Associate Analyst, Investment Product Management
Company: LPL Financial
Posted on: November 18, 2021
The Investment Product Management team within LPL 's Wealth
Management Solutions (WMS) group is responsible for delivering a
highly competitive set of investment solutions across the brokerage
and advisory platforms. - This includes the platform and product
offering, advisor/client access to solutions, and promotional
activities. - The team 's goal from an investment product
management perspective is to enhance our advisors ' and investors '
experience while helping to improve our firm 's economic and risk
The Associate Analyst, Investment Product Management role is
primarily focused on supporting our Separately Managed Accounts
(SMAs) offering and is an important contributor to the overall
investment and advisory product strategy.
This position is focused on the day to day SMA product management
activities. - It involves working closely with Asset Managers, our
internal consulting team on requests from existing LPL advisors as
well as our Business Development team with recruiting
opportunities. -Given our extensive recruiting efforts, and diverse
affiliation models, it is imperative the individual understand our
The day to day product management activities range from asset
manager support address operational issues and deliver new
capabilities along with tracking the onboarding of new SMA
strategies. - - Process management skills are extremely important
for this role, as are a basic understanding of investments. It is a
critical ability for this role to take a problem, identify and
recruit partners in relevant areas of the firm to prioritize, and
implement solutions in a timely fashion. - It is important for this
role to build strong and trusted relationships throughout the
advisory-focused Technology, Compliance, Legal, and Operations
teams. - A preferred candidate would also have an understanding of
the market landscape for investment and advisory offerings.
The position requires an energetic candidate with experience in
financial services who can think independently, thrive in a
fast-paced team environment, creatively problem-solve, connect
various thoughts, observations and results to develop innovative
solutions and new insights that drive to an improved offering.
-This role requires the ability to operate in partnership with
The specific job duties include:
Managing the onboarding process of SMAs. - This includes leading
the evaluation process for certain strategies to determine
eligibility. Additionally, the role is expected to contribute to
the evolution of the process
Engage with advisors to explain strategy availability and assist in
managing the pipeline of product requests
Consult with Research, Product Risk Management and Compliance on
any strategies that need additional review.
Own the SMA mailbox
Leverage and continually grow industry knowledge to deliver
competitive solutions that will enable LPL to recruit to and drive
adoption of our centrally managed platforms.
Lead and drive projects, initiatives, decisions and tasks forward
to the successful execution of key priorities.
Capture feedback from advisors, stakeholders and key partners,
translating this feedback into insights and recommendations on
improving the platform.
Partnering across the firm to advance initiatives, enhancements and
remove roadblocks in Technology, Finance, Service/Trading,
Operations and Legal/Risk
Own the day to day product management which includes onboarding new
strategies, management reporting, ownership of the SMA mailbox and
resolving issues in timely manner.
Minimum of 3 years of experience in the financial services
Knowledgeable on the investment advisory product landscape,
Experience working with investment-oriented databases and
analytical software including Morningstar, FactSet and Excel
Strong PowerPoint skills required
Ability to handle multiple projects and deliver quality outcomes
within short timeframes
Ability to lead projects in a matrix managed fashion leveraging
strong interpersonal and written communication skills
Energy, enthusiasm, strong work ethic
Must demonstrate a strong business and financial acumen.
FINRA Series 7/66 preferred
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
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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account to apply to this position. Principals only. EOE.
Information on Interviews:
LPL will only communicate with a job applicant directly from an @lp
lfinancial.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 (800) 877-7210.
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