Corporate Paralegal - posted 12/3/18

Corporate Paralegal - posted 12/3/18

Company Name: 
American Water
FT/PT Status: 
Full Time
Location
Camden
NJ
Salary Range: 
Job Summary: 

American Water is looking for a Corporate Paralegal to join their dynamic team in Camden, NJ! This exciting role will serve in supporting a team of attorneys with varied responsibilites and continuous challenges. Some of the words that would best describe our team, and the ideal person joining us, would be Passionate, Positive, and Proactive. We offer an inclusive, diverse culture, with a supportive environment and are now home in a stunning new building on the Camden Waterfront. We offer a tremendous benefits package and continuous development and career growth. Apply today for immediate consideration!

  • Assist in preparing for board meetings of the Company and certain direct subsidiaries of the Company, including preparing minutes, board resolutions, agendas, secretary certificates, consents and reviewing board materials.
  • Assist with various SEC filings (Forms 10-K, 10-Q, Registration Statements/Prospectuses and Proxy Statements, and Forms 3, 4 and 5), including underlying due diligence, closing tasks and D&O questionnaires, and compliance filings with the NYSE
  • Oversee subsidiary management to ensure that the subsidiaries comply with various legal requirements. Maintain database with key status of the Company's subsidiaries, maintain record of subsidiary officers and directors, and provide reports on director and officer changes as needed.
  • Assist with components of the Company’s annual meeting of stockholders, including preparing meeting materials, and managing the calendar of events for the annual meeting.
  • Other responsibilities as may be assigned, as time may permit. This could include matters such as corporate transactions and intellectual property protection matters.
Requirements or Qualifications: 
•Strong legal research and writing skills •Advanced knowledge of personal computing, MS Office Suite applications, and internet options/sites •Strong project management skills with ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and to consistently meet deadlines with high-quality work product in a fast-paced environment •Superior organizational/planning skills •Proactive with strong initiative and superior attention to detail •Calm under pressure •Ability to interact effectively with all areas and levels of the organization, including without limitation, the parent company board of directors and the executive leadership team •Flexible, has a sense of humor, and a team player who works well in a collegial environment
Application Process: 
https://career4.successfactors.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=95824&company=amwater&username=
Selection Criteria: 
Additional Information: 
Apply online at amwater.com/careers Qualified candidates will be notified directly for interview