Join our team as an Executive Assistant and provide dedicated support to the following Divisions of the Legal and Governance Group in the New York office: Commodities and Global Markets Legal, General Counsel and Corporate Counsel, Group Legal – Litigation, Corporate Governance, and Group Legal – Commercial.
In this role, you will be responsible for general administrative tasks such as filing, preparing PowerPoint presentations, facilitating document execution, processing procurement, courier orders and expense invoices, updating precedents, arranging meetings and travel arrangements. To support the General Counsel and Corporate Counsel, you will assist with the delivery of Legal and Governance meetings and Continuing Legal Education sessions for Macquarie staff, transactions, due diligence, and other special projects, as requested. You’ll also have the opportunity to assist lawyers with searching databases, gathering and collating information in connection with regulatory requests and filings.
Additionally, you will support three Divisions of the Legal and Governance Group: Litigation, Corporate Governance, and Group Legal - Commercial. For Litigation, you will support lawyers who work on key litigation and information governance projects. You will assist Corporate Governance with company administration by assisting the lawyers and clients with the preparation of constituent documents and Board papers. Lastly for Group Legal – Commercial, you will assist the lawyers and clients with the preparation and review of commercial agreements.
To be successful in this role, you will have the ability to work in a small team within a fast-paced environment where you need to show initiative, strong organization skills and be resourceful. You will also have strong communication skills, an excellent attention to detail and the ability to multi-task and work independently.
To be considered for this role, you will have:
- 1 – 5 years of administrative experience
- Proficiency in Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
About Legal and Governance
The Legal and Governance Group along with all our lawyers embedded in the business and support units (together known as Group Legal) provide the full range of legal and corporate governance services and strategic advice, risk assessment on corporate transactions, treasury and funding, insurance, regulatory enquiries and litigation.
Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, marital status, gender identity or any other impermissible criterion or circumstance. Macquarie also takes affirmative action in support of its policy to hire and advance in employment of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.
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