Role and Responsibilities
CAE is a high-tech company at the forefront of digital immersion, providing solutions in order to make the world safer. We are the partner of choice around the world in civil aviation, defence and security, and healthcare by revolutionizing our customers' critical training and operations through immersive digital solutions. We have the largest global presence in the industry, with more than 13,000 employees in 250 locations and training centres in over 40 countries.
Are you passionate about your field? Are you looking for a work environment where you can innovate, reach new heights and work with experts from different sectors? Would you like to join a world-class company and industry leader by participating in projects you would be proud to contribute to? Then CAE is the right employer for you! Come share your passion with us!
The Corporate Secretary’s Office is responsible for the corporate governance of CAE and its subsidiaries, including all matters relating to the CAE Board of Directors and committees, the CAE shareholder meetings, and the corporate records. It is looking to hire a Senior Paralegal, Corporate based in Montreal.
The role we are offering you:
Reporting to the Manager, Corporate and Securities Law & Assistant Corporate Secretary and working closely with the Vice President, Legal, the successful candidate will::
In accordance with CAE's Corporate Policies & Procedures:
Maintain the corporate records (hard copy and electronic) of CAE and its subsidiaries, including drafting resolutions and other corporate documents, and responding to information requests from various business units.
Support the formation of new corporate entities and implementation of corporate reorganizations (e.g. amalgamations, continuances, dissolutions).
Prepare/review and manage corporate filings (e.g. annual filings and declarations, extra-provincial filings, trade name registrations),powers of attorney and notarization/consularization of various documents, as needed.
Support tax, treasury, and human resources teams with various corporate actions and transactions, including acquisitions/dispositions, declarations of dividends, capital injections, and stock-based employee compensation plans.
Participate in the management of the different filings to be made with Canadian and U.S. securities regulators and with the TSX and NYSE to ensure compliance with continuous disclosure requirements (including quarterly reports, press releases, annual reports, insider reporting, material change reports, and other regulatory filings).
Participate in the preparation of documentation ahead of, and support, the annual shareholders’ meetings.
Act as principal intermediary with CAE’s Transfer Agent and Registrar.
Our ideal candidate has:
College diploma in paralegal studies (or in an appropriate discipline) or law degree.
Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in a corporate legal department or a law firm.
High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), corporate records management systems (experience with CorpLink is an asset), corporate filings systems, and corporate search systems.
Excellent communication skills in both French and English, both verbal and written.
Strong organizational and planning skills with an ability to shift priorities, manage several files simultaneously and work within deadlines.
Solid work ethic, good judgment, and discretion in handling sensitive information.
Ability to work collaboratively within a team and develop strong cooperative and supportive relationships based on open and honest communications.
Tendency to take initiative, with a high level of autonomy and attention to detail.
Solution-oriented and customer service mindset while working with a diverse clientele and adapting to a variety of situations and individuals.
A dynamic and innovative environment in which to grow.
The opportunity to work on a variety of projects in multidisciplinary and international teams.
Training and opportunities to develop your skills.
Open workspaces to facilitate collaboration.
Flexible hours and telecommuting.
Attractive benefits, including a defined benefit pension plan.
CAE thanks all applicants for their interest. However, only those whose background and experience match the requirements of the role will be contacted.
Equal Employment Opportunity
At CAE, everyone is welcome to contribute to our success. With no exception.
As captured in our overarching value "One CAE", we’re proud to work as one passionate, boundaryless and inclusive team.
At CAE, all employees are welcome regardless of race, nationality, colour, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, neurodiversity or age.
The masculine form may be used in this job description solely for ease of reading, but refers to men, women and the gender diverse.