Our client, a well-established and highly regarded Hedge Fund in Midtown, NY, is looking to add a paralegal to their Legal & Compliance team!This person will be responsible for drafting dissolution documentation, assisting with legal on-boarding, conducting OFAC checks on the firm's counter-parties, and tracking fund investment restrictions. The ideal candidate will have at least four years' experience in financial services compliance for either a reputable law firm or recognized financial services firm.
•Assist in managing the Chief Compliance Officer’s workflow; includes developing a working knowledge of matters and participants. It also includes proactively following up on pending items and/or continuous progress.
•Manage the workflows and documents relating to formation, maintenance, and liquidation of U.S. legal entities (LLCs, partnerships, corporations, etc.) for use in investment structures.
•Maintain and manage entity documentation database and corporate minute books.
•Assist the Legal team in the execution and administration of the regulatory Compliance Program, including Code of Ethics and Personal Trading Policies.
•Experience with regulatory compliance platforms.
•Assistance in cooperation with and responding to regulatory inquiries and examinations
•Lead administrative and technical trouble-shooting related projects.
•Assist with signature execution and processing of agreements and other documentation.
•Assist with regulatory filings, including CFTC exemption filings.
•Conduct OFAC checks on counter-parties.
•Minimum four years of transnational, litigation, or compliance paralegal experience
•Proficient in MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook) and Adobe
•Excellent organizational skills and strong attention to detail
•Must work well under pressure
•Understanding of the financial services industry