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.
What does an outstanding Staff Counsel, Securities do?
As a Staff Counsel, you would be part of the Corporate Legal team providing support on securities, corporate governance and executive compensation matters, including reviewing SEC filings and other public disclosure documents, preparing Section 16 filings, assisting with executive compensation and global equity initiatives and compliance, and assisting with corporate governance, investor relations, tax and treasury-related matters.
As a Staff Counsel, you can look forward to:
Being a part of a congenial and collaborative legal team
Working with the Corporate Legal team to prepare and review SEC filings, including 10-Ks, 10-Qs, 8-Ks, Section 16 filings, proxy statements, registration statements, etc., and provide securities law and compliance mentorship for earnings releases, investor materials and management presentations
Supervising compliance with securities, corporate governance and general corporate laws and regulations and NASDAQ rules, and advising on guidelines from industry organizations that affect public company reporting or compliance including investor and proxy advisory firms voting policies
Preparing for annual shareholder meetings, including proxy statements and meeting planning and compliance
Working with the Corporate Legal team to advise on executive compensation matters, including incentive plans and programs, global equity administration and related public company disclosure considerations
Supporting the preparation of materials for the board of directors and its committees related to corporate governance, securities, executive compensation and equity plan matters
Working on public debt offerings and credit facilities
Effectively partnering with other departments, including Corporate Accounting, Investor Relations, Treasury, Tax, Corporate Communications and Human Resources, to provide legal support on a wide range of matters
Developing knowledge of external governance trends, SEC issues and standard methodologies affecting public disclosure requirements and governance policies and practices
Qualifications for consideration:
JD from accredited law school
Licensed to practice, or ability to become licensed to practice, in appropriate jurisdiction
In good standing with State Bar with no disciplinary record
2-4 years of proven experience, which may include securities, corporate governance and/or executive compensation experience, including general solid understanding of rules and regulations applicable to publicly traded companies
Preferred qualifications for consideration:
Experience preparing and reviewing SEC filings, including Section 16 filings, to ensure compliance with SEC and NASDAQ rules and regulations
Familiarity with ESG trends and proxy advisory firm policies
Executive compensation and equity plan experience preferred
Exposure to complex corporate finance and securities transactions including securities registration statements, public debt offerings and credit facilities
Ability to partner with and communicate legal considerations to Corporate Accounting, Investor Relations, Tax and Treasury stakeholders
Ability to analyze sophisticated legal and regulatory material, clearly communicate implications and recommend an appropriate course of action
Ability to travel 10%
Learn more about Fiserv:
To support the total well-being of our associates, Fiserv takes a broad approach to our benefits. We offer a comprehensive benefits package that provides flexibility and affordability with a variety of medical, dental, vision, life insurance and disability options.
We are #FISVProud of our benefits and well-being programs. Our commitment to wellness, wellness education, preventive services and fitness activities are designed to meet you where you are.
Life moves fast. And as it does, we know most people aren’t thinking about “financial services”. But we are.
We help people and businesses move money and information every minute of every day. Our solutions connect financial institutions, corporations, merchants and consumers to one another, millions of times a day, behind the scenes, reliably and securely.
We’re Fiserv, a global leader in Fintech and payments enabling innovative financial services experiences that are in step with the way people live and work today. The company’s approximately 44,000 associates proudly serve clients in more than 100 countries, so their customers, members and consumers can move money when and where they need it, at the point of thought.
Our Aspiration is to move money and information in a way that moves the world. As a FORTUNE™ 500 company and one of FORTUNE Magazine World’s Most Admired Companies for the seventh consecutive year, we are committed to excellence and purposeful innovation.
We welcome and encourage diversity in our workforce. Fiserv is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran
Explore the possibilities of a career with Fiserv and Find Your Forward with us.
The small business owner ready to meet another busy day. The young home buyer on the way to her first real estate closing. Roommates splitting the monthly expenses. The banker wiring funds for a client's business expansion.Life moves fast. And a new year, a new decade, has begun.As 2020 gets underway, we know most people aren't thinking about "financial services."But we are. We help people and businesses move money and information every minute of every day. Our solutions connect financial institutions, corporations, merchants and consumers to one another, millions of times a day, behind the scenes, reliably and securely. We're Fiserv, a global leader in Fintech and payments enabling innovative financial services experiences that are in step with the way people live and work today. We proudly serve clients in more than 100 countries, so their customers, members and consumers can move money when and where they need it, at the point of thought.financial services @ the speed of life
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