Associate Accountant Associate Accountant …

LPL Financial
in San Diego, CA, United States
Permanent, Full time
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LPL Financial
in San Diego, CA, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Associate Accountant
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The Associate Accountant is a key position in the Controllership group and will report to a Manager of Revenue Accounting. The Staff Accountant will be responsible for maintaining the accounting records and providing accounting support and analysis for revenue and production expense transactions of LPL Investment Holdings and its subsidiaries.  The Staff Accountant will assist in implementing process improvements to help the team streamline and enhance efficiencies, promote the analysis and communication of results and provide proactive customer service.

Essential Functions:

  • Assist in the monthly closing process, including the preparation and review of journal entries, variance analysis, and other review activities
  • Prepare balance sheet reconciliations
  • Support financial statement consolidations for actual, plan and forecast information
  • Support quarterly and year-end financial reporting and audit deliverables
  • Identify and participate in the execution of key SOX Controls
  • Manage processes and controls related to revenue accounting and production expenses
  • Ad hoc requests as determined by management


  • BA/BS degree in Accounting or related fields
  • Strong attention to detail is essential
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and adapt to change
  • Strong analytical, critical-thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Basic understanding of internal controls
  • Ability to effectively communicate and interact with all levels of management and work in a team-oriented environment
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with business partners
  • Solid computer skills including intermediate Excel functions 
  • Experience in public accounting and/or broker-dealers helpful, but not required
  • Experience working with Oracle and Excel Spreadsheet Server a plus
  • Experience working with auto-reconciliation tools, e.g. Trintech or Blackline, a plus
  • CPA license a plus

About LPL Financial:

LPL Financial is a leader in the retail financial advice market and the nations largest independent broker/dealer*. We serve independent financial advisors and financial institutions, providing them with the technology, research, clearing and compliance services, and practice management programs they need to create and grow thriving practices. LPL enables them to provide objective guidance to millions of American families seeking wealth management, retirement planning, financial planning and asset management solutions. LPL and its affiliates have more than 3,700 employees with primary offices in Boston, Charlotte, and San Diego. 

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 lifes 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 1996-2017, based on total revenue.

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As the nations leading independent broker-dealer*, we offer an

integrated platform of proprietary technology, brokerage, and

investment advisor services to more than 14,000 financial

advisors and approximately 700 financial institutions, enabling

them to help their clients turn life's aspirations into financial

realities. We also support more than 4,000 other financial

advisors with customized clearing solutions, advisory

platforms, and technology.

Weve told you what we do for our customers, but what can we

do for you? 

Well provide you with a work environment that encourages your

creativity and growth, a leadership team thats supportive and

responsive, and the opportunity to create a career that has no

limits, only amazing potential.

*As reported by Financial Planning magazine, June 1996-2017,

based on total revenue.