Investment Advisory Firm

Legal Assistant - title flexible , New York, NY

Legal Assistant – title flexible (New York, NY): Our client an investment advisory firm with over $1B in AUM, is looking to bring on a bright and motivated Legal Assistant to join their legal and compliance team. The candidate of choice will report to the General Counsel/Chief Compliance Officer while anticipating the needs of all members of the team; prioritizing and organizing varied workloads.


Key Points:

  • If proven overtime, this person will have the potential to grow beyond their duties within the firm
  • Opportunity to work closely with a collaborative and hands-on GC/CCO
  • Compensation is competitive with 401K plan and daily lunches provided
  • The role allowsthis hire to be involved in all legal aspects, from start to finish


  • Assist with implementing and tracking numerous legal agreements; assist with the completion of various regulatory filings (SEC and NFA filings)
  • Distribute and track incoming and outgoing correspondence for the legal team while tracking/processing invoices; prepare materials for shareholders’ meetings and Boards of Directors meetings
  • Complete “Know Your Client” and onboarding requests from trading counterparties; assist with the formation of legal entities and maintenance of domestic and international subsidiaries
  • Manage calendars while scheduling appointments, arranging conference calls and meetings; manage a copious amount of highly sensitiveand confidential documents and files


  • 2+ years of relevant administrative experience in a legal or asset management firm (private equity or hedge fund experience if preferred); bachelors degree from a reputable university
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills with acute attention to detail; must be comfortable working independently as well as collaboratively with a team, covering multiple items at once and seeing it through completion
  • Strong work ethic and demonstrated track record, with a proactive mindset and positive attitude (no task too small); notary public and/or paralegal certificate is a plus

Job Reference #1515

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