Job: SEC Legal Assistant/Paralegal $75K

Title SEC Legal Assistant/Paralegal $75K
Categories Financial Services (Corporate/Banking), Paralegals
Salary 75K
Job ID 1906
Location New York, NY
Job Information

A financial services firm is seeking a SEC Legal Assistant/Paralegal for the NY office.

Responsibilities 

  • Prepare SEC filings (including 10K; 10Q; 8K; proxy; Section 16 filings; registration statements) and related processes
  • Maintain public company minute books, stock transfer records, and miscellaneous corporate governance documents
  • Draft correspondence to and liaise with Company’s stock transfer agent and assist with stock transfer administration and records
  • Assist with electronic and physical legal filing systems
  • Coordinate the scheduling of and preparation for meetings of the board of directors and its committees
  • Review and process invoices; work with vendors and internal accounts payable department to manage timely   payments
  • Assist with Company’s annual code of ethics certification process
  • Create Powerpoint presentations
  • Document review, drafting and preparing contracts, assistance with M&A and other corporate transaction
  • Ad hoc support to the corporate legal group, including processing of nondisclosure agreements, legal entity formation and maintenance, mergers and acquisitions transactions and other corporate matters
  • Light Administrative responsibilities

 Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and/or paralegal certification
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, communication and writing skills;
  • Computer literacy and proficiency (MS Word, Excel, Outlook, Visio, Powerpoint and Adobe)
  • Team-oriented mindset and strong work ethic
  • Ability to multitask and demonstrate flexibility and initiative under deadline pressure
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise sound judgment and discretion
  • In-house legal assistant experience a plus
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