Legal NEW YORK, New York, USA

Corporate Paralegal & Office Manager

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.

As part of the firm's ongoing development a new initiative, Booking Holdings Financial Services (BHFS) is established.  It is intended that BHFS-USA will provide certain financial services to Bookers and Partner customers using the online platforms within the BKNG portfolio of brands.

Job Overview

BHFS USA is looking for a corporate paralegal to assist in the corporate governance, regulatory filings work and other miscellaneous work for our growing legal team. The corporate paralegal’s primary role will be to support BHFS USA, but they will from time to time be expected to support the BHFS group internationally. The role will also include some office management duties to support the running of a small office to start with.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Support various corporate governance matters, including preparing and managing board packs, helping to manage the US foreign business registration filings and annual renewals.

  • Working knowledge of GEMS (Global Entity Management System) for maintaining all legal entity data and records.

  • For US entities work closely with Computershare as Registered Agent, tracking and monitoring annual report filings and service of process.

  • Work closely with other members of the team to fulfill our compliance and corporate governance requirements for international affiliated entities.

  • Respond to requests for information and documents from our internal and external auditors, regulators, partners, and other stakeholders.

  • Assist executives and senior management with regulatory form filling, and liaising with external counsel to ensure timely submission of documents and application, as appropriate.

  • Manage the office support including organizing some events, meeting scheduling and correspondence. Assist with special projects as needed, with the ability to work in an ever-changing environment across different time zones.

Qualifications

  • Paralegal certificate and/or Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university

  • Experience in working in a fast paced organization is essential.

  • 5+ years of relevant corporate paralegal experience with a law firm and/or in-house at a public company

  • A high degree of proficiency (aka power user) with G-Suite, Blueprint, board portals like Diligent and – BoardVantage, CounselGo/SimpleLegal, Computershare GEMS, and the MS Suite

  • Succinct Communicator – ability to communicate at all levels in the organization

  • Ability to work in a cross-functional matrix environment

  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multitask and prioritize work

  • Attention to detail and problem solving skills

  • Action and results-oriented, with the ability to demonstrate good judgment in a fast-paced, high-growth, dynamic environment

  • Ability to work independently, handle multiple projects, prioritize and meet deadlines

  • Highest level of accuracy, superb attention to detail and excellent proofreading skills

  • Ability to deal effectively with a variety of individuals at all organizational levels in different time zones

  • A positive attitude, collaborative mindset, and a desire to be part of a strong, supportive team

  • Experience in the financial services or payments industry or with payment-related legal matters at a consumer products or service company is a plus

  • Project management skills also a plus

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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