Corporate Paralegal (UK)

Job Description

Corporate Paralegal (UK)

About Candex

We are a rapidly growing private B2B fintech company that operates as a technology-based master vendor to make purchasing fast and easy for corporate enterprise buyers. Recognized in the ProcureTech 100 for Procurement Innovation, our SaaS Platform and accompanying services digitize and streamline the buying experience while increasing transparency and compliance for leading companies around the globe. We are available in 40 countries with clients across industries in the Global 2,000 using Candex to engage and pay their suppliers quickly, compliantly, and at scale. Candex has raised over $40M from leading investors including JP Morgan, American Express, Altos, Craft, and NFX.

The Role

Operating in countries all over the world is a key component of Candex's success and a critical part of our growth plan. We are looking for a commercially-minded, proactive, organized, corporate paralegal to help manage corporate governance in our existing markets and drive new country expansion. As a Corporate Paralegal, you will report to our General Counsel and oversee corporate governance matters for foreign subsidiaries, work with local representatives and our finance team to establish and manage new corporate entities (including by gathering and tracking key requirements and pushing the team to meet key milestones), and work cross-functionally on special country-specific projects. You also may be asked to support our legal team in day-to-day legal operations matters.


This role requires someone with excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, tech savvy, and who is able to balance competing demands and independently manage projects in a fast-paced environment with overlapping deadlines. Responsiveness to internal requests and active monitoring of communications is critical.


This position is fully remote, though we are open to exploring office space if desired.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage subsidiary corporate governance compliance
  • Work with external advisors to draft and maintain board minutes, shareholder meeting minutes, bylaws, policies, charters, articles of incorporation and other governance-related documents.
  • Conduct research and analyze legal and regulatory requirements related to corporate governance and compliance
  • Administer and update, as needed, company procedures for evaluating new markets and support expansion into new markets.
  • Organize and maintain corporate records
  • Support legal team in special projects and initiatives
  • Support legal team with document management and other administrative tasks
  • Draft and review simple contracts, including non-disclosure agreements, as needed
  • Actively seek and implement new scalable processes to support the legal team

Requirements

  • Minimum 3-5 years UK Paralegal experience is required. Legally qualified candidates are also welcomed
  • Highly organized and process minded, with attention to detail
  • Ability work independently and effectively manage projects by tracking against deadlines and multi-tasking in a fast-paced work environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to present complex ideas in easy-to-understand language
  • Proactive and self-motivated
  • Great interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships across departments and regions at all levels.
  • Proficiency with microsoft office, google enterprise, and project management tools
  • Desire and ability to develop a working knowledge of our Platform and business model.
  • Experience working internationally is a strong plus

Compensation and Benefits

Compensation and our benefits package are competitive, including key features like unlimited paid holiday and flexible working hours.


Candex embraces diversity and is committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, experiences, and skills. Candex is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.


For more information about Candex, including our privacy policy, visit our website here: https://www.candex.com/

Find us on LinkedIn here: https://www.linkedin.com/company/candex-technologies/mycompany/

The Process

Apply now with your CV and any supporting information.


Suitably qualified candidates will be invited through an interview and screening process where you will speak with the hiring manager and key colleagues and stakeholders from across the business.


Start Date: ASAP

Contract: Full-Time, Permanent


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