SEC Paralegal/In-House

Employer
Legal E
Location
Orlando, Florida
Salary
Salary commensurate with experience.
Posted
May 15, 2019
Closes
May 16, 2019
Industry
Law
Hours
Full Time

IN-HOUSE SEC PARALEGAL

The Corporate and Securities Paralegal researches law, investigates facts and prepares documents to support the Corporate Legal initiatives and its subsidiaries. This includes support of Board meeting preparation, corporate governance matters, disclosure and SEC filings, contracts management process and serves as liaison to the Company’s outside counsel.

 

40

%

Administer the Insider Trading program in accordance with trading procedures, including employee notification of relevant trading calendar and pre-clearance assignments. Maintain detailed record of related information regarding violations, disseminating trading window notices and ensuring overall compliance with securities policy.

35

%

SEC filings such as registration and proxy statements, preparing Directors’/Officers’ questionnaires, responding to internal inquiries about related party transactions and perquisites while assisting with Section 16 filings of stock transactions by insiders.

15

%

Provide in-house support to various outside legal counsel with preparation of legal documents as well as confidential communications with Board of Directors and Executive Management.

10

%

Entity management and statutory filings for all subsidiaries in all jurisdictions including annual reports, certificates and assumed business names; create, convert and withdraw or dissolve entities as necessary.

SUPPORTIVE FUNCTIONS In addition to performance of the essential functions, this position may be required to perform a combination of the following supportive functions, with the percentage of time performing each function to be solely determined by the supervisor based upon the particular requirements of the company.

  • Assist with securities law matters and general corporate activities for NASDAQ listed company
  • Assist with documentation and closing for public stock offerings
  • Provide support in Corporate Secretarial function by creating minute drafts for Board/Committee meetings
OTHER DUTIES Will be required to perform other duties as requested, directed or assigned. Regular attendance in conformance with the standards, which may be established by organization from time to time, is essential to the successful performance of this position.

  • Effectively interface with all levels of management, Finance and tax colleagues
  • Organize shareholders’ meeting, draft all required documents including script, reports, affidavit, etc.
SPECIFIC JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation.

  • Ability to organize and prioritize work and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to  exercise  professional  judgment, discretion  and decision-making  while completing  time-sensitive and confidential priorities
  • Ability to communicate effectively with others in a team environment
  • Works with minimal supervision and utilizes advanced computer skills
  • Detail-oriented, including the ability to accurately proof-read is essential
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals
  • Knowledge of securities, stock offerings and other reporting obligations
QUALIFICATION STANDARDS: EDUCATION
  • Bachelor’s Degree required
EXPERIENCE
  • Minimum five (5) years’ related experience and/or training
  • Securities experience and proofreading SEC documents required
LICENSES OR CERTIFICATES
  • Paralegal Certification preferred