Commonwealth Financial Network

Business Transitions Case Manager

Job Locations US-MA-Waltham
Job ID
# of Openings
Business Transitions
Permanent/ Full-Time


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 a strong relationship with advisors that fosters trust, open communication, and acting as the primay 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 someone who is outgoing, self-motivated, and exceptionally detail oriented.


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 entire transition process
  • Coordinating business transition action items with a 50-person, cross-departmental team
  • 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 and keen problem-solving skills
  • Superior leadership, process auditing, and organizational skills
  • Adept multitasker who’s comfortable with reprioritizing tasks
  • Strong, professional communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Commitment to providing indispensable customer service
  • Team player with a patient, empathetic, and supportive attitude
  • 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.  


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. Where you can be yourself and belong. Where you can build a career and find community.  


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. Come join us on the pathway 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, Seven 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 candidates from all backgrounds.   


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