Legal/Compliance Assistant

International Investment Management Firm - New York, NY

Full-time

A Premier Investment management firm in Midtown is seeking a Legal Administrative Assistant. Legal Industry experience strongly preferred.

POSITION:

Provides general administrative support to NY legal department
consisting of the General Counsel, Senior Legal Assistant, and Compliance Director.
Also provides support to other administrative assistants.

-Assisting with document flow from foreign offices including
receiving contracts and supporting documents, obtaining signatures
and approvals, returning documents to foreign offices.

-Assist with "Know Your Customer" (KYC) requests from banks and other
counter-parties.
-Assist compliance and marketing departments by preparing,
reviewing and executing investor-related requests such as transfers, name
changes and redemptions. Correspond with investors, custodians and entities
regarding legal-related requests.

-Keep files of corporate documents up to date.

-Calendar management, organize meetings, conference calls and
travel arrangements. Answering telephones

Requirements:
- Bilingual Russian or Eastern European a plus !
. Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
. Excellent written and oral communication skills
. Strong organizational ability, follow through, and attention to detail
. Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a team.
. Proficiency with Microsoft Office and database management
. Prior legal preferred

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $50,000.00 to $65,000.00 /year

Experience:

  • Legal Assistant: 1 year (Preferred)