FactSet is an inclusive community unified by the spirit of going above and beyond. Our ethos is to embrace diversity, and that our best ideas can come from anyone, anywhere, at any time. We roll up our sleeves to solve tough problems together, and learn from our successes, as well as our failures.
FactSet’s Legal Department is at the heart of realizing FactSet’s fundamental vision for the future. It is a key part of our Corporate Functions Team which includes Finance, Legal, Human Resources, Facilities, Training and Development, and Third-Party Content and Strategic Partnerships. As our nearly 10,000-person organization continues to grow, employees under this umbrella must constantly address the challenge of how, together as a company, we can fully realize the potential of our employees and industry relationships to stimulate an unrivaled company culture and an unbeatable product.
Our Legal Department looks for bright, talented, and innovative thinkers to help us answer this challenge in way that makes us stand out above the rest.
We’re seeking a diligent and dependable attorney with four to seven years of broad corporate and securities experience, with a concentration in securities law matters, especially ’34 Act reporting and disclosure. This new position will be a highly collaborative role, where you will be surrounded by a team of professionals, offering an excellent opportunity to grow and develop FactSet as a company, as well as your own career. This position will report directly to the General Counsel or another senior lawyer.
Drafting and advising on filings with the SEC, including the Company’s quarterly and annual reports and proxy, and other periodic and current reports.
Providing legal advice to ensure compliance with SEC, New York Stock Exchange and NASDAQ requirements, as well as any applicable requirements under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and the Dodd-Frank Act and proxy advisory firm guidelines.
Preparing Section 16 and Rule 144 filings and advising executive officers and directors with respect to the same. Managing the Company’s insider trading policy and trading black-out periods.
Counseling on banking agreements, securities transactions and other finance matters.
Providing legal counsel on a diverse range of matters related to day-to-day corporate governance and operations of the Company, and supporting senior management and various departments, including finance and human resources.
Supporting the Board of Directors and Corporate Secretary and acting as a liaison for the Board and its Committees’ interaction with Company management.