Legal Assistant

Fiera Capital - Montréal, QC (30+ days ago)

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Reports to the Senior Vice-President, Chief Legal and Chief Compliance Officer and Corporate Secretary, the successful candidate will have the following responsabilities:

Provide administrative support to the Senior Vice-President and the members of her team;
Assist in the drafting of correspondence and the preparation and review of legal documents and agreements in both official language;
Examine and analyze documents in accordance with established procedures and guidelines;
Coordinate the participation of several internal parties to ensure the production of legal documents within the required time frame;
Organize and maintain the filing system;
Prepare contracts from templates and amend them as required.
Participate in the review of various documents;
Receive and process routine requests or forward them to the appropriate person, if necessary;
Implement and maintain a reminder system (tasks, measures to be taken, follow-up);
Participate in the preparation and updating of legal documents and templates, including precedent and case law documents;
Participate in the formatting and review of legal documents and presentations;
Create and maintain a legal database by downloading related contracts and documents and keep it up to date by regularly checking the accuracy of its content;
Perform all other related clerical and administrative tasks (expense account, photocopies, mailings, etc.);
Participate in the preparation of legal presentations;
Execute special projects upon request.

EDUCATION/ACCREDITATION:
Paralegal certificate and/or three to five years of relevant work experience;
Strong client service skills and the flexibility to support the work of other executives;
Strong communication and interpersonal skills;
Time management, planning and organizational skills;
In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Office, including PowerPoint;
Autonomy, versatility and attention to detail;
Fluently bilingual;
Able to perform flawless work, even under pressure.

The use of the masculine is for the sole purpose of lightening the text and refers to both women and men.

Fiera Capital subscribes to the principle of employment equity. Our staff is our most valuable asset and our goal is to create an inclusive and equitable environment where everyone can reach their true potential.

Fiera Capital will not tolerate any form of discrimination or harassment. All staffing decisions, including hiring and promotion decisions, will be based on merit, skills, performance and business needs. We are pleased to receive nominations from qualified individuals from a variety of backgrounds.

We thank all applicants for their interest in a career with Fiera Capital. We will only communicate with those selected for an interview.