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Citizens Private Wealth Transition Operations Specialist in New York, New York


The Transition Operations Specialist supports the Transition Manager in executing the process of onboarding wealth managers (individuals and teams). The individual manages the detailed end to end transition of the new colleagues and their books of business, operating with both speed and attention to detail. The operations specialist understands the overall process, as well as the individual steps, and can problem solve to address unique needs of a particular team

  • Collaborate with Transition Manager to define plan to onboard experienced Wealth Manager teams

  • Coordinates with key stakeholders on status of all prospects / candidates

  • Contact candidates to collect documentation

  • Provides advice and best practices to ensure a repeatable transition process

  • Works to organize technology, systems, and tools prior to day one onboarding

  • Act as a resource on firm policies and procedures

  • Shepherds the end to end onboarding process for newly hired wealth managers and their clients


  • Series 7 and 66 preferred

  • 3-5 years of Financial Industry experience

  • Knowledge of federal (FINRA) and state (Insurance) requirements preferred

  • Solid organizational skills

  • Strong communication and presentation experience

  • Excellent client service skills

Pay Transparency

The salary range for this position is $35.10 - $43.50 per hour. Overtime and some travel is required. Actual pay is based on various factors including but not limited to the work location, and relevant skills and experience.

We offer competitive pay, comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage, retirement benefits, maternity/paternity leave, flexible work arrangements, education reimbursement, wellness programs and more. Note, Citizens’ paid time off policy exceeds the mandatory, paid sick or paid time-away policy of very local and state jurisdiction in the United States. For an overview of our benefits, visit https://jobs.citizensbank.com/benefits .

Some job boards have started using jobseeker-reported data to estimate salary ranges for roles. If you apply and qualify for this role, a recruiter will discuss accurate pay guidance.

Equal Employment Opportunity

At Citizens we value diversity, equity and inclusion, and treat everyone with respect and professionalism. Employment decisions are based solely on experience, performance, and ability. Citizens, its parent, subsidiaries, and related companies (Citizens) provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all colleagues and applicants for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, citizenship, physical or mental disability, perceived disability or history or record of a disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender individuals who are transitioning, have transitioned, or are perceived to be transitioning to the gender with which they identify), genetic information, genetic characteristic, marital or domestic partner status, victim of domestic violence, family status/parenthood, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, pregnancy/childbirth/lactation, colleague’s or a dependent’s reproductive health decision making, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by federal, state and/or local laws.

Equal Employment and Opportunity Employer

Citizens is a brand name of Citizens Bank, N.A. and each of its respective affiliates.

Why Work for Us

At Citizens, you'll find a customer-centric culture built around helping our customers and giving back to our local communities. When you join our team, you are part of a supportive and collaborative workforce, with access to training and tools to accelerate your potential and maximize your career growth