Ascensus is the largest independent recordkeeping services partner, third-party administrator, and government and health savings facilitator in the United States.1 We’re also one of the savings plan industry’s leading providers of outsourced services.

Our combination of purpose-built technology and deep expertise enables our partners to deliver industry-leading solutions that help people save for what matters: retirement, education, and healthcare.

Oct 20, 2021
Full time
Ascensus Remote
The   Senior Corporate Counsel   will support more than one business line within Ascensus, with primary focus on the Ascensus Retirement, Health, and FuturePlan divisions, which service 401(k)s, IRAs, health savings accounts, and other tax-advantaged savings plans. The successful individual will provide legal counsel to executives across Ascensus’s business units and shared services functions. Key job responsibilities include acting as subject matter expert in relevant areas of law; negotiating and drafting contracts; supporting mergers and acquisitions; managing disputes and litigation; supporting a registered investment advisor, a broker-dealer, and two trust companies; and other day-to-day legal matters.  The individual must demonstrate sound legal and business judgment.  ***This position can be onsite in our Newton office, or remote from any state in the Northeast.*** Responsibilities: Provide advice and counsel to business leaders on legal, regulatory,...
Oct 20, 2021
Full time
Ascensus Newton, MA, USA
Section 1: Position Summary The Corporate Counsel will primarily support one or more business lines within Ascensus.  The successful individual will provide legal counsel to leaders across multiple business areas and shared services functions.  Key job responsibilities include acting as subject matter expert in relevant areas of law; negotiating and drafting contracts and related documents such as program descriptions; supporting a transfer agent, registered investment advisor, and broker-dealer; and other day-to-day legal matters. The Corporate Counsel will focus on the Ascensus Government Savings division, which services 529 college savings plans and other state-facilitated savings programs, and may support other divisions, which service 401(k)s, IRAs, health savings accounts, and other tax-advantaged savings plans. Section 2: Job Functions, Essential Duties and Responsibilities Draft, negotiate, review and interpret contracts and other legal documents, with clients...