Western Union Legal Assistant, Corporate Governance in Englewood, Colorado
Job Title: Legal Assistant, Corporate Governance
Requisition #: 1801640
Does playing a critical role in protecting customers sound exciting to you? How about working for a global fintech company on an advanced team that is passionate about preventing money laundering and other illegal financial transactions?
We’re seeking a Legal Assistant, Corporate Governance, based in our Englewood, Colorado office (global headquarters) .In this role, you willto provide professional administrative support for the legal staff and lawyers in the Corporate Governance and Securities organization. This role requires suitable experience and a high level of confidence to interact with public company directors and executive management within the company. Ideally, you could also assist in maintaining and managing the Company’s corporate entities.
Sound interesting? Here are some specifics:
Perform general and legal administrative support for three or more lawyers and one or more paraprofessionals
General administrative duties include, but are not limited to, scheduling director and executive meetings, arranging appointments, travel and meetings, expense reports, check requests, reception, and other administrative and recordkeeping functions
General knowledge within the legal function and strong analytic skills, use of initiative and some independent judgment
Access to highly confidential information
Knowledge of basic operations of the legal function and corporate policy, and may be called upon to interpret and communicate the lawyer's intent to others
May prepare and update legal documents with guidance from a lawyer
May act as a liaison with outside counsel
Work closely with other paralegals and attorneys on various tasks relating to subsidiary entity management, including annual report and trade name filings in the United States and Canada, working with the HCue subsidiary management tool, corporate record books maintenance, and tracking due dates for board meetings and annual report filings
Support departments such as compliance, tax and treasury in various corporate governance matters, as necessary, by assisting in the completion of compliance, tax and bank account requirements and filings when information required is maintained by the corporate secretary, obtaining certified copies of corporate documents, and obtaining apostille and foreign authentication
What you will need to succeed:
Typically, a minimum of 3-5 years' experience in a law firm or corporate legal department as a legal secretary or administrative assistant with 3 to 5 years' experience supporting executive management
Proven ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with discretion
Excellent interpersonal skills, professional demeanor and ability to interact with all levels internal and external to the organization
Must be highly organized and have great attention to detail
Excellent written and verbal skills, with ability to complete basic drafting, edit and proofread
Ability to handle multiple tasks and changing priorities while maintaining high degree of accuracy
What will make you stand out:
HS degree or equivalent, minimum of a 2-year degree preferred
Flexibility with work hours
Ability to manage multiple deadlines and tasks
What’s in it for you?
Competitive global pay and benefits
Diverse, global team with colleagues in over 50 countries
What it’s like here:
Western Union (WU) is a company on the move! We believe that when money moves, better things can happen. From small businesses and global corporations, to families near and far, or NGO’s in the most remote communities on Earth, WU helps people and business move money globally. We have a rich legacy of innovation, and are continuing to develop new and more convenient ways for our customers to send and receive money through digital, mobile and retail channels. We have a combined digital and retail network that spans over 200 countries and territories. Some companies specialize in cash-based retail money transfer and others play only in digital. We are leaders in both!
Being on the Western Union team means being tenacious and goal-oriented. It means taking risks and quickly finding the path to success. It means having integrity, and finding ways to make things work. It means thriving as part of a diverse, global team of over 10,000 people who are committed to moving money for better. It means being driven to win, and to do work that makes a difference… on a global stage. Sound like you? Apply now!
Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and success. Achieving our common vision depends on people with diverse backgrounds working together. Who knows; your unique point of view could be the key to our next groundbreaking idea. We’d love to explore that possibility!
Western Union is proud to be an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy or related medical conditions), national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status or another protected category.