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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

 

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