GDS EY Law - Manager
Ernst & Young Global Limited
30d ago

EY are market leaders in providing multi-disciplinary services to Multinational companies. One of the service offerings under Global compliance and reporting includes providing assistance to MNE’s in managing their global legal entity structures.

To provide this service EY have established an APAC support office in our Manila Global Delivery Services (GDS) to help deliver this service globally.

The role will involve a combination of working with a team that oversees various aspects of the outsourced legal compliance activities and of providing key support on various aspects of the outsourced legal compliance engagements in all three phases of the business practice -

pursuits, transitions and service delivery.

Key Responsibilities In order to be successful, the candidate must have sound knowledge of basic companies law compliance requirements especially in the areas given below : · Understanding of formal documentation requirements for :

  • Annual General or Shareholder meetings;
  • Board of directors meetings;
  • Appointment and resignation of officers;
  • Changes in Capital structure;
  • Approval of Share transfers;
  • Understanding of formal documents for :
  • Annual Return completion
  • Incorporation of new entities
  • Advice of change of Directors
  • Advice of change of registered office
  • Advice of change in capital
  • Sending out notices, such as for Annual General, Special or Extraordinary meetings; Drafting of corporate documents related to decision taken in Board, General Assembly and similar meetings (such as certificate of approval, agreement of dividend distribution, etc.
  • An understanding of formal legal requirements for document execution, legalization and notarization · Managing multiple stakeholders and developing and training a new team in Manila.

    Job Role · This role within the Entity Compliance & Governance practice in EY is to support our APAC network based out of our Manila Office.

    The role requires the individual to : · Effectively partner with client facing team members across APAC in delivering large multi-

    national compliance engagements· Effectively manage a portfolio of compliance clients and be responsible for the quality of delivery and execution of legal documentation.

  • Display leadership and project management ability in managing engagements and projects in a virtual environment Performance Skills · Project management skills and an ability to work in a multicultural and virtual team.
  • Excellent multitasking and analytical skills and ability to manage multiple projects and resources at the same time· Interpersonal, organizational, communication and IT skills· Good eye for detail and ability to priorities time critical and conflicting tasks· Ability to communicate clearly and confidently with clients and colleagues both verbally and in writing· Comfort and confidence in dealing with staff at all levels· Self-
  • motivated with inherent commitment to quality of work and ability to work in a team environment· Flexible approach to tasks with ability to think laterally Technical skills · Qualified Company Secretary, Paralegal or with a Legal Services Background· Minimum 5-

    6 years of experience working in-house or in a professional services / law firm environment.· Experience of multiple legal / corporate governance frameworks· Strong naturally spoken English· Strong time management and organizational skills· Strong coaching and team management skills

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