LPL Financial LLC Sr Business Consultant in Fort Mill, South Carolina

Auto req ID 5260BR

Posting Title Sr Business Consultant

Location Fort Mill, SC

Job Description We are currently looking to hire a Sr Internal Relationship Manager (IRM) within the Business Consulting department, which is a part of LPL’s Advisory & Institution Solutions (AIS) organization. The Sr Internal Relationship Manager works closely with the Strategic Relationship Manager and supports the effort to provide a consultative relationship with advisors. There is an emphasis in adoption of LPL products, services and tools to drive and enhance revenue, practice management, and end client service. Client interactions on a day-to-day basis include relationship management at the business owner level as well as with their staff.

Essential Functions:

  • The IRM will be responsible for a small subset of advisors within the IRM’s territory and is responsible for developing deep relationships and eliminating the business to business hurdles that prevent a firm from reaching their goals. Success is determined in advisor satisfaction, retention, and growth.

  • The IRM will act as subject matter experts for products and projects developed around the organization and act as the facilitator and trainer for advisor acceptance and adoption. They will be responsible for keeping advisors informed of new LPL initiatives. The IRM will be resourceful and able to navigate the LPL landscape for strategies to help advisors achieve their goals.

  • The IRM must be skilled and experienced in engaging in high-level discussions with both advisors and their staff. Additionally, the candidate must understand, utilize, and stay current with industry best practices, financial markets, technology products, regulations, workflow, demographics, and systems knowledge to optimize results. They must be able to understand the complex business needs of advisors and provide viable solutions.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Management, Economics, Finance or similar

  • Series 7 and 63

  • At least 5-7 years in an investment sales or client service role

  • Business consulting or relationship management background in the investment space preferred

  • Extensive knowledge of the client segment, organization, product, industry, and end customer

  • Solid understanding of how a Financial Advisor's business operates

  • Ability to effectively analyze situations, applying solutions to achieve resolution

  • Effective communication and excellent written skills

  • Periodic travel required

  • An understanding of the importance of consistency and reliability in building loyal client relationships, and a passion for providing both

Our Company:

LPL Financial, the nation’s largest independent broker/dealer since 1996* and the fourth largest broker/dealer overall, serves as an enabling partner to more than 14,000 independent financial advisors and approximately 700 financial institutions. Since its formation decades ago, LPL has focused on one primary mission -- enabling independent financial advisors to bring objective and un-biased financial advice to millions of Americans.

Headquartered in Boston, San Diego, and Charlotte, and powered by more than 3,300 client-centric employees, LPL is financially strong and growing.

Our Culture:

If you join LPL, you will join a culture that believes in delivering a world-class client experience and looks to all employees to contribute to that goal by sharing their creativity, experience, and passion for continuous improvement. As a destination of choice, our top priorities are growth and development, social responsibility, and financial health for our employees.

We offer competitive compensation and industry leading benefits, including a wellness facility with onsite fitness classes, healthy meal choices, and a walk-in clinic. We support employee financial health through a 401k match, ESPP, and employee discounts. Work/life balance is our foundation and is supported through paid holidays, and paid time off (including time to volunteer). We foster a diverse work environment through Employee Resource Groups and diverse strategic partnerships.

Join the LPL team and help us make a difference by turning life’s aspirations into financial realities. Please login or create an account to apply to this position. Principals only. EOE

  • As reported by Financial Planning magazine, June 1996-2016, based on total revenue.