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Associate- Corporate Governance (Charlotte, NC (Hy

Company: Brighthouse Financial
Location: Charlotte
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Req Id: 4377Job location: Charlotte, NC, US, 28277Where you'll work:Our hybrid workplace model offers the freedom to work fully remote or occasionally in one of our offices. This is a remote position with a hybrid option for candidates based in Charlotte, NC or New York, NY.How you'll contribute:The Assistant Corporate Secretary & Corporate Counsel role is an attorney position within Brighthouse's Office of the Corporate Secretary, reporting to the Corporate Secretary. As part of a tight-knit, high-performing and energetic team, the successful candidate will provide wide-ranging support to and leadership within the Office of the Corporate Secretary regarding the enterprise's corporate governance and board-related matters. The successful candidate will have executive presence and outstanding interpersonal skills, with critical responsibilities that include board management, board meeting preparation, legal analysis and research, preparation of minutes and reports, and communications with officers and directors. Additional key duties include thought leadership for corporate governance matters, serving as the lead author of the proxy statement, and overseeing subsidiary governance.In this role, you'll get to:--- Provide strategic advice to the Corporate Secretary and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of the Board regarding the Company's corporate governance profile.--- Act as a thought leader with respect to corporate governance, executive compensation, and ESG (environmental, social and governance) matters and disclosures. Responsible for keeping abreast of developments in corporate governance, including legal and regulatory requirements and stakeholder expectations. Serve as the managing author of the proxy statement.--- Act as secretary and participate in committee and board meetings, as necessary.--- Support all aspects of board and committee meetings, including planning agendas, and preparation, review, and distribution of materials.--- Manage the preparation and periodic review and updating of governance documentation, including charters, bylaws, secretary's certificates, delegations of authority, etc.--- Oversee governance of enterprise subsidiaries.--- Manage the production of corporate governance records and data for litigation, regulatory examination, audit purposes or other due diligence initiatives and reporting requirements.--- Manage and lead the director and officer questionnaire process, including preparation of the independence matrix.--- Assist with board and committee self-evaluation process, including analyzing results.--- Participate in director orientation and onboarding.--- Manage the logistics aspects of board, committee, and shareholder meetings, including developing time and responsibility schedules for all aspects of the meeting, drafting meeting minutes and participating in board and committee meetings as noted above (requires travel as necessary for in person board meetings and rehearsals).--- Respond to requests from officers, directors, regulators, business clients and internal staff, as required.We're looking for people who have:--- J.D. degree required--- 3+ years of experience in law firm or 5+ years of relevant experience.--- Ability to act as a trusted adviser to the Corporate Secretary, the Board and C-suite executives.--- Corporate governance law subject matter expert, with general understanding of SEC rules and filings, and corporate law.--- Prefer experience with executive compensation matters, including compensation program structures and proxy disclosures.--- Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgment.--- Proven research and analytical skills.--- Experience with representation of the insurance industry, financial services industry, or other highly regulated industries desired but not required. Experience with complex corporate structures is preferred but not required.--- Demonstrated ability to handle sensitive and confidential information.--- Strong work ethic and habits, with a demonstrated ability to work efficiently, meet deadlines, and produce work of the highest quality.--- Highly polished interpersonal skills and ability to professionally interface with C-Suite executives and directors.--- Highly developed oral and written communication skills, in particular, the ability to draft well-written reports, minutes and general business correspondence and communicate effectively with individuals at all levels across the enterprise.--- Capability to operate with limited oversight and to interact confidently with directors and senior management when required.--- High level of proficiency with Microsoft suite of products, including Word, Share Point, PowerPoint, and Excel.--- Demonstrated commitment to expand knowledge and to adapt to new situations and changing environments.Research shows some people may not apply for a role if they don't check all the boxes of a job description. If you don't check every box listed, that's okay. We would love to hear from you.What you'll receive:--- Compensation - Base salary ranging from $140,000 to $180,000 plus competitive performance-based incentives determined by company and individual results--- Flexible Work Environment - Work fully remote or occasionally in the office to better thrive in all areas of life--- Paid Time Off - Recharge with a minimum of 20 days of paid time off and 16 paid company holidays per calendar year plus paid volunteer time and paid study time--- Financial Health - Work toward achieving your financial goals through our 401(k) savings plan with company match (up to 6%) and annual company nondiscretionary contribution (3%), 15% employee stock purchase plan discount, and financial counseling services--- Health and Wellness - Enjoy competitive medical, vision, and dental plans plus tax-free health savings accounts with potential company contributions up to $1,000 per family--- Family Support - Care for loved ones with up to 16 weeks of paid leave for new parents, back-up dependent care, dependent care flexible spending account, and reimbursement up to a $25,000 lifetime maximum during your adoption, infertility, or surrogacy journey--- Life and Disability Support - Gain access to company-paid basic life insurance and short-term disability insuranceTravel :Less than 5%Number of Openings :1The company and your department may occasionally gather in person throughout the year to foster a culture of belonging and promote team building. We'd love for you to join us during those company-wide and department-wide events to help you strengthen connections across the company.Why join us?Brighthouse Financial is on a mission to help people achieve financial security. Our company is one of the largest providers of annuities and life insurance in the U.S.,1 and we specialize in products designed to help people protect what they've earned and ensure it lasts.We empower employees to collaborate and create space for people to bring their passion to work and make an impact. Our inclusive work environment fosters a culture that celebrates diverse backgrounds and experiences. You can find out more about our company culture by visiting're proud to be a FORTUNE - 500 company2 and recognized as one of Charlotte's Healthiest Employers by the Charlotte Business Journal. We're also honored to be named to Newsweek's inaugural list of America's Most Trustworthy Companies.1 Ranked by 2021 admitted assets. Best's Review -: Top 200 U.S. Life/Health Insurers. A.M. Best, 2022.2 From FORTUNE - 2022 Fortune Media IP Limited. All rights reserved. Used under license. FORTUNE and FORTUNE 500 are registered trademarks of Fortune Media IP Limited and are used under license. FORTUNE and Fortune Media IP Limited are not affiliated with, and do not endorse the products or services of, Brighthouse Financial.PI201605368

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