Finance Paralegal

Chicago, IL

Currently working remotely until September, there will be a hybrid model of 3 days in the office and two days working remotely.  This policy is subject to change based on safety protocols.

There is no billable hours requirement for paralegals.

Busy substantive work and working with the finest attorneys in the World

Fantastic management, and they believe in work-life balance.

5-10 hours a week of paid overtime on average

Up to $120,000 based on years of experience. 

This cutting-edge leading global law firm with offices in over 25 major business centers across the World seeks a Finance Paralegal. They are a happy place that offers diversity, development, and growth to every team member. If you enjoy working with the best, then this is the opportunity for you!

This fantastic firm seeks a paralegal whose defining characteristics are achievement, initiative, professionalism, responsiveness, and adaptability.  If you enjoy working with team members whose defining characteristics are achievement, initiative, professionalism, responsiveness, and adaptability, you will love working with this practice group in Chicago.

As the Finance Paralegal, you will be responsible for preparing various documents/instruments: UCC forms/attachments, closing lists, corporate charters, LLC/partnership formation documents, corporate resolutions, officer certificates, etc.

You will participate in finance closings: create/update closing list, distribute documents/signature pages, draft closing certificates. Control of closing documents during a closing.   Post-closing assembly/distribution of closing documents & closing volumes

You will order/review/chart lien searches, order business entity documents from public offices (certified charter, good standing, etc.), file UCC & corporate/partnership organizational & other documents with state offices, and participate in & help manage due diligence projects. Coordinate/oversee the post-closing process

To be successful, you must have a Bachelor’s degree

Please have 1-20+ years of experience as a Finance Paralegal in a large law firm or financial institution.

Please have experience working with public/private financing, closing procedures, UCC (both preparation/filing of forms & lien searching), company/partnership formation & maintenance, and public document retrieval

Solid knowledge of MS Word 2016 and Excel 2016

Knowledge of CT other similar websites and systems for the preparation of UCC and corporate forms and public record sharing

Proficiency in Microsoft Office products Performance Traits: (i.e., analytical, communication skills, problem-solving abilities, etc.)


No billable hour requirement, but you will be busy! They offer an excellent salary opportunity based on education, skills, years of experience, and current salary. Comprehensive benefits, including medical/dental/vision/life/and AD&D insurance, 401(k) savings plan, backup childcare and eldercare, generous vacation and personal/sick plan, as well as opportunities for professional development and growth.