Senior Analyst, Legal

at Global Atlantic Financial Group
New York, NY

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COMPANY OVERVIEW

Global Atlantic Financial Group is a leader in the U.S. life insurance and annuity industry, serving the needs of individuals and institutions. Global Atlantic is a majority-owned subsidiary of KKR, a leading global investment firm that offers alternative asset management across multiple strategies and capital markets solutions.

Global Atlantic is looking for a diverse team of talented individuals who reinforce our culture of collaboration and innovation. We are dedicated to the career development of our people because we know they are critical to our long-term success. Join our team and come grow with us. 

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POSITION OVERVIEW

Global Atlantic seeks a full-time paralegal with a minimum of 4-5 years of experience to join its Legal Department, with a focus on insurance regulatory filings and corporate entity maintenance. The successful candidate will be expected to lead and project manage regulatory filings, including coordinating with individuals throughout Global Atlantic, editing, using superior judgment, and communicating concisely and effectively, to ensure regulatory filings are submitted in a timely and complete manner as required by law and regulation. The successful candidate will:

  • Lead preparation, coordination and submission of state insurance department regulatory filings, submissions, regulatory inquiry responses, request letters, biographical affidavits
  • Interface directly with senior leaders and regulators; develop strong relationships across and outside the organization
  • Research insurance regulatory requirements and keep regulatory filings current based on such research
  • Maintain insurance regulatory filing tracker and calendar; project manage and coordinate deliverables with individuals throughout Global Atlantic
  • Report metrics and trends of insurance regulatory filings as well as other matters
  • Responsible for drafting/review and sign off on statutory filings, including legal interrogatories in quarterly statutory financial statements
  • Maintain and coordinate insurance and business entity licensing, including coordinating completion of state annual reports, for a growing and expanding enterprise
  • Lead maintenance of closing  sets for transactions and transaction listings
  • Lead roll out of legal entity management controls and processes, including maintaining Global Atlantic’s legal entity management system, updating complex transaction structure charts and maintaining all registered agent records
  • Opportunity to leverage skills in special project work and Legal, Compliance & Regulatory Department initiatives at a dynamic and expanding company

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of 4-5 years of corporate paralegal experience
  • Prior experience with insurance regulatory filings and entity maintenance
  • Mix of previous law firm experience and in-house legal department experience preferred corporate legal department experience required
  • Ability to make sound decisions, use independent judgment, establish priorities and work effectively on multiple initiatives concurrently
  • Capacity to consider, process and filter large amounts of complex information quickly and identify appropriate actions in a fast-paced environment
  • Willingness to take ownership of matters
  • Superior project management and organizational skills, with a focus on continuous process improvement
  • Ability to work across enterprise and present complex matters to attorneys and business leaders
  • Exemplary communication and organizational skills; superior attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently; motivated self-starter
  • Strong work ethic; high level of personal integrity and accountability
  • Demonstrated level of maturity, discretion and judgment
  • Team player; collaborative, enthusiastic, results-oriented
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word), online legal research tools
  • Enthusiasm for embracing new technologies and learning how to use/build new platforms; prior experience with legal billing systems, analytics software, and corporate records and entity management databases a plus
  • Ability to work with a geographically dispersed team
  • College degree
  • Paralegal certification a plus
  • Excellent academic credentials and references

Various jurisdictions have passed pay transparency laws that require companies provide salary ranges for any positions for which they are accepting applications. Global Atlantic has offices in Atlanta, Batesville, Bermuda, Berwyn, Boston, Des Moines, Hartford, Indianapolis, and New York City. The base salary range posted below is inclusive of the lowest cost of living geography to the highest in which we have a Global Atlantic office. 

Global Atlantic’s base salary range is determined through an analysis of similar positions in the external labor market. Base pay is just one component of Global Atlantic’s total compensation package for employees and at times we hire outside the boundaries of the salary range. Other rewards may include annual cash bonuses, long-term incentives (equity), generous benefits (including immediate vesting on employee contributions to a 401(k)), as well as a company match on your contributions), and sales incentives.  Actual compensation for all roles will be based upon geographic location, work experience, education, licensure requirements and/or skill level and will be finalized at the time of offer. Compensation for our more senior positions have a larger component of short-term cash bonus and long-term incentives.  The base salary range for this role is $56,093 to $106,845.

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TOTAL REWARDS STATEMENT  

Global Atlantic’s total rewards package is reflective of our corporate values, particularly diversity, excellence and innovation, with a focus on inclusion, pay equity, and flexibility. We are proud to support your personal and professional growth and well-being through programs such as educational assistance, virtual physical therapy, remote/onsite fitness reimbursement, a medical second opinion program, pet insurance, military leave, parental leave, adoption assistance, fertility and family planning coverage. We strive to foster a culture of total well-being through community outreach and charitable giving programs.

We are active in our communities-

  • New York: Red Hook Conservancy, Girls Who Invest and The Bowery Mission
  • Boston: Cradles to Crayons, Project Bread, Let’s Get Ready, Rise Against Hunger, Salvation Army and many other local volunteer organizations in around the Boston area
  • Hartford: Habitat for Humanity, Foodshare, Humane Society, Hands on Hartford, Mercy Shelter and Dog Star Rescue
  • Indianapolis: Elevate Indianapolis, Gleaners Food Bank and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
  • Batesville: American Cancer Society Relay for Life, Angels of Giving, Margaret Mary Health Foundation, Ripley County Community Foundation, Safe Passage, Batesville High School Sponsorships, local area youth sports and food pantries, as well as many others
  • Des Moines: United Way, Central Iowa Shelter & Services, Junior Achievement of Central Iowa and Make a Wish Foundation
  • Berwyn: Food drive and will be planning an event to help a local family over the holidays
  • Atlanta: Packaged Good Organization, which helps the most vulnerable community members with providing personalized care packages for people in need including the elderly, our armed forces, the homeless and hospitalized kids
  • Bermuda: Sponsor of a weekly feeding program operated by The Hamilton Seventh-Day Adventist Church

Social platforms provide an environment to collaborate with others and participate in friendly competitions towards achieving physical, emotional and financial well-being. Our highly competitive health, retirement, life and disability plans can be tailored to best suit your needs and those of your whole family.

Global Atlantic is committed to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can meaningfully contribute to our success. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we do not discriminate in employment on any basis that is prohibited by federal, state or local laws.  More than that, we strive to be inclusive of all backgrounds and experiences, which we feel gives us a competitive advantage in the market and within our firm.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status.

Employees who require an accommodation to perform the essential functions of their job will participate in an interactive process which may include providing documentation. If you are hired and require an accommodation for any protected status, please email benefits@gafg.com.

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