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Title : Kyc Compliance Paralegal

Location : Illinois - Chicago
Refer to Job # CWLP823066

Be a part of a highly successful, full-service law firm that counts among its esteemed clients many Fortune 250 firms. This firm has a reputation for treating associates exceedingly well. The branch office of a large international law firm, this firm's practice has consistently been strong in the litigation, corporate and tax fields; however, the firm also has made a definite commitment to intellectual property related work in the Los Angeles legal market. The Los Angeles branch has a full book of business involving some of the biggest movers and shakers on the national and international scene. An aggressive development track has associates achieving partner status in a very limited amount of time compared to other national firms of its stature. This firms is generally seeking the best and the brightest--meaning it is most willing to consider associates from top schools and firms.
KYC Compliance Paralegal Duties: Lead response for responding to bank and lender and other counterparty KYC requests for Firm clients. Request, review, and respond to KYC documentation in a timely manner. Determine what documentary changes are necessary and communicate to deal teams. Prepare template KYC materials. Proactively ensure that any necessary documentation changes are made or submitted. Maintain accurate and complete files for all reviewed and submitted client documentation, including electronic filing of documents on the Firm's document management system. Know how to assess risk issues detected in the KYC diligence process. Work with other members of the team on special projects and initiatives. Liaise with external service providers to ensure compliance with local laws and regulations. Audit/reconcile records with external parties, including clients, as needed. Assist the KM team with other ad hoc document and administrative based tasks related to AML/KYC. Qualifications: Possess experience in the area of KYC Compliance. Possess 2+ years of experience. Excellent analytical, time-management, and organizational abilities, strong attention to detail, solid communication skills, ability to handle documents with confidentiality and discretion, is a self-starter with a high level of motivation. Prior experience in a bank, law firm, credit fund or hedge fund is preferred. Experience in KYC/AML document review and strong knowledge of current KYC/AML practice is required.

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