Assistant Manager-EDGAR/Compliance


: $165,260.00 - $165,260.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Legal

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New York, NY

Department: EDGAR/Compliance

Reports to: Associate Director of Legal Support Services

Schedule: Monday-Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Must be flexible and willing to accommodate Firm?s needs, including working occasionally on weekends, late nights and holidays.


Manage the daily operations of the department ensuring department adheres to established protocols and best practices for compliance and disclosure electronic reporting; maintain high level of client service for internal and external clients.


  • Manage daily activities of the EDGAR Group
  • Plan staffing schedules to ensure adequate client coverage
  • Create and maintain harmonious relationships with SEC staff in OIT, IM, Corp Fin and OFM
  • Provide assistance to clients and legal staff on EDGAR filings and SEC policies
  • Organize and manage overtime staffing as needed
  • Available at all times to assist clients and legal staff in domestic and overseas offices, as well as EDGAR staff when necessary
  • Maintain the EDGAR database and Wiki ensuring information is accurate, relevant and current
  • Manage special projects and prioritize multiple tasks
  • Provide training in use of conversion tools and instruction on required tagging for all form-types
  • Ensure department time entries are completed daily
  • Assist manager with staff assessments and identify training needs
  • Keep manager informed of all matters related to staffing and operations
  • Consult manager on SEC-related issues
  • Competencies/Requirements

  • In-depth knowledge of various conversion tools and methods
  • Extensive knowledge of HTML/ASCII coding languages and techniques
  • XBRL ? general understanding of structure and purpose; know how to validate XBRL files using the SEC?s Previewer; know how to tag and include XBRL files in required formtypes
  • Knowledge of SEC and FINRA technology
  • Ability to understand and apply existing rules and regulations of the SEC and FINRA, and keep abreast of rule changes
  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of contacts including: regulatory staff, clients, internal legal and support staff
  • Ability to work effectively under significant stress
  • Education/Experience

    Ideal candidates will have:

  • Four-year college degree
  • Minimum of five years? experience in a law firm environment
  • Extensive knowledge of securities rules, regulations and SEC polices as they relate to EDGAR filings; proficiency with multiple major conversion applications
  • Established track record of successfully leading diverse groups of professionals in client service
  • Salary: Open, dependent on experience
    Date Active: 2.13.2017
    Exempt/Not Exempt: Exempt

    Associated topics: attorney, business, company, compliance, corporate attorney, counsel, courtroom, legal department, llp, market * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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