Are you a team player? Are you curious to learn? 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.
The Senior Analyst, Procurement and Vendor Management role is part of LPL’s Corporate Real Estate team, supporting our advisor real estate. As part of this team, you will have the opportunity to directly live out LPL’s mission: We take care of our advisors, so they can take care of their clients.
You will have responsibility for ensuring that our advisors and staff have the work environments and resources they need to be successful. Your primary focus will be on procurement and vendor management support for the project management and transactions team for leasing and building out our employee advisor offices – you will help to ensure a smooth integration with LPL.
Work with internal and external partners to efficiently handle vendor contracts and invoices through our Ariba system
Partner with functional leads, internal stakeholders, and third party vendors to actively manage execution, and monitor project milestones; including site selection, transaction management, project management, procurement, and accounts payable
Serve as an internal data steward for proposals, PO’s/BPO’s, invoicing and billing related to project management and transaction management
Interface with staff of recently acquired or upcoming practices to gather more in-depth vendor due diligence information
Partner closely with Strategic Sourcing & Procurement team on project management, ensuring that they have what they need to execute on the short-term and long-term approaches for each vendor
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.
Knowledge of Ariba software system
Ability to balance and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment
Experience working on a project team and meeting project timelines with competing priorities
Proficiency with MS Office
Excellent organization and communication skills
Strong attention to detail
The 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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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.