Job Description

Reference # : 20-00845Title : Paralegal
Location : New York, NY
Position Type : Contract
Experience Level : 5 YearsStart Date / End Date : 08/10/2020 / 12/31/2020

Key Activities include:

Designing, developing, delivering and maintaining best-in-class Compliance, programs, policies and practices for ICRM.
Provide legal and operational support to a centralized compliance team on a regulatory project which is a key enterprise-wide initiative.
Read U.S. and non-U.S. banking laws and regulations, and draft summaries of their key requirements.
Research laws and regulations, as needed.
Assist in determining applicability of laws to client's businesses and geographies in which it operates.
Translating ICRM strategy and goals across Major Global Bank's clients, products and geographies in a succinct and clear manner; provide direction and guidance on the programs. Serves as a subject matter expert on Client's Compliance programs.
Providing oversight and guidance over the assessment of complex issues, structuring potential solutions and driving effective resolution with other stakeholders.
Identifying and assessing Client's key compliance risks. Ensuring compliance risks within Client are effectively identified, measured, monitored, and controlled, consistent with the bank's risk appetite statement and all policies and processes established within the risk governance framework.
Monitoring adherence to Client's Compliance Risk Policies and measuring compliance risk through a robust control framework and ensuring that reviews are conducted consistently across each entity on a regular basis to confirm that controls identified are operating effectively.
Performing complex analyses of comparative data, preparing and presenting regional and global reports related to compliance risk assessments, and monitoring of compliance related issues.
Partnering, collaborating and working with other areas within Client, as necessary.
Keeping abreast of regulatory changes, new regulations and internal policy changes in order to further identify new key risk areas.
Additional duties as assigned.

Education level
and/or relevant experience(s) Required: Associate's Degree, Certification in Paralegal Studies from an accredited program, or equivalent education; experience in compliance, legal or other control-related function in the financial services firm, regulatory organization, or legal/consulting firm, or a combination thereof
Preferred: Advanced degree (e.g. JD, MBA) a plus
Knowledge and skills
(general and technical) Required:
5+ years "hands-on” litigation and/or regulatory experience in a law firm or corporate legal department required.
Must have experience and comfort level reading laws and regulations.
Must be able to analyze information and write succinctly and directly.
Significant typing, computer and Microsoft Office skills needed, including drafting in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word.
Expertise of Compliance laws, rules, regulations, risks and typologies;
Excellent written, verbal and analytical skills
Must be a self-starter, flexible, innovative and adaptive;
Highly motivated, strong attention to detail, team oriented, organized
Strong presentation skills with the ability to articulate complex problems and solutions
through concise and clear messaging
Ability to work collaboratively with regional and global partners in other functional units;
ability to navigate a complex organization; to influence and lead people across cultures at
a senior level
Experience in managing regulatory exams and relationships with examiners, auditors,etc.
Awareness of regulatory requirements including local and US laws, international and
industry standards Advanced knowledge in area of focus
Preferred: Serengeti/Legal Tracker and Access Data knowledge/experience is a plus.
Other Requirements (licenses, certifications, specialized training, physical or mental abilities required) Other:


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