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Legal Secretary - Finance

Kutak Rock LLP has an opening for a full time Finance Legal Secretary in its Kansas City office. Kutak Rock is a national law firm with offices in 18 cities and has excellent benefits that extends firm wide. The individual will support three banking lawyers and be expected to work with other staff members in a variety of office settings. The selected candidate will be proficient in Microsoft Office products, including Office 2010. Experience in a law firm given high preference.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • General office duties, including preparing scans, copies, printing e-mails and other documents
  • Type and revise documents, correspondence
  • Converting documents
  • Prepare and/or edit legal documents, correspondence, and contracts in draft and final form
  • Proofread documents for changes to be made before the final copy if produced
  • Perform document comparisons using WorkShare, re-formatting documents
  • Assist in managing closing documents and preparing closing binders including electronic closing binders and distribution via FedEx and Certified US Mail
  • Organize and maintain sets of files, both paper and electronic
  • Proactively seek responsibility and take direction for work assignments and tasks
  • Exemplify high attention to detail
  • Work as a team player and cover for others in work area
  • Correspond with clients through telephone and e-mail
  • Keep records and enter lawyers’ time and expenses for submission to Accounting Department
  • Maintain work calendars by scheduling appointments, conference calls, meetings and professional organization events
  • Coordinate travel, hotel and car arrangements
  • Maintain e-mails and/or documents on our Document Management System (NetDocs) as determined by attorneys
  • Must be flexible with hours when work demands; and other duties as assigned

JOB SPECIFICATIONS

Education and Experience

  • High School (or equivalent) required; college degree preferred
  • Advance knowledge of Microsoft Word
  • Experience with Excel and PowerPoint
  • Excellent grammar and spelling skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work well under the pressures of deadlines, prioritize and multi-task, have the ability to move from one project to another
  • An aptitude to interface with lawyers, clients and staff

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Kutak Rock LLP is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to sustaining a culturally and ethnically diverse working environment and to principles that promote inclusive practices. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, domestic partner status, pregnancy, caregiver status, gender stereotyping, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, AIDS/HIV status, handicap or disability, or status as a Vietnam era or special disabled veteran, or any other legally protected category. The firm will provide reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Applicants requiring accommodation in the job application process should contact the Human Resources Department at 402-346-6000 or by emailing HRDepartment@KutakRock.com.

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