Who we are looking for
State Street is looking for Corporate Governance Paralegal with primary responsibilities in the areas of corporate governance, securities, corporate secretary support and shareholder outreach. The Paralegal will support the corporate legal department and assist with preparation of State Street's public company Section 16 filings for directors and executive officers (Forms 3, 4 and 5), administer the company's securities trading policy, prepare board and committee meeting minutes, and assist with shareholder outreach efforts. Additional responsibilities include performing corporate secretarial functions, such as the preparation company certificates and director and executive officer questionnaires and reporting beneficial ownership of company shares in other SEC or Federal Reserve regulatory filings.
Please note: preference will be given to candidates willing to report part-time to our Boston office (at least 2-3 days per week), though other full-time remote locations may be considered.
Why this role is important to us
The team you will be joining plays an important role in the overall success of the organization. Across the globe, institutional investors rely on us to help them manage risk, respond to challenges, and drive performance and profitability. To make that happen we need teams like yours to help navigate employees and the organization as a whole. In your role you will strive for cutting-edge solutions, that are straightforward and scalable. You will help us build resilience and execute day to day deliverables at our best.
Join us if making your mark in the financial services industry from day one is a challenge you are up for.
What you will be responsible for and what we value
As Corporate Paralegal, you will
Demonstrate a high level of integrity, enthusiasm and professionalism
Possess strong written and oral communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, and numeric acumen
Be able to meet deadlines and adjust priorities based upon client and department needs
Work independently with minimal supervision and multi-task with attention to detail
Demonstrate excellent time management, organizational and analytical skills
Foster relationships and positively interact with personnel at multiple levels within the organization
Effectively communicate the status of projects to appropriate persons in a timely manner
Possess computer proficiency including with respect to Microsoft Office products
Education & Preferred Qualifications
Two to four years of relevant corporate paralegal experience required
Direct experience with SEC and NYSE reporting obligations for public companies preferred, including Section 16 reporting requirements
Experience with Workiva a plus
Bachelor's degree and paralegal certification preferred
About State Street
What we do. State Street is one of the largest custodian banks, asset managers and asset intelligence companies in the world. From technology to product innovation we're making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we've been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people. We provide investment servicing, data & analytics, investment research & trading and investment management to institutional clients.
Work, Live and Grow. We make all efforts to create a great work environment. Our benefits packages are competitive and comprehensive. Details vary in locations, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans among other perks. You'll have access to flexible Work Program to help you match your needs. And our wealth of development programs and educational support will help you reach your full potential.
Inclusion, Diversity and Social Responsibility. We truly believe our employees' diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspective are a powerful contributor to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive and reach their maximum potential while adding value to both our organization and our clients. We warmly welcome the candidates of diverse origin, background, ability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and personality. Another fundamental value at State Street is active engagement with our communities around the world, both as a partner and a leader. You will have tools to help balance your professional and personal life, paid volunteer days, matching gift program and access to employee networks that help you stay connected to what matters to you.
State Street is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
Discover more at StateStreet.com/careers
In compliance with the U.S. federal government Executive Order 14042, State Street requires vaccination against COVID-19 as a condition of employment in the United States. If you accept this position, you will be required to substantiate that you are vaccinated, or that you are legally entitled to a religious or medical exemption.
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