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Title : Paralegal - Corporate

Location : Georgia - Atlanta
Refer to Job # NZAC816111

Paralegal - Corporate Responsibilities: Prepare and file organizational documents, foreign state qualifications, merger certificates, resolutions and Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) financing statements for corporations, general and limited partnerships and limited liability companies. Obtain good standing certificates, certified documents and UCC and other lien searches from state agencies. Analyze UCC and lien search results and prepare summary charts. Prepare closing documents, certificates and opinion letters for transaction closings and coordinate execution of same. Prepare post-transaction closing binders. Perform blue sky research and prepare and file blue sky forms. Prepare and maintain stock and option ledgers and related governance records (e.g. minutes, certificates, powers). Prepare and file annual reports in states where corporations, partnerships and limited liability companies are incorporated, organized or formed and/or are qualified to do business. Assist in due diligence review, data room management and related organizational matters. Prepare documents, checklists and spreadsheets for transactions such as financings, mergers conversions, dissolutions and acquisitions and closing statements. Prepare and maintain capitalization tables. Prepare and file Form D filings. Prepare and file Section 16 filings (Form 3, 4 and 5) and Form 13D filings. Prepare and obtain Federal Employer Identification Numbers with the Internal Revenue Service. Maintain corporate files and databases. Perform electronic research using internet-based research tools. Communicate regularly with attorneys regarding the status of projects and deadlines, and inform attorneys of any issues. Track and record time in the InTapp system. Qualifications: Ability to manage and take ownership of numerous tasks simultaneously and maintain organized files. Proven analytical, mathematical, and organizational skills with exceptional attention to detail. Proven process improvement and/or knowledge management skills. Ability to organize large amounts of data, both hardcopy and electronic, for easy filing and retrieval. Ability to be flexible, handle pressure and adapt to changing work priorities, work flow and work assignments in a fast-paced transactional practice. Ability to deal professionally and communicate clearly and concisely both verbally and in writing with internal and external clients. Proven ability to problem solve, think independently and tackle projects with minimal supervision while maintaining timely and efficient organization. Demonstrated skills in Word, Excel, PDF-based programs, Outlook, and databases (Edgar and service company sites). PowerPoint and Visio preferred. Familiarity with Secretary of State databases and, preferably also with Georgia Superior Court Clerks Cooperative Authority database. Demonstrated computer skills, including basic word processing, familiarity with electronic research tools, and/or basic database skills. Flexibility to arrive early, stay late or work weekends with little or no notice. Ability to work off-site at client location(s) for extended periods of time. Requires the ability to regularly report to work on the days and times scheduled. Bachelor's Degree and/or Paralegal Certificate. Must have 5 years experience with corporate practices at a law firm.

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