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Associate, Paralegal - BTC Legal Team

Posted Apr 14
Full Time
HybridSan Francisco, California


About this role

With approximately $9.4 trillion in assets under management, BlackRock is one of the world’s preeminent asset management firms and a premier provider of global investment management, risk management and advisory services to institutional, intermediary and individual investors around the world. BlackRock offers a range of solutions – from rigorous fundamental and quantitative active management approaches aimed at maximizing outperformance to highly efficient indexing strategies designed to gain broad exposure to the world’s capital markets. Our clients can access our investment solutions through a variety of product structures, including separate accounts, mutual funds, the industry-leading iShares® ETFs, and other pooled investment vehicles.  BlackRock has offices in 30 countries, serves 21 out of 25 of the largest endowments and foundation organizations of the U.S., approximately 90 of the Fortune 100 companies, and more than 90% of the largest U.S. retirement plans.

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, N.A. (“BTC”) is a subsidiary of BlackRock, Inc. (“BlackRock”) and a nationally-chartered bank that provides investment management, trust and other fiduciary services for institutional clients.  Its primary regulator is the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (“OCC”), the agency of the U.S. Treasury Department that regulates U.S. national banks. BTC manages client assets invested in separate accounts and maintains and manages collective investment funds, such as group trusts and common trust funds.  BTC also manages other unregistered investment vehicles.  With approximately $2 trillion in assets under management, BTC offers active and indexing strategies, and securities lending and transition management services.

As a member of the SF Legal & Compliance team (SF L&C), this position supports lawyers and other professionals on the BTC Legal Team. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Preparing and maintaining fund documentation, including disclosure documents
  • Drafting correspondence; conducting research; maintaining files; and coordinating information exchange with clients, business and regulators
  • Coordination with internal stakeholders in connection with responding to audit or regulatory inquiries.
  • Providing corporate entity information for BTC and its subsidiaries, including corporate documents, incumbency certificates and board resolutions in response to regulatory, client or internal requests
  • Project Management
  • Performing contract reviews


  • Undergraduate college degree (BA/BS), paralegal certificate preferred
  • 3-5 years paralegal experience in a law firm or corporate legal department
  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Self-starter with proven ability to effectively and efficiently problem solve
  • Ability to manage multiple complex projects simultaneously
  • Proven ability to work as part of a team and independently
  • Close and consistent attention to detail
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills (Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Knowledge of the investment management industry and financial services a plus

For California only the salary range for this position is $104,500 – $120,000. Additionally, employees are eligible for an annual discretionary bonus, and benefits including heath care, leave benefits, and retirement benefits. BlackRock operates a pay-for-performance compensation philosophy and your total compensation may vary based on role, location, and firm, department and individual performance.

Our benefits

To help you stay energized, engaged and inspired, we offer a wide range of benefits including a strong retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive healthcare, support for working parents and Flexible Time Off (FTO) so you can relax, recharge and be there for the people you care about.

Our hybrid work model

BlackRock’s hybrid work model is designed to enable a culture of collaboration and apprenticeship that enriches the experience of our employees, while supporting flexibility for all. Employees are currently required to work at least 4 days in the office per week, with the flexibility to work from home 1 day a week. Some business groups may require more time in the office due to their roles and responsibilities. We remain focused on increasing the impactful moments that arise when we work together in person – aligned with our commitment to performance and innovation. As a new joiner, you can count on this hybrid model to accelerate your learning and onboarding experience here at BlackRock.

About BlackRock

At BlackRock, we are all connected by one mission: to help more and more people experience financial well-being.  Our clients, and the people they serve, are saving for retirement, paying for their children’s educations, buying homes and starting businesses. Their investments also help to strengthen the global economy: support businesses small and large; finance infrastructure projects that connect and power cities; and facilitate innovations that drive progress.

This mission would not be possible without our smartest investment – the one we make in our employees. It’s why we’re dedicated to creating an environment where our colleagues feel welcomed, valued and supported with networks, benefits and development opportunities to help them thrive.

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BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.

We recruit, hire, train, promote, pay, and administer all personnel actions without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), sex stereotyping (including assumptions about a person’s appearance or behavior, gender roles, gender expression, or gender identity), gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, ancestry, medical condition, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. We interpret these protected statuses broadly to include both the actual status and also any perceptions and assumptions made regarding these statuses.BlackRock will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest or conviction records in a manner consistent with the requirements of the law, including any applicable fair chance law.

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