Sr Paralegal - Minneapolis

Allianz Life

The candidate will work closely with attorneys supporting registered variable and index-linked annuity products and variable and exchange-traded funds. The role requires providing legal assistance related to the drafting and filing of registration statements under the Investment Company Act of 1940 and the Securities Act of 1933. The candidate must possess strong communication, legal research, and analytical skills and thorough attention to detail needed to support attorneys with legal tasks. The position requires collaboration with coworkers and internal and external business partners and attorneys to coordinate and perform legal tasks proficiently with limited guidance. Assists in other areas of Legal as needed.

Provide legal support to attorneys:~crlf~- Proven ability to multi-task, follow-up, effectively prioritize, and manage all matters and assigned tasks. Specific duties include, with minimal supervision, coordinating the collection of relevant information from various stakeholders and drafting registration statements and other regulatory filings.~crlf~- Produce accurate, high quality work product with the ability to closely manage multiple matters and process a high volume of work in a timely and accurate manner with a high attention to detail.~crlf~- Maintain proficiency with company technology, including software and databases.~crlf~- Demonstrate a knowledge of legal research and the ability to interpret legal requirements, such as interpreting and understanding Securities Exchange Commission regulations and form requirements, examining and processing a variety of legal and business documents, and conducting legal research.~crlf~- Establish, develop and manage effective working relationships at all levels of the organization and act as a liaison with internal and external business partners and attorneys.~crlf~- Demonstrate effective written and oral communication skills.~crlf~- Ability to demonstrate organizational skills, including the ability to work independently on projects with minimal supervision.~crlf~- Assist with implementation of identified process improvements and best practices.~crlf~~crlf~

Minimum Requirements:~crlf~- 5+ years’ experience as a paralegal, or functional equivalent, in a law firm or corporate legal department.~crlf~- Direct experience with securities registration statements under the Investment Company Act of 1940 or the Securities Act of 1933.~crlf~Preferred:~crlf~- Direct experience with registered variable and index-linked annuity products.~crlf~- Direct experience with registered variable and exchange-traded funds.~crlf~- Direct experience with ArcPro software.~crlf~- ABA-approved Paralegal Certificate or ABA-approved Paralegal Associate of Applied Science Degree (A.A.S. 2 year Paralegal degree), or equivalent or better legal training.~crlf~~crlf~

At Allianz, we foster a workplace where every person feels welcome, connected, and valued.

Allianz Group is one of the most trusted insurance and asset management companies in the world. Caring for our employees, their ambitions, dreams and challenges, is what makes us a unique employer. Together we can build an environment where everyone feels empowered and has the confidence to explore, to grow and to shape a better future for our customers and the world around us. Join us. Let’s care for tomorrow.~crlf~~crlf~We at Allianz believe in a diverse and inclusive workforce and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We encourage you to bring your whole self to work, no matter where you are from, what you look like, who you love or what you believe in.

Retiring with financial security. Living life with confidence. At Allianz Life®, every employee knows these are the things that matter. To do what matters means giving employees the tools and opportunities they need to create innovative, industry-leading products, to discover and embrace new trends, and to strengthen the customer experience. As a company, it means creating a culture that is inclusive, where doing the right thing comes naturally, and promoting an environment that develops talent, seeks excellence, encourages smart risks, and recognizes and rewards people for their performance. Doing what matters for employees helps everyone focus on doing what matters most for our customers. Allianz Life. What you do here matters.

Why Allianz Life®? Because we hire people who are dedicated to doing what matters and we give you the quality training, support, and advancement opportunities you need to succeed. As a company known for its financial strength, we offer generous benefits, have a strong commitment to community involvement, a collaborative culture, and a unique level of energy. The result is engaged and more productive employees. From the very first day you join our team, you will know that your contributions are valued. We practice True Balance at our campus by providing a fun work environment, an on-site child development center, a fully staffed fitness center, and a variety of meal options in both our full-service cafe and bistro. And all medical, dental, and retirement benefits are effective the first day you join Allianz Life, so you can focus on what truly matters.~crlf~~crlf~An equal opportunity employer.~crlf~~crlf~

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