Senior Associate - Corporate Counsel

Regional accounting and consulting firm  •  Livingston, NJ

Less than 5 years experience  • 

$121K - $154K ($110K - $140K base, All Benefits)
Posted on 05/15/18 by Kevin J. Collins
Regional accounting and consulting firm
Livingston, NJ
Less than 5 years experience
$121K - $154K
($110K - $140K base, All Benefits)
Posted on 05/15/18 Kevin J. Collins

Senior Associate - Corporate Counsel

Our client, a major regional accounting firm is seeking a Senior Associate, Corporate Counsel their New Jersey office location. They are a growing nationally recognized full-service accounting, tax, and consulting firm. Education: JD from an ABA accredited law school required

Experience:

  • 3-5years of experience at a law firm or in-house legal department of a CPA firm. A minimum of one active state bar admission is required. Prior experience in accounting, auditing or tax will be viewed favorably.

Skills:

  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Experience reviewing documents for corporate governance as well as external contracts
  • Strong research skills
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to handle multiple projects at one time
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and in a fast paced and challenging team environment

 Responsibilities:

  • Negotiate, draft and review agreements of all types, including third party vendor agreements, non- disclosure agreements, and events contracts
  • Provide advice to team members on corporate compliance and policies
  • Conduct legal research
  • Work on Electronic Discovery
  • File state registrations
  • Participate in due diligence, research and fact finding projects
  • Keep apprised of issues relevant to the accounting industry as well as federal, state and local laws
  • Work with team members and the legal department to identify, assess and address general legal concerns
  • Perform special projects assigned 

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