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Corporate Governance Paralegal (Temp-to-Perm/NYC).870

Job Title
Corporate Governance Paralegal (Temp-to-Perm/NYC).870
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Description

A  global consumer products company in New York City seeks a Corporate Governance Paralegal on a temp-to-perm basis.  The position is hybrid with one to two days on site each week.  The hourly rate is competitive.
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Primary Duties:

The Corporate Governance Paralegal will assist Senior Counsel and interface with Board of Director-level projects. Core projects include preparing corporate governance documents, coordinating logistics for quarterly board meetings and annual stockholder meetings, assisting in mergers & acquisitions and major refinancing activities, conducting legal research, and coordinating progress on inter-departmental projects. The Corporate Governance Paralegal will work with independent auditors in connection with annual audits/quarterly reviews and related SEC and corporate governance functions. Additionally, they will interface with and assist all staff attorneys in connection with corporate, benefits, employment and other special projects. Additional duties include the following:

  • Drafting and compiling of all Board of Directors & Committee meeting materials (including meeting agendas and minutes, which are required on a timely basis for internal and external audit purposes

  • Preparation and logistical coordination with directors and major shareholders regarding all Board and Committee meetings and most other affairs that pertain to the Board (i.e., coordination of director signatures on time-sensitive legal documents that are required for projects such as corporate refinancings, new executive hires and other processes of an expedited nature) Independently managing the corporate obligations and housekeeping for all of the company's global subsidiaries, which is an essential corporate function that covers among other things: (1) maintaining compliance/ensuring proper disclosures to HQ from global subsidiaries; (ii) refinancing transactions where one or more of the subsidiaries is a party; (iii) facilitating review and approval of all required local statutory audits and financial statements; and (iv) implementation of all international GM/financial controller and power of attorney changes in accordance with local requirements

  • Conduct research and summarize documents

​​​​​​​​Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Entry level paralegal to 3 years of applicable experience

  • Quick learner with sound decision making ability

  • Organized and able to manage multiple projects

  • Proactive with ability to work independently

Frink-Hamlett Legal Solutions is and equal employment opportunity employer and all applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination based on race, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or citizenship status.
 

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