Washington State Paralegal Association

Paralegal - Moss Adams- Seattle, WA

04/12/2021 9:25 AM | WSPA Bevins (Administrator)

Moss Adams brings more West to business. More than a location, it’s a way of doing business in which innovation thrives and optimism abounds. At Moss Adams, we’re excited by the greatness of possibility and the extraordinary potential for companies and individuals to prosper. We provide the world’s most innovative companies with specialized accounting, consulting, and wealth management services to help them embrace emerging opportunity.

Introduction to the team

The role of the Paralegal is to assist the assigned business unit in working on legal- related processes as applicable to that group. This may include subpoenas, licensing, administration of contracts, drafting formal written responses to Federal and state taxing authorities, gathering, reviewing and analyzing documentation for IRS examinations, and generally ensuring compliance with the legal, regulatory, professional and internal standards applicable to Moss Adams. The Paralegal will be called upon to assist with special projects as needed and provide general support to the business unit.

Individuals who thrive at Moss Adams exhibit the following success skills – Collaboration, Critical Thinking, Emotional Intelligence, Executive Presence, Growth Mindset, Intellectual Curiosity, and Results Focus.


  • Manage legal processes as applicable to business unit (i.e. contract administration, records retention, subpoena, insurance program, maintain professional licenses, defense strategies in IRS and state taxing audits, etc.)

  • Produce documents and correspondence for legal and regulatory proceedings

  • Gather, review, and analyze pertinent information/documentation to assist in presentation of legal issues

  • Conduct relevant research, data analysis, and create reports for departmental use

  • Ensure compliance with the legal, regulatory, professional and internal standards applicable to Moss Adams

  •  Identify legal and business risks and escalate appropriately

  •  Support the attorneys and others as needed on projects concerning technical projects, firm policies, procedures, and risk management

  • Work independently with a focus on completing projects quickly and effectively

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required

  • Minimum of 1 year of related experience required; experience in a professional services environment preferred

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis upon hire. Moss Adams will not consider candidates for this position who require sponsorship for employment visa status now or in the future (e.g., H-1B Paralegal Certification preferred

  • Strong project management experience

  • Ability to conduct research using multiple resources and analyze findings

  • Ability to develop relationships, build rapport, and effectively interface with all levels within the firm

  • Strong organizational skills; able to effectively prioritize assignments and competing deadlines in a fast-paced environment

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and SharePoint) as well as web-based research software and internet applications

  • Ability to travel as needed, approximately 5%

  • May require some overtime hours

Moss Adams is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.


Washington State Paralegal Association
19540 International Blvd., Ste. 105
SeaTac, WA 98188



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