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Assistant General Counsel, Office of Corporate Secretary

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Equifax is where you can power your possible. If you want to achieve your true potential, chart new paths, develop new skills, collaborate with bright minds, and make a meaningful impact, we want to hear from you.

This Assistant General Counsel position will primarily provide support to the Office of Corporate Secretary and report directly to the Senior Vice President, Office of Corporate Secretary.

*This is a hybrid position that reports to the Atlanta, GA office 3 days per week.

What you’ll do

  • Assist in providing oversight and legal support for the planning, scheduling and coordination of meetings for the Equifax Inc. public company Board of Directors and its committees, including preparation of Board and committee agendas, minutes and resolutions.

  • Primary responsibility for oversight of global subsidiary management, including:

  • Communicating and collaborating with various departments within Equifax globally (including Tax, Treasury and International Legal) and outside Equifax (including outside counsel and third party corporate secretary firms) to oversee and assist with activities relating to organization and maintenance of overall corporate entity structure.

  • Oversee global subsidiary management platform (Diligent Blueprint), including developing and rolling out employee training.

  • Prepare and review entity organizational documents, including bylaws and operating agreements.

  • Assist with preparation and review of SEC filings and related communications, including Section 16 reports, Form 8-Ks, Form 10-Ks and 10-Qs, earnings presentations, and annual meeting proxy statements.

  • Assist with administration of insider trading policy.

  • Serve as primary point of contact for Equifax colleagues across departments for legal questions that arise related to corporate governance, including entity management, organizational structure and signature authority, etc.

  • Assist in providing legal support to HR Compensation and Benefits team members to resolve compensation-related questions, prepare equity award agreements and assist with other documentation.

  • Assist in providing legal support in connection with Equifax financing activities, including public offerings and bank facility refinancings.  Serve as the primary point of contact for Treasury team members on routine financing activities.

  • Assist with review of internal and external communications prepared by the Communications Department.


What experience you need 

  • J.D. and 2-5+ years of experience as a corporate associate

  • Prior experience with public company representation in the areas of corporate law, including matters of entity organization; experience with SEC regulations is preferred.

What could set you apart:

  • Flexible team player who thrives in an environment requiring the ability to effectively prioritize, coordinate and manage multiple concurrent projects.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to confidently and effectively communicate with co-workers, members of the Board, senior management and others inside and outside of Equifax.

  • This position requires flexible work hours.

We offer comprehensive compensation and healthcare packages, 401k matching, paid time off, and organizational growth potential through our online learning platform with guided career tracks.

Are you ready to power your possible? Apply today, and get started on a path toward an exciting new career at Equifax, where you can make a difference!

Who is Equifax? 

At Equifax, we believe knowledge drives progress. As a global data, analytics and technology company, we play an essential role in the global economy by helping employers, employees, financial institutions and government agencies make critical decisions with greater confidence. ​​​​​​​ 

We work to help create seamless and positive experiences during life’s pivotal moments: applying for jobs or a mortgage, financing an education or buying a car. Our impact is real and to accomplish our goals we focus on nurturing our people for career advancement and their learning and development, supporting our next generation of leaders, maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment, and regularly engaging and recognizing our employees. Regardless of location or role, the individual and collective work of our employees makes a difference and we are looking for talented team players to join us as we help people live their financial best. 

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

Working at Equifax

We believe in a growth mindset. At Equifax, this includes providing our employees opportunities to perform at their best and learn new skills along the way to inspire and build fulfilling careers. Watch our video to learn more about how you can power your possible! 

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