We are conducting a search for a Corporate Paralegal in New York with a top law firm. This role requires at least 2 years of paralegal experience in Corporate law. This position will sit in the New York, NY office and currently offers a hybrid work opportunity. Full-time, Monday – Friday, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm. What You Will Do: Working with Investment Management attorneys and Group Administrator, provide assistance on:
Prepare AML, tax, credit, and other compliance certifications
Assist with ongoing compliance and onboarding projects
Assist with Brazil custody project
Assist with the India compliance, corporate, trading, and custody matters
Assist with maintenance of Client databases and other tasks
Perform cursory review of agreements based on team’s needs; heavy contact with assigned attorneys; immediate and heavy client contact; attention to detail and responsiveness is imperative.
Assist with related matters, such as billing summaries, data reconciliations and discrepancies
Assist with maintenance of multiple trackers/checklists; client contact required
Prepare and issue form documents to various counterparties and follow up for execution (seek attorney assistance as needed). Direct contact with clients and attorneys needed.
Must be able to work well various people in different departments and think proactively.
Must be able to multi-task, problem-solve, work well under pressure, balance priorities.
Ability and willingness to work overtime as needed, and on short notice, is essential.
Work with the various client offices on multiple transactions and follow up.
Work with Clients to address outstanding matters.
Maintain and manage workflow assignments; work closely with attorney re: same.
Assist attorneys with inquires and data searches.
Provide general administrative support to AML team members and specific clients as needed.
Other projects as assigned by the AML team leader.
What You'll Bring:
Associate or Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college is preferred;
A minimum of 2 years of paralegal experience in Corporate law is a plus;
Paralegal certification from an ABA-approved program is a plus;
Ability to work independently and work well with others;
Strong organization skills and attention to detail are critical;
A desire to learn and adapt as needed;
Ability to exhibit flexibility and work in a fast paced environment is critical;
Ability to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously;
Ability to work under intense pressure is critical and essential.
Preferred: Paralegal experience, specifically, Anti-money Laundering experience in a law firm environment