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Sr. Administrative Assistant

Houlihan Lokey

Houlihan Lokey

Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

Business Unit:

Corporate Finance


HC - Healthcare


Houlihan Lokey (NYSE:HLI) is a global investment bank with expertise in mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, financial restructuring, and financial and valuation advisory. The firm serves corporations, institutions, and governments worldwide with offices in the United States, Europe, the Middle East, and the Asia-Pacific region. Independent advice and intellectual rigor are hallmarks of the firm’s commitment to client success across its advisory services.

Houlihan Lokey is the No. 1 investment bank for all global M&A transactions, the No. 1 M&A advisor for the past seven consecutive years in the U.S., the No. 1 global restructuring advisor for the past eight consecutive years, and the No. 1 global M&A fairness opinion advisor over the past 20 years, all based on number of transactions and according to data provided by Refinitiv.

Job Description

Performs advanced administrative and confidential assignments in an efficient and timely manner. Exercise considerable discretion and independent judgment and handle outside contacts with finesse and diplomacy.

Plan, organize, and schedule work according to standard procedures. Reports to the Administration Manager of Corporate Finance and supports investment banking Managing Directors and team.


  • Calendar management
  • Travel management
  • Expense management
  • Event management. Research venue options, and assist with logistics for offsite events, conferences and arrange catering
  • Gatekeeping and managing phone calls
  • Email management for the investment banking team
  • Track progress and relevant information pertaining to engagements in Salesforce and be thoroughly knowledgeable of the engagement and deal process
  • Set up and maintain various office files, logs, directories, and manuals. Make copies of correspondence or other printed materials as requested
  • Respond to requests for assistance from other business units/groups and provide support during downtimes
  • Assist with training administrative assistants
  • Ad-hoc projects


  • 3 to 6 years of previous administration experience in a professional services or financial services/banking industry
  • Attention to detail with excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a team player
  • Can effectively work autonomously and continuously focuses on process improvement
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of MS Office Suite
  • Ability to exercise good business judgment when responding to the needs of clients, both internally and externally

Salary Range

Houlihan Lokey is committed to providing its employees with an exciting career opportunity and competitive total compensation package, which may include other components such as discretionary incentive compensation. The firm’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the possible salary range for this role at the time of posting is:


Actual salary at the time of hire may vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors, including, but not limited to, the candidate’s relevant qualifications, skills, and experience and the location where this position may be filled.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.