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Trading Consultant

Job ID: R-018092 Date posted: 10/07/2021 Primary Location KS-Overland Park Other Locations CA-San Diego

Would you enjoy working in a fast-paced, collaborative environment with aspirations to help, coach and solution for advisors on how to best utilize trading software to grow and drive their business?

Do you possess a good understanding of trading and regulatory requirements and strong technical and analytical skills?

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! 

Joining our team as a Consultant on ourRebalancing and Model Management support deskwill allow you to provide trading support to our financial advisors by offering an extraordinary quality service experience. Our trading team’s main priority is to create a reliable support system for our clients so they can easily grow their practice. Being flexible and adaptable to competing priorities will be key success factors for this position.

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.

Primary Responsibilities:

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 blocktrading toolsIn 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). 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. 

Please note: Additional responsibilities or duties may be assigned to you as needed or determined.

Qualifications:

3 to 5 years of financial services, preferably in Trading

Series 7 required

Strong MS Office skills required and Beta, Siebel, ClientWorks experience preferred

Knowledge of Mutual Funds, equities and options

Knowledge of trading regulations and requirements 

Experience with Jira Project Management software and QA/UAT testing 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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We take social responsibility seriously.  Learn more here!

Want to see info on our benefits?  Learn more here.

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.

Want to hear from our employees on what it’s like to work at LPL?  Watch this!

We take social responsibility seriously. Learn more here

Want to see info on our benefits?  Learn more here

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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