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Legal, Ayco, Private Wealth Management Paralegal, Analyst - Cohoes

Goldman Sachs Group

Albany, NY 12205
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We work at the intersection of finance and law, providing counsel and advice that support activities across the firm. We handle litigation and arbitration, perform research and due diligence, aid in financing and legal filings, deal with contracts and intellectual property rights that show our commitment to clients, shareholders, and regulators. Whether youre an experienced attorney or a quick learner with a strong interest in financial law coupled with critical thinking skills, our dynamic group might be right for you.


Job Summary

This paralegal position presents an opportunity for talented and motivated candidates to combine their interests in finance and the law and is an excellent opportunity for candidates considering a career in corporate law or business.  The paralegal would be expected to assist attorneys supporting the various wealth management businesses of Goldman Sachs with a principal focus on supporting Ayco and United Capital Advisers dba Goldman Sachs Personal Financial Management. The paralegal would, among other duties, help prepare agreements with corporate clients where we provide financial counseling services to their employees, maintain and update cross border guidance on business dealings, maintain and update contract forms and client agreement forms, track negotiated documents, maintain internal corporate governance documentation and coordinate with various business and other units to finalize and close various agreements. The paralegal would also support the Ayco and GS PFM coverage attorneys in maintaining and reviewing a variety of documents used in the businesses, which offer a broad range of services (investment management, financial planning, tax and insurance services) and products (securities, derivatives, cash, and alternative investments) to the firms clients in the Consumer and Wealth Management Division.  The paralegal would also assist with legal projects related to these businesses.


We are looking for an individual with the following skills:

  • Experience with negotiating contracts and coordinating closings;
  • Law firm experience preferred;
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills with sound judgment and integrity;
  • Superior writing skills; accurate and detail-oriented;
  • Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills; the ability to articulate ideas clearly;
  • Highly motivated and adaptable; the ability to work on a team of diverse individuals in multiple locations;
  • Proactive; the ability to respond creatively and quickly in a fast-paced, high-pressure, changing environment; and
  • Keen interest in transactional law and finance


ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHSAt Goldman Sachs, we commit our people, capital and ideas to help our clients, shareholders and the communities we serve to grow. Founded in 1869, we are a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. Headquartered in New York, we maintain offices around the world. We believe who you are makes you better at what you do. We're committed to fostering and advancing diversity and inclusion in our own workplace and beyond by ensuring every individual within our firm has a number of opportunities to grow professionally and personally, from our training and development opportunities and firmwide networks to benefits, wellness and personal finance offerings and mindfulness programs. Learn more about our culture, benefits, and people at Were committed to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates with special needs or disabilities during our recruiting process. Learn more:

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