Manager - Advisory Accounting & PricingApply Job ID: R-022430 Date posted: 05/11/2022 Primary Location CA-San Diego Other Locations SC-Fort Mill
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 Accounting & Pricing Manager in Performance and Data Reconciliation is a people leader who engages regularly with the team to understand members’ needs, discuss performance, and celebrate successes. The Manager addresses questions and concerns that affect the team as a whole and holds individual conversations of courage, empowerment, and aspirations to advocate and facilitate career development for the team and individuals across the business unit.
Meeting with staff and leadership to discuss performance and/or behavior. Ensuring that connection points with members of the team are frequent and timely to provide the applicable tools and resources and undercover opportunities to grow professionally/personally.
Extending effective communication and support to internal partners, peers, and clients. Providing a communication platform for teams and leading key initiatives within meetings.
Owning highly complex and escalated issues; communicating with advisors when needed. Ensuring a positive customer service experience across all business lines.
Assisting with the management of training for team members; checking in to ensure all employees are supported with training as it relates to content, system usage, culture, and career development.
Overseeing process improvement and implementation. Identifying and communicating gaps in to ensure correct information is provided to advisors and to enhance processes. Implement key success factors.
Leading, organizing, and owning all month-end Advisory Accounting & Pricing related activities, including sign-offs and approvals.
Overseeing the review, reconciliation, and supervisory control of data and providing detail-level analysis to external clients while meeting service level agreements.
Coordinating and allocating task and assignments across team members; analyzing OCM metrics and break volumes to communicate resource requests to leadership.
Owning and tracking external projects, requests, and special efforts related to processing and business as usual team functions.
Creating foresight and strategizing for future planning driven by trend analysis predictive reasoning.
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.
FINRA SIE/Series 99 within 90 days of hire
Ability to coordinate all aspects of the vendor relationship, including contracts and business coverage
Ability to lead, motivate, inspire, and empower
Willingness and ability to effectively push back if needed
Strong planning and organizational skills
Willingness to make decisions autonomously, be accountable, and delegate
Approachable, relatable, and empathetic
Strong PowerPoint and presentation skills
Knowledgeable of a wide range of financial investment vehicles including Mutual Funds, Fixed Income Products, Options, Common Stocks, Variable Annuities, Managed Futures & Precious Metals
Basic understanding of time- and money-weighted performance calculation
Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills using Lean Six Sigma framework
Preferably, familiarity with Bloomberg/ICE and Robert A. Stanger Inc.
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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Information on Interviews:
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