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Senior Corporate Governance Paralegal

Employer
Macquarie
Location
New York, United Kingdom
Salary
USD 100,000.00 - 135,000.00 per year
Closing date
1 Jul 2024

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Join our Global Governance's dynamic Americas team as a Senior Corporate Governance Paralegal in our New York office. The Americas Governance team, led by the Regional Head of Governance and includes three additional lawyers and an administrative assistant, manages a large portfolio (400+ legal entities) of Macquarie's subsidiary companies across the region.

At Macquarie, we are working to create lasting value for our communities, our clients and our people. We are a global financial services group operating in 34 markets and with 54 years of unbroken profitability. You'll be part of a supportive team where everyone - no matter what role - contributes ideas and drive outcomes.

What role will you play?

You will maintain and file corporate governance information and generate reports from a corporate database, Diligent Entities, serving as the database regional point of contact. Assisting lawyers with board and committee meeting preparation, you will coordinate, construct, and distribute meeting material books and will also review the accuracy of statutory information, prepare corporate structure charts, and assist lawyers with coordinating the execution of incumbency certificates, board resolutions, and related documents for various corporate actions. You will support the maintenance of corporate entity compliance as well as collate company information for Know Your Customer/Anti-Money Laundering requests, and other internal or external regulatory and/or audit requests.

Salary range for this position: 100,000 to 135,000 per year. Actual base salary may vary based upon, but not limited to, relevant experience, time in role, peer and market data, prior performance, business sector, and geographic location. You may also be eligible for an annual discretionary incentive compensation award.

What you offer:
  • Bachelor's degree and completion of ABA-approved paralegal program
  • At least 6-8 years of paralegal experience focusing on corporate governance at in-house legal department and/or law firm.
  • Ability to work efficiently, handling multiple projects with competing priorities paired with the ability to independently manage and execute the paralegal and team coordination functions.
  • Excellent communication skills, strong attention-to-detail, and ability to recognize and comprehend facts and certain legal concepts as well as superior project management and organizational skills.
  • Strong technology skills, including but not limited to, Microsoft Office applications coupled with familiarity and understanding of corporate records and entity management databases (such as Diligent Entities).
  • Ability to work a hybrid schedule (3 days in office)

We love hearing from anyone inspired to build a better future with us, if you're excited about the role or working at Macquarie we encourage you to apply.

Benefits:
Macquarie employees can access a wide range of benefits which, depending on eligibility criteria and location, include:
  • Hybrid and flexible working arrangements
  • One wellbeing leave day per year and minimum 25 days of annual leave
  • Primary caregivers are eligible for 20 weeks paid leave along with 12 days of transition leave upon return to work and 6 weeks paid leave for secondary caregivers
  • Paid volunteer leave and donation matching
  • Range of benefits to support your physical, psychological and financial wellbeing
  • Employee Assistance Program, a robust behavioral health network with counseling and coaching services
  • Recognition and service awards

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths, and an inclusive workplace enables us to embrace that diversity to deliver more innovative and sustainable solutions for our people, clients, shareholders and communities. At Macquarie, you'll be encouraged to be yourself and supported to perform at your best. If you're inspired to deliver on our purpose of 'empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future', we want you on our team. If you need adjustments made to the recruitment process, please reach out to your recruiter.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, marital status, gender identity or any other impermissible criterion or circumstance. Macquarie also takes affirmative action in support of its policy to hire and advance in employment of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

We equip our people with the support to work in a range of flexible ways. Talk to us about what working arrangements would help you thrive.

About Legal and Governance

The Legal and Governance Group comprising central lawyers and governance professionals and lawyers embedded in each business unit provides a full range of legal and corporate governance services and strategic advice, risk assessment on corporate transactions, treasury and funding, insurance, regulatory enquiries and litigation.

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