Private Equity Corporate Finance & Transactional Paralegal The Firm:A leading, highly diversified global investment management firm in Midtown Manhattan with approximately $70.5 billion in assets under management as of March 31, 2016. This firm has deep experience and specialized expertise across a range of investment strategies – private equity, credit, liquid markets and traditional asset management – on behalf of over 1,600 institutional investors and private clients worldwide.The Position: Private Equity Corporate Finance & Transactional ParalegalThis thriving firm, with significant growth plans, is looking to bolster its existing legal team with an experienced paralegal who can assist with a variety of financing transactions and internal corporate governance matters. The position would initially focus on working primarily with one of the firm’s six Permanent Capital Vehicles.The ideal candidate will have an extremely high attention to detail, and he or she will have at least four years of experience working on most or all of the following in a law firm environment and/or in a fast-pace in-house legal department:• Asset-backed financings / capital markets offerings (preferably RMBS or other mortgage-related ABS) • Asset purchases and sales (preferably mortgage or real estate assets or securities)• Familiarity with basic corporate governance and corporate organizational documents• Familiarity with corporate services vendors for various projects, including but not limited to: - entity formations, liquidations, amendments - foreign registrations, good standings, franchise tax filings - UCC searches/filings • Familiarity with state and federal mortgage servicing laws and regulations a plus Responsibilities:The paralegal will have the following responsibilities, among others:• Form new entities, qualify entities to do business in relevant jurisdictions• Maintain official corporate structure chart• Maintain transactional library of electronic closing sets and internal/external legal documents • Supervise and coordinate with outside counsel on all aspects of transaction closings • Prepare/amend corporate organizational documents and prepare corporate resolutions• Assist with KYC and basic corporate document requests (incumbencies, good standings, etc.) • Review and coordinate execution of all signature pages by company executives• Assist with mortgage servicing licensing/regulatory filingsExperience• 4+ years of experience as a transactional paralegal• Excellent word processing and proof-reading skills• Excellent Adobe Pro and PDF editing skills• Experience with blacklining software• Experience with Visio or comparable software• Experience working in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint desired• Notary Public desiredPersonality - This Position is Ideal for the Following Type of Candidate• Organization – extremely organized, thorough, and detail oriented • Multi-tasking – capable multi-tasker able to cover multiple projects and transactions simultaneously• Hardworking – enthusiastic to work in a high-energy environment that may require long hours• Proactive – self-starter, upbeat attitude, and a desire to solve problems and improve processes• Curiosity – ability and desire to learn new areas of the law and business and take on new challenges• Friendly – ability to work well with an array of personalities, including lawyers and non-lawyer• Versatile – ability to handle different types of projects, both within a team and independentlyEducation: Undergraduate degree required Location: New York
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