Legal – Assistant Corporate Secretary, Assistant Vice President, Corporate – Office of the Secretary (Malaysia, APAC)

Legal – Assistant Corporate Secretary, Assistant Vice President, Corporate – Office of the Secretary (Malaysia, APAC)

JP Morgan Chase & Co.
8-11 years
Not Specified

Job Description


Job Description :

The Legal Department of JPM is responsible for the provision of legal services to the firm. The department also includes the Office of the Secretary.

The Office of the Secretary, headed by the Corporate Secretary who reports to the firm's General Counsel, partners with senior management, directors, control groups, LOBs and corporate units to promote effective and consistent governance of the firm, its branches, subsidiaries and affiliates (each, an Entity). The team also maintains the legal good standing status of these Entities in the required jurisdictions with responsibility for various regulatory reporting in all locations.

The role and key responsibilities:

The Legal Department of JPM is seeking a highly motivated and experienced individual to join us as an integral member of the Office of the Secretary. You will be based in Kuala Lumpur, reporting to the Head of the Office of the Secretary for Malaysia. You will be a trusted advisor to senior management and boards of directors of J.P. Morgan's businesses, subsidiaries and affiliates in Malaysia and across Asia Pacific, providing corporate governance counsel and support. You will have, among other things, the following key responsibilities:
The role and key responsibilities:

The Legal Department of JPM is seeking a highly motivated and experienced individual to join us as an integral member of the Office of the Secretary. You will be based in Kuala Lumpur, reporting to the Head of the Office of the Secretary for Malaysia. You will be a trusted advisor to senior management and boards of directors of J.P. Morgan's businesses, subsidiaries and affiliates in Malaysia and across Asia Pacific, providing corporate governance counsel and support. You will have, among other things, the following key responsibilities:
  • Governance responsibilities. These include:
    • promoting and driving consistent standards for legal entity governance that support the firm's strategic objectives
    • providing guidance and oversight for these items to non-Legal corporate secretaries in accordance with internal model and standards
    • providing directors, senior management and legal entities with advice, support and training across corporate governance matters, including in relation to relevant laws and regulations, governance practices and legal entity management and
    • advising and assisting, as appropriate, with resolution and recovery plan related matters and other local, regional and global projects.
  • Board related matters. These include:
    • organizing board and board committee meetings
    • preparing board and board committee minutes, circular resolutions and relevant board papers
    • advising on governance matters requiring board attention
    • advising directors on their legal duties and on board governance practices
    • advising on, organizing and implementing director orientation and continuing education and
    • advising and assisting with regulatory requirements.
  • Legal entity related matters. These include:
    • maintaining corporate records and certifications
    • advising on corporate procedures and record retention, as relates to governance matters
    • advising on inter-affiliate service agreements and managing certain regulatory filings and
    • advising on company law and corporate governance matters.

Qualifications
  • University graduate in Law or related discipline
  • Minimum 8 years (for VP) or 5 years (for AVP) of relevant legal, company secretarial and corporate governance experience
  • Qualified member of the Malaysian Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators, Malaysian Institute of Accountants, Malaysian Association of Company Secretaries or Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Experience in regulatory reporting/filing
  • Excellent minute writing and drafting skills
  • Experience in Financial Institutions is an advantage
  • Ability to work as a collaborative and proactive member of a team
  • Must be meticulous, organized and take pride in your work
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and within tight deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal, presentation and communication skills
  • Excellent written and spoken English is imperative

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Function:

J.P. Morgan is a global leader in financial services, providing strategic advice and products to the world's most prominent corporations, governments, wealthy individuals and institutional investors. Our first-class business in a first-class way approach to serving clients drives everything we do. We strive to build trusted, long-term partnerships to help our clients achieve their business objectives. We recognize that our people are our strength and the diverse talents they bring to our global workforce are directly linked to our success. We are an equal opportunity employer and place a high value on diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute, including race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.

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