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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Legal jobs
  • Languages
    English
  • Experience Required
    Entry
  • Degree Required
    Bachelor
    • Province
      Amsterdam
    • Date Posted
      August 27,2021
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    Paralegal

    Wilshire is a global investment adviser and financial technology company with a fast-growing European presence and is looking for a paralegal to join its legal team in Amsterdam. As part of the Wilshire family, you can rest assured that every day you are contributing to an organization that is helping millions of people around the world make better investment decisions for a more secure future. We are known for creating a global brand with market defining products such as the FT Wilshire 5000 Total Market Index. Our solutions-based approach supported by a strong commitment to research remains the cornerstone of what keeps us at the leading edge of modern quantitative finance. For nearly 50 years, our clients have trusted Wilshire to transform complex theory into practical investment applications.


    What you’ll do:

    • Review, draft and negotiate various agreements in conjunction with the legal team and outside counsel, as required;
    • Draft, maintain and distribute corporate documentation and forms;
    • Coordinate legal and operational aspects of investment closings and fund formations;
    • Manage and respond to due diligence, AML/KYC and other external and internal information requests;
    • Assist in the management of legal projects;
    • Perform other related duties and assignments as required and as assigned.

    What you have:


    • Bachelor’s Degree in Law or Business;
    • A proven track record working as a paralegal, ideally within an international corporate law firm or in-house legal team in financial services or investment advisor;
    • Excellent written and spoken English;
    • Excellent organizational and project management skills;
    • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal;
    • Good judgment and the ability to recognize when to escalate an issue;
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to identify and avoid obstacles;
    • Flexibility to adjust priorities to meet changing timeframes/requests;
    • Ability to work in a detail-oriented, fast-paced and collaborative environment;
    • Proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications;
    • Investment advisory or financial services background preferred.

    What you’ll get:


    • Competitive compensation
    • Annual bonus opportunity
    • Work/Life Balance: 25 days of annual leave, 8 public holidays per year, and one week off between Christmas and New Year
    • Company Pension Contribution
    • Medical and dental cover
    • Voluntary disability insurance
    • Voluntary accident
    • CFA/CIPM/CAIA Incentive Program and Professional Membership support
    Note to Applicants: Please be aware that our application is highly sensitive to the format in which phone numbers are entered. Any phone number entries that begin with a “0” will result in an error message and will not allow you to proceed.

    Visit www.wilshire.com for additional company information.


    We are an equal opportunity employer, which means we afford equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of race, creed, color, religion, sex (including gender and gender identity), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, veteran status, citizenship status, disability, medical condition (as defined by California Government Code section 12926), or sexual orientation (defined as having a preference for heterosexuality, homosexuality or bisexuality, having a history of such a preference or being identified with such a preference). Our employees, as well as applicants and others with whom we do business, will not be subjected to sexual, racial, religious, ethnic, or any other form of unlawful harassment. In addition, Wilshire Associates adheres to the equal employment opportunity requirements of all states and localities in which it does business. We are completely committed to these principles not only because of the various laws which address these subjects, but because it is the right thing to do.


    Wilshire Advisors LLC is an SEC registered investment adviser and required to track certain political contributions under Rule 206(4)-5. As such, you may be required to disclose your prior political contributions.


    No phone calls.


    If you have a disability, and require reasonable accommodations in the application process, contact Human Resources at ApplicantAccessibility@wilshire.com or 310-584-6011.


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