Job: Assistant Manager – EDGAR/Compliance $150k

Title Assistant Manager – EDGAR/Compliance $150k
Categories Professional Support Staff
Salary $150k
Job ID 1007
Location New York, NY
Job Information

A global Law firm seeks an Assistant Manager
Job Title Assistant Manager – EDGAR/Compliance
Department EDGAR/Compliance
Reports to Associate Director of Legal Support Services
FLSA Exempt
Work Schedule Monday – Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Must be flexible and
willing to accommodate Firm’s needs, including working
occasionally on weekends, late nights and holidays.
Position Summary Manage the daily operations of the department ensuring
department adheres to established protocols and best practices
for compliance and disclosure electronic reporting; maintain
high level of client service for internal and external clients.
• Manage daily activities of the EDGAR Group
• Plan staffing schedules to ensure adequate client coverage
• Create and maintain harmonious relationships with SEC
staff in OIT, IM, Corp Fin and OFM
• Provide assistance to clients and legal staff on EDGAR
filings and SEC policies
• Organize and manage overtime staffing as needed
• Available at all times to assist clients and legal staff in
domestic and overseas offices, as well as EDGAR staff
when necessary
• Maintain the EDGAR database and Wiki ensuring
information is accurate, relevant and current
• Manage special projects and prioritize multiple tasks
• Provide training in use of conversion tools and instruction
on required tagging for all form-types
• Ensure department time entries are completed daily

• Assist manager with staff assessments and identify training
• Keep manager informed of all matters related to staffing and
• Consult manager on SEC-related issues
Key Competencies/
Position Requirements
• In-depth knowledge of various conversion tools and
• Extensive knowledge of HTML/ASCII coding languages and
• XBRL – general understanding of structure and purpose;
know how to validate XBRL files using the SEC’s Previewer;
know how to tag and include XBRL files in required formtypes

• Knowledge of SEC and FINRA technology
• Ability to understand and apply existing rules and regulations
of the SEC and FINRA, and keep abreast of rule changes
• Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of contacts
including: regulatory staff, clients, internal legal and support
• Ability to work effectively under significant stress
Compensation Commensurate with experience
Education and/or
Ideal candidates will have: (i) a four-year college degree; (ii) a
minimum of five years’ experience in a law firm environment; (iii)
extensive knowledge of securities rules, regulations and SEC
polices as they relate to EDGAR filings; (iv) proficiency with
multiple major conversion applications (v) established track
record of successfully leading diverse groups of professionals in
client service.

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