Senior Legal Officer - Corporate

Legal & Regulatory Toronto, Ontario


Description

Senior Legal Officer - Corporate

Toronto, Canada

 

About Citco

Citco is a global leader in fund services, corporate governance and related asset services with staff across 80 offices worldwide. With more than $1 trillion in assets under administration, we deliver end-to-end solutions and exceptional service to meet our clients’ needs.

For more information about Citco, please visit www.citco.com

About the Team & Business Line:

Global Subsidiary Governance Services (GSGS) business line assists our clients with their governance needs globally for corporate entity portfolios that run from several dozens to several hundreds of entities in over 160 countries. Services are provided by central teams with support, client relationship management and business development being delivered from Citco offices around the world.

Working with our team, you will work with multinational clients to provide critical support that helps them meet the increasing regulatory and compliance requirements that shape the industry.

Your Role:

  • Reporting into an Account Manager based in our global office in Vilnius, Lithuania, you will maintain and develop multiple business relations with clients, Citco offices, law firms and other third parties.
  • You will be responsible for overall supervision of the designated portfolio of clients ensuring that all client queries and requests are processed and completed in a timely manner, efficiently and qualitatively.
  • You will pick-up, assign or process (draft), review and provide feedback on corporate documents drafted for all stages of company lifecycle, i.e. from company incorporation through to dissolution, for clients worldwide in accordance to legal requirements with agreed deadlines.
  • You will perform and/ or monitor statutory filings with local authorities.
  • You will assist in coaching and developing team members for their individual advancement and for the benefit of the team.
  • You will continuously review and make recommendations for improvements to the existing processes and procedures.
  • You will follow changes in law in certain jurisdictions (primarily Ontario and British Columbia) which may impact service delivery and ensure that international and/or industry specific legal requirements are met.
  • You will act as a contact for urgent client matters in the North American time zone, when other global offices are off-line.
  • You will assist with migration and on boarding of clients.

About You:

  • You have a Paralegal License issued by the Law Society of Ontario and/or a Degree in Law.
  • You have 5- 10 years relevant experience in corporate law legal field.
  • You have experience working with large multi-national clients.
  • You have working experience in client servicing and project management (international exposure is an asset).
  • You have ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast paced environment.
  • You are a self-starter, and have the ability to work independently and understand when to escalate.
  • You have strong analytical, problem solving and communication skills.
  • You have a sense of urgency.
  • You have strong attention to detail.
  • You have an ability to work with documents in French (highly desirable). Spoken fluency would be an advantage.

 

Our Benefits

Your well being is of paramount importance to us, and central to our success. We provide a range of benefits, training and education support, and flexible working arrangements to help you achieve success in your career while balancing personal needs. Ask us about specific benefits in your location.

 

We recognize diversity as a source of organizational pride and strength. We have made it a priority to reflect our nation’s evolving diversity in the people we hire, and the culture we create in our organization.

Citco welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection.

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