Energizer Corporate Governance Paralegal in Saint Louis, Missouri
This is Energizer Holdings, Inc.
Energizer Holdings responsibly creates products to make lives easier and more enjoyable. To do this, we lean into our culture as an organization – we win together, while serving each other, with a willingness to act boldly, all while doing right. Our colleagues hail from all backgrounds, nationalities and walks of life, but our shared mission and purpose make us one team. Because we’re a global organization, you will always have opportunities to learn, grow and develop in your career. We support flexible working arrangements wherever possible.
Energizer is seeking an experienced and motivated Corporate Governance Paralegal to be responsible for Energizer’s subsidiaries across the globe. This role requires the following skills and attributes:
Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment
Motivation and ability to prioritize amongst many tasks of competing importance
Organization and strong attention to detail
Integrity and trustworthiness
This role will have primary responsibility for the governance and compliance activities of Energizer’s legal entities. This position involves working with internal stakeholders and external service providers across the globe. This position is expected to contribute to the success of the Company by combining corporate governance expertise with operational excellence. This paralegal will be responsible for working effectively across internal functions and managing external legal service providers. The role requires an individual who pays close attention to detail and drives tasks to completion, while simultaneously understanding Energizer’s operations and strategic goals. Specific responsibilities include:
Creating, maintaining current, and dissolving Energizer’s global legal entities, including preparing and/or filing (or overseeing the preparation and/or filing of) formation and governing documents, resolutions and written consents, statutory financials and annual compliance, director & officer appointments and resignations, and other corporate records for domestic and foreign subsidiaries.
Ensuring Energizer’s entity management system contains an accurate record of the Company’s global subsidiaries, including registered address, ownership, directors and officers, powers of attorney, and other corporate information for all subsidiaries.
Maintaining worldwide corporate structure charts and global subsidiary lists.
Engaging, directing, and overseeing the work of Energizer’s legal entity service provider, local representatives and directors, and corporate agents that the Company engages within and outside the United States.
Supporting Legal, Finance, Tax and Treasury teams on a variety of matters that involve legal entities including dividends and capital contributions, intercompany loans, internal restructurings, issuing powers of attorney, responding to KYC requests, M&A involving legal entities, and assisting with bank signatory appointments and removal.
Designing, developing, refining, and simplifying processes by recommending and implementing systems and process changes to increase efficiency, support scalability, and ensure quality.
Other duties as assigned.
Required Skills and Experience
Bachelor’s degree and/or paralegal certificate or equivalent experience
3+ years of corporate paralegal experience at a large law firm and/or multinational company
Knowledge of corporate structures
Proficiency with legal entity governance and compliance
Working Relationships & Environment
Reports to Corporate Administration Director
Key relationships internally will include Legal, Finance, Tax, and Treasury
- Hybrid or Remote
Come Join Us!
Energizer offers a competitive total rewards package which includes a range of health, well-being and retirement savings coverage, paid time off and holidays, and many opportunities to learn, develop and grow. At Energizer, you’ll have the opportunity to contribute and make an impact every single day.