CI Financial Corp Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Mar 28, 2023Remote
At CI, we see a great place to work as one that is a safe place for everyone to have a voice, where people are empowered to take ownership over meaningful work, where there is an opportunity to grow through stretching themselves, where they can work on innovative products and projects, and where employees are supported and engaged in doing so. JOB OVERVIEW The Legal Assistant enhances the efficiency of the CI Legal Department by providing a range of administrative assistance and support services to the lawyers and law clerks in the department who support all of the businesses operated by CI Financial. The successful candidate will be a team player who works well with others in a fast-paced environment where attention to detail is critical, and who can also independently and proactively exercise a significant degree of initiative to solve problems in support of the ongoing administrative and assistance requirements. WHAT YOU WILL DO Responsibilities: Primary responsibility for managing all aspects of departmental administration (including but not limited to managing invoices and accounts payable, incoming mail, office supply requirements, employee onboarding procedures and other routine administrative functions) Support law clerks and lawyers including: Preparing filings and correspondence Drafting and amending routine agreements Coordinating corporate insurance applications and related information Managing files/records relating to property leases, trademarks Liaise/manage internal/external requests for documents/information Support/manage special projects as required (example Legal department website) In connection with all of the above, liaise as required with senior management, other departments, outside legal counsel, third party support services WHAT YOU WILL BRING Experience: 2+ years of experience at CI; strong familiarity with CI procedures and personnel an asset Strong in Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel; experience with other Microsoft office tools an asset SharePoint experience preferred Education/Training Post-secondary education preferred Skills and Abilities Excellent communication and interpersonal skills High attention to detail and accuracy Strong organizational and analytical skills Process oriented with strong customer service and problem-solving skills Ability to work effectively and efficiently in a fast-paced environment Flexible and able to deal with change effectively Strong initiative and ability to work independently Represent the Legal Department to internal/external stakeholders in a professional manner WORKING CONDITIONS: Combination routine office environment / work from home (to be discussed) Overtime as required #CI_ONT #LI-HYBRID CI Financial is an independent company offering global wealth management and asset management advisory services through diverse financial services firms. Since 1965, we have consistently anticipated and responded to the changing needs of investors. We are driven by a commitment to provide individuals and institutions with the highest-quality investments and advice. Our commitment to the highest levels of performance means that whatever their position, CI employees must be comfortable in a fast-paced environment that will stretch them to tap into their highest potential. Employees with a healthy dose of ambition, a desire to commit to a curious mindset for continuous learning, and a willingness to go the extra mile thrive at CI. WHAT WE OFFER Modern HQ location within walking distance from Union Station Flexible & Hybrid Work Program Equipment Purchase Program Training Reimbursement Paid Professional Designations Employee Share Purchase Program (ESPP) Corporate Discount Program Enhanced group benefits Parental Leave Top–up program Fitness membership discounts Volunteer paid Days Complimentary vending machines We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce. If you are excited about this role and are not confident you meet all the qualification requirements, we encourage you to apply to investigate the opportunity further. Please submit your resume in confidence by clicking “Apply”. Only qualified candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. CI Financial Corp. and all of our affiliates (“CI”) are committed to fair and accessible employment practices and provide reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you require accommodations in order to apply for any job opportunities, require this posting in an additional format, or require accommodation at any stage of the recruitment process please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 416-364-1145 ext. 4747.