Commonwealth Financial Network

  • Business Transitions Case Manager

    Job Locations US-MA-Waltham
    Job ID
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    Business Transitions
  • Overview

    Are you an outgoing, self-motivated, and exceptionally detail oriented team player? As a business transitions case manager, you will help deliver on our promise to provide a truly indispensable business transition experience for our advisors.


    When a Commonwealth advisor decides to buy, sell, or merge a practice, our business transitions team ensures that the entire process runs smoothly. We do this by collaborating with teams across the firm, building strong relationships with advisors that foster trust and open communication for questions and concerns. In this role, you will act as the primary liaison between the advisor’s office and Commonwealth’s other departments.


    Key responsibilities

    • Consulting with advisors in the event of a major change, such as retirement or a buyout, to help them manage the transition of their business
    • Acting as the relationship manager throughout the entire business transition process
    • Coordinating and collaborating with your teammates and with other departments
    • Answering questions on a wide variety of topics, such as operations, compensation, compliance, and licensing
    • Consulting on business transition structures for operational feasibility
    • Acting as the first point of escalation for advisors and their staff
    • Coordinating conference calls with advisors and internal staff to discuss all details of a business transition
    • Educating advisors and their staff throughout the business transitions process
    • Participating in and leading a variety of departmental projects


    Core strengths

    • Excellent attention to detail
    • Superior leadership, process auditing, and organizational skills
    • Adept multitasker; comfortable with reprioritizing tasks as the day evolves
    • Strong, professional communication skills—both written and verbal
    • Exceptional capacity to convey empathy
    • Commitment to providing indispensable customer service
    • Team player with a patient and supportive attitude
    • First-rate problem-solving skills
    • Comfortable in a fast-paced, dynamic environment


    Additional skills and knowledge

    • 3–5 years of financial services experience
    • FINRA Series 7 securities registration a plus


    Have we piqued your curiosity? Can you see yourself thriving in this opportunity? Let’s introduce ourselves.


    About Commonwealth—and Our Anything but Common® Culture


    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 delivering indispensable service to independent financial professionals so they, in turn, can put their clients first. Our technology, research, resources, and support—plus a variety of affiliation models—deliver what today’s independent advisors need to thrive.


    That being said, we are a financial services company with a unique mission—one that encompasses purpose, vision, and core values in equal measure. Staying true to these guiding principles is the reason we are recognized so often and by so many for the quality of life we enjoy here. We believe it directly translates to a better experience for everyone: employees, advisors, clients, and our communities.


    Creating a supportive culture where everyone can thrive is a mission we take seriously. From professional development to comprehensive benefits, grassroots leadership opportunities, generous bonus and stock option incentive plans, opportunities to unwind and connect, and so much more, Commonwealth is not just a great place to work—it’s a place that, for many, feels like home.


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


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