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AVP, Finance (Advisor Capital)

Job ID: R-010988 Date posted: 09/21/2020 Primary Location CA-San Diego

Are you someone with a strong background in lending of small business loans, personal loans, and/or mortgages?

Do you strive to be a best in class business partner?

Excited to learn more? If so, then this could be the role for you!

Job Overview:

As the Assistant Vice President of Advisor Capital, you will lead deep and thoughtful analysis to help our executive management team make informed decisions as well as drive and maintain efficient day to day operations. The ideal candidate for this role has a combination of strong business acumen, technical knowledge to develop and deliver tools enabling informed decision making to drive continuous strategic growth.

The Advisor Capital group plays an instrumental role in the analysis and reporting of LPL’s financial information and collaborating with the company’s business units providing overall financial and capital deployment support. This team is directly responsible for the underwriting and evaluation of small business loans to our advisors that help drive growth.  We are looking for a motivated individual who can take our lending function to the next level!

What will you do?

  • Working with SVP to develop capital deployment strategy and maintain efficient processes
  • Leverage technology to automate manual work and simplify processes where feasible to create a highly scalable, flexible, and efficient infrastructure.
  • Interfacing with business unit counterparts to address specific needs of advisors
  • Monitoring the team’s timely adherence to service level agreements through dashboards and reports, investigating and addressing instances where commitments are not being met
  • Producing metrics to illustrate the value of our capital deployment to our advisors
  • Creating reporting and analysis to drive business decisions on capital deployment opportunities
  • Handle escalations by both internal business partners and our Advisors
  • Maintain and enhance internal controls, supporting Internal Audit and Compliance quarterly/annual controls testing
  • Provide ongoing support, coaching, feedback and developmental opportunities to address staff needs in order to engage them and help them be more effective and successful.
  • Ad-hoc analysis, financial modeling, and additional responsibilities as required

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

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

What skills, experiences, and education are required? 

  • 5-7 years underwriting / lending (i.e. mortgage, personal lending, small business) with passion for results
  • 1 - 2 years of management experience preferred
  • Effective communication, presentation and writing skills
  • In depth knowledge of financial reporting processes
  • MS Excel and PowerPoint expert
  • Experience with CRM tools such as Salesforce is a plus
  • Detail oriented with insight to determine applicability of big picture analysis
  • Ability to work comfortably with incomplete information and deal with ambiguity in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work within a team, take the initiative and show strong attention to detail is critical
  • Ability to take initiative and create concise and decision supporting analysis is essential
  • Proactive problem solver, expected to present problems and recommendations simultaneously
  • Positive attitude, commitment to excellence and integrity
  • High level of motivation and initiative
  • BA/BS degree in Finance, Business, or Economics (or a related discipline) is required.

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 @lpl.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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