Legal Assistant/ Paralegal

  • Federated Co-operatives Limited
  • Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
  • Aug 09, 2020
Full time Law Clerk Legal Assistant Legal Support Legal Secretary Paralegal

Job Description

During these challenging times, Federated Co-operatives Limited is working to serve our local co-ops, customers, and communities. We are committed to supporting our local co-ops and the communities they serve. Working together to provide essential services to communities across Western Canada, we are hiring a Legal Assistant/Paralegal on a permanent basis at our Home Office in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

Who we are:

As a co-operative, we do business differently. We believe in working together to serve Western Canadians, delivering profits back to our communities and investing in sustainable growth. Our work is guided by our values of integrity, excellence and responsibility and driven by our vision of building sustainable communities together. To learn more about who we are, visit www.fcl.crs.

What you’ll do:

The Legal Assistant/Paralegal will provide administrative support to Legal, Compliance and Governance. Maintain minute books and handle all corporate filings required to keep FCL, its subsidiaries, and all related companies in good standing. Conduct searches and prepare registrations at Land Titles, Personal Property Registry and Corporate Registry offices as required by Legal and other business units.

  • Support the legal team by preparing, drafting, and reviewing documents and correspondence as required and by managing routine tasks to maximize efficient use of legal team time.
  • Assist the legal team by creating, maintaining, and storing precedents and templates that are easy to retrieve and that adhere to a high standard of readability and professionalism; organizing and maintaining accurate records for filing and diary systems and word processing.
  • Ensure FCL, its subsidiaries, and all related companies are maintained in good standing in all jurisdictions by preparing and filing all documents required, by drafting resolutions and arranging for signing, and organizing and maintaining all corporate records, minute books and filings.

Who you are:

You are looking for a career in Administration and:

  • You have a Legal assistant/executive assistant diploma
  • You have a minimum of 1-3 years of relevant experience as a corporate paralegal or as a corporate commercial legal assistant. (a combination of relevant education and experience may be considered)
  • You’re familiar with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Acrobat. Experience using online registries (land titles, corporate, personal property) and familiarity with conducting online searches.
  • You’re honest and trustworthy, are results oriented and strive to be the best in what you do.
  • You believe in collaboration, building relationships and value the perspectives of others.

Our Team Members receive competitive salaries, short-term incentives, a comprehensive benefits package and an employer-contributed pension plan. We encourage our Team Members to take advantage of learning opportunities, to grow and develop, and to foster a culture of teamwork and innovation.

FCL embraces diversity and inclusion and we’re working to create a workplace that is as diverse as the communities we serve. We support and provide an environment that allows every person to bring their whole self to work.

We take the health and well-being of our team members and customers very seriously. We continue to take steps across all areas of our business and locations to keep our team members and customers safe and healthy.

If this opportunity speaks to you, we invite you to apply by August 21, 2020.

We thank all candidates for their interest, however only those selected to continue in the recruitment process will be contacted.

Please note you may be required to undergo a background and substance test in accordance with FCL policies. FCLLP