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Commonwealth Financial Network Advisor Movement Associate in Waltham, Massachusetts

Does a fast-paced, process-oriented environment sound like your thing? Is your attention to detail razor sharp? Can you multitask and keep up with several different workflows? As an advisor movement associate, you will play a vital role within Commonwealth as you support financial advisors with transitioning their books of business.

Our Advisor Movement team works closely with a variety of operational departments within the firm, including Business Transitions, Licensing, Compensation, Advisory Fees, Compliance, and Practice Management. You will be responsible for assisting our advisors with business transitions, as well as processing advisor ID changes and terminations.

Key responsibilities

  • Updating financial advisor information on accounts held through our clearing firm, as well as sponsor information using proprietary systems

  • Ensuring that all accounts are updated to properly reflect advisor relationships and information

  • Communicating verbal and written instructions to our advisor force and internal departments regarding advisor IDs, effective dates, and paperwork requirements

  • Providing clear and concise instruction to the various business partners of Commonwealth

  • Maintaining and improving our procedures for updating information for more than 200 direct sponsor firms

  • Leading the account- and advisor-pruning process

  • Maintaining, reviewing, and updating all existing Advisor Movement-related workflows

  • Continuously participating in professional development and strengthening subject matter knowledge

  • Providing indispensable service to all members of the Commonwealth organization, including the Advisor Movement and New Accounts teams and our advisors

Core strengths

  • Team player; possesses a positive and approachable attitude

  • Great communicator; able to effectively communicate both positive and negative correspondence to different audiences

  • Demonstrates an interest in seeking out new and better ways to adapt and improve current processes by thinking outside the box

  • Top-notch time management skills and the ability to stay organized

  • Strong multitasking and prioritization capabilities; able to change gears when the occasion arises

  • Self-reliant and able to meet strict deadlines

  • Superb attention to detail

Additional skills and knowledge

  • SIE and FINRA Series 7 securities registration preferred

  • One to two years of financial operations experience preferred

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.

ID: W/SD-2020-AK

External Company Name: Commonwealth Equity Services, Inc.

External Company URL: http://www.commonwealth.com/Homecfn.aspx

Street: 29 Sawyer RD

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