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Trading Consultant

LPL Financial

LPL Financial

Multiple locations
Posted on Tuesday, February 6, 2024

Do you want to work with a highly motivated team to launch a brand new trading platform? Would you enjoy a fast-paced, collaborative environment with aspirations to help, coach, and solution for advisors on how to best utilize trading software to grow and drive their business? Do you possess a good understanding of trading and regulatory requirements with strong technical and analytical skills?

Excited to learn more? If so, then this could be the role 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 21,000 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.

Job Overview:

Joining our team as a Consultant on our Rebalancing and Model Management Trading Support Desk will allow you to provide trading support to our financial advisors by offering an extraordinary quality service experience. Our trading team’s main priority is to create a reliable support system for our clients so they can easily grow their practice. Being flexible and adaptable to competing priorities will be key success factors for this position.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides system support and guidance to advisors regarding our systems, including model management, rebalancing functionality, and block trading tools.

  • Maintains a working knowledge about equity, option, ETF, and mutual fund products, the markets, and keeps understanding of the market impact and execution complexities of large trades. In addition, Consultants must maintain strong knowledge of two separate Trading System capabilities and rebalancing methodologies.

  • Masters all aspects of the systems to educate and consult advisors on the best way to utilize system capabilities to obtain their desired objective(s) utilizing strong customer service skills.

  • Assists 20-35 inbound calls a day.

  • Consultants are also expected to support LPL’s volume contingency plan (VCP) by training and supporting Equity Trading and/or Mutual Fund Trading in a VCP capacity.

  • Works closely with the Business Transition Partners (Recruiting) team to showcase Enhanced Trading’s capabilities to prospective LPL Financial advisors and then help them train and onboard the advisor once in the onboarding process.

  • Rebalancing consultants will support advisor-facing virtual demonstrations, educational workshops around key functionality and partner with Technology agile project management.

  • Additional responsibilities or duties may be assigned to you as needed 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.

Requirements:

  • 2 to 5 years of Financial Services Experience

  • 1 plus years customer services/call center environment experience

Core Competencies:

  • Knowledge of Mutual Funds, equities and options

  • Knowledge of trading regulations and requirements

Preferences:

  • Experience with Jira Project Management software and QA/UAT testing is a plus

  • A strong background or experience in agile project management, public speaking, coaching, and talent development is a plus

  • Series 7 required

  • Strong MS Office skills required and Beta, Siebel, ClientWorks, or other trading platform experience preferred


Pay Range:

$33.60-$50.39/hour


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!


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 @lplfinancial.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 (855) 575-6947.