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Sr Admin

Job ID: R-001539 Date posted: 09/29/2017 Primary Location MA-Boston

This position reports to the EVP/ Deputy General Counsel of LPL's Legal Department and performs general legal administrative assistant duties for the EVP and other attorneys, as requested. This position ensures documents are accurately prepared in order; that deadlines are met; and client services are delivered to both external and internal clients (i.e. other Firm departments). In addition, this position coordinates and schedules meetings and handles the calendar, answers phones, arranges travel, processes expenses and prepares and electronically files regulatory correspondence and productions.  It involves referring phone calls and inquiries and interacting with other administrators, attorneys within and outside of the legal department, and all levels of business personnel. 


  • Performing Sr. Admin assistant duties for the EVP/Deputy General Counsel and other attorneys, as requested
  • Utilizing multiple databases for document retrieval
  • Multi-tasking and processing flow of work assigned
  • Ensuring work is complete, accurate and timely
  • Handling contact with outside counsel and regulators in a professional and courteous manner
  • Arranging for the word processing reproduction and distribution of correspondence and legal documents
  • Managing Deputy General Counsel's and other attorneys’ calendars
  • Making domestic and international travel arrangements and preparing related expense reports
  • Manage legal billing software system
  • Contributes on various projects


  • 10+ years of executive administrative experience
  • Knowledge of legal terminology and general office procedures in a legal department is considered a plus
  • Strong computer skills including use of Microsoft Office, Outlook, Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint. Familiarity with web based software including Serengeti (ebilling); Ariba; and Concur
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills including correct punctuation, spelling and grammar
  • Comfortable communicating with the most senior executives at the firm and their assistants
  • Ability to perform in a fast-paced environment
  • Attention to detail
  • Organization and use of records and files
  • College degree preferred

Need the ability to:

  • Handle contract administration
  • Operate office equipment and be proficient with personal computer
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Work under pressure in meeting deadlines
  • Work cooperatively with others

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. Please login or create an account to apply to this position. Principals only. EOE

Our Company:

LPL Financial, the nation’s largest independent broker/dealer since 1996* and the fourth largest broker/dealer overall, serves as an enabling partner to more than 14,000 independent financial advisors and approximately 700 financial institutions. Since its formation decades ago, LPL has focused on one primary mission -- enabling independent financial advisors to bring objective and un-biased financial advice to millions of Americans. 

Headquartered in Boston, San Diego, and Fort Mill, and powered by more than 3,300 client-centric employees, LPL is financially strong and growing.

Our Culture:

If you join LPL, you will join a culture that believes in delivering a world-class client experience and looks to all employees to contribute to that goal by sharing their creativity, experience, and passion for continuous improvement. As a destination of choice, our top priorities are growth and development, social responsibility, and financial health for our employees. 

We offer competitive compensation and industry leading benefits, including a wellness facility with onsite fitness classes, healthy meal choices, and a walk-in clinic. We support employee financial health through a 401k match, ESPP, and employee discounts. Work/life balance is our foundation and is supported through paid holidays, and paid time off (including time to volunteer). We foster a diverse work environment through Employee Resource Groups and diverse strategic partnerships.  

Join the LPL team and help us make a difference by turning life’s aspirations into financial realities. Please login or create an account to apply to this position. Principals only. EOE

*As reported by Financial Planning magazine, June 1996-2017, based on total revenue.

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