Corporate Paralegal (In-house)

Corporate Paralegal (In-house)

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Edmonton, Alberta

Legal

Permanent

28/11/2022

200881

Are you an experienced Corporate Paralegal looking to move to an In-House Legal team? If so, we have a great opportunity for you! Suzanne Gosse, Senior Consultant at Aplin has partnered with our Edmonton client, one of Canada's largest institutional money-management firms to join their team of paralegals. This is a hybrid role with the ability to work from home a couple of days a week. This modern work environment also offers flexible work hours (no fixed 9-5) for work-life balance.
 
They are looking for an experienced Corporate Paralegal to support a team of lawyers and investment professionals during the closing, reorganizations, and corporate transactions. Provide high-level professional support by managing deals, buying, and selling assets, assisting in investment transactions, and supporting business solutions. You will work with a team in this hybrid role.
 
Perks & Benefits:
  • Competitive salary (and bonus program) based on individual skillset and experience
  • Hybrid position (ability to work remotely) and necessary hardware to work from home
  • They work under a ROWE model (Results-Only Work Environment) You will have the opportunity to work at different times of the day, not necessarily following a fixed schedule of “9 to 5” as long as they are able to take care of their work and meet deadlines
  • Encouragement and financial support for continuous learning & development programs and numerous opportunities for growth and mentorship
  • Health care spending account
  • Onsite fitness facilities
  • Exciting special project work and stretch assignments
Responsibilities:
  • Creation, administration, and maintenance of domestic and foreign investment holding corporations/structures
  • Managing corporate database (ALF) and providing support to various staff utilizing ALF software package
  • Preparing and conducting reporting for various Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Know Your Client (KYC) requests for investment structures used for investment transactions
  • Assisting with the creation of domestic and foreign bank accounts and related documentation
  • Preparation, administration, and annual review of domestic and international regulatory documentation required for investment structures and acceptability in international jurisdictions
  • Providing support and assisting in data collection, registration, and management for the Tax Compliance department with Canada Revenue Agency and Internal Revenue Service
  • Preparing and supporting the submission of certain regulatory forms and Securities and Exchange Commission filings
  • Providing limited delegation, direction, and assistance to various legal support staff regarding investment matters, regulatory issues, and corporate compliance and maintenance
Qualifications:
  • Paralegal Diploma or equivalent from an accredited college or university
  • 8+ years of relevant experience working as a Paralegal
  • CORES I, II, and III certifications are required
  • Experience with ALF is required
  • Previous experience at a law firm, investment manager, or financial institution in the legal department is an asset


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