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Corporate Governance Paralegal - Macquarie Group

New York

As a talented and ambitious Corporate Governance Paralegal, you will join our Global Governance’s dynamic Americas team in New York, NY and be part of our Americas Governance team based out of the New York and Jacksonville offices. The Americas Governance team, led by the Regional Head of Governance and includes six additional lawyers and a coordinator, manages a large portfolio (400+ entities) of Macquarie’s subsidiary companies across the region.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Maintaining and filing corporate governance information, including certificates of formations, minutes and resolutions, board and officer changes, powers of attorneys and delegations of authorities, dividend distributions, recapitalizations etc.
  • Assisting the lawyers with board and committee meeting preparation by coordinating, constructing, and distributing meeting material books using online portal Diligent BoardBooks.
  • Supporting the maintenance of corporate entity compliance including jurisdictional qualifications to do business and withdrawals, and annual reporting management.  
  • Liaising with external service providers in different jurisdictions, including our legal counsel, to ensure compliance with local laws and regulations.
  • Working with other members of the team on special projects and initiatives.
  • General corporate housekeeping.

You will need to possess a bachelor’s degree and completion of ABA-approved paralegal program is a plus while bringing at least 5yrs of paralegal experience focusing on corporate governance at in-house legal department and/or law firm.  You will also need to demonstrate strong technology skills, including but not limited to, Microsoft Office applications coupled with familiarity and understanding of corporate records and entity management databases (such as Diligent Entities).  In addition, you will have the ability to work independently and efficiently in a fast-paced environment and be able to adapt to changing priorities and business needs.  Lastly, you will have superior project management and organizational skills, with a focus on continuous process improvement. 

If you are looking for a new and exciting challenge, apply today via the link.

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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.


Salary range for this position: $78,300 - $115,500/Year. Actual base salary may vary based upon, but not limited to, relevant experience, time in role, peer and market data, prior performance, business sector, and geographic location. You may also be eligible for an annual discretionary incentive compensation award. We offer a full spectrum of benefits, including Medical, Prescription Drug, Dental, Vision, Health Savings Account, Dependent Day Care Savings Account, Life Insurance, Disability and Other Insurance Plans, Paid Time Off (including Sick Leave, Parental Leave and Vacation), Holidays, 401(k), and Short/Long Term Disability, in addition to other special perks reserved for our employees.

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion 

The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths, and an inclusive workplace enables us to embrace that diversity to deliver more innovative and sustainable solutions for our people, clients, shareholders and communities. At Macquarie, you'll be encouraged to be yourself and supported to perform at your best. If you're inspired to deliver on our purpose of ‘empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future’, we want you on our team. If you need adjustments made to the recruitment process, please reach out to your recruiter.

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.

We equip our people with the support to work in a range of flexible ways. Talk to us about what working arrangements would help you thrive.

About Macquarie

A career at Macquarie means you’ll have the opportunity to develop and utilise new skills, explore interesting fields and do challenging work that will impact the lives of people around the world—whether it’s accelerating the green energy transition, helping sustain global food supplies, financing social housing projects or investing in essential infrastructure. At Macquarie, we’re empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future.

Our size and international presence means your work can take you anywhere—across business groups, disciplines, sectors and borders. With 19,200+ employees and offices in 34 markets around the world, we’re a truly global organisation.

You’ll be supported by a diverse team where the unique perspectives, ideas and experiences that all of our people bring are valued. You’ll be empowered to address unmet needs in our communities whilst advising and investing alongside our clients and partners. Working with us, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference.

Macquarie is a global financial group providing clients with asset management, retail and business banking, wealth management, leasing and asset financing, market access, commodity trading, renewables development, specialist advisory, capital raising and principal investment.

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Job no: LGG-969810
Work type: Permanent - Full time
Location: New York
Category: Mid-level, Compliance, Legal & Regulatory
Group: Legal and Governance Group
Division: LGG Central
Recruiter: Kim Allen
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