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Lead Paralegal

Posted Feb 09
Full Time
HybridChicago, Illinois

About the role: 

The Lead Paralegal will be a key part of the transactional legal team at Enova. In addition to working on a wide variety of other transactional matters, the Lead Paralegal will assist with corporate governance and public company representation, support finance and M&A transactions, and interact with various internal and external counterparties at Enova. The Lead Paralegal will also be given projects related to contract management, transaction support, and other ad hoc projects as the transactional legal team may require. This role will report to the Deputy General Counsel. 

Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining and filing corporate records, drafting consents and resolutions, recording changes in corporate documents, officers, and directors, assisting in filing annual reports and other subsidiary management activities;
  • Producing documents related to the development and implementation of due diligence responses for vendors and finance partners; 
  • Providing contract support for standard corporate agreements, including NDAs, marketing, and independent contractor agreements;
  • Assisting in general document management;
  • Assisting with transaction closings, including obtaining and compiling signature pages, preparing, reviewing, and organizing ancillary documents, running a checklist, and providing general transactional support;
  • Coordinating and receiving executive, board, and committee signatures for documents and materials; 
  • Assisting in periodic reporting to external parties, including financing partners;
  • Preparing certain SEC filings, including corporate filings and Section 16 filings; and
  • Drafting secretary certificates and officer’s certificate and related transaction closing deliverables.

Requirements:

  • Have a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience (required);
  • Possess 5+ years of corporate and/or transactional paralegal experience in a mid-to-large law firm or in-house transactional position (public company preferred);
  • Are a self-starter, good planner, extremely detail-oriented and organized, and enthusiastic about identifying areas to add value;
  • Are flexible and able to adapt to changing priorities and multiple workstreams;
  • Are proficient in Microsoft Office Applications (Word and Excel) and Google’s apps and services (e.g., Google Drive, Gmail, Google Documents, and Chrome); and
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills and are able to demonstrate the ability to communicate with individuals at all levels both within and outside of the organization.

Benefits & Perks:

  • Flexible scheduling includes a hybrid work model with in-office days from Tuesday to Thursday and the option to work from home on Mondays and Fridays. Additionally, we offer select fully remote opportunities.
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance including mental health benefits
  • 401(k) matching plus a roth option (U.S. Based employees only)
  • PTO & paid holidays off
  • Sabbatical program (for eligible roles)
  • Summer hours (for eligible roles)
  • Paid parental leave
  • DEI groups (B.L.A.C.K. @ Enova, HOLA @ Enova, Women @ Enova, Pride @ Enova, South Asians @ Enova, APEX @ Enova, and Parents @ Enova)
  • Employee recognition and rewards program
  • Charitable matching and a paid volunteer day…Plus so much more!

Full-Time Employees working 30+ hours per week are eligible for benefits; interns are not eligible.

About Enova

Enova International is a leading financial technology company that provides online financial services through our AI and machine learning-powered Colossus™platform. We serve non-prime consumers and businesses alike, while offering world-class technology and services to traditional banks—in order to create accessible credit for millions. 

Being a values-driven organization is at the core of Enova’s success. We live our values by listening to our customers, challenging assumptions, thinking big, setting high expectations, and hiring and developing the best. Through our values and our commitment to making Enova an awesome place to work, we maintain an environment of inclusion and culture where our employees can thrive. You can learn more about Enova’s values and culture here

It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunity for all persons and not discriminate in employment decisions by placing the most qualified person in each job, without regard to any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.