Private Equity

Senior Paralegal/Compliance Professional, New York, NY

Senior Paralegal/Compliance Professional (New York, NY): Our client, an extremely successful private equity firm with over $5 billion in AUM, is seeking to hire a Senior Paralegal and Compliance professional to join their NY team. This new hire will report directly to the General Counsel/Chief Compliance Officer. 


Key Points:

·         Newly created position within the legal and compliance team with exposure to all aspects of the team’s activities 

·         Unique opportunity to diversify existing experience and knowledge in a fast-paced team oriented environment alongside highly intellectual and down to earth individuals 

·         The legal and compliance team is growing and this will be the first time hire under the GC/CCO who is a balanced, likeable, and knowledgeable individual

·         Firm has grown considerably in the past few years 


·         Serve as a resource for investment professionals, outside counsel and other third-party service providers; conduct contract and vendor management of internal books and records

·         Assist with AML/KYC reviews, retention, NDA negotiation and processing; handle governance matters such as: coordinate board meetings, prepare and disseminate relevant materials

·         Conduct legal research with respect to compliance and regulatory issues; manage projects involving third-party services providers and management of vendor due diligence

·         Assist with periodic regulatory filings (Form ADV 1, 2a, 2b and Form PF filings) and oversee other compliance projects relating to the development of new compliance initiatives; review and testing of compliance processes and procedures and employee training


·         At least 3 years of relevant experience working as a paralegal or compliance professional in a corporate or fund setting 

·         Must possess excellent organizational and communication skills and have the confidence to deal with senior level executives internally and externally 

·         Must be extremely detail oriented; comfortable managing multiple projects and deadlines

·         Proficient in Microsoft Office suite products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint); Maintain the firm’s confidentiality who’s capable of effectively working across various teams at all levels

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