Paralegal for the Office of the Corporate Secretary

Northrop Grumman
Falls Church, VA
Sep 09, 2021
Sep 17, 2021
Full Time
Category: Legal and RegulatoryLocation: Falls Church, VA - United States of AmericaCitizenship Required: NoneClearance Type: NoneTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this positionShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)Travel Required: NoPositions Available: 1At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work "A cents € and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.The Paralegal reports directly to a senior attorney in the Corporate Secretary's Office and works with the attorneys and paralegals in the Corporate Secretary's Office to:Draft routine corporate documents, including organizational documents, board resolutions and other certificates to form and maintain the company's US and foreign subsidiariesAssist with obtaining legalization of corporate documents and certificatesAssist in the preparation and filing of routine SEC filings, including Section 16 forms, and NYSE filingsAssist in the preparation of documentation for amendments, withdrawals, mergers and dissolutions of corporations and other forms of business entitiesPrepare and file annual state and foreign filings for the company's subsidiaries and support the management of the company's subsidiaries and related governance mattersMaintain and update the company's entity management databaseAssist with tasks or projects that support the company's corporate governance activities, including the Board of Directors and the annual shareholders meetingConduct research and resolve routine legal questions under the direction of an attorneyThis individual engages in a variety of tasks ranging from repetitive to those calling for judgment and independent initiative. This position will interact with all levels of management at both the corporate and sector level. This individual must possess the highest standards of ethics, integrity and maturity of judgment. Key traits:Demonstrated strong organizational and time-management skills are required, including the ability to balance multiple, competing priorities and individuals and meet deadlines.Demonstrated strong commitment, collaborative approach and ability to work in a team environment is essential. The individual should be a motivated self-starter and be able to work independently.Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills, project management, analytical, planning, presentation and human relations' skillsDemonstrated ability to build and foster effective relationships with others is critical.Basic Qualifications:High School diploma or equivalent and 6 years additional corporate-legal education and/or related experienceParalegal certificate or degree in paralegal studies (or in the process of obtaining a paralegal certificate)Basic understanding of corporate entity structures and related documentation, such as charters, bylaws and board resolutions.Preferred Qualifications:Bachelor's degreePrevious in-house or law firm experience with SEC filings, including 10-Ks, 10-Q and Section 16 filings is highly preferred.In-house corporate paralegal experience managing subsidiaries and/or familiarity with the hCue system or similar entity management system.Experience with managing international subsidiaries.Salary Range: 82418 - 137363Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit US Citizenship is required for most positions.

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