Legal Norwalk, Connecticut, USA

Corporate Counsel

Company Intro

Booking Holdings (NASDAQ: BKNG) is the world leader in online travel and related services, provided to customers and partners in over 220 countries and territories through six primary consumer-facing brands – Booking.com, KAYAK, priceline, agoda.com, Rentalcars.com, and OpenTable. The mission of Booking Holdings is to make it easier for everyone to experience the world. During 2019, the Company had consolidated revenues and net income of $15.1 billion and $4.9 billion, respectively, and a current market value of approximately $60 billion.

Job Overview

The Corporate Counsel will report to and assist the Senior Corporate Counsel on a broad array of corporate legal issues, primarily including Securities Exchange Act reporting, securities offerings, corporate governance and other general corporate legal matters.  The Corporate Counsel may also support the Vice President, Legal on M&A and investment transactions from time to time.  The Corporate Counsel will be an integral part of the Company’s legal team, working closely with various business functions (including finance and accounting, treasury, tax and HR) and external counsel to provide practical and expert legal advice. 

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Advise on public company compliance with U.S. federal securities laws and reporting, including the preparation and review of periodic reports, proxy statements and other filings.

  • Preparation of board of director and committee meeting materials, including working with finance, tax and HR to gather and assess information.

  • Coordinate internal corporate projects, including preparation of board resolutions, intercompany agreements and maintenance of corporate entities.

  • Provide support for M&A and financing transactions. 

  • Provide well-reasoned and practical advice and support on various legal matters to other members of the legal team and senior management. 

Qualifications

  • A J.D. from a nationally recognized law school and excellent academic credentials.

  • Admission in good standing to a State Bar of any jurisdiction in the United States, and the ability to register as authorized house counsel in Connecticut.

  • 2-3 years of relevant job experience

  • Public company securities and general corporate work experience gained through work in a major law firm or corporate law department.

  • M&A experience is a plus.

  • Proactive, energetic, self-assured professional with high personal integrity.

  • Good judgment, strong work ethic and an interest in building relationships within the Booking Holdings organization and global business units.

  • Ability to identify and address legal issues while coupling legal advice with pragmatic business solutions.

  • Top-notch organizational skills and attention to detail with the ability to successfully manage and meet deadlines.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to read and understand financial statements.

About BKNG 

Booking Holdings is the world leader in online travel & related services. Our teams work around the clock to build and improve the technology that empowers people to more freely travel across borders, time zones, languages and cultures. At Booking Holdings, we make it easier for everyone to experience the world every day through seamless technology powered by our six major brands: 

  • Booking.com

  • KAYAK

  • priceline

  • agoda

  • Rentalcars.com

  • OpenTable

Through the Booking Holdings brands, we help our customers reach all corners of the earth. Our ability to provide great service rests on how well we understand our diverse customer base, which is why having a diverse team is so important to us. We bring together employees from all walks of life and we are proud to provide the kind of inclusive environment that stimulates innovation, creativity and collaboration.

EEO Statement:

Booking Holdings is an equal opportunity employer in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws. We ensure equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without discrimination or harassment based on race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, marital status, medical condition, disability, military service, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

Booking Holdings also extends this policy to every phase of the employment process including, but not limited to, recruitment, selection, placement, transfer, training and development, position elimination, restructure, promotion, compensation, benefits, layoffs, termination, and all other conditions or privileges of employment. Booking Holdings and its Affiliated Companies are Equal Employment Opportunity employers and welcome all job seekers including individuals with disabilities and veterans with disabilities. If you have a disability and believe you need reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or apply for a position, please email reasonableaccommodation@bookingholdings.com with your request. M/F/V/D/SO  

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