role is a team expert in all tasks in the project workflow.


  • Perform discovery analysis on the impact of fixed income security model trading functionality and the impacts that will have on Portfolio Accounting and Pricing workflows
  • Communicating complex issues in writing and verbally to management and internal/external vendors and customers.
  • Providing oversight of existing processes and mitigating risk against future firm impact.
  • Communicating with vendors regarding missing accounts, missing Rep IDs, historical data requests, incorrect data, production updates, pricing issues, and feed confirmations.
  • Identifying gaps in workflows to communicate to team and leadership to ensure correct information is provided to advisors and enhance processes.
  • Supporting the manager or AVP on multiple and possibly overlapping projects.
  • Coordinating data migration to various reporting systems
  • Conducting root cause analysis of production and test environment issues.
  • Identifying reporting that will used to make strategic management decisions.

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.


  • Strong multi-sleeve level reconciliation skills
  • Understanding of complex financial vehicles, with a focus on fixed income
  • Knowledge of Agile project management
  • JIRA Issue & project tracking
  • Familiarity with user acceptance testing (UAT)
  • Basic understanding of time- and money- weighted performance calculation
  • Understanding of root cause analysis
  • Ability to solve problems via Lean Six Sigma practice                                      

Core Competencies:

  • Ability to motivate, inspire, and empower others
  • Strong attention to detail and process orientation with a proactive approach to solving and preventing problems
  • Strong time management and the ability to work independently
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to communicate effectively to various levels throughout the organization
  • Flexible, adaptive and agile
  • Present strong leadership, mentorship, and collaboration skills
  • Experience in creating and facilitating presentations
  • Enhanced technical skills
  • Experience in database management  
  • SQL Knowledge  
  • Proficient in Microsoft suite (WORD, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.)
  • Advanced Excel skills (lookups, pivot tables, formulas, etc.)


  • FINRA SIE/Series 99 preferred
  • Basic Bloomberg knowledge 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.

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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 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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