CoSec Paralegal

ComputershareUnited States, MichiganFull TimeRemote

Location: Remote

We give you a world of potential

Calling all Paralegal Professionals!

Computershare is a global financial administration company, employing over 12,000 people around the world. We provide services in over 20 countries to more than 16,000 clients and 75 million customers. Computershare is built on our share registry business and has expanded into employee equity plans, stakeholder communications, corporate governance, fund services, class action administration, deposit protection and most recently mortgage servicing.

The Global Legal and CoSec team role is to deliver smart and commercial legal solutions to customers, being the Computershare business. The purpose of the team is to support Computershare to meet its strategic objectives by expertly managing legal risk and providing effective and efficient legal solutions.

A role you will love

To assist the Company Secretary in maintaining effective appropriate corporate governance practices for an OCC regulated national bank. The position will also assist the corporate trust business by coordinating the execution of documents or supplying information necessary for transaction closings or various transactional needs that arise from time to time. To provide other support as may be required by the needs of the team.

Some of your key responsibilities will include:

  • Provide support to the CEO on planning and coordination of the Board program and agenda.
  • Provide all administration and logistical support for the calendar of Board and Committee meetings for Computershare Trust Company, including:
    • Coordinating all arrangements for the scheduling of meetings and video conferences, including all travel arrangements as well as engaging with global offices as necessary,
    • Coordinating the preparation and distribution of all board and committee papers,
    • Assist in the drafting of meeting minutes,
    • Consult and liaise with relevant stakeholders and/or internal business partners to obtain information and reports on time, and
    • Foster collaborative working relationships with board/committee members officers as appropriate.
  • General administration and preparation of correspondence, reports and presentation material.
  • Maintain confidential records and filings.

What will you bring to the role?

  • The Paralegal will have knowledge of general corporate law and governance (including of the regulatory environment in which companies may operate) and experience of working within the financial services industry, particularly in the banking sector for an OCC regulated entity being the most desirable experience.

  • The Paralegal will have a good understanding of a US corporate trust business, including structured products and conventional debt services.

  • The Paralegal will not directly supervise or manage others; however, they will be required to demonstrate commitment and loyalty to people and project. The role holder will have business savvy with a strong team spirit to work collaboratively with other team members and engage proactively with stakeholders

  • The role holder will be able to apply commercial overaly to technical legal issues. The role holder will have an ability to prioritise day to day activity (both routine and non-routine) with own areas of responsibility and to manage own time and available resources to enable the successful completion of individual and team objectives. The role holder will have sound judgement and ability to analyse situations and information, as well as be adaptable and to take on a variety of tasks. The role requires excellent organization skills, attention to detail, mature attitude, and ability to work independently. The role holder will be results and solutions focused, be commercially aware and an analytical problem solver.

  • The role holder will be required to work with the corporate trust business and will need a good understanding of the OCC regulated entity governance.
  • The role holder will have good comprehension, communication and clear and concise legal writing and presentation skills. They will have an ability to work with internal / external stakeholders and create strong relationship. The role holder will also be professional, have tact and diplomacy when handling confidential information and sensitive matters, as well as be self-motivated, flexible and proactive.

  • Stakeholders include:

  • Legal
  • Front Office and Business Negotiations teams
  • Executive management
  • Outside directors



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and Experience


Degree educated and a legal practice course.


A legal practice course or equivalent

Salary for Colorado candidates: $54,519-$90,865 annually.

Travel Required

It is expected that this position may include travel up to 10% of the time. This is subject to change based on many factors, including business needs.

A company to be proud of

Computershare (ASX:CPU) is a world leader in financial administration with over 12,000 employees across 21 different countries delivering expertise to over 25,000 clients. At Computershare, it’s more than just a job, our open and inclusive culture means that we will help you to grow, to move forward and make the most of the world of opportunities we have available. With infinite possibilities, we could take you anywhere. #worldofpotential

Rewards designed for you

Employee Share Plan. Set aside salary to purchase shares in our company and you’ll increase your investment when you receive a generous company contribution towards additional shares.

Health and Wellbeing. Our health and wellbeing rewards can be tailored to support you and your family.

Save for Your Future. We will support you along your retirement savings journey.

Paid time away from work. Our employees enjoy a competitive paid time off package, including a day each year to volunteer time for a good cause that is important to you.

Employee Discounts. We’ve partnered with other organisations to offer you extra savings. Enjoy discounts with banks, car manufacturers, on flights, accommodation, and days out as well as with many big brand shops.

Extra Rewards. From tuition reimbursement to cash bonus recruitment referral programs, our comprehensive benefits package offers a multitude of options.

A diverse and inclusive place to work

Computershare celebrates the diversity of our people, and we welcome applications from everyone.

We believe that having a culture of inclusion is essential in delivering good results. Attracting, retaining, and developing a diverse workforce where employees feel valued, respected, and empowered allows people to reach their full potential. As a business this diversity helps us to better reflect and understand our customers’ needs to allow us to drive better outcomes.

We are happy to accommodate individual needs during your application journey. If you require disability accommodations or adjustments, please email us at detailing your requirements and contact information.

Computershare is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by applicable law.


We’ve kept our business running during the pandemic by moving most of our employees to remote working, and by creating and maintaining a safe environment for those people who need to be in the office. We carefully limit the amount of people at our locations and ensure that those who cannot work remotely are kept safe with proper distancing and protective equipment.

In most circumstances we are currently performing interviews, assessments, and background checks online to ensure the safety of everyone involved. Should you be successful in securing a role and it can be performed from home, we will arrange for equipment to be sent to you and your onboarding and training will be provided remotely.

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