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Paralegal

Date:  Sep 17, 2022
Location: 

Chicago, IL, US, 60631

Req ID:  24062
Onsite or Remote:  Onsite Position

Komatsu is an indispensable partner to the construction, mining, forestry, forklift, and industrial machinery markets, maximizing value for customers through innovative solutions. With a diverse line of products supported by our advanced IoT technologies, regional distribution channels, and a global service network, we tap into the power of data and technology to enhance safety and productivity while optimizing performance. Komatsu supports a myriad of markets, including housing, infrastructure, water, pipeline, minerals, automobile, aerospace, electronics and medical, through its many brands and subsidiaries, including Joy, P&H, Montabert, Modular Mining Systems, Hensley Industries, NTC, and Gigaphoton.

Job Overview

To provide paralegal  support for Legal Department and - for the General Counsel and other members of the Legal Department.
 

Key Job Responsibilities

Provide corporate governance support for all global entities, such as required corporate governance filings, entity management changes, corporate minute book updates, and corporate subsidiary database entries.
•    Prepare for all domestic and international subsidiary Board of Director meetings, including drafting agendas, resolutions, consents, memos and minutes, creating presentations and minute books.  
•    Arrange internal director and officer signatures on various corporate filings and documents (e.g. registry updates, annual reports, consents, etc.).
•    Respond to requests related to global subsidiary matters received from various departments within the company.
•    Coordinate formation or integration of new entities across the globe, whether via new formation or acquisition. 
•    Provide general corporate paralegal support and support M & A as needed
•    Manage domestic subsidiaries, including corporate minute books, preparing/processing/filing regulatory state filings, and maintaining all corporate records in hCue database.
•    Coordinate & prepare all documents necessary for effective entity management (e.g. amendments, withdrawals, mergers and dissolutions, etc.).

Other Tasks:

•    Perform historic entity research for internal and external partners to locate, identify, preserve, redact, and/or produce hard-copy and electronically-stored corporate records and data. 
•    Facilitate access to Legal Tracker by Company and outside counsel, and follow-up with Thompson Reuters regarding service issues, maintenance, etc.
•    Support various Legal projects and other duties as assigned. 
 

Qualifications/Requirements

•    Three years’ corporate governance experience or a bachelor’s degree preferred.
•    Skilled with MS Office Suite (esp Excel and Word), Outlook365 (Teams), SharePoint and Adobe Acrobat.
•    Experience with database management, preferably CT Corp’s hCue platform.
•    Excellent written and verbal skills, attention to detail, and friendly demeanor.
•    Self-starter who can successfully manage multiple deliverables in a timely manner with minimal supervision. 

Additional Information

This position is based at Komatsu’s Chicago office, but will coordinate with and may include travel to other Komatsu locations as needed. 


 

Komatsu is an Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.


Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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