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País
Estados Unidos
Acuerdo de trabajo
Tiempo completo
Esquema de Trabajo
Híbrido
Asistencia de reubicación disponible
No
Fecha de publicación
24-Abr-2024
ID del trabajo
2479

Descripción y requisitos

Position: AVP & Assistant General Counsel, Public Company Law

Location(s): New York, NY           

Setting: Hybrid 

Reports to: Unit Manager, Public Company Law

 

The Team Tou Will Join

The Corporate Secretary’s Office (CSO) is responsible for corporate governance for the publicly-traded parent company as well as numerous subsidiary companies around the world.  This includes the company’s overall strategy as well as tactical matters related to the administration and execution of board meetings.   The CSO also manages U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission compliance and required disclosures as a public company, as well as the legal support for capital markets transactions.

 

The Opportunity 

The AVP & Assistant General Counsel, Public Company Law will provide advice relating to financing and capital markets activities as well as SEC reporting obligations, in a challenging atmosphere that will promote personal opportunity and growth. The role is critical to MetLife’s strategy and its compliance with rules and regulations.


How You’ll Help Us Build a Confident Future:

  • Meet with key business partners, principally in Treasury, Investments, Financial Reporting and Investor Relations, to define current priorities and emerging needs. 
  • Collaborate with business partners and peers in the preparation and review of current and periodic reports to be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
  • Provide advice and counsel to senior management on matters related to MetLife’s disclosure obligations and presentation of quarterly results and other information to the public.
  • Evaluate, propose, and carry out transactional work at MetLife, particularly for internal and external financing transactions.
  • Develop knowledge of governance procedures at MetLife applicable to public disclosure matters and transactional work.
  • Monitor current developments relevant to transactional, governance and reporting work. 
  • Report to the Unit Manager for the Public Company Law Unit. 


What You Need to Succeed (Required Qualifications): 

  • J.D. degree
  • Licensed to practice in New York, or eligible to register as In-House Counsel pursuant to the Rules for the Registration of In-House Counsel of the Court of Appeals of the State of New York
  • Progressively responsible experience in, and deep and broad understanding of, securities law, corporate governance, and transactional work, with at least 8-10 years of legal experience in securities and public company matters, including ’33 Act, ’34 Act, SEC rules, NYSE rules and related matters
  • Strong legal research, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Anticipates legal issues and works proactively to address them; follows up and sees matters through to completion
  • Robust written and oral communication skills
  • Interacts well with colleagues, business partners and senior management
  • Dedication to excellence and working in a spirit of partnership and collegiality, as part of a team including senior and junior attorneys
  • Self-directed, creative and strategic thinker
  • Able to work independently; exercises good judgment in determining when to consult management, colleagues, and clients
  • Handles substantial and varied workload and time sensitive situations effectively, establishing appropriate priorities
  • Flexible and willing to learn new skills
  • Enjoys challenging assignments

 

What Will Give You an Edge (Additional Skills)

  • In-house experience
  • Familiarity with or experience in insurance legal issues, corporate finance, corporate governance and/or Section 16 reporting
  • Familiarity or experience in '40 Act issues


  

Salary Range: The wage range for applicants for this position is between $157,800 and $210,400.

Benefits We Offer

Our U.S. benefits address holistic well-being with programs for physical and mental health, financial wellness, and support for families. We offer a comprehensive health plan that includes medical/prescription drug and vision, dental insurance, and no-cost short- and long-term disability. We also provide company-paid life insurance and legal services, a retirement pension funded entirely by MetLife and 401(k) with employer matching, group discounts on voluntary insurance products including auto and home, pet, critical illness, hospital indemnity, and accident insurance, as well as Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and digital mental health programs, parental leave, volunteer time off, tuition assistance and much more!

 

About MetLife

Recognized on Fortune magazine's list of the 2023 "World's Most Admired Companies" as well as the 2023 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For ®, MetLife, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, is one of the world’s leading financial services companies; providing insurance, annuities, employee benefits and asset management to individual and institutional customers. With operations in more than 40 markets, we hold leading positions in the United States, Latin America, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East.

Our purpose is simple - to help our colleagues, customers, communities, and the world at large create a more confident future. United by purpose and guided by empathy, we’re inspired to transform the next century in financial services. At MetLife, it’s #AllTogetherPossible. Join us!

 

 

Equal Employment Opportunity/Disability/Veterans

 

If you need an accommodation due to a disability, please email us at accommodations@metlife.com. This information will be held in confidence and used only to determine an appropriate accommodation for the application process.

 

MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.


The salary range for applicants for this position is $157,800 and $210,400.
Benefits We Offer

Our U.S. benefits address holistic well-being with programs for physical and mental health, financial wellness, and support for families. We offer a comprehensive health plan that includes medical/prescription drug and vision, dental insurance, and no-cost short- and long-term disability. We also provide company-paid life insurance and legal services, a retirement pension funded entirely by MetLife and 401(k) with employer matching, group discounts on voluntary insurance products including auto and home, pet, critical illness, hospital indemnity, and accident insurance, as well as Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and digital mental health programs, parental leave, volunteer time off, tuition assistance and much more!
Acerca de MetLife

Reconocida en la lista de la revista Fortune de las "Empresas más admiradas del mundo" de 2023, MetLife, a través de sus subsidiarias y afiliadas, es una de las empresas de servicios financieros líderes en el mundo; proporcionando seguros, anualidades, beneficios para empleados y gestión de activos a clientes individuales e institucionales. Con operaciones en más de 40 mercados, ocupamos posiciones de liderazgo en Estados Unidos, América Latina, Asia, Europa y Medio Oriente.

Nuestro propósito es simple: ayudar a nuestros colegas, clientes, comunidades y al mundo en general a crear un futuro más seguro. Unidos por un propósito y guiados por la empatía, estamos inspirados para transformar el próximo siglo en servicios financieros. En MetLife, es #AllTogetherPossible. ¡Únete a nosotros!
Equal Employment Opportunity/Disability/Veterans

If you need an accommodation due to a disability, please email us at accommodations@metlife.com. This information will be held in confidence and used only to determine an appropriate accommodation for the application process.

MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.
$157,800 and $210,400