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Paralegal Analyst I

Company: Aldi
Location: Naperville
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

Our Human Resources Department is focused on ALDI's most valuable asset: our people. With teams including Administration, Employee Communications, Payroll & Benefits, Human Resource Information Systems, Legal, Risk & Security, Recruitment and Training & Development, HR makes sure that ALDI continues to employ talented and motivated people that are focused on preserving the supportive culture we're known for. In this role, the Paralegal Analyst I will manage the intake of all legal matters, streamline operations, and increase efficiencies within the team and across the organization. The ideal candidate will be adaptable to changing priorities and business needs, and proactive in identifying and supporting opportunities for change within our growing legal team. Position Type: Full-TimeStarting Wage: $36.25 per hourWork Location: Naperville, IL This role is eligible to participate in ALDI's Hybrid Work Program, which requires in-office work at least 2 days per month. Duties and Responsibilities: Must be able to perform duties with or without reasonable accommodation. --- Drafts and proofreads legal correspondence, filings, and other documents with attention to detail. --- Maintains records in the legal case/matter management system, tracks administrative agency and other litigation matters, and files legal documentation. --- Communicates and informs leadership of issues, status, and results of assigned tasks.--- Identifies project issues and recommends corrective action as appropriate.--- Leverages legal knowledge and business acumen to support the company in achieving its objectives. --- Recommends process improvements for area of responsibility.--- Assists in one or more areas of the legal team: litigation, commercial matters, employment law, contracts, regulatory matters, subpoena/ records request processing, legal intake and matter management, as assigned by the direct leader.--- Assists in evaluation of feasibility, effectiveness and efficiency of projects and initiatives.--- Prepares and updates project plans and proposes milestones and deadlines for new and ongoing initiatives.--- Prepares status reports to update leadership on ongoing projects. --- Assists in analyzing current company procedures and in identifying best practices.--- Interacts with various internal and external parties involved in the legal process.--- Assists with preparation and analysis of data to identify exposures and risks. Support strategies for reducing costs and transferring risk.--- Tracks and ensures that all deadlines are met in an accurate and efficient manner.--- Performs all assigned tasks accurately, efficiently, timely and within ALDI administrative policy and procedures.--- Provides proactive analysis of current projects and analytical review of reported results.--- Maintains professional skills through research, continuing education and training.--- Reviews files to determine accuracy and completeness. --- Collaborates with team members and communicates relevant information to leadership.--- Upholds the security and confidentiality of documents and data within area of responsibility.--- Other duties as assigned. Job-specific Competencies: Knowledge/Skills/Abilities --- Consistently demonstrates the Mindsets, ALDI Acts Competencies and Professional Skills (M.A.P.) as outlined for the role.--- Gives attention to detail and follows instruction.--- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.--- Effective time management; maximizes productivity.--- Prepares written materials to meet purpose and audience.--- Develops and maintains positive relationships with internal and external parties.--- Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite. --- Experience with a legal case/matter management system such as Onit. --- Ability to analyze and present complex data.--- Ability to interpret and apply company policies and procedures. --- Understands contracts, corporate resolutions, and other similar corporate items. --- Knowledge of retail industry standards and practices.--- Thrives in a fast-paced environment with a high level of professionalism and outstanding business judgment.--- Ability to use sound judgment to address complex issues while maintaining an appropriate balance between legal and business requirements. --- Ability to assist with employment law-specific matters, including administrative agency and litigation matters. Education and Experience: --- Associate's Degree in Paralegal Studies or a related field required.--- A minimum of 3 years of progressive experience in legal services or a related field required.--- Bachelor's Degree in Paralegal Studies and Paralegal Certificate preferred.--- Or, a combination of education and experience providing equivalent knowledge. Physical Requirements: --- Work may be performed in an office, remote office or a combination of both where a computer and office equipment may be used as needed to perform duties.--- Regularly required to sit, reach, grasp, stand and move from one area to another.--- Constantly and repeatedly use keyboard/mouse.--- Occasionally required to push, pull, bend, lift and move up to 25 lbs. Travel: --- Minimal travel required as needed for job related duties such as training, project work and administrative tasks. ALDI offers competitive wages and benefits, including:

  • 401(k) Plan
  • Company 401(k) Matching Contributions
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • PerkSpot National Discount Program In addition, eligible employees are offered:
    • Medical, Prescription, Dental & Vision Insurance
    • Generous Vacation Time & 7 Paid Holidays
    • Up to 6 Weeks Paid Parental Leave at 100% of pay
    • Up to 2 Weeks Paid Caregiver Leave at 100% of pay
    • Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance
    • Life, Dependent Life and AD&D Insurance
    • Voluntary Term Life Insurance Click here to learn more about the benefits ALDI has to offer ALDI is committed to equal opportunity for all employees and applicants. As a proud Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE), we do not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, religion, sex, sexual stereotyping, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, pregnancy (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), or any other protected characteristic. Employment may be contingent upon ALDI's receipt of an acceptable and job-related drug test, motor vehicle report, and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by law.

Keywords: Aldi, Naperville , Paralegal Analyst I, Legal , Naperville, Illinois

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