Paralegal / Legal Support - Senior Associate Paralegal / Legal Support - Senior Associate …

State Street Corporation
in Boston, MA, United States
Permanent, Full time
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State Street Corporation
in Boston, MA, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
State Street Corporation
Paralegal / Legal Support - Senior Associate
A Paralegal will generally have limited experience as a paralegal and/or in the mutual fund industry. A Paralegal will have responsibility for the provision of day-to-day legal administration services to one or several clients as directed by a paralegal manager and/or more senior attorneys. A Paralegal must be adept at juggling priorities for multiple projects to meet deadlines based on changing client and department needs. In addition, a Paralegal must demonstrate a capacity to learn how to perform day-to-day legal administration services for mutual fund clients.

The following are specific responsibilities of a Paralegal:
  • Maps and updates data on ArcProspectus
  • Organizes and loads documents on Diligent Boardbooks
  • Prepares Board meeting materials (agendas, memoranda, resolutions, draft minutes, regulatory updates) and preparation of Board packages to board members and other interested individuals prior to board meetings.
  • Drafts Board meeting minutes shells and resolutions for review by senior attorneys.
  • Prepares and/or reviews filings with the SEC (including annual updates to Registration Statements on Form S-1 and S-3, Registration Statements on Form N-1A, supplements, fidelity bonds, Form 24F-2, Form 8-A, Form N-PX, and wrappers for Form N-Q and Form N-CSR).
  • Maintains and adheres to corporate filings calendars and recurring board agendas.
  • Coordinates with clients, and other internal and external fund service providers with respect to fund issues.
  • Works with the close supervision of a paralegal manager or a senior attorney in the delivery of legal administration services to clients.

The following are specific attributes of a Paralegal:
  • Demonstrates high level of integrity and professionalism.
  • Possesses good or developing written and oral communication skills.
  • Works collegially with, and is respectful of, other department members and internal partners throughout the Bank.
  • Possesses good time management and organizational skills.
  • Can handle multiple tasks and multiple priorities for a limited number of projects.
  • Establishes close working relationships with clients and provides high-quality service to clients.
  • Exercises good judgment regarding when to ask questions and to raise issues with more senior staff.
  • Demonstrates independent follow-through on issues and tasks when given specific directions.
  • Capable of producing high-quality routine paralegal work with close supervision.
  • Effectively communicates status of projects to appropriate persons in a timely manner.
Company Overview

From technology and product innovation to corporate responsibility and community development, we're making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we've been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people - strengthening markets, building communities and creating opportunities for growth.

We owe that longevity to the commitment, expertise and creativity of our employees. Our continued success depends on our ability to attract and develop the best talent in the industry. That's why we're keenly focused on employee development, corporate citizenship and inclusion.

For us, success comes in the mark we make as an organization - for the industry, our clients, our communities and each other.