Corporate Paralegal, Investment Management (Anti-Money Laundering)

Roseland, NJ or New York, NY

Monday-Friday, Overtime will be required; 10:00am-6:00pm

Preferred
AML experience preferred, but not required. Previous paralegal experience is a plus, but we are willing to train someone with transferable skills from other industries.

What You Will Do
This position will sit in our Roseland, NJ or New York, NY offices and currently offers a hybrid work opportunity. Working with Investment Management attorneys and Group Administrator, provide assistance on:

Essential Job Requirements

  • Preparing AML, tax, credit, and other compliance certifications
  • Assistance with ongoing compliance and onboarding projects
  • Assist with maintenance of Client databases and other tasks.
  • Cursory review of agreements based on team’s needs; heavy contact with assigned attorneys; immediate and heavy client contact; attention to detail and responsiveness is imperative.
  • Related matters including with billing summaries, reconciliations and discrepancies.
  • Assist with maintenance of multiple trackers/checklists; client contact required.
  • Prepare and issue form documents to various counterparties and follow up for execution (seek attorney assistance as needed). Direct contact with clients and attorneys needed.
  • Must be able to work well various people in different departments and think proactively.
  • Must be able to multi-task, work well under pressure, balance priorities.
  • Able and willing to work overtime as needed, and on short notice, is essential.
  • Work with the various client offices on multiple transactions and follow up.
  • Work with Clients to address outstanding matters.
  • Maintain and manage workflow assignments; work closely with attorney re: same.
  • Assist attorneys with inquires and data searches.
  • Provide general administrative support to AML team members and specific clients as needed.
  • Other projects as assigned by the AML team leader.

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities

  • Associate or Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college is preferred.
  • A minimum of 2 years of paralegal experience in Corporate law or banking is a plus.
  • Paralegal certification from an ABA-approved program is a plus.
  • Ability to work independently and work well with others.
  • Strong organization skills and attention to detail are critical.
  • A desire to learn and adapt as needed.
  • Ability to exhibit flexibility and work in a fast-paced environment is critical.
  • Ability to coordinate multiple projects with simultaneously.
  • Ability to work under intense pressure is critical and essential.

 

*For candidates meeting the requirements, the expected base salary is $70,000 to $85,000. The range provided is the salary that the Firm in good faith believes at the time of this posting that it is willing to pay for the advertised position. Exact compensation will be determined based on individual candidate qualifications and location. Our benefits package includes coverage options for medical, dental, vision, prescription drug, life insurance, disability, FSAs, 401K, and paid time off.

**This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all activities, duties or responsibilities required by employee.

***Firm is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

 

 

Job Type: Full-time, Hybrid

Salary: $70,000.00-$85,000.00, plus overtime and bonus

Date Active: 5.10.2024

Exempt/Not Exempt: Not Exempt

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