Trading Services Representative

Alternate Locations: Philadelphia, PA (Pennsylvania); Fort Wayne, IN (Indiana)

Work Arrangement:Hybrid/Home

Relocation assistance:is not available for this opportunity.

Requisition #:67920

General Purpose of Job

The Securities Trader position is located within the LFN Investment Services business unit ; a highly visible, fast paced call center team responsible for providing trade execution, involving equities, fixed income, options and mutual fund transactions for financial advisors and end clients. Position supports oversight in margin activity, corporate actions, execution quality review, and trade reporting.

Duties and Responsibilities

Executes agency and principal trades in stocks, bonds, mutual funds, UITs, and options
Helps ensure both firm and representative compliance by observing and abiding by securities regulations
Available at all times during business hours to answer calls directed to the Trade call center
Maintains a broad knowledge base of the securities industry including: regulatory and market events, investment products, operational processes, operational methodologies and technology
Develops a strong understanding of customer service and provides assistance to both registered representatives, investment advisors and retail clients related to LFN policies, products, and trading procedures
Follows risk management procedures and has the ability to quickly assess and take action to minimize customer and firm risk
Reviews trades to ensure trade execution quality
Investigates, researches, and corrects issues related to trading and account activity
Educates and trains registered representatives and their clients by determining their true needs, provides alternative solutions when necessary, and effectively explains the specific details of each product, process, or service
Assist internal operations departments by providing back-up support, coordinating processors to expedite transfers, settlements, research, and complex problem resolution
Establishes and builds partnerships with registered representatives of all distribution groups, clearing firm, and product sponsors
Resolves registered representative concerns by obtaining details, identifying most efficient method of handling, and evaluating risks to all parties before taking action

Additional Position Responsibilities

Makes a positive contribution as demonstrated by: - Making suggestions for improvement - Learning new skills, procedures and processes

Carries out duties in compliance with all state and federal regulations and guidelines. Complies with all company and site policies and procedures.

Performs other duties as required.

Remains current in profession and industry trends.

Other Skills and Abilities

Ability to perform under stress in cases of emergency, critical or hazardous situations.

Ability to work with others in a team environment.

Demonstrated solid relationship management skills with internal and/or external clients (e.g. management, peers, colleagues, customers).

Demonstrates ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

Demonstrates excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize workload and multi-task while maintaining strict attention to detail.

Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills with a collaborative style.

Demonstrates the ability to use sound judgment and discretion regarding confidential information.

Finds common ground and can gain collaboration among management, colleagues and peers.

Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).

Successfully completes regulatory and job training requirements.

Education

High School diploma or GED or minimum Associate degree in lieu of required experience. - Minimum Required

Certifications

FINRA 6 or 7 -90 Days

FINRA Series 63 License -90 Days

Experience

3 - 5+ Years of client service experience aligned with the responsibilities for this position For candidates with an Associates Degree or above, 0-1 year of general accounting experience that directly aligns with the specific responsibilities for this position (Required )

What's it like to work here?

At Lincoln Financial Group, we love what we do. We make meaningful contributions each and every day to empower our customers to take charge of their lives. Working alongside dedicated and talented colleagues, we build fulfilling careers and stronger communities through a company that values our unique perspectives, insights and contributions and invests in programs that empower each of us to take charge of our own future.

What's in it for YOU:
  • A clearly defined career framework to help you successfully manage your career
  • Leadership development and virtual training opportunities
  • PTO/parental leave
  • Competitive 401K and employee benefits
  • Free financial counseling, health coaching and employee assistance program
  • Tuition assistance program
  • A leadership team that prioritizes your health and well-being; offering a remote work environment and flexible work hybrid situations
  • Effective productivity/technology tools and training


Work Arrangement

Hybrid/Home : Employees will work from home generally three days each week and come into a Lincoln office on a schedule their manager will help set, following any applicable in-office training period determined by their manager.

About The Company

Lincoln Financial Group, a Fortune 200 company with over 10,000 employees, provides advice and solutions that help empower Americans to take charge of their financial lives with confidence. Our core business areas - Life Insurance, Annuities, Retirement Plan Services and Group Protection - focus on supporting, preserving and enhancing over 17 million customer's lifestyles and retirement outcomes.

Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE: LNC) and its affiliates. The company had $324 billion in end-of-period account values as of June 30, 2021.

Ranked one of the Best Large Employers in America and Best Employers for Women by Forbes magazine as well as one of Newsweek's Most Responsible Companies, Lincoln Financial Group makes a serious investment in our employees' futures through a broad range of wealth accumulation and protection plans, health and wellness programs, and career development resources designed to help each individual reach their personal and professional goals.

Lincoln is committed to creating adiverse and inclusiveenvironment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color,religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Lincoln Financial Group is a committed corporate citizen included on major sustainability indices including the Dow Jones Sustainability Index North America and FTSE4Good. Dedicated to diversity and inclusion, we earned perfect 100 percent scores on the Corporate Equality Index and the Disability Equality Index. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram. Sign up for email alerts at http://newsroom.lfg.com

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Additional Information

This position may be subject to Lincoln's Political Contribution Policy. An offer of employment may be contingent upon disclosing to Lincoln the details of certain political contributions. Lincoln may decline to extend an offer or terminate employment for this role if it determines political contributions made could have an adverse impact on Lincoln's current or future business interests, misrepresentations were made, or for failure to fully disclose applicable political contributions and or fundraising activities.

Any unsolicited resumes/candidate profiles submitted through our web site or to personal e-mail accounts of employees of Lincoln Financial Group are considered property of Lincoln Financial Group and are not subject to payment of agency fees.

Lincoln Financial Group ("LFG") is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, Veteran status, or genetic information. Applicants are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications. If you are a person with a disability that impedes your ability to express your interest for a position through our online application process, or require TTY/TDD assistance, contact us by calling 260-455-2558.

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