Senior Paralegal - Legal Entity Management

  • Foster City, CA, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Visa operates the world's largest retail electronic payments network and is one of the most recognized global financial services brands. Visa facilitates global commerce through the transfer of value and information among financial institutions, merchants, consumers, businesses and government entities.

We offer a range of branded payment product platforms, which our financial institution clients use to develop and offer credit, charge, deferred debit, prepaid and cash access programs to cardholders. Visa's card platforms provide consumers, businesses, merchants and government entities with a secure, convenient and reliable way to pay and be paid in 170 countries and territories.

As the world’s leader in digital payments technology, Visa’s mission is to connect the world through the most creative, reliable and secure payment network - enabling individuals, businesses, and economies to thrive. Our advanced global processing network, VisaNet, provides secure and reliable payments around the world, and is capable of handling more than 65,000 transaction messages a second. The company’s dedication to innovation drives the rapid growth of connected commerce on any device, and fuels the dream of a cashless future for everyone, everywhere. As the world moves from analog to digital, Visa is applying our brand, products, people, network and scale to reshape the future of commerce.

At Visa, your individuality fits right in. Working here gives you an opportunity to impact the world, invest in your career growth, and be part of an inclusive and diverse workplace. We are a global team of disruptors, trailblazers, innovators and risk-takers who are helping drive economic growth in even the most remote parts of the world, creatively moving the industry forward, and doing meaningful work that brings financial literacy and digital commerce to millions of unbanked and underserved consumers.

You’re an Individual. We’re the team for you. Together, let’s transform the way the world pays.

Job Description

 

We are seeking a senior paralegal with at least seven years of multinational experience to maintain and support our international legal entities, primarily in the Asia Pacific region (AP). This position will be based in Foster City, California.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Support the Corporate Governance and Entity Management Legal Team in all governance matters and management of legal entities in the AP region.

  • Manage Visa’s corporate structure in AP, including legal entity formation, merger and dissolution processes, and ongoing compliance with local legal requirements.

  • Draft and review documents related to entities in AP, including formation documents, board and shareholder meeting minutes, and other compliance documentation.

  • Coordinates and project manages numerous stakeholders across all levels of the organization to effectively collaborate on key projects.

  • Pro-active planning and coordination with cross-functional team to effectively support the corporate structure.

  • Maintains legal entity records, including minute books, for entities in AP.

  • Manages outside regional counsel on legal entity matters.

  • Assist where needed in other aspects of the Corporate Legal Team.

 

Qualifications

 

  • Minimum of seven years of multinational experience in entity management at either a top-tier law firm or in-house.

  • Bachelor’s degree or paralegal certificate.

  • Strong organizational skills and meticulous attention to details are essential.

  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Ability to be responsive and flexible in a fast-paced and challenging environment.

  • Excellent problem solving skills, takes initiative and has a client-focused approach.

  • A team player who has strong interpersonal skills to work on cross-functional teams in multiple jurisdictions, across different time zones.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Licensed, or willing to be a, notary public.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Programs (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).

  • Experience with entity management databases a plus.

Additional Information

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