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Ops Specialist

Job ID: R-001954 Date posted: 12/31/2017 Primary Location SC-Fort Mill Other Locations CA-San Diego

Position Summary

This role is responsible for the issuance and placement of new insurance business.  The primary goal of our post issue team is to see that all Life and Disability insurance applications, once approved, are issued from the insurance carrier in a timely manner, in good order, and forwarded to the financial advisor for placement. Once the financial advisor returns the deliverables to the post issue operations specialist, they are to review for completeness, forward to the insurance carrier and confirm placement.

Essential Functions:

Once application is approved, follow up with the insurance carrier to confirm policy is being issued. Once policy is received at LPL, physically or electronically, the operations specialist is to review the policy to confirm good order. If not in good order, the specialist works with the insurance carrier to reissue the policy. Once policy is received, and in good order, it is forward to the advisor for delivery. Follow up with advisor to confirm receipt of the policy, and return of the delivery requirements. Once delivery requirements are received, operations specialist is to review them to confirm completion, and forward to insurance carrier. If delivery requirements are not complete, operations specialist to inform the financial advisor, and work with them to bring requirements to good order. Once all deliverables are in, they are forwarded to the insurance carrier for placement. Follow up with insurance carrier to confirm receipt of delivery requirements and placement of the contract. Confirm placement with the advisor.

Other Job Duties:

1.  Projects as assigned.

Job Requirements:

Minimum Education Required:  High School Diploma required, Bachelor’s Degree preferred

Licenses/Certifications Required/Preferred: Insurance Licensing preferred, not required

Software/Systems Skills Required/Preferred: MS Office Tools preferred, skilled in the use of a personal computer and specialized software, proficient with new business tracking software and imaging systems (e.g. Agency Works, Paperclip, Exam One)

Additional information: Interacts with both internal/external customers.  Daily contact with Advisors, Sales Directors/Business Development Officers and insurance carriers.

List any Soft Skills required for the position: Build and foster strong working relationship with senior underwriters of the general agency approved carriers and office staff.  (Results/goal oriented). Excellent written and oral communication skills, strong follow through and sense of urgency, strong relationship building skills and problem solving skills.  Ability to manage multiple priorities and adapt to change quickly and strong organizational skills and attention to detail.

Our Company:

LPL Financial, the nation’s largest independent broker/dealer since 1996* and the fourth largest broker/dealer overall, serves as an enabling partner to more than 14,000 independent financial advisors and approximately 700 financial institutions. Since its formation decades ago, LPL has focused on one primary mission -- enabling independent financial advisors to bring objective and un-biased financial advice to millions of Americans. 

Headquartered in Boston, San Diego, and Fort Mill, and powered by more than 3,300 client-centric employees, LPL is financially strong and growing.

Our Culture:

If you join LPL, you will join a culture that believes in delivering a world-class client experience and looks to all employees to contribute to that goal by sharing their creativity, experience, and passion for continuous improvement. As a destination of choice, our top priorities are growth and development, social responsibility, and financial health for our employees. 

We offer competitive compensation and industry leading benefits, including a wellness facility with onsite fitness classes, healthy meal choices, and a walk-in clinic. We support employee financial health through a 401k match, ESPP, and employee discounts. Work/life balance is our foundation and is supported through paid holidays, and paid time off (including time to volunteer). We foster a diverse work environment through Employee Resource Groups and diverse strategic partnerships.  

Join the LPL team and help us make a difference by turning life’s aspirations into financial realities. Please login or create an account to apply to this position. Principals only. EOE

*As reported by Financial Planning magazine, June 1996-2017, based on total revenue.

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