Ballard Spahr seeking a Paralegal, Finance

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Paralegal – Finance, Denver

Ballard Spahr LLP is expanding its Denver public finance team with a new role to support our nationally-recognized public finance lawyers who represent governmental entities and 501(c)(3) exempt organizations in virtually every type of public finance transaction. Although the position will be a public finance paralegal position, we will consider candidates who are paralegals in other practice areas, as well as non-paralegal candidates with experience and skills closely related to the position. The successful candidate will undertake a range of tasks and responsibilities that include:

· preparation of documentation for municipal bond offerings, including organizing, proofreading and assembling documents

· conducting due-diligence; gathering and organizing financial data related to bond issuers from public sources, drafting documents and opinions; coordinating closing logistics

· preparing and filing of UCC Financing Statements; researching industry databases, publicly-available information from local governments and other sources, and applicable law

This position requires someone who is detail-oriented, with the ability to manage multiple priorities and with an understanding of the cycle of a transaction. Candidates considered will be proactive self-starters with demonstrated experience maintaining high quality work products in a fast-paced environment and within time constraints. Strong writing and proofreading skills, oral communication skills, research, organizational and interpersonal skills are essential to be successful in this position.

Minimum requirements include prior work experience with financial or real estate transactions, ideally in public finance; demonstrated written and oral communication skills;intermediate level of technical proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (including Excel); and strong basic mathematical skills. Basic understanding of financial statements and experience with document management systems would be very helpful. Must be able to work overtime, as needed.

Ballard Spahr is not accepting resumes from search firms for this position.

Ballard Spahr offers excellent compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, and a generous paid time off program. For immediate consideration, please visit and apply online.