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Senior Corporate Governance Paralegal

Primary office location
New York
Permanent - Full time, Mid-level
Job category
Join our Global Governance’s dynamic Americas team as a Senior Corporate Governance Paralegal in our New York office. The Americas Governance team, led by the Regional Head of Governance and includes three additional lawyers and an administrative assistant, manages a large portfolio (400+ legal entities) of Macquarie’s subsidiary companies across the region.
At Macquarie, our advantage is bringing together diverse people and empowering them to shape all kinds of possibilities. We are a global financial services group operating in 34 markets and with 55 years of unbroken profitability. You’ll be part of a friendly and supportive team where everyone - no matter what role - contributes ideas and drives outcomes.

What role will you play?

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You will maintain and file corporate governance information and generate reports from a corporate database, Diligent Entities, serving as the database regional point of contact. Assisting lawyers with board and committee meeting preparation, you will coordinate, construct, and distribute meeting material books and will also review the accuracy of statutory information, prepare corporate structure charts, and assist lawyers with coordinating the execution of incumbency certificates, board resolutions, and related documents for various corporate actions. You will support the maintenance of corporate entity compliance as well as collate company information for Know Your Customer/Anti-Money Laundering requests, and other internal or external regulatory and/or audit requests.

Salary range for this position: $100,000 to $135,000 per 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.

What you offer

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  • Bachelor’s degree and completion of ABA-approved paralegal program
  • 6+ years of paralegal experience focusing on corporate governance at in-house legal department and/or law firm
  • Ability to work efficiently, handling multiple projects with competing priorities paired with the ability to independently manage and execute the paralegal and team coordination functions
  • Excellent communication skills, strong attention-to-detail, and ability to recognize and comprehend facts and certain legal concepts as well as superior project management and organizational skills
  • 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.
We love hearing from anyone inspired to build a better future with us, if you're excited about the role or working at Macquarie we encourage you to apply.

About the Legal Governance Group

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In our Legal and Governance Group you will be part of a global, dynamic and independent group of lawyers, governance professionals and technical specialists that protect and represent the interests of Macquarie, our businesses and our people. Our teams are at the forefront of Macquarie, undertaking cutting edge legal and governance work to support business outcomes.


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Macquarie employees can access a wide range of benefits which, depending on eligibility criteria, include: 
  • Hybrid and flexible working arrangements  
  • One wellbeing leave day per year and minimum 25 days of annual leave
  • Primary caregivers are eligible for 20 weeks paid leave along with 12 days of transition leave upon return to work and 6 weeks paid leave for secondary caregivers
  • Paid volunteer leave and donation matching
  • Range of benefits to support your physical, psychological and financial wellbeing 
  • Employee Assistance Program, a robust behavioural health network with counselling and coaching services
  • Recognition and service awards

Our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion

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We are committed to providing a working environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion. As an inclusive employer, Macquarie does not discriminate on the grounds of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marriage, civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, race (including color and ethnic or national origins), religion or belief.