B allard Spahr LLP seeks a Closing Coordinator for the Public Finance Group in our Denver office. The Closing Coordinator will support our nationally-recognized Public Finance lawyers who represent governmental entities and 501(c)(3) exempt organizations in virtually every type of public finance transaction. The successful candidate will undertake a range of tasks and responsibilities, including preparing, organizing, proofreading and assembling closing documents, providing support in data collection, and coordinating closing and post-closing logistics. The coordinator will work with lawyers, paralegals, legal administrative assistants, and project assistants within the practice group to provide timely high quality closing support.
Excellent organizational and interpersonal and strong communication skills are essential to be successful in this position. Candidates must be detail-oriented and have a proven track record of being able to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment, and have a strong attention to detail.
An intermediate level of technical proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (including Excel); and strong basic mathematical skills, are needed. Work experience with real estate or financial transactions, in particular in public finance, would be especially advantageous but is not required. Candidates with experience in other practice areas or whose experience and skills are closely related to this position will be considered. Must be able to work overtime periodically, when needed.
For individuals with some exposure to public finance or real estate transactions, this position could offer a career progression. We are also open to structuring this position as an entry-level position for a highly motivated and well-organized recent college graduate with good computer skills and a strong comfort with basic math who is willing to learn, or for an individual with these skills who is wishing to change career paths and learn about public finance.
Ballard Spahr offers an excellent benefits package which includes medical, prescription drug, dental and vision coverage; life insurance, short and long-term disability; 401(k) retirement savings plan with a firm contribution and match; and a generous paid time off program. Additional benefits provided are health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts, and a health savings account; firm subsidized emergency child and elder care services; family and medical leave; employee assistance program; and a pre-tax transportation program. Time worked in excess of 40 hours per week will be paid at time and one-half of the hourly rate. The salary range for this position is from $40,000 - $60,000 depending upon experience.
Ballard Spahr is committed to increasing diversity in the legal profession and to supporting the communities where we live and work. People from all backgrounds are valued and integrated into every part of the firm. Diverse candidates, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
The health, safety and well-being of our Ballard community is a top priority. Therefore, all lawyers and staff are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment. We believe this is the most prudent position to take in order to meet our obligation to provide as safe of a workplace as possible. The firm will provide exemptions and accommodations for medical and religious reasons consistent with applicable law.
Ballard Spahr LLP is not accepting resumes from search firms for this position.
Excellent compensation, a comprehensive benefits package and a generous paid time off program is offered. For immediate consideration, please visit jobs.silkroad.com/BallardSpahr/Careers and apply online.
Ballard Spahr is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a culturally diverse environment. The firm encourages applications from a diverse pool of candidates, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, age, national origin, handicap or disability, citizenship, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, transgender status, sex stereotyping, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or any other category protected by applicable law.