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Corporate Paralegal

Company name

Benefitfocus, Inc.

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Legal Staff

Years of Experience

Min 7 yrs required

Location

Charleston, SC

Date Last Verified

Nov 16,2017

Posted on

Jun 08,2017
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
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Corporate Paralegal The candidate's duties will include: Assist with public company filings including but not limited to 10-K, Annual Report to Stockholders, 10-Q, 8-K and Proxy Statement, and Section 16 reports on Forms 3, 4 and 5. Assist with the company’s equity plan administration, including monitoring vesting under equity award plans and trading activity pursuant to 10b5-1 plans, as well as open market transactions. Coordinating pre-clearance and open trading window periods and monitoring matching transactions. Assisting with NASDAQ and SEC compliance activities including, monitoring of changes in regulatory requirements for public companies. Coordinate annual review of corporate governance policies, charters and guidelines, and D&O Questionnaires. Coordinate Annual Shareholder Meeting process, including task list and calendar, annual meeting documentation, meeting logistics, shareholder record, vote tabulation, etc. Communicating and coordinating as needed with Management, outside counsel, shareholders, transfer agent, financial printers and various regulatory agencies, brokers and employees, as well as internal departments including but not limited to Accounting, Finance, Human Resources, Investor Relations, Marketing and Tax. Coordinate with the Company's 3rd party auditors for documentation as requested. Maintaining articles of incorporation, bylaws, board & shareholder minutes, consents, secretarial certificates, and powers of attorney. Tracking and processing all annual filings and necessary qualifications for domestic subsidiaries and coordination with Tax Department for the same. Tracking and processing all Third Party Administrator and Broker annual filings (including biographical affidavits) and necessary qualifications for business licenses and registrations. Supporting assigned commercial transactions and providing support to other internal attorney as requested. Special projects and other duties as requested.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have Bachelor’s degree and paralegal certification. Should have 7+ years of experience as a paralegal in a corporate legal department of a publicly-traded company, large law firm or combination thereof. Public company SEC reporting experience required. Experience with domestic subsidiaries and entity management required. Experience with insurance or financial services compliance preferred. Exposure to software and IP a plus. Ability to exercise judgment, initiative and discretion in confidential and sensitive matters. Computer literacy and proficiency (EDGAR, RRD Active Disclosure, MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Adobe, Westlaw/PLC and CSC Compliance Manager). Ability to follow verbal and or written instructions. Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with diverse internal and external groups including top level administrators, directors, officers, attorneys and executives. Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, other Benefitfocus Associates, vendors and clients. Strong organizational skills.

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