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AVP, Regional Admin Manager

LPL Financial

LPL Financial

Multiple locations
Posted on Tuesday, June 4, 2024

Are you a team player? Are you curious to learn? Are you interested in working in meaningful 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!

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:

The AVP – Regional Branch Administrative Manager will be responsible for leading our acquired Large Practice Branch office Support Staff for the Employee Affiliation Model.

The Regional Branch Administrative Manager will provide support to offices and teams including but not limited to, direct management of Client Service Associates, Office Managers and Support Staff, coordinate Financial Advisor support efforts delivered through our Client Service Associates, Service and Operations Teams, and collaborate with various business partners to support the ongoing expansion of our national employee model footprint.

Strong knowledge and breadth of experience in financial services with background across both W2 and 1099 advisor models will help this candidate initiate and execute program initiatives.

The successful candidate will be a self-starter with a strong branch operations background and proven ability to lead work efforts across multiple internal organizations.

Responsibilities:

Directly manage Client Service Associates, Office Managers and Support Staff for acquired Large Practices

Manage team schedules including PTO requests, adherence to schedule and capacity planning

Support individual associate career development plans and goals by providing meaning feedback real-time and during monthly meetings

Strong ability to empower and motivate employees through ambiguity and organizational change

Foster a culture of coaching, learning and development with a strong emphasis on the Employee Advisor experience

Lead performance management conversations and pay-for-performance compensation decisions

Advocate and act as a liaison to our various Home Office departments, namely Operations and Service groups, on behalf of our Employee Advisor Affiliation Model

Lead branch office administrative projects and initiatives for our Employee Advisor teams

Drive programmatic improvements for individual and collaborate workflow efficiencies

Contribute to the development of our hiring strategy to successfully identify, attract, onboard and retain top tier talent

Assess evolving advisor needs and drive continuous operational improvement of the Employee Advisor Affiliation Model

Enhance and oversee Support Staff training programs through constructive feedback, prioritizing skill advancement and career progression

Partner with the National Branch Manager on the admin vertical program design, strategy and implementation

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:

FINRA Series 7/66

2-3 years brokerage/financial services industry knowledge

Ability to travel up to 30-35% throughout the year

Strong customer

focus, excellent verbal and written communication skills and extremely organized

Experience working with Financial Advisors, Branch and Home Office support teams

Experience collaborating with and leading individuals across functional areas

Demonstrated ability to establish productive relationships and interact effectively with business partners at all levels

Core Competencies:

Strong analytical, strategic planning skills and relationship management skills

Proven ability to independently and efficiently manage multiple projects concurrently in a fast-paced environment

Preferences:

FINRA Series 24, 9/10

Bachelor’s degree; preferably in Business, Accounting or Finance

Located in Southeast region of U.S


Pay Range:

$97,760-$146,640/year


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.