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ERISA Compliance, Benefits and Compensation Counsel

Posted Jan 25
Full Time
On Site
Atlanta, Georgia

About NCR VOYIX

NCR VOYIX Corporation (NYSE: VYX) is a leading global provider of digital commerce solutions for the retail, restaurant and banking industries. NCR VOYIX is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, with approximately 16,000 employees in 35 countries across the globe. For nearly 140 years, we have been the global leader in consumer transaction technologies, turning everyday consumer interactions into meaningful moments. Today, NCR VOYIX transforms the stores, restaurants and digital banking experiences with cloud-based, platform-led SaaS and services capabilities.

Not only are we the leader in the market segments we serve and the technology we deliver, but we create exceptional consumer experiences in partnership with the world’s leading retailers, restaurants and financial institutions. We leverage our expertise, R&D capabilities and unique platform to help navigate, simplify and run our customers’ technology systems.

Our customers are at the center of everything we do. Our mission is to enable stores, restaurants and financial institutions to exceed their goals – from customer satisfaction to revenue growth, to operational excellence, to reduced costs and profit growth. Our solutions empower our customers to succeed in today’s competitive landscape. 

Our unique perspective brings innovative, industry-leading tech to all the moving parts of business across industries. NCR VOYIX has earned the trust of businesses large and small — from the best-known brands around the world to your local favorite around the corner.

The ERISA Compliance, Benefits and Compensation Counsel works with a dynamic, energetic and collegial team of attorneys and paralegals in a supportive environment focused on teamwork and performance in supporting executive compensation and benefits for NCR Voyix. This role reports to the Law Vice President and Chief Corporate Counsel and includes legal support for matters relating to the Compensation and Human Resource Committee of the Board of Directors, SEC and other regulatory compliance and disclosure obligations, executive compensation and benefits, corporate governance and related matters to be assigned from time to time. The position may require modest domestic and international travel.

 

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Legal and strategic advice to NCR’s executive compensation, stock administration and benefits teams and related support functions on all aspects of executive compensation and benefits, including the design, implementation, maintenance and administration of equity, bonus, retirement, health, welfare, severance and deferred compensation plans and programs; drafting or review of related documents, agreements, training materials and internal and external communications

  • Counsel on executive compensation and benefits matters in M&A transactions; preparation of corporate filings and related equity and executive compensation documents

  • Plan compliance with Internal Revenue Code Section 409A and benefits-related tax or litigation issues

  • Training and legal advice regarding fiduciary duties, pension investment issues and ERISA regulatory compliance and/or oversee outside counsel and advisor support regarding such matters

  • Director compensation plan implementation and administration

  • tock award agreements drafting

  • Proxy advisory and investor outreach preparation and support related to executive compensation

  • ESG initiatives relating to executive compensation and benefits, engaging with ratings firms, addressing institutional shareholder, investor and other stakeholder expectations, driving policy and disclosure enhancements

  • Section 16 trading matters and 10b5-1 plan support; SEC filings and compliance, including Forms 3, 4 and 5, 8-K, 10-Q, 10-K and others as related to executive compensation and stock administration

  • Drafting significant portions of the proxy statement including, but not limited to, the Compensation Discussion & Analysis

  • Compensation and Human Resource Committee of the Board of Directors meeting preparation and drafting of minutes

  • Proactive advice on legal changes affecting executive compensation and benefits

  • Training and maintenance relating to key areas of responsibility

  • Review, negotiate, and evaluate vendor contracts for services related to key areas of responsibility

  • Outside counsel management and direct or dotted-line supervision of other team members as needed

  • In-depth knowledge of NCR's procedures, processes and policies

  • Support other corporate legal projects as needed

 

Qualifications:

  • JD from an accredited university with a minimum of ten years of relevant legal experience, with strong general business law knowledge 

  • Excellent law firm training and substantial practice experience representing a variety of corporations and other business entities on the full range of executive compensation, benefits and related issues

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, with ability to think outside the box, make complex challenges appear simple and balance competing priorities

  • Ability to instill confidence and interact with colleagues at all levels in a positive and professional matter aligned with NCR’s culture

  • Ability to work under short deadlines in complex situations and outside normal working hours with minimal supervision; self-sufficient, independent, and willing to accept significant responsibility

  • Strong judgment for appropriate risk management; highest level of integrity and business ethics

  • High proficiency in Word, PowerPoint and Excel

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience in a corporate law department is preferred

 

Offers of employment are conditional upon passage of screening criteria applicable to the job

 

EEO Statement

Integrated into our shared values is NCR Voyix’s commitment to diversity and equal employment opportunity.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, age, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, military service, genetic information, or any other characteristic or conduct protected by law.  NCR Voyix is committed to being a globally inclusive company where all people are treated fairly, recognized for their individuality, promoted based on performance and encouraged to strive to reach their full potential.  We believe in understanding and respecting differences among all people.  Every individual at NCR Voyix has an ongoing responsibility to respect and support a globally diverse environment.

 

Statement to Third Party Agencies

To ALL recruitment agencies: NCR Voyix only accepts resumes from agencies on the preferred supplier list. Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, NCR Voyix employees, or any NCR Voyix facility. NCR Voyix is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes

“When applying for a job, please make sure to only open emails that you will receive during your application process that come from a @ncrvoyix.com email domain.”