Commonwealth Financial Network

Business Transitions Case Manager

Job Locations US-MA-Waltham
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Business Transitions


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, answering a wealth of questions on the advisor’s behalf, and acting as a liaison between the advisor’s office and Commonwealth’s other departments.


To help us deliver on our promise to provide a truly indispensable business transition experience for our advisors, we are looking for an outgoing, positive, self-motivated, and exceptionally detail-oriented individual. If you think you have what it takes—and believe work can and should be fun—let’s get to know each other.


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 and quarterback throughout the business transition process
  • Coordinating and collaborating with teammates and other departments
  • Answering questions on a wide variety of topics, including operations, compensation, compliance, and licensing
  • 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 transition
  • Participating in and leading a variety of departmental projects

Core strengths

  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Superior leadership, multitasking, and organizational skills
  • Strong communication skills—written and verbal
  • 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.


We care about your online safety as a prospective employee and encourage you to exercise caution when responding to job postings online. Commonwealth Financial Network® will never ask potential hiring candidates to pay or transfer funds as a precondition of interviews or employment, nor will we authorize recruiters or agents to do so on our behalf.


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


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