Paralegal

July 23 2021
Industries Bank, Insurance, Financial services
Categories Generalist, Legal, Paralegal
Montreal, QC

With over 172.9 billion in assets under management as of March 31 2021, Fiera Capital, an independent firm, is one of Canada’s leading investment managers. We deliver customized multi-asset solutions across public and private market asset classes to institutional, financial intermediary and private wealth clients across North America, Europe and key markets in Asia. We strive to be at the forefront of investment-management science, and we are passionate about creating sustainable wealth for clients. Fiera Capital is recognized for our talented people. Our teams collaborate and seek to draw on the global industry’s most innovative and diverse offerings to craft strategies that meet the needs of any client, anywhere they are located.

Why join Fiera Capital:

• Inclusive workplace and diverse background of employees
• Growth and development opportunities
• Entrepreneurial industry-leading company with a purposeful mission
• Flexible work arrangements, competitive compensation and benefits
• Collaborative approach, innovative and culture of integrity
• Ambitious organization who strives for excellence

What we are looking for:

Under the supervision of the Vice President, Legal Affairs, the individual will be responsible for providing legal and administrative support to the Legal Department.

Your responsibilities:

  • Maintaining the records and minute books of various corporate entities and drafting corporate resolutions, meeting minutes, board documentation and other meeting materials and legal correspondence;
  • Coordinating the incorporation / registration of new legal entities;
  • Supporting corporate transactions, including the preparation of corporate documents and closing books;
  • Supporting the Finance, Human Resources and Tax departments in connection with various corporate actions, including compensation plan transactions, normal course issuer bids, dividend reinvestment plans and corporate transactions/ reorganizations;
  • Participating in the preparation and coordination of the annual meeting of shareholders, including liaising with transfer agents;
  • Participating in the preparation of disclosure documents (i.e. Annual Information Form and Management Information Circular); and
  • Participating in the preparation and management of corporate and securities filings in Canadian jurisdictions (such as annual filings, extra-provincial filings, insider reports, material change reports, early warning reports and regulatory filings with the TSX and the relevant securities commissions in order to ensure compliance with continuous disclosure requirements).

Must have requirements to be successful in this role:

  • Certificate of legal technician and a minimum of 3-5 years of relevant work experience.
  • Advanced computer skills with all Microsoft Office applications, such as: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook;
  • Practical experience in managing corporate and securities filings (SEDAR, SEDI, TSX SecureFile) is considered an asset.
  • Self-motivated; able to work both independently to complete tasks and respond to department requests and with others to utilize their resources and knowledge to identify quality solutions (i.e. resourceful).
  • Strong organization and planning skills and ability to prioritize tasks effectively.
  • Advanced English and Bilingualism (French) is considered an asset.
  • Experience in a large law firm and/or with a reporting issuer is considered an asset.

The use of 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 are our most valuable asset and our goal is to create an inclusive and equitable environment where everyone can reach their true potential.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability, genetic information, or any other federal, state or local protected class. 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 applications from qualified individuals from a variety of backgrounds. Job applicants who are individually selected for an interview will be notified that accommodations are available upon request. If a selected participant requests accommodation, Fiera Capital shall consult with the applicant and provide, or arrange for the provision of, a suitable accommodation in a manner that takes into account the applicant’s accessibility needs due to disability.

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

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