The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) is the world's largest organization serving the professional and business interests of attorneys who practice in the legal departments of corporations, associations, nonprofits and other private-sector organizations around the globe.
Advance your career: Join the largest organization dedicated to advancing the interests of in-house lawyers around the world.
ACC is committed to compliance with all applicable equal employment laws. ACC In-house Jobline listings may not explicitly or implicitly discriminate on the basis of any prohibited factor.
Listings on the ACC In-house Jobline are for in-house attorney positions only. While we do not accept non-attorney corporate job listings, if you are hiring a corporate legal operations professional, contact LawDepartmentOps@ACC.com. By posting a job on the ACC In-house Jobline or using the service as a job seeker, you are agreeing to comply with our Terms and Conditions, including those relating to discrimination. The system administrator may delete postings, which do not comply. Employer postings removed by ACC are not subject to refund.
We are very interested in your thoughts as we continue to develop the ACC In-House Jobline to better serve your needs. If you have questions about ACC In-house Jobline, please call our helpdesk at: 1-888-491-8833 Ext. 1125 (Extension Required).
Senior Counsel is primarily responsible for overseeing all compliance matters across the AstenJohnson group of companies, ensuring compliance with applicable laws, regulatory requirements, policies and procedures. Key focus areas include Anti-Corruption & Bribery laws, Competition and Antitrust laws, Sanctions/Export Control laws, and Data Privacy laws.
Supports and upholds Company management in compliance matters to strengthen compliance awareness and interacts with managers and employees at the company’s global locations; plays a key role in identifying potential compliance obstacles and provides compliance input and advice.
Ensures Company employees understand and comply with relevant compliance policies through training and communication. Continuously improves compliance tools and databases.
Reviews/screens various types of commercial transactions to assist in ensuring compliance with Company policies and procedures and relevant laws and regulations, including conducting due diligence and implementing compliance safeguards related to third parties and JV/M&A transactions.
Identifies potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risks within the business units; develops and implements corresponding preventive/corrective action plans; tracks progress on remediation and provides appropriate reporting.
Demonstrates understanding of process controls and coordinates with internal audit resources in regular and ad hoc internal audits.
Conducts or assists with compliance investigations as applicable, including monitoring the compliance hotline and responses to compliance complaints/allegations appropriately and in a timely manner.
Prepares updates and audits compliance records regionally by detailing compliance reports, failures, alerts and corrective actions.
Preferable Position Requirements:
5+ years of relevant experience in a law firm, as in-house counsel or as government counsel.
Excellent written and oral communication skills including the ability to effectively write and edit reports and business correspondence. Good project management skills.
General understanding of key anti-bribery laws and sanctions/export control laws applicable to the Company, including the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) and Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) trade sanctions.
Knowledge and understanding of basic finance concepts and ability to understand and coordinate with Company’s internal audit function.
Ability to communicate and interact effectively with people from multi-functional and diverse backgrounds and track record of effectively partnering with legal counsel and other cross-functional teams (e.g., finance/internal audit, sales, manufacturing, etc.).
Proficiency in leading in-person and online training and other presentations, and create procedure manuals.
Capability to successfully present information and respond to questions from all levels of management, employees, customers, and vendors.
Must be willing and able to travel internationally and domestically as required and work during non-standard U.S. business hours to support international operations.
Fluency in Mandarin, Spanish, German, or French is a plus.
AstenJohnson is a preferred manufacturer of paper machine clothing, specialty fabrics and filaments for the worldwide paper industry. Across the globe, papermakers turn to us not only to supply their fabrics, but also to help them improve their productivity and achieve superior results. Turning our expertise into solutions for our customers—that’s what AstenJohnson is all about.