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Securities Counsel

Coca-Cola Company


Location:
Atlanta, GA
Date:
07/25/2017
2017-07-252017-08-24
Job Code:
41673
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Job Details

Job Title: Securities Counsel
Job Id: 41673
Location: GA - Atlanta
Description:

 
The Securities Counsel will work on various legal and securities matters as a part of the Office of the Secretary. The ideal candidate will have approximately 5-10 years of corporate securities experience in private practice or at a publicly-traded company and a strong financial background. All candidates must possess strong expertise on the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and New York Stock Exchange regulations. The candidate must be detail oriented and have the ability to exercise judgment. The ideal candidate must have the ability to effectively communicate and interact with clients at all levels of the organization, as well as with external stakeholders, and be able to work independently in a fast paced environment.
 


Function Related Activities / Key Responsibilities:
Oversee and advise management on compliance matters under SEC rules and regulations, NYSE listing standards, Sarbanes-Oxley requirements and other corporate governance rules and regulations

Review and/or prepare all SEC and foreign securities filings, including Form 10-K, Form 10-Q, Form 8-K, Section 16 and Form 11-K filings

Have responsibility for all aspects of the preparation of the Company’s Proxy Statement, including working cross-functionally on developing and executing the communications strategy for the Proxy Statement 

Assist with corporate secretarial functions, including preparation and review of Board and Committee materials

Assist Director of Corporate Governance with investor outreach

Advise and assist with the Company’s Annual Meeting of Shareowners

Monitor insider trading policy compliance

Advise management on executive compensation issues and matters related to the Company’s equity compensation plans

Assist in the maintenance of corporate books and records

Keep current on SEC and NYSE rules and regulations

Support Public Affairs, Human Resources and Investor Relations Functions on compliance related matters 

Collaborate effectively with other specialists, internal lawyers and other functions on corporate governance and compliance matters
 

Education:  Juris Doctor degree with strong academic credentials
 
Related Work Experience:  At least 5 years relevant work experience at a major law firm or in-house legal department for a publicly-traded company
 
Leadership Behaviors:
DRIVE INNOVATION:  Generate new or unique solutions and embrace new ideas that help sustain our business (encompassing everything from continuous improvement to new product and package innovation)

COLLABORATE WITH SYSTEM, CUSTOMERS, and OTHER STAKEHOLDERS:  Develop and leverage relationships with stakeholders to appropriately stretch and impact the System (Company and Bottler)

ACT LIKE AN OWNER:  Deliver results, creating value for our brands, our System, our customers and key stakeholders

INSPIRE OTHERS:  Inspire people to deliver our mission and 2020 Vision, demonstrate passion for the business and give people a reason to believe anything is possible

DEVELOP SELF AND OTHERS:  Develop self and support others’ development to achieve full potential

 
Functional Skills:
Securities Governance and Compliance:  Prepare filings to comply with US securities laws and exchange regulations and related documents; provide advice and support to the business to ensure compliance with US securities laws; interpret and monitor existing and proposed US securities legislation, regulations, case law and guidance; participate in strategic decisions regarding US securities law compliance, including the drafting of internal policies and guidelines and preparation of filings and disclosures.

Inquiries and Investigations:  Collaborate with internal and external resources on US securities filings, inquiries and investigations.

Proxy Statement:  ensure compliance around all corporate and director matters, including writing and producing the annual proxy statement; tracking SEC developments on proxy reporting.

Governance and Compliance:  Drive and promote an ethical culture and ensure compliance and governance standards are followed; administer compliance with regulatory and policy requirements, including among other things, those related to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, Trade Sanctions, Competition Law, Intellectual Property Law, Use of Competitive Sensitive Information, Employment and Labor Law and Securities Law.

Participate in preparing RFAs:  participate in preparing internal Requests for Approvals as required by relevant corporate governance documents.



Honesty and integrity have always been cornerstone values of The Coca-Cola Company. Our passion for people of integrity mirrors our spirited drive for total quality in our brands. These and other elements allow the company to sustain strategic practices and drive business performance. The Personnel Integrity Assurance Program is another step toward making The Coca-Cola Company the premier workplace. This process includes a pre-employment background investigation that applies to all applicants, employees, and contractors of the company. The scope of this inquiry may cover such elements as education, employment history, a criminal history check, reference checks, and a pre-employment drug screen. Designated countries or sensitive positions within the company may have more stringent standards.

The Coca-Cola Company is the world's largest beverage company, refreshing consumers with more than 500 sparkling and still brands and more than 3,800 beverage choices. Led by Coca-Cola, one of the world's most valuable and recognizable brands, our Company portfolio features 20 billion-dollar brands, many of which are available in reduced-, low- or no-calorie options. Our billion-dollar brands include Diet Coke, Coca-Cola Zero, Fanta, Sprite, vitaminwater and Powerade. Through the world's largest beverage distribution system, we are the No. 1 provider of both sparkling and still beverages. More than 1.9 billion servings of our beverages are enjoyed by consumers in more than 200 countries each day. With an enduring commitment to building sustainable communities, our Company is focused on initiatives that reduce our environmental footprint, create a safe, inclusive work environment for our associates, and enhance the economic development of the communities where we operate. For more information, visit Coca-Cola Journey at http://www.coca-colacompany.com/homepage Coca-Cola Beverages (Shanghai) Ltd. an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of The Coca-Cola Company, provides marketing and technical/quality services to The Coca-Cola Company in China.




We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
 
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