Job Description: Our downtown Houston client is seeking a temporary Legal Assistant to provide support to the Corporate Secretary and Assistant Secretary in matters relating to the administration of the companyâ€™s stock plans and maintenance of subsidiary corporations. Responsibilities include performing a variety of legal and administrative tasks, including: • Independently administer activities related to stock option exercises, including preparing periodic reports for accounting, human resources and tax departments, maintaining the stock option database, tracking disqualifying dispositions, and coordinating issuances of shares arising from option exercises and equity-based awards or grants with the transfer agent. • Prepare and file Section 16 reports with the Securities and Exchange Commission. • Maintenance of subsidiary corporations, including drafting of routine resolutions, preparation of incorporation and qualification documents and preparation of secretary certificates. • Maintenance of subsidiary minutes and files, including indexing of minutes and distribution of minutes and reorganization documents to internal departments. • Prepare all documents or coordinate the preparation of documents for the holding of annual shareholder meeting minutes for foreign and domestic subsidiaries. • Independently update and input information into legal entity management database. • Independently administer director compensation, including preparation of quarterly and annual reporting to the accounting department and annual reporting to directors. The position requires a Bachelors degree and 3-5 years legal assistant experience with a solid understanding of stock plan administration and corporate governance matters. Paralegal certification is a plus. The ideal candidate for the position must possess excellent oral and written communication skills and be able to perform tasks with minimal supervision. The ability to prioritize multiple tasks, take initiative and meet deadlines is essential. The candidate must have a high level of efficiency and accuracy in dealing with detailed work. Familiarity with stock plan administration and legal entity management software is preferred. Minimum Education Required: Bachelor Years of Experience Required: 3-5 Years Expected Travel Time: None Keywords: Legal
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