The Director, Counsel, Securities and Corporate Transactions will have a strategic role in general corporate and securities related matters, financings and strategic transactions, and will work closely with members of the legal, finance, tax, investor relations, and communications teams.
HOW YOU WOULD CONTRIBUTE:
- Ensure compliance with federal securities laws and requirements, draft, review and manage filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including Section 16 filings on Forms 3,4,5, annual and quarterly reports on Forms 10-K and 10-Q, reports on Form 8-K, and other disclosure requirements. Advise on aspects of Sarbanes-Oxley compliance.
- Advise investor relations, corporate social responsibility and corporate communications teams regarding compliance with Regulation FD and other securities law aspects relating to disclosure matters, including earnings, investor presentations and analyst meetings, websites, significant internal communications, global responsibility reports and other announcements.
- Support strategic transactional matters (e.g., corporate financing and capital markets transactions, M&A and joint venture transactions), and work with Finance, Treasury and Tax teams on banking and intercompany agreements, and provide transactional and operational counseling to business units on a diverse range of legal issues.
- Review and draft agreements for the various departments, including but not limited to equipment, facilities management, supply chain, manufacturing, research, payment processing, SAAS, PAAS, finance, development, health and benefits, sponsorship, talent, and equity agreements.
- Assume a primary role in the implementation and growth of the Global Contracts Team, optimize existing agreements and identify and draft new template agreements for business units.
- Assist legal department on domestic and international strategic long-term projects and initiatives.
- Liaise with external service providers, including outside legal counsel, to ensure compliance with local laws and regulations in U.S. and non-U.S. jurisdictions.
- Successful candidate will be a self-starter, with the ability to work independently, have business perspectives and the ability to build trust and credibility.
- Perform duties as assigned.