In-House Paralegal - Private Equity
In-House Corporate Paralegal needed to work with a prominent legal team in a dynamic Private Equity Group of a global alternative asset manager. This role will work closely with the legal team on a variety of corporate transactional work, including corporate formation, contract management, and SEC filing tasks for this publicly traded, leading global alternative asset manager.
Specific Paralegal responsibilities include:
Manage formation and dissolution of entities, including corporations, LLCs and partnerships; organize and maintain files relating to entities and transactional, regulatory and other legal matters.
Prepare board resolutions, written consents, certificates and related corporate documents.
Manage licenses, registrations, permits, etc.
Maintain various databases relating to directors and officers, portfolio companies, investments, etc.
Assist with new fund onboarding and account openings.
Liaise with outside counsel, investment professionals and non-investment groups.
Spearhead special organizational/process-improvement projects.
Review, revise and negotiate confidentiality agreements, joinders, access letters, vendor agreements and other transaction documents.
Coordinate with compliance team on conflicts clearances, maintenance of restricted list and maintenance of information walls.
Assist with SEC filings, including Section 16 and Schedule 13D/G.
Respond to KYC and AML information requests.
Assist with closings.
The ideal Paralegal candidate will have:
Bachelor degree required.
Paralegal certificate from ABA-accredited program or equivalent qualification required.
Minimum of 3-6 years of experience in the legal and/or business fields.
Must have at least 3 years experience with SEC Filings, formation and dissolution of entities.
Experience negotiating & managing company contacts.
Financial services industry experience preferred.
Thrive in a fast-paced environment, with changing priorities.
Possess excellent organizational, interpersonal, communication and time-management skills.
Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint and Adobe. Thrive in a fast-paced environment, with competing and changing priorities.
Be attentive to detail, collaborative, autonomous, proactive and process-driven.
Professionalism, integrity and growth-mindset are a must.