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Senior Analyst, Paralegal

BNY Mellon
New York, USA
Closing date
Jun 18, 2023

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

Support corporate and real estate attorneys on M&A and real estate transactions, corporate restructurings, resolution planning, general corporate and administrative matters. The paralegal will work closely with senior lawyers and business managers. The role will be based in New York.

Duties Responsibilities
  • Assisting attorneys in M&A transactions by organizing, redacting and reviewing due diligence materials, preparing due diligence reports, creating closing checklists, managing closings, preparing resolutions, certificates and other basic transaction documents, coordinating the execution and delivery of final documents and the preparation of desk copies for attorneys and updating and maintaining transaction files and databases
  • Assisting attorneys with facilities management projects by conforming documentation to comply with local requirements, coordinating execution of documents (create signature pages, confirm signing authority and collect executed signature pages), researching real estate documentation in CoStar database, and preparing first drafts of letters and agreements using standardized forms
  • Assisting attorneys in the negotiation and maintenance of confidentiality agreements by reviewing draft agreements, preparing comments for review by the attorneys, corresponding with opposing counsel, obtaining necessary signatures, cross-checking parties against control lists and maintaining a database of executed confidentiality agreements
  • Supporting attorneys in the administration of committees, including the preparation of meeting presentation materials and minutes
  • Preparing PowerPoint presentations, Excel spreadsheets and organization charts
  • Maintain project folders in iManage document management system, including helping create and sttructure the project folders and uploading documents to iManage
  • Coordinating tasks with (i) the Corporate Secretary's offices in the US, EMEA and APAC, (ii) paralegals that support business units and (iii) other support personnel
  • Preparing documents for legal entity formation, dissolution and governance
  • Other support for M&A and Real Estate attorneys as requested

Desired Qualifications
  • BA; 3+ years of experience with corporate or M&A transactions in a law firm or large corporate law department; similar experience on real estate transactions is a plus
  • Experience using Microsoft Office and the Adobe suite is required
  • Experience with iManage document management system and GEMS is a plus Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills
  • Ability to deal effectively with all employees and external business contacts while conveying a positive, service-oriented attitude; exceptional attention to detail and strong organizational skills
  • Ability to remain productive while working independently is essential; ability to handle confidential information sensitively and discreetly.

BNY Mellon assesses market data to ensure a competitive compensation package for our employees. The base salary for this position is expected to be between $46,500 and $78,000 per year at the commencement of employment. However, base salary if hired will be determined on an individualized basis, including as to experience and market location, and is only part of the BNYM total compensation package, which, depending on the position, may also include commission earnings, discretionary bonuses, short and long-term incentive packages, and Company-sponsored benefit programs.
This position is at-will and the Company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, change in geographic location, Company or individual department/team performance, and market factors.

Employer Description:

For over 230 years, the people of BNY Mellon have been at the forefront of finance, expanding the financial markets while supporting investors throughout the investment lifecycle. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments and safeguards nearly one-fifth of the world's financial assets. BNY Mellon remains one of the safest, most trusted and admired companies. Every day our employees make their mark by helping clients better manage and service their financial assets around the world. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, clients count on the people of BNY Mellon across time zones and in 35 countries and more than 100 markets. It's the collective ambition, innovative thinking and exceptionally focused client service paired with a commitment to doing what is right that continues to set us apart. Make your mark:

EEO Statement:

BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities/Females/Individuals With Disabilities/Protected Veterans. Our ambition is to build the best global team - one that is representative and inclusive of the diverse talent, clients and communities we work with and serve - and to empower our team to do their best work. We support wellbeing and a balanced life, and offer a range of family-friendly, inclusive employment policies and employee forums.

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