Corporate Paralegal

Signet JewelersAkron, OhioFull TimeOn Site

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Signet Jewelers is the world's largest retailer of diamond jewelry, operating more than 2,800 stores worldwide under the iconic brands: Kay Jewelers, Zales, Jared, H.Samuel, Ernest Jones, Peoples, Piercing Pagoda, Rocksbox and We are a a people-first company and t his core value is at the heart of everything we do, from empowering our valued team members, to collaborating with our customers, to fostering the communities in which we live and serve. People – and the love their actions inspire – are what drive us. We’re not only proud of the love we inspire outside our walls, we’re especially proud of the diversity, inclusion and equity we’re inspiring inside. There are dynamic career paths awaiting you – rewarding opportunities to impact the lives of others and inspire love. Join us!

Position Summary

Reporting to Signet’s VP, Associate General Counsel & Corporate Secretary , this position is responsible for assisting the legal group with entity management, corporate transactions, equity management and governance documentation.

Major Responsibilities/Essential Functions
  • Assist with preparing Board and Committee schedules, materials, agendas, resolutions, minutes and reports, and assist with meeting administration and attendance tracking.
  • Assist with annual update of corporate governance documents, including policies, guidelines and Board committee charters.
  • Support the Corporate Secretary and the Board of Directors; respond to director requests, including research projects, as they arise.
  • Oversee payment of corporate governance invoices, including vendor set up and assistance with preparing and tracking the Corporate Secretary budget.
  • Communicate and process data with various other external (ex. CT Corp, transfer agents, due diligence and KYC requests) and internal sources (e.g. Finance, Accounting, Human Resources, and Tax).
  • Assist with public company compliance including NYSE filings and notices, and Section 16 reporting with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
  • Assist with maintaining global subsidiary books and records, including drafting resolutions, updating internal filing/tracking systems, and tracking/maintaining compliance with required governmental filings.
  • Assist with strategic projects for the Company, as directed by attorneys.
  • Assist with equity matters, including tracking of equity plan and treasury shares.
Position Qualifications
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree; Paralegal Certificate from an accredited program preferred.
  • Acceptable Job-Related Experience: Minimum 5 years’ experience working as a corporate paralegal in a law firm or the legal department of a U.S. public company.
Benefits & Perks
  • Competitive healthcare, dental & vision insurance
  • 401(k) matching after one year of employment
  • Generous PTO + company holidays
  • Diversity programs
  • Much more!

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