Cushman & Wakefield (http://www.cushmanwakefield.com/en/careers)
Real Estate Legal Assistant
Job Description Summary
Responsible for the compliance management of a property (or group of properties) for a client and fulfill the manager’s obligations under the terms of the property’s management agreeme
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Maintain a thorough understanding of Stark Law exceptions and what constitutes a compliance issue that a hospital must report to the Office of Inspector General;
Maintain a thorough understanding of the client’s leasing process including any changes or updates, and communicate that process and / or update to other members of the Cushman & Wakefield account team;
Review drafts of client’s preliminary lease term form submitted by property managers for any corrections and provide final approval before routing for necessary signatures;
Prepare draft documents utilizing client’s standard lease forms as requested by Senior Healthcare Compliance Manager.
Maintain lease files and any supporting documentation required to confirm any lease terms and conditions that might be questioned;
Oversee gathering and submittal of quarterly lease audit information required by client;
Assist with client’s required annual lease certification process whereby every active lease has to be certified as compliant per the Stark Law guidelines;
Assist with the preparation and review process of the annual standard business lease terms for each applicable property as directed by Senior Healthcare Compliance Manager.
Travel to satellite offices to assist management staff with their document preparation and understanding of the client’s leasing process;
Gather any and all information pertaining to any “reportable events” which constitute a possible violation of the Stark Law and submit that information in a written format to Senior Healthcare Compliance Manager for review
Review and update the status of expiring leases with the account team and provide that status to the client on a monthly basis
Assist with the preparation of the client’s monthly compliance reporting as directed by Senior Healthcare Compliance Manager
Perform random internal lease audits, as directed by Senior Healthcare Compliance Manager
Provide individual training for new hires and group training, as directed by Senior Healthcare Compliance Manager
Bachelor’s Degree preferred
Minimum of 2 years of professional experience; experience as a Paralegal or within Property Management and/or Commercial Real Estate is preferred
Prior experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Yardi software
The qualified candidate will be detail oriented, able to handle multiple projects simultaneously, extremely professional, and customer service oriented
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.
The described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate with others and exchange accurate information; operate a computer and other office productivity machinery; move about the workplace; remain in a stationary position for up to 90% of the time; and extend hands and arms in any direction.
This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive list of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.
Note: This job description includes the core responsibilities for C&W. These duties may have slight modifications based on the regional location.
Cushman & Wakefield provides equal employment opportunity. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated. Cushman & Wakefield is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.