|Job Location||Cayman Islands|
|Date Posted||October 15, 2018|
|Salary||US$85,000 to US$110,000|
Our client, the investment advisory arm of a family office based in the Cayman Islands, is looking for a Paralegal. Reporting to both the General Counsel and the Director of Private Equity, this role encompasses a broad and diverse set of disciplines.
The successful candidate will need to be able to work independently and under pressure and must have a well-defined and clearly demonstrated commitment to excellence. Confidentiality and discretion are integral to the role.
Essential functions include:
Drafting and proof-reading basic legal documents and correspondence
Various compliance and compliance-oriented functions, including making and reporting on annual CRS filings, preparing KYC bundles for investments, ensuring FATCA compliance, reporting to group company directors on AML compliance matters generally, and leading the preparation and maintenance of the Groups AML and AEOI policies.
Acting as the main point of contact and liaising directly with third parties on AML compliance matters and requests
Filing, indexing, organising and maintaining physical and digital files generated by the private equity and legal teams
Conducting legal research, analysing legal information and making appropriate recommendations
The successful candidate will possess:
A Bachelors degree, a paralegal certificate from an accredited program, and/or commensurate paralegal experience
At least 3 to 5 years experience providing legal services in a paralegal or legal support role at a top tier international law firm or financial services organisation in a major financial centre
Familiarity with Cayman Islands legislation, regulatory regime and applicable international AEOI regimes is preferred
Knowledge of and/or experience managing corporate governance and compliance matters for a global business is strongly preferred
Experience in electronic document management and filing systems and fluency in Microsoft Office
Good communication skills, including the ability to liaise with people across the business who are located in multiple countries
Excellent writing skills
Strong analytical and prioritisation skills and the ability to organise a large workload and meet deadlines
Exceptional attention to detail
On-Island candudates need only apply.
A comprehensive remuneration package is being offered with excellent benefits and a salary in the range of US$85,000 to US$110,000 per annum depending on experience and ability.
To apply for this job email your CV/Resume to Imogen@affinity.ky