Lead Counsel I-1 (Office of Corporate Secretary) SEC Compliance

WalmartBentonville, ArkansasFull TimeOn Site

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Join the Office of Corporate Secretary to support our Board of Directors and Board committees, SEC reporting, investor communications, and financing activities. This Lead Counsel role will support Walmart’s efforts to provide best-in-class disclosure to our investors and other stakeholders.  You will support our external reporting and investor relations teams, as well as serve as legal counsel on a variety of financing activities, while collaborating with cross functional teams to mitigate legal and regulatory risk.


What you’ll do…

  • Providing legal advice and counsel on U.S. securities law matters, compliance with New York Stock Exchange listing standards, and general corporate governance matters.

  • Supporting SEC compliance and reporting, including current and periodic SEC reports and Walmart’s annual proxy statement.

  • Identifying, prioritizing, and managing risks to the company by engaging and supervising outside counsel and collaborating with clients to develop mitigation strategies and processes.

  • Assisting with the preparation of Board of Directors materials and providing legal guidance to the Board on public company disclosure and governance requirements.

  • Supporting the Finance organization, including the controller’s office, treasury, capital markets, and investor relations.

  • Successfully collaborating with internal and external stakeholders.


What you’ll bring…

  • 10+ yrs. prior experience in securities law or public company governance at a law firm, government agency (e.g., SEC), and/or in-house. 

  • Substantial experience with capital markets transactions, including registered debt offerings. 

  • Drive to execute and to act quickly.

  • A process-minded and look for opportunities to streamline for improved efficiency and effectiveness.

  • Strong communication skills and experience interacting with senior leadership and a variety of stakeholders.

  • Success working on cross-functional teams within a corporate environment.


The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed in the role.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. The full Job Description can be made available as part of the hiring process. 


Benefits & Perks: 

Beyond competitive pay, you can receive incentive awards for your performance. Other great perks include 401(k) match, stock purchase plan, paid maternity and parental leave, PTO, multiple health plans, and much more. 


Equal Opportunity Employer 

Walmart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer – By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers, and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting, and valuing diversity- unique styles, experiences, identities, ideas and opinions – while being inclusive of all people. 


Who We Are 

Join Walmart and your work could help over 275 million global customers live better every week. Yes, we are the Fortune #1 company. But you’ll quickly find we’re a company who wants you to feel comfortable bringing your whole self to work. A career at Walmart is where the world’s most complex challenges meet a kinder way of life. Our mission spreads far beyond the walls of our stores. Join us and you'll discover why we are a world leader in diversity and inclusion, sustainability, and community involvement.  From day one, you’ll be empowered and equipped to do the best work of your life.  careers.walmart.com 


Minimum Qualifications...

Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

  • Law degree from an accredited law school and 6 years’ experience in law.
  • License to practice law in at least one state.
  • 2 years’ experience leading cross-functional teams.


Preferred Qualifications...

Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.


About Walmart

At Walmart, we help people save money so they can live better. This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make, from responsible sourcing to sustainability—and everything in between. As a Walmart associate, you will play an integral role in shaping the future of retail, tech, merchandising, finance and hundreds of other industries—all while affecting the lives of millions of customers all over the world. Here, your work makes an impact every day. What are you waiting for?

Walmart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer- By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers, and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting, and valuing diversity- unique styles, experiences, identities, abilities, ideas and opinions- while being inclusive of all people.

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