Sunday, January 17, 2010

Fixed Income Trader

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Build your career at LPL Financial!

LPL Financial is a national independent brokerage firm with corporate headquarters in Boston, San Diego and Charlotte and offices in other field locations across the country.

As LPL Financial employees, we are passionate about what we do and we are proud of the quality service we deliver to our customers.

We are driven by quality and committed to service. LPL Financial employees are professional, goal–oriented, and enthusiastic. Our employees describe our culture as dynamic, challenging, and fast–paced. If you share these qualities and interests, we want to know more about you.

Supporting LPL Financial Advisors and their clients, the Fixed Income Trader position is responsible for the sales and trading of the full range of fixed income securities consistent with applicable industry regulations and internal policies. Joining a close knit team of trading professionals, successful candidates are expected to provide information, education, security analysis, pricing and yield information to advisors on taxable and tax-exempt bonds.


* Works with fixed income team members to educate financial advisors on the features and benefits of fixed income securities.
* Monitors market news and conditions to support advisors and their clients.
* Is familiar with and abides by all applicable industry and corporate rules, regulations, policies and procedures while continuously looking for opportunities to increase productivity.
* Executes trades on behalf of our clients.
* Provides sales coaching to advisors
* Builds bond ladders per the instructions of LPL advisors on behalf of their clients.
* Gives presentations in person, over the internet and phone on the desk and its capabilities.

* Bachelors degree required
* 5+ years of experience in a fixed income sales or trading is required. Experience on a liaison or dealer desk a strong plus.
* 7 & 63 required, 24 and 53 a plus
* Must be proficient in Bloomberg, Excel and all web-based trading systems.
* Must maintain professionalism and customer focus while working in a high volume, high stress environment.
* Must work well with existing team, dealers on the street, advisors, sales assistants, middle office and back office personnel.
* Must be able to prioritize, handle multiple tasks and conversations simultaneously.
* Must be able to work independently and as part of a team.
* Must be able to communicate with a wide variety of people in different roles with different levels of fixed income expertise.

We offer an excellent salary and benefits package. Please login or create an account to apply to this position. Principals only. EOE

PLEASE NOTE: Valid LPL Financial job postings will not request personally identifying information (such as bank account information, social security numbers, credit card numbers, user names and passwords, etc.). If you are contacted by someone claiming to represent LPL Financial and are asked to provide the same type of information, be aware that LPL Financial does not request this type of information of job applicants, and this inquiry could be a form of “phishing.” To verify the validity of LPL Financial job postings, please go to our Careers page on, as all open positions are posted on this Web site.

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