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Trading Consultant (REMOTE)

Job ID: R-023665 Date posted: 07/29/2022 Primary Location SC-Fort Mill Other Locations GA-Atlanta , GA-North Atlanta , KS-Overland Park ,IA-Remote

Do you demonstrate high degree of accuracy and attention to detail?

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.

Job Overview:

The Rebalancing and Model Management Trading Support Desk provides system support and guidance to advisors regarding all aspects of our systems including model management, rebalancing functionality, and block trading tools. In addition to strong customer service skills, the Rebalancing consultant is expected to master all aspects of the system in order to educate and consult advisors on the best way to utilize system capabilities to obtain their desired objective(s).

Responsibilities:

The Consultant will work closely with the Business Transition Partners (Recruiting) team to showcase Enhanced Trading’s capabilities to prospective LPL Financial advisors and then help them train and onboard the advisor once in the onboarding process. Consultants should maintain a working knowledge about equity, option, ETF and mutual fund products, the markets, as well as a strong understanding of market impact and execution complexities of large trades. In addition, Consultants must maintain strong knowledge of the Enhanced Trading System capabilities and rebalancing methodologies. 

In addition to the typical 15-25 inbound calls a day, Rebalancing consultants will support advisor-facing virtual demonstrations, educational workshops around key functionality, as well as partner with Technology agile project management. A strong background or experience in agile project management, public speaking, coaching and talent development is a plus.

  • Consultants are also expected to support LPL’s volume contingency plan (VCP) by training and supporting Equity Trading and/or Mutual Fund Trading in a VCP capacity. 

What are we looking for?

We want licensed and experienced traders with strong product knowledge of equities, options and mutual funds. We are looking for strong collaborators who can deliver a world-class client experience. We need 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:

  • 3 to 5 years of financial services, preferably in Trading
  • Series 7 required
  • Strong MS Office skills required
  • Knowledge of Mutual Funds, equities and options
  • Knowledge of trading regulations and requirements 

Preferences:

  • Experience with Jira Project Management software and QA/UAT testing preferred
  • Beta, Siebel, ClientWorks experience 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 @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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