Deputy Corporate Secretary

Legal, Compliance & Regulatory Relations
190549 Requisition #
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About this Opportunity

Reporting to the Corporate Secretary, the Deputy Corporate Secretary plays a key role in providing efficient and effective support to the DTCC/DTC/FICC/NSCC Boards of Directors, DTCC subsidiaries, internal management committees and DTCC shareholders. The Deputy Corporate Secretary works closely with the Corporate Secretary to support governance activities of the Board of Directors, as well as to provide general governance advice and guidance.



Business Unit: Counsel's Office



The General Counsel's Office is a valued, trusted and responsive partner within DTCC. The team promotes and protects the best interests of the DTCC family of companies by creating and facilitating solutions and providing guidance on legal and regulatory matters.

What You'll Do

  • Organize board and committee meetings, prepare meeting materials (e.g., agendas and resolutions), distribute meeting materials through use of the Diligent board portal, prepare written consent actions, and draft minutes
  • Oversee onboarding of new directors, annual director orientation and annual self-assessment process
  • Manage the annual share redistribution process, annual shareholders' meeting, and triennial share reallocation
  • Act as point of contact for shareholders and transfer agent
  • Provide governance assistance to internal management committees and councils
  • Coordinate and liaise with overseas corporate secretarial colleagues to ensure consistent governance across the organization
  • Respond to inquiries and requests from internal clients, auditors or regulators and assist with overall legal entity governance processes to ensure that legal entities are managed in accordance with their governance documents, policies, and applicable laws/regulations
  • Mitigates risk by following established procedures, spotting key errors and demonstrating strong ethical behavior.

    Sound Like You?

    • Minimum of 5 years of governance-related experience
    • Juris Doctorate required

    Additional Qualifications

    • J.D. with minimum 5 years of experience practicing corporate law at a law firm or equivalent in-house with prior corporate secretary/corporate governance experience
    • Able to work independently and as a contributing team member with minimal supervision and lead multiple complex projects at a time
    • Exceptional drafting, verbal and interpersonal skills with strong attention to detail

    Who We Are

    With over 40 years of experience, DTCC is the premier post-trade market infrastructure for the global financial services industry. From operating facilities and data centers around the world, DTCC automates, centralizes, and standardizes the processing of financial transactions across the trade lifecycle and mitigates risk for thousands of institutions worldwide.  At DTCC we value on our clients' interests and partner to deliver superior results with excellence and innovation and lead with integrity. We proactively develop your potential and invest in your career.

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