Commonwealth Financial Network

Investment Consultant

Job Locations US-MA-Waltham
Job ID
# of Openings
Investment Consulting Services
Permanent/ Full-Time


Are you detail oriented, analytical, and passionate about providing service excellence in the financial services industry? If so, we may have the perfect role for you!

Our Investment Consulting Services department supports Commonwealth’s advisors with dynamic growth strategies and comprehensive investment solutions for practice services including asset allocation, product implementation, portfolio case design, and approved advisory platforms such as our fee-based Preferred Portfolio Services® (PPS). As part of our team, your expertise will be instrumental in assisting our advisors and helping them implement the right products, tools, and solutions needed for success.


Key Responsibilities

  • Spending extensive time on the phone consulting with Commonwealth advisors
  • Responding to advisor inquiries on investment topics and products
  • Training advisors on Commonwealth’s research tools and services and providing support
  • Collaborating with other Wealth Management departments (including Research, Advanced Planning, Retirement Consulting and Annuities) for various projects and initiatives
  • Assisting advisors with portfolio construction and analysis for both existing clients and new business opportunities

Core Strengths

  • Understanding of the broad spectrum of investment-related products and services, including advisory platforms, asset allocation, mutual funds, exchange-traded funds, and separate accounts
  • Economic and market awareness on current topics, industry trends, and other issues affecting advisors
  • Strong verbal communication and time management skills

Additional Skills and Knowledge

  • 3 years of financial services experience
  • FINRA Series 7 and 66 securities preferred and/or additional designations such as ChFC® or CFP®
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Familiarity with Morningstar® Advisor WorkstationSM or other research software
  • Extensive presentation experience, both in-person and over video

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


Picture Yourself Here

Imagine keeping company with big thinkers and even bigger doers who share a common purpose to make a profound difference. Figure in an experience-it-to-believe-it culture, massive growth potential, and benefits galore, and you get the full impression. 


We are committed to providing a supportive, equitable environment where you can bring your full, authentic self to your work every day and truly thrive in meaningful ways—personally and professionally. At Commonwealth, everyone plays a part in our success story. And in building a more diverse and inclusive workplace, we are broadening our perspectives and capabilities. Together, our potential is limitless. We invite you to join us on the path to a brighter future!


About Commonwealth

Commonwealth Financial Network, Member FINRA/SIPC, a Registered Investment Adviser, provides a suite of business solutions that empowers more than 2,000 independent financial advisors nationwide. J.D. Power ranks Commonwealth “#1 in Independent Advisor Satisfaction Among Financial Investment Firms, Eight Times in a Row.” Privately held since 1979, the firm has headquarters in Waltham, Massachusetts, and San Diego, California.


Turning our advisors into raving fans starts by doing the same for our employees. We foster an environment of excellence, growth, rewards, and fun in equal measure, so our employees genuinely enjoy coming to work. Our refreshing workplace culture has earned us 43 Best Place to Work awards—and counting. 


The Fine Print

We care about your online safety as a prospective employee and encourage you to exercise caution when responding to job postings online. Commonwealth 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 is an equal opportunity employer, making intentional efforts to source the very best talent from all backgrounds.





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