Shamrock Trading Corporation

Corporate Paralegal

US-KS-Overland Park
Category
Legal

Company Overview

Recognized as one of the Kansas City area’s best places to work, Shamrock Trading Corporation is a rapidly-growing provider of transportation logistics, financial services and international trade finance for businesses in the United States and other parts of the world. Shamrock’s subsidiaries include Ryan Transportation, RTS Financial, RTS International and RTS Carrier Services.

 

Based in Kansas City, Shamrock has recently expanded to office locations in Nashville and greater Chicago.  

 

Founded in 1986, Shamrock has posted an average of 25% sales growth for each year it has been in business. Based in a newly-opened office complex in Overland Park, Shamrock has more than doubled its workforce since 2013. All 500-plus Shamrock employees receive competitive salaries, a great benefits package and exciting career opportunities.

 

In 2015, 2016 and 2017, The Kansas City Business Journal named Shamrock one of its “Best Places to Work.”

 

 

Responsibilities

  • Experience with corporate filings and UCC financing statements.
  • Perform legal research on UCC filings, judgments, liens and tax obligations.
  • Providing legal input regarding financial business models.
  • Become a partner in developing strategies to achieve company growth.
  • Experience drafting and negotiating contracts and corporate organizational documents.
  • Experience analyzing corporate documents such as bylaws, articles and operating agreements.
  • Ability to manage and coordinate various vendors of risk assessment products/technology.
  • Experience developing and implementing processes to support document controls and safeguards.
  • Ability to work closely with the General Counsel, Senior Paralegal, sales team, operations team and customers to keep all of them both apprised as to the progress of required documents.
  • Ability to work and learn independently and meet multiple deadlines. 
  • Ability to organize and prioritize issues and workload while paying close attention to every detail.
  • Maintain quality standards on all projects and observes confidentiality of client and company matters.
  • Flexible and able to adapt to constantly changing priorities.
  • Highly motivated self-starter with outstanding organizational, writing, and communication skills.
  • Ethical and objective while exercising independent judgment and initiative.
  • Assist in matters related to corporate governance/secretarial duties, real estate matters, risk management, legal support, etc.
  • Work directly with company leaders to understand direction of each operating company and the customers we serve.
  • Completion of risk analysis and full due diligence review on potential prospects and existing customers.

  • Assistance with detecting and resolving issues involving account irregularities.

  • Ability to develop working knowledge of a wide range of businesses operating in various countries.

  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications

  • Paralegal certification preferred
  • Underwriting/Analysis background
  • Proficiency in a foreign language is a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree and/or combination equivalent education and experience totaling a minimum of 5 years

 

Benefits Package

People have always been the key to the success of Shamrock Trading Corporation. They give our companies an edge in the marketplace and help build long-term relationships with our customers. To make sure we attract and retain the best people, Shamrock provides a premiere set of benefits for our employees and their families.

  • Medical: Fully-paid health care, dental and vision premiums for employees and eligible dependents
  • Financial: Generous company 401(k) contributions and employee stock ownership after one year of service
  • Fitness: On-site fitness center and company-sponsored Fitbit® program
  • Additional Benefits:
    • Company-paid long-term disability insurance
    • Company-paid life insurance coverage
    • Tax-saving flexible spending plan
    • Annual accrual for vacation, personal days and holiday pay
    • Complimentary AAA membership

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