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Paralegal or Junior Corporate Lawyer, Corporate Governance

New York

Take ownership of the Corporate Governance aspects of this Project and come and join our dynamic Liquidation Projects team.

Seeking an experienced paralegal or junior corporate lawyer to provide key governance and legal inputs into the project and support to senior directors, business group heads and support divisions on a global project to liquidate/dissolve entities that are no longer required across the Americas Region, including but not limited to, the U.S., Canada, Cayman Islands.  You will be the main corporate governance contact in the team and will take the lead on implementing the corporate governance/legal elements of the dissolution step plans.  You will work in our Jacksonville, FL or New York City locations.  

Your responsibilities will include:

  • conducting due diligence on entities proposed for dissolution/liquidation
  • supporting team members both in the FMG Liquidation Project Team and the local Governance team with regards to compiling, finalizing, and signing off on said due diligence
  • drafting board resolutions and related dissolution documents
  • working closely with key internal stakeholders (including Finance, Tax, Treasury, Compliance and Legal) as well as external advisers where necessary, to formulate and implement dissolution step plans
  • managing, advising, and reporting on the dissolution of entities and assisting with the tracking of related cost savings

You will be driven and self-motivated and will have strong corporate governance knowledge and experience gained in a similar, faced paced environment. A bachelor’s degree and completion of ABA-approved paralegal program a plus while bringing 2yrs of paralegal experience focusing on corporate governance at in-house legal department and/or law firm.  The Junior Lawyer will need a J.D. degree and license to practice in at least one jurisdiction in the U.S. is required. Prior experience focusing on corporate governance and entity administration at an in-house legal department and/or law firm. Your integrity and pragmatic approach to problems will be your strength along with the ability to communicate with people at all levels within our business. You are a team player, can multi-task and have a successful track record in a relevant corporate governance related role.

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The Financial Management Group provides financial, tax and treasury services to all areas of Macquarie. The group is focused on providing strategic analysis and advice to Macquarie's businesses and senior management, managing Macquarie's funding, liquidity and capital position, ensuring Macquarie continues to meet regulatory and compliance obligations and managing Macquarie's corporate affairs.

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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.

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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 16,000+ employees and offices in 32 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.

Find out more at

Job no: FMG-957863
Work type: Permanent - Full time
Location: New York
Category: Mid-level, Accounting & Finance, Administration & Support, Compliance, Legal & Regulatory
Group: Financial Management Group
Division: Finance
Recruiter: Keisha Love
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