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Asset Manager

Paralegal/Legal Assistant, New York, NY

Paralegal/Legal Assistant (New York, NY): Our client, a successful alternative asset manager with over $20B in AUM, is searching for a bright, meticulous, and experienced paralegal to join their legal and compliance team in NYC. 

 

Key highlights: 

  • Firm is growing rapidly and offers a lot of stability 
  • This person will report to and work closely with the firm’s General Counsel who is eager to foster and mold this new hire
  • They offer great benefits with free lunch and a collegial work environment
  • Ability to join a lean team, with exposure to all areas within legal and compliance program

Responsibilities:

  • Provide paralegal and administrative support to the legal and compliance team; oversee the firm’s document management and recordkeeping process
  • Maintain restricted list securities; respond to KYC requests while tracking all private access requests (non-disclosure agreement requests)
  • Assist attorneys in litigation matter management and e-billing process; monitor information flow (expert network usage, data room access, meetings with company management)
  • Draft entity formation and dissolution documents; conduct general corporate work, drafting resolutions and correspondence
  • Coordinate deal closing documents and distribution; supervise service of process on all entities and notify the appropriate parties

Qualifications:

  • At least 2 years of relevant corporate, transactional, or litigation paralegal experience, (compliance experience is a plus) preferably from another financial services firm or reputable law firm; bachelors degree required
  • Experience coordinating, organizing, and reviewing legal documents; demonstrated skillset creating and maintaining relevant database files
  • Excellent computer skills required (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Adobe), knowledge of Diligent or Workiva is a plus; superior verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate effectively and professionally with all levels of management
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, with a keen sense of prioritizing workload and time sensitive projects
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills; must be motivated, self-driven and proactive

Job Reference #1672

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