Commonwealth Financial Network

  • Wealth Management Platform Associate

    Job Locations US-MA-Waltham
    Job ID
    W-2018
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Investment Consulting Services
    Type
    Full-Time
  • Overview

    Commonwealth Financial Network® is the largest privately held Registered Investment Adviser–independent broker/dealer in the U.S., with offices in Waltham, Massachusetts, and San Diego, California. Since 1979, we’ve been helping our field force of independent financial professionals help investors pursue their financial goals. We do that by providing them with the technology, research, resources, and support that allow them to keep their focus on what’s most important: investors and their financial objectives.

     

    With that said, we are not your typical financial services firm. For starters, we’re a fast-growing company, and we think and have fun like a start-up. Conveniently located on the commuter rail near the intersection of Route 95 and the Mass Pike, we’re accessible from anywhere—and away from the congestion of a downtown commute.

     

    Commonwealth recognizes that our people are our greatest asset by investing in training and professional development. As a result, Commonwealth has been recognized 39 times (and counting) as one of the Best Places to Work by top publications in the region (Boston Globe, Boston Business Journal, San Diego Business Journal, San Diego Union-Tribune), as well as in the IT industry (Computerworld). With high marks in areas such as work environment, work/life balance, job satisfaction, and opportunities for advancement, Commonwealth is a place where you can thrive.

     

    Discover what it’s like to be psyched to come to work every day! We offer you:

     

    • Generous bonus and stock option incentive plans
    • Use of our chairman’s vacation properties (Cape Cod, Lake Winnipesaukee, Sunday River, Key Biscayne, Las Vegas, Park City, the Bahamas, and the Dominican Republic) at no cost
    • Fully paid maternity leave (12 weeks) and spousal leave (3 weeks)
    • An opportunity to participate in our Idea Lab, a fun and dynamic program that lets us dedicate time to experimentation
    • A more relaxed, “dress for your day” dress code
    • A free on-site fitness center
    • Ample opportunity to volunteer with and support local charities
    • A VTO (volunteer time off) day to use toward a cause that’s important to you
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • Free breakfast on Fridays
    • A competitive benefits package—and much more

    About the Opportunity

    Are you a master of details? Our Wealth Management group is looking for a bright, exceptionally organized wealth management platform associate—who understands the broad spectrum of investment- and planning-related products and services—to join our team.
     
    Your days would have you working with colleagues across the firm on new and existing products, platforms, strategies, documents, and collateral material, all designed to align with Commonwealth’s mission and to enhance the advisor-client experience. A collaborative work style is essential.
     
    If you think you have what it takes—including a couple of years of industry experience, a solid understanding of compliance and operations, and a willingness to earn your FINRA Series 7 and 66 securities registrations—then let’s introduce ourselves.

    Responsibilities

    • Working closely with colleagues across Wealth Management to facilitate, collaborate, and coordinate the process for new and existing products, platforms, strategies, documents, and collateral material
    • Assisting with daily project management functions, as well as document creation, review, and control
    • Quarterbacking the forms process for Wealth Management-related initiatives to ensure that all forms convey a consistent message, are compliant, and accommodate all affiliation types
    • Conducting periodic quality assurance audits on all Wealth Management forms
    • Coordinating the Wealth Management section of our advisor-facing intranet and related marketing materials
    • Working and communicating with internal and external stakeholders throughout a project’s life cycle
    • Developing materials for projects, topics, and new initiatives that are of interest to our advisors

    Qualifications

    • 2 years of financial services experience (or one year of Commonwealth experience)
    • Team player; ability to excel in a collaborative environment
    • An understanding of the broad spectrum of investment-related products and services, including advisory platforms, asset allocation, mutual funds, exchange-traded funds, and separate accounts
    • An understanding of the compliance and operations functions of our business
    • Advanced Excel skills
    • Exceptional organizational skills
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong comprehension and time-management skills
    • Ability to obtain FINRA Series 7 and 66 securities registrations within 6 months of hire
    • College degree

    Summary

    Have we piqued your curiosity? Can you see yourself thriving in this career opportunity, as well as our Anything but Common® workplace culture? If so—and if your background and experience align with our needs—please do submit your application right away.

     

    Commonwealth Financial Network® is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to a diverse workforce.

     

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