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It takes talented people to support the US firm of the largest professional services organization in the world. Not all of us work directly with external clients. Some of our best people choose to apply their talents inside PwC.
As part of Internal Firm Services, you're serving an organization on par with many of our external clients. Our Internal Firm Services team consists of first-rate marketers, human resource professionals, computer technologists, knowledge managers, accountants, financial planners, administrators and leaders. Internal Firm Services staff are the people who make it work for the people who make it work for our clients.Job Description
The Office of the General Counsel (OGC) is the U.S. Firm's legal department, providing dedicated legal support to the Firm. OGC divides its resources into six practice groups:
Litigation, which oversees claims and regulatory matters involving the firm and its personnel.
Counseling, which supports the individual Lines of Service with respect to practice issues, as well as advises on regulatory issues.
Corporate, which advises the firm on matters relating to its operations both within the US and as it relates to the broader PwC Network, including mergers and acquisitions, governance and partnership law matters and treasury affairs.
Commercial, which supports the firm's client contracting function.
Employment, which advises on matters related to employees and partners of the firm.
Tech, IP and Data Protection, which advises the firm on intellectual property, technology transactional matters, data issues and data privacy.
See Additional Information below for a description of the specific OGC role that the firm is currently seeking to fill.
The Corporate Secretary team is responsible for the Corporate Secretariat activities for the Firm, including planning meetings, preparation of minutes, responding to government inquiries and research.Position/Program Requirements
Minimum Year(s) of Experience: 4
Minimum Degree Required: High School Diploma or GED
Degree Preferred: Bachelor's degree and experience working at a law firm or internal legal department.
Demonstrates extensive knowledge and/or a proven record of success in the following areas:
- Demonstrating strategic and technical orientation in the field of corporate law, corporate governance, corporate secretarial activities and legal research and writing, so as to be capable of managing corporate secretarial, corporate governance and legal and related corporate tasks with minimal input from other members of the group;
- Understanding of the requirements of corporate law and related fields that fall within the remit of the Corporate Group (for example, corporate governance, Mergers and Acquisitions processes, contract law, legal structuring, and partnership law);
- Managing the operational aspects of the Corporate Group's work, including the overall operational design and project management of corporate and commercial legal projects;
- Developing, updating, and maintaining systems for meeting the corporate documentation and corporate compliance requirements;
- Working with senior resources to develop processes, tools and standards for the efficient administration of the firm's corporate legal obligations and those of its subsidiaries, including through legal entity management software systems;
- Managing the legal aspects of PwC US's corporate structure, including creation and dissolution of legal entities, subsidiary resolutions, and legal filings, in each case within the US and abroad;
- Leading the Corporate Group's records and knowledge management activities;
- Managing the obligations of PwC US subsidiaries vis-a-vis the PwC network of firms;
- Supporting Mergers and Acquisitions transactions and the multiple other special projects on which the Corporate Group works;
- Directing, organizing and implementing all aspects and informational needs of PwC's US Board and Committee meetings; and,
- Preparing board presentations and supporting documentation.
Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success in the following areas:
- Working with people in a fast-paced environment;
- Understanding financial issues and communicating them clearly;
- Exercising judgment regarding confidential and sensitive information;
- Influencing others and negotiating skills;
- Leveraging interpersonal skills and interacting with senior Firm leaders and staff from a National and Global perspective;
- Utilizing analytical skills and having attention to details; and,
- Demonstrating proficiency in Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Lotus Notes and Google.
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