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Corporate Paralegal/Compliance Specialist

Collinson Group Plano ,TX
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: 401k, dental, life_insurance, medical, vision
Job Description

The Compliance Specialist is a key role in working alongside Regional management and Corporate Compliance, Risk and Legal teams located at Headquarters in the UK. The position will report into the Regional CFO, and provide a range of legal support and administration.

This is a newly created position that will assist in the legal review of related business documents, review of existing contracts and amendments, and review and advise on new agreements, contracts, NDAs, etc. Requires a very detailed, highly confidential independent contributor.

Key Responsibilities

· Assist in drafting and managing accurate and organized corporate documentation and records of regional companies, including filing required entity reports, resolutions, and other governance documents.

· Perform the principal elements of the Corporate Secretary function, to include (i) organizing all Board, Committee and related corporate records; (ii) playing a key role in the review and coordination of the Board and Committee meeting materials, including development of agendas and arranging meeting logistics; (iii) preparing minutes for Board and Committee meetings; (iv) ensuring proper maintenance and control of all corporate records; (v) maintaining all corporate informational listings and organizational charts; and (vi) undertaking a review of the corporate records of the Board and Committees.

· Interpret and include federal regulations/clauses in all contracts and subcontracts as necessary before contract execution. Manage, oversee and monitor compliance across multiple business functions to ensure adherence to DBE, ACDBE and SMWBE small business participation goals per contractual obligations.

· Review leases and contracts to determine insurance requirements and act as department liaison to insurance broker on behalf of Chief Financial Officer to resolve insurance issues, claims, and maintain proper insurance coverage for multiple lounge locations.

· Obtain DBA & Foreign Entity business licenses as directed.

· Act as department liaison to legal counsel to track, monitor and request legal services regarding risk of all leases and contracts.

· Handle modifications of contracts and assist with resolution of issues related to non-compliance.

· Work with legal counsel to provide guidance and direction resolving contractual issues across multiple business functions.

· Assist in litigation support work such as discovery requests, subpoena request and document productions.

· Work with others within the organization to develop, implement, and maintain systems to optimize the legal and compliance department functions and processes.

· Review and revise standard NDAs, SOWs, LOIs, contract amendments,

· Identify, research and escalate complex legal issues for resolution as appropriate.

· Support development of contract templates and playbooks including training to the sales and delivery teams on proper use.

· Provide additional support on various Legal and Compliance Department projects.

· Develop expertise in reviewing, redlining and negotiating more complex customer–facing agreements.

· maintaining records and documentation

· Research to assess regulatory and reputational risks to the organization

· Prepare, draft, edit and maintain general legal and compliance-related documents, including investigative files and reports, agendas, corporate compliance policies

· Respond to questions relating to internal audits; Perform follow-up audits as required to assess improvement on previous non-compliant findings.

Knowledge, skills and experience required

· Bachelor’s Degree in legal studies or related field. Should have 2-3 years’ experience in paralegal role or a Compliance Specialist,.

· Superior organizational and project management skills and attention to detail.

· Self-starter who takes ownership and enjoys working across departments.

· Possess a high degree of integrity and the ability to maintain the strictest level of confidentiality.

· Proficient in MS Suite

· Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to communicate legal concepts effectively across the organization to achieve project objectives.

· Understanding of data privacy and security concerns/regulations in the USA

· Ability to develop close working relationships and work collaboratively with internal customers.

· Able to effectively multi-task, re-prioritize and work independently to meet deadlines and drive agreements to conclusion in compliance with corporate standards, while remaining calm under pressure.

· Ability to strike a prudent, business-friendly and collaborative balance between effective risk identification, counselling and maintenance of corporate standards with business objectives.

 

Company Description
Collinson is a global leader in shaping and influencing customer behaviour to drive revenue and value for clients. The group offers a unique blend of industry and sector specialists who together provide market-leading experience in delivering products and services across four core capabilities: Loyalty, Travel Experiences, Insurance, and Assistance.

The group provides unrivalled insight and expertise around affluent consumers and frequent travelers, creating and delivering products and services that increase engagement, loyalty and value for customers.

We have more than 30 years experience, with offices located across the globe, servicing over 800 clients in 170 countries, employing over 2,000 staff, and managing over 20 million end customers. We have been bringing innovation to the market since inception, from launching the first independent global VIP lounge access program, Priority Pass, to being the first to sell direct travel insurance in the UK through Columbus Direct and creating the first loyalty agency of its kind in the travel sector with ICLP. Today we still invest heavily in innovation to ensure that we continue to deliver superior customer experiences. To find out more about any of our businesses and brands visit https://www.collinsongroup.com.

We offer an excellent benefit package that includes employer paid medical insurance within 30 days and 100% match on 401k after 6 months.

Collinson Group

Why Work Here?

Global Leader in Travel Experiences with great benefits and opportunities to collaborate across multiple functions around the world

Collinson is a global leader in shaping and influencing customer behaviour to drive revenue and value for clients. The group offers a unique blend of industry and sector specialists who together provide market-leading experience in delivering products and services across four core capabilities: Loyalty, Travel Experiences, Insurance, and Assistance. The group provides unrivalled insight and expertise around affluent consumers and frequent travelers, creating and delivering products and services that increase engagement, loyalty and value for customers. We have more than 30 years experience, with offices located across the globe, servicing over 800 clients in 170 countries, employing over 2,000 staff, and managing over 20 million end customers. We have been bringing innovation to the market since inception, from launching the first independent global VIP lounge access program, Priority Pass, to being the first to sell direct travel insurance in the UK through Columbus Direct and creating the first loyalty agency of its kind in the travel sector with ICLP. Today we still invest heavily in innovation to ensure that we continue to deliver superior customer experiences. To find out more about any of our businesses and brands visit https://www.collinsongroup.com. We offer an excellent benefit package that includes employer paid medical insurance within 30 days and 100% match on 401k after 6 months.

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