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Investment Advisory Firm

Paralegal, New York, NY

Paralegal (New York, NY): Our client, an investment advisory firm with north of $15 billion in AUM, is eager to bring on an eager professional to join their legal and compliance team. This new hire will focus on the investment activity specifically for hedge and private equity funds.

 

Key Points: 

  • Firm prides itself on deep research and understanding of their investment space and on staying at the forefront of technology 
  • This is a newly created position due to the growth of the company; there is no shortage of exposure and work for this new hire to take on 
  • Team is big on internal mobility and career growth 
  • Cultural fit is extremely important and they look for driven, collaborative team members 

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the formation and administration of entities (such as operating agreements, formation certificates, and board resolutions); review and amend confidentiality agreements and side letters 
  • Coordinate legal closings of new private investments funds; assist with preparing regulatory filings proofs of claims and other related documents
  • File and maintain a variety of transaction documents; maintain the firm’s confidentiality and restricted trading lists
  • Handle Know-Your-Customer (KYC) and other information requests; perform ad-hoc projects as needed

Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of relevant experience as a corporate paralegal, legal assistant or compliance associate (experience within the corporate or finance department of a law firm or at another financial institution a plus); bachelors degree
  • Familiarity with corporate or financing transactions along with the ability to understand key negotiating points is paramount; high level of professionalism with the ability to properly represent the firm 
  • Ability to work effectively in an independent role; excellent written and communication skills and acute attention to detail
  • Must be able to work in a high-pressure environment with the ability to handle multiple items at once; Notary is preferred OR a willingness to become a notary

Job Reference #1438

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