Senior Supervisory Principal
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.
Our Senior Regional Supervisory Principal, Home Office Supervision is the first line supervisor for HOS advisors and OSJ managers in their designated region. The Senior Regional Supervisory Principal (RSP) is charged with maintaining ongoing relationships with their designated advisors and OSJs to educate, guide, and assist them with their compliance responsibilities. They will act as a point of contact and assist where necessary to help build compliant business partnerships with LPL Financial. This role will be responsible for ensuring that the assigned financial advisors are meeting the standards and requirements of supervision set forth by regulatory agencies and the Firm.
- First line supervisory responsibility for assigned advisors and OSJ Managers as part of a supervisory team
- Maintains ongoing positive relationship as a first line Supervisor, guide and resource to all HOS advisors and OSJ Managers and support staff in collaboration with the Regional Territory Manager (RTM) and Business Consulting
- Ensures advisor and OSJ understanding and compliance with all firm and industry requirements by proactively communicating the firm’s policies and procedures
- Engages in regular supervisory office visits (SOV’s) with assigned HOS advisors and OSJ Managers in order to promote company supervisory practices, follow up on audit findings and proactively addressing potential compliance issues to minimize risk to the client, the OSJ and the firm
- Identifies suspicious patterns in sales and business practice. Conducts investigations and takes appropriate corrective action as needed in collaboration with the RTM and other internal business units
- Identifies and executes training based on advisor needs and opportunities
- Actively monitor the supervisory systems for their assigned advisors and OSJs and assist in the resolution of heightened transaction review issues and various other situations where the first line supervisor must be involved and make the final decision
- Acts as a conduit of information between the Home Office and the field to assist with problem solving.
- Assist with regulatory exams and requests as well as assist with other internal investigations and reviews relative to supervised advisors and OSJs
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.
- Undergraduate degree in Business, Accounting, Finance or a related discipline
- 7+ years of industry experience
- Knowledge of mutual funds, annuities, general securities, and other financial products required
- Ability to work in a fast paced/high volume environment and be flexible with work schedule
- Strong knowledge of FINRA SEC, and state rules and regulations
- Ability to develop compliance systems and strategies for effective supervision
- Ability to multi-task, strong attention to detail, excellent problem-solving and follow-up skills are essential for this position
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Ability to make regulatory and supervisory-based decisions will be necessary to complete the day-to-day functions of the role and for staff support in their role as Branch Office Manager
- Licenses/Certifications Required/Preferred: Series 7, 9 and 10 (or Series 24); Series 4 & 53 required or must pass within 120 days of employment (for candidates with S24). Series 66 (or S63 and S65) preferred
Actual base salary varies based on factors, including but not limited to, relevant skill, prior experience, education, base salary of internal peers, demonstrated performance, and geographic location. Additionally, LPL Total Rewards package is highly competitive, designed to support your success at work, at home, and at play – such as 401K matching, health benefits, employee stock options, paid time off, volunteer time off, and more. Your recruiter will be happy to discuss all that LPL has to offer!
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.
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