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Associate General Counsel
  • Job ID#: 341
  • Location: New York, NY
    Second Location: Boston, MA
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Employment Type: Permanent


With close to 750 employees, Fiera Capital Corporation, a leading independent asset management firm, is rapidly acquiring a global presence and reputation. With $143 billion in assets under management (In Canadian dollars, as of September 30th, 2018), the firm offers institutional, private wealth and retail markets full-service, integrated portfolio-management solutions that span a broad array of traditional and alternative asset classes.

Headquartered in Montreal, Fiera Capital also has offices in Toronto, Calgary, Vancouver and Halifax, as well as New York, Boston, Los Angeles and Dayton (Ohio) in the United States, London in the United Kingdom, Isle of Man and Frankfurt, Germany.

Fiera Capital trades under the ticker FSZ on the Toronto Stock Exchange.

POSITION SUMMARY
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Reporting directly to our General Counsel, this is an exciting opportunity to join the legal and compliance department of our growing investment management firm.

Responsibilities will include assisting with, and assuming responsibility for, various matters ranging from investment adviser compliance, reviewing and drafting contracts for advisory services and with third-party vendors, fund formation and operation (private and public), new product development, general corporate work, and mergers and acquisitions.  Fast-paced environment with direct involvement in the development and growth of our legal/compliance group and the development and implementation of the legal/compliance framework necessary to support the organization’s growth.  Competitive salary commensurate with experience.

EDUCATION/ACCREDITATION:

  • Doctor of Law degree (J.D.)  
  • Member of New York or other state bar in good standing

EXPERIENCE AND SPECIFIC SKILLS

  • Minimum 5 years’ relevant practice experience in the asset management/securities industry
  • Large law firm experience strongly preferred.  Prior in-house experience a plus.
  • Strong working knowledge of the Advisers Act and investment adviser regulation
  • Fund formation and operation (private and/or public)
  • General corporate and M&A experience highly desirable
  • General working knowledge of 40 Act and registered funds desirable
  • General working knowledge of FINRA and NFA regulations is an asset
  • Ability to work independently, discipline and drive
  • Project management
  • Superior verbal communication, interpersonal and relationship-building skills

Our people are the most valuable asset we have and it is our mission to build an inclusive environment that acknowledges everyone's opinion.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

All aspects of employment including the decision to hire or promote, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We welcome applications from qualified individuals from all backgrounds. Persons with disabilities who need accommodation in the application process, or those needing job postings in an alternative format, may e-mail a request to talent@fieracapital.com

We thank all applicants for showing an interest in a career with Fiera Capital. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

To all recruitment agencies: Fiera Capital does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward such resumes to any Fiera Capital employee, office location or website. Fiera Capital will not be responsible for any fees related to such resumes.