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Paralegal
Location: Austin

Description

Virtu is a financial trading technology firm and a global leader in electronic market making. We actively make markets across a broad range of asset classes, providing liquidity on over two hundred thirty-five market centers around the world.

We are looking for a self-driven Paralegal to join our legal and compliance team in the Austin office. This position is critical in moving the business forward as we develop additional corporate relationships and onboard counterparties. This is a support position that will engage with multiple teams in the organization. The ideal candidate will be an exceptional communicator, proactive and a quick learner. The role will require coordination of many projects simultaneously, so stellar organization skills will be key.

General Duties

  • Manage global KYC and AML processes as the firm joins new markets, exchanges and venues and enters into relationships with counterparties and brokers
  • Review and management of commercial contracts
  • Assist with HR and employment related issues

 

Job Qualifications 

  • 2-4 years of experience as a Paralegal, corporate office highly preferred
  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred
  • Excellent proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Highly organized and can develop organizational processes and systems
  • Ability to handle various projects simultaneously, adapt to changes in project direction and priorities
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively represent the firm in a professional manner