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Corporate Counsel

Company: Workday
Location: pleasanton
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Do what you love. Love what you do.

At Workday, we help the worlds largest organizations adapt to whats next by bringing finance, HR, and planning into a single enterprise cloud. We work hard, and were serious about what we do. But we like to have fun, too. We put people first, celebrate diversity, drive innovation, and do good in the communities where we live and work.

Job Description

We are seeking a highly motivated corporate attorney who thrives in a fast-paced and high energy environment. The ideal candidate must be a confident self-starter who can prioritize and manage multiple tasks and responsibilities with agility, efficiency, and a dose of good humor. This position will report to the Deputy General Counsel, Corporate & Securities, and will be located at Workdays Pleasanton, California headquarters.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and advise on all aspects of SEC filings and other corporate regulatory filings, as well as compliance with Nasdaqs listing and governance requirements
  • Assist with corporate governance matters, including Board and Committee support, policies, and charters
  • Collaborate on quarterly and annual earnings releases, support the activities of the Disclosure Committee, and assist in preparation for Workdays annual stockholder meeting
  • Provide broad-based equity compensation program support and advise on executive compensation matters
  • Provide legal support for debt and equity offerings and investments in emerging companies by Workday Ventures
  • Oversee aspects of international subsidiary governance and secretarial issues
  • Provide strategic, practical legal advice to accounting, communications, investor relations, HR, stock administration, tax, and treasury teams
  • Assist where needed on other legal matters, both domestic and international
  • Help to develop, implement, and continually improve company and team processes and procedures

Skills & Experience:

  • At least five years of relevant corporate experience; top-tier law firm and in-house representation of high-growth companies preferred
  • High level of integrity, professionalism, intellectual curiosity, humility, and willingness to grow
  • Impeccable written and oral communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with legal and non-legal audiences at all levels of the organization
  • Extremely high attention to detail
  • Strong organizational and project management skills, and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, ever changing environment
  • Excellent at understanding complex topics as well as finding streamlined solutions to complex issues
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively across diverse teams, and inspire other to collectively achieve corporate objectives
  • JD and active license to practice

Keywords: Workday, Pleasanton , Corporate Counsel, Other , pleasanton, California

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