Full Job Description
- Lead the preparation and coordination of various periodic report filings pursuant to the ’34 Act, including Form 10-Ks, 10-Qs, Form 8-Ks and proxy statements. Advise on all corporate disclosure matters and compliance with relevant securities laws, SEC reporting and compliance rules and regulations.
- Effectively manage external corporate securities counsel.
- Monitor and assess potential impacts of new and proposed securities laws, corporate governance developments and trends.
- Collaborate cross-functionally to identify and craft appropriate disclosures.
- Grow with the company’s needs, which may involve offering legal support across a broad range of topics, including contracts with third parties, diligence efforts, supporting strategic partnering collaborations and employment matters.
- Provide strategic, practical advice to finance, accounting, human resources, and investor relations.
- Help develop, implement, and continuously improve company processes and procedures.
Who You Are:
- Business/Legal Knowledge. You understand securities principles and their impact on the business.
- Communication and Influence. You have strong communication skills.
- Critical Thinking. You have a track record of conducting a careful and thoughtful analysis of complex legal and business agreements and the ability to weigh and articulate the risk and reward of various scenarios in a business-friendly manner.
- Organizational Abilities. You have well-developed organizational and prioritization abilities allowing for the smooth and simultaneous management of multiple projects with complex and demanding deadlines.
- Relationship Management and Customer Centricity. You are a relationship builder. Whether it’s building relationships with customers, clients, support team members, suppliers, or partners, you demonstrate an ability to build credibility, advocate, influence and become a trusted adviser to help achieve the goals of the business and our customers.
- Have 3+ years of experience as a corporate securities attorney working in a large law firm and/or in-house.
- Experience and comfort in drafting SEC filings and transaction agreements.
- Representation of public companies on periodic securities filings, governance issues and Board support.
- J.D. degree from an ABA accredited law school.
- Have a flexible mindset.
- Strong business judgment, capable of understanding complex topics and finding streamlined solutions to legal and business problems.
- Self-starter with excellent follow-through and ability to prioritize responsibilities
- Accountable, dependable, and self-motivated.
- Ability to work independently and apply good business and legal judgment in assessing compliance issues.
- Aptitude for maintaining strong working cross-functional relationships.