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Analyst, HR Systems Management (LMS)

LPL Financial

LPL Financial

IT, People & HR
Multiple locations
Posted on Saturday, May 25, 2024

Are you a team player? Are you interested in working on meaningful crossfunctional projects? 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!

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 22,000 financial advisors, 1,100 institution-based investment programs, and 500 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:

We are seeking an experienced LMS Analyst for our HR Systems team to support external and internal users in our Learning Management System (Cornerstone SBX). This position serves as a technical point of contact for LMS functions related to our M&A activities and will be a subject matter expert on all things related to online learning, including: liaising with the LMS vendor on enhancements and upgrades, testing and loading of learning assets and curriculums, design and generation of learning reports and troubleshooting of technical and configuration issues for both desktop and mobile devices. Previous experience in the administration for Cornerstone SBX/Saba is preferred. Experience with Workday HCM is a plus, but we also have an amazing team that is willing to train!


  • Provide learning management system (LMS) support to all levels of internal and external users, including course uploads and enrollments; researching and resolving system questions, unexpected results, or process flaws; performing scheduled activities and audits; provide applicable reporting; maintaining user profiles including security groups and access privileges.

  • Understand and support the unique requirements of various types of external LMS users and develop an optimal experience to onboard new users to the LMS. Provide LMS support for M&A events.

  • Recommend process improvements, innovative solutions, policy changes, and/or major variations from established policy that must be approved by appropriate leadership prior to implementation. Provide system configuration options based on business requirements. Support business partners with LMS workspace customization/design and end user communications.

  • Manage workflow with an agile approach through backlog maintenance and project management skills.

  • Maintain data governance standards and processes in accordance with HR System team principles, perform audits to address regulatory controls and concerns.

  • Manage the configuration and implementation of upgrades to the LMS. Maintain awareness of current trends in HRIS with a focus on product and service development, delivery and support, and application of key technologies.

  • Develop and maintain system integrations with other company systems (e.g., Workday, Oracle).

  • Provide troubleshooting and administrative support for all HR systems (e.g., Cornerstone SBX/Saba, Workday HCM) using Salesforce to track user inquiries as cases.


  • Bachelor’s degree

  • 3+ years experience with Cornerstone SBX/Saba or other Learning Management Systems (LMS) administration and configuration

  • 3+ years experience with systems reporting and data validation

Core Competencies:

  • Effectively translate user requirements into technical specifications

  • Strong change management implementation skills

  • Ability to evaluate downstream impacts of system changes


  • 1+ year(s) experience with Workday HCM

  • Strong project management skills and the ability to manage multiple complex projects

  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office products—especially Excel

  • Ability to document and articulate system workflows and functionality in a user-friendly manner

  • Experience with HTML

  • Experience with systems integrations

  • Experience with activites related to mergers and acquisitions

Pay Range:


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.