Transaction Manager/ Paralegal 

New York, NY

Job Reference #1906

Our client, a global alternative investment company with over $30B in assets,  is seeking a Paralegal who is enthusiastic about embracing a diverse and engaging position within a dynamic team.  This role will sit between legal and the front office offering a unique vantage point for an intellectual mind to learn about the organization and business dealings.

Key Points:

  • Opportunity for significant growth due to the visibility to senior management 
  • Individual will be placed at the intersection of legal and business offering a unique opportunity to acquire relevant skills across both teams
  • Excellent chance to sit with a front-office team and engage in discussions and analysis


  • Review, draft, and coordinate the documentation of commodities investments and contract servicing requirements across equity, debt, OTC physical, and financial commodities transactions
  • Supervise and organize the firm and its counterparties’ onboarding necessities
  • Track the pipeline of potential opportunities and key transaction work streams; coordinate with internal stakeholders to streamline execution and transaction administration
  • Create standardized formats and templates for crucial commodity transaction documents 
  • ·Structure and oversee documents throughout the transaction cycle


  • Prior paralegal experience working with drafting, reviewing, and negotiating contracts 
  • Excellent in interpreting complex contract provisions and identifying potential business risks
  • Driven to do beyond legal tasks and play a significant role within the broader team
  • Attentive and stakeholder-focused, ensuring appropriate follow-up and follow-through
  • Performance-oriented (timeline-driven, detail-oriented, strong planning and negotiation skills)
  • High attention to detail and superior organizational skills, with the ability to perform multiple functions simultaneously in an environment with deadlines

Compensation: $100-150k all-in