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Sr. Ops Specialist

Job ID: R-015316 Date posted: 06/28/2021 Primary Location CA-San Diego Other Locations SC-Fort Mill

Are you solution-oriented and passionate about delivering results? And do you like thinking outside the box, learning new skills, and problem-solving?

If so, this role might be just for you!

Job Overview:

The Senior Specialist will help the firm monitor transactions in customer accounts.  Candidates will be proficient in the financial services industry and will be able to apply their skillset to help the team and firm succeed.  Individuals will have a strong analytical and problem-solving skillset in order to leverage daily reports and to dissect account activity to find root-cause and identify solutions.  Candidates will have advanced communication skills to help resolve issues in order to avoid escalations.

What Will You Do?

  • The review, communication, and enforcement of firm and regulatory guidelines as it relates to margin and trading activity
  • Review, communication, and enforcement of firm and regulatory guidelines as it relates to Trade-related items and Regulation T requirements
  • Includes identification, research, and resolution of non-trade items, such as short positions and debits
  • Review daily risk reports and identify and resolve potential risk items such as options and regulatory violations
  • Review and completion of various departmental reports to meet audit requirements
  • Daily interaction with LPL Financial Advisors, department management as well as various departments within LPL Financial to resolve account imbalances
  • Ability to identify areas of enhancement with regards to workflows and policy/procedures to mitigate risk and ensure the proper handling of various job functions

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, experience, and education are required?

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Finance or related field
  • Minimum 2 years experience general brokerage industry knowledge
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel and Access
  • The ability to work in a cross-functional team and multi-task in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment
  • The ability to prioritize responsibilities to ensure deadlines provided by regulators and firm are followed and identify and manage firm risk
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral, and willingness to speak up, talk to advisors and stakeholders
  • Strong analytical skills with demonstrated ability to evaluate business opportunities and evaluate results against established objectives


  • Series 7/SIE licenses 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 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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