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Senior Corporate Paralegal

Company: Kraft-Heinz
Location: Chicago
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

General information

All posting locations: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Job Function: 12 - Legal

Date Published: 15-Mar-2024

Ref #: R-80502

Description & Requirements

Senior Corporate Paralegal at a glance...

The Senior Corporate Paralegal is responsible for providing a broad range of advanced-level paralegal support to attorneys, collaborating with other members of the Kraft Heinz team, and managing external service providers to ensure public company securities and corporate governance compliance. This Corporate Paralegal will handle important and complex matters, collaborate effectively across teams, and have the technical skills and professional maturity to anticipate and initiate legal tasks independently and under the direction and oversight of attorneys.

What's on the menu?

Corporate Governance/Global Subsidiary Management

  • Perform various subsidiary management duties for Kraft Heinz's approximately 200 global subsidiaries, including assisting with entity formations and dissolutions, internal restructurings, such as mergers and consolidations, corporate resolutions, meeting minutes and agendas, amendments to the entities' organization documents, and annual stockholder meetings
  • Support the planning and preparation of the Company's annual meeting of stockholders, including preparing meeting materials, managing relationships with external service providers, and overseeing the budget and invoice process
  • Lead internal preparation of Board and Committee meetings, including preparation of meeting agendas, minutes, maintenance of the Board portal, and coordination of meeting scheduling and logistics

    Public Company/Securities Law Compliance

    • Track insider stock holdings and prepare and file Section 16 reports (Forms 3, 4, and 5)
    • Support preparation and filing of Forms 8-K, 10-Q, and 10-K and handle the Legal team's related quarterly compliance processes

      Transactional Support

      • Support various intercompany transactions, including intercompany financing transactions, global corporate restructuring projects, and cash repatriation matters
      • Support capital markets and other financing strategic transactions, including handling data rooms, responding to due diligence requests, and assisting with closing documents.
      • Coordinate invoicing and budget tracking and maintenance and other administrative tasks

        Recipe for Success - apply now if this sounds like you!

        • I have experience in a law firm or corporate legal environment with knowledge of public company compliance and subsidiary management strongly preferred
        • I have excellent analytical skills, with proven ability to analyze legal advice and then apply it to the business needs
        • I have excellent organization and time management skills with the ability to work consistently to established deadlines.
        • I am adaptable - able to maintain effectiveness in the face of changing priorities and tasks, ability to handle multiple assignments in a fast-paced environment.
        • I have demonstrated ability to interact effectively with a range of constituencies and levels within and outside of the company and to handle confidential information sensitively
        • I have a proactive personality, eager to learn new areas of the law and committed to understanding the industry and the Kraft Heinz's business
          Here at Kraft Heinz, we grow our people to grow our business, because we believe that great people make great companies. When you join our table, you can expect:
          • Access to an array of holistic wellness benefits* and perks, including medical, dental and vision coverage
          • 7% 401(k) matching
          • Business Resource Groups (BRGs) to help foster diversity, inclusion, and belonging for all employees
          • An industry-leading total rewards package that emphasizes a high discretionary bonus.

            *Benefits begin 30 days after hire for hourly employees, and immediately upon hire for salaried employees.

            Get a peek into life here at Kraft Heinz through our Instagram and TikTok channels!


            About Us

            Kraft Heinz is a global food company with a delicious heritage. With iconic and emerging food and beverage brands around the world, we deliver the best taste, fun and quality to every meal table we touch. We're on a mission to disrupt not only our own business, but the global food industry. A consumer obsession and unexpected partnerships fuel our progress as we drive innovation across every part of our company.

            Around the world, our people are connected by a culture of ownership, agility and endless curiosity. We also believe in being good humans, who are working to improve our company, communities, and planet. We're proud of where we've been - and even more thrilled about where we're headed - as we nourish the world and lead the future of food.

            Why Us

            We grow our people to grow our business. We champion great people who bring ambition, curiosity, and high performance to the table as the guardians of our beloved and nostalgic brands. Good isn't good enough. We choose greatness every day by challenging the ordinary and making bold decisions. All while celebrating our wins - and our failures - as we work together to lead the future of food.

            Challenging the status quo takes talent. We invest in your purpose and potential by developing skills and nurturing strengths that leave a legacy on our business and a lasting impact on your career. Because great people make great companies, and we're growing something great here at Kraft Heinz.

            Office Collaboration & Hybrid Work Environment

            We believe our office environment fuels our collaboration, connection & community as an organization and allows our employees to grow toward greatness. We also believe providing a more flexible and agile model is essential in today's workplace. A majority of our office-based employees will be able to work remotely for up to two days each week. Additionally, employees who are subject to this hybrid model will be eligible to work from anywhere for up to six weeks in a rolling 12-month period (in maximum two-week increments and according to benefits and tax guidelines). Some jobs may be required to be performed fully in office depending on the role's responsibilities and requirements.

            Kraft Heinz is an Equal Opportunity Employer that prohibits discrimination or harassment of any type. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applicants who require an accommodation to participate in the job application or hiring process should contact

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