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Energizer Counsel, Corporate Governance & Securities in St. Louis, Missouri

This is Energizer

At Energizer Holdings, we are passionate about bringing our brands and products to the world better than anyone else. It’s our passion and drive that makes us proud stewards of iconic brands including AC/Pro, Armor All, Energizer, Rayovac and STP, part of our broad portfolio of products that millions of consumers know, trust, and rely on every day.

When you come to work here, you’ll quickly see that we love what we do, we care about each other, and we continuously learn and improve to meet the needs of our customers and consumers around the world.

We have talented colleagues around the world with varied skillsets, backgrounds and experiences, and we embrace this diversity because it’s a big part of what helps us deliver results to grow the company. Whatever your specialty, you'll find that excelling at Energizer provides opportunities to grow in ways you never expected.

Come join our team!

Position Summary

Energizer is a global company that owns an extensive portfolio of some of the world’s most recognizable brands and icons, including Energizer® and the Energizer Bunny®, Rayovac® , Eveready®, VARTA®, Armor All®, STP®, A/C Pro® , Eagle One®, Lexol®, Nu Finish®, California Scents®, Refresh Your Car®, Driven® and Bahama & Co.®. Energizer is seeking an experienced and motivated corporate governance and securities counsel to join the Law Department, reporting directly to the Associate, General Counsel, Corporate Governance, M&A, and Securities.

Accountabilities

  • Motivated and able to prioritize amongst many tasks of competing importance

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively

  • Customer-focused, able to present complex legal matters simply and with a view to presenting legal risks balanced with practical business considerations

  • Integrity and trust

  • Strong attention to detail

Specific Accountabilities

The Corporate Governance and Securities Counsel will provide critical legal advice and business counsel to the Company on a wide array of sophisticated and complex matters. This position is expected to be a key business partner and to contribute to the success of the Company by combining both legal and business expertise and understanding Energizer’s operations and strategic goals.

This attorney will be expected to work effectively across internal legal and non-legal functions. The role requires a mature individual who can provide a top-down perspective while maintaining a sleeves-rolled-up willingness to take on a significant working role in the organization. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Managing and, as required, leading corporate governance and Board of Director matters, including preparing for and participating in Board Committee Meetings.

  • Reviewing, advising, and leading preparation of the Company's public disclosure documents, including Securities and Exchange Commission periodic reports, including Forms 10-K, 10-Q, 8-K, annual proxy statement, New York Stock Exchange and The International Stock Exchange filings, and Section 16 reports.

  • Playing a key role in all corporate capital markets and M&A transactions.

  • Serving as the Legal Department’s primary contact in providing legal advice to the Corporate Development, Finance, and Treasury functional teams.

  • Providing legal advice and support with respect to subsidiary structure and legal entity management.

  • Advising and counseling management to verify corporate compliance in all areas affecting the business of the corporation, divisions, subsidiaries, and affiliates.

  • Keeping informed of legal and industry-specific regulatory changes.

Required Skills and Experience

  • Juris Doctorate

  • 6- 8+ years of relevant experience at a large law firm and/or publicly traded company is required. Prior in-house experience is required

  • Ability to make solid judgment calls under pressure

  • Strong team management, leadership and negotiation skills

  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively with others in a matrix management structure

  • Exceptional and demonstrated project management skills

  • Ability to build positive relationships with senior management and other members of the legal team and to influence outcomes positively

  • Ability to work independently with minimal guidance and direction

  • Ability to resolve ambiguities and provide legal guidance in uncertain situations

  • Strategic thinking to drive efficiencies and provide business advice and solutions

Working Relationships & Environment

  • Reports to Associate, General Counsel, Corporate Governance, M&A and Securities

  • Key relationships internally will include attorneys, paralegals, finance & accounting, tax, and corporate development

Work Environment

  • Minimal travel required.

An Offer to Grow On

Come join us!

Energizer offers a competitive total rewards package which includes a range of health, wellness, 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.

Energizer is an equal opportunity employer, and we prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

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