Company: Prudential Financial, Inc.
Position: Vice President, Corporate Counsel (Financial Management Group)
Location: Newark, NJ
Description: The Financial Management Group of the Law Department seeks an attorney with substantial experience in public company disclosure matters. This position will report to the Chief Disclosure Counsel. Responsibilities will include: advising with respect to, and ensuring compliance with legal requirements pertaining to, Annual Reports on Form 1O-K, Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q, and Current Reports on Form 8-K; advising with respect to materiality determinations, the use of non-GAAP financial measures, and other disclosure issues; advising Investor Relations and Global Communications on securities laws issues affecting internal and external communications, including quarterly earnings announcements and investor presentations; advising with respect to personal security trading matters, including the establishment of restricted trading lists and compliance with insider transaction reporting requirements under Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act; and advising with respect to Proxy Statement disclosure issues and matters.
- Minimum 7 years of relevant legal experience.
- Demonstrated strong corporate and securities background is essential.
- Significant experience advising public companies in connection with public company disclosure issues.
- Candidates should possess a thorough knowledge of Form 10-K, Form I0-Q and Form 8-K reporting requirements, the proxy disclosure rules, Regulations S-K and S-X, and other SEC rules and regulations affecting the disclosure obligations of public companies.
- Candidates must be accomplished in legal drafting, with substantial experience drafting SEC filings, and have strong overall communication skills.
- Strong analytical, organizational and interpersonal skills as well as the ability to command confidence and trust in judgments and recommendations is required.
- Large law firm experience is a prerequisite, but in-house experience, including experience working with Controllers and Investor Relations departments, is a significant plus.
- A background in corporate governance is helpful.
- Experience with the insurance and financial services industries is highly desirable.
- Candidates will have a law degree, be admitted to practice in the U.S. and obtain a New Jersey license or the New Jersey in-house counsel license within 18 months.