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Senior Attorney

Requisition:  1673783
Brand:  TJX Companies
Location: 

Framingham, MA, US

Employment Type:  Full-Time
Employment Status:  Regular
Functional Area:  Legal

Discovery is at the core of everything we do - whether it’s a great value, incredible style, or building long-lasting partnerships with people around the world. That’s what makes TJX different. You can find it all across our brands: TJ Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, Sierra, and Homesense. Every one of our brands has one thing in common: environments that are always changing. That’s just how we like it. Every day is an opportunity to discover something new about our business, our partnerships, and even about yourself. Come discover what different can mean for you.


Posting Notes: Framingham  || MA 

 

TJX has an opportunity for a highly qualified, motivated, collaborative Attorney to become part of the legal team of a Fortune 100 retailer. This Senior Corporate Attorney will be a member of the Governance/Securities team within the TJX Legal Department, which is responsible for a broad range of corporate governance and legal matters as well as oversight of the Company’s SEC reporting activities.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinating with cross-functional teams to manage a global portfolio of subsidiaries to meet business needs and support special projects
  • Leading all aspects of corporate governance and compliance with changing legal and regulatory requirements for entities in various domestic and international jurisdictions, including through coordination with outside counsel
  • Advising on compliance with public company regulatory requirements, including for SEC filings and stock exchange listing requirements
  • Providing general governance and compliance counseling and supporting the Company’s shareholder engagement
  • Working as a member of the Governance/Securities team to share responsibility for a range of matters, including reviewing public disclosure, preparing materials for the Company’s board of directors, and generally supporting the corporate secretarial function
  • Collaborating with multiple functions and jurisdictions across the Company, including the global legal team, tax group, local and international finance teams, real estate, internal audit, global communications, compliance, and other global business partners
  • Taking a hands-on and collaborative role in projects of all shapes and sizes

Required Skills and Experience:

  • J.D.
  • 3-5 years of corporate legal experience at a large law firm; in-house experience preferred
  • Strong academic credentials
  • Experience with general corporate governance requirements, including preparing authorizing resolutions and delegations, annual consents, and drafting and/or reviewing meeting minutes
  • Experience with general entity governance in multiple jurisdictions (international, including within Europe as well as domestic / multi-state locations) for corporations and other kinds of legal entities, including formation, regulatory filings, mergers and dissolutions
  • Experience coordinating with outside counsel, including on general entity governance, in multiple jurisdictions
  • Excellent research skills and attention to detail
  • Familiarity with, and interest in keeping informed of, new corporate laws and governance trends, within the U.S., in Europe, and beyond, and evolving standard methodologies.
  • Experience with SEC reporting, including 10-Ks, 10-Qs, 8-Ks, Section 16 filings and proxy statements, and public company compliance matters
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, including the ability to connect well with members of internal teams at all levels
  • Self-motivated; comfortable working both independently and collaboratively and leading multiple projects simultaneously with varying timelines

 

Full COVID-19 vaccination, including a booster once eligible, is a condition of employment at TJX, subject to reasonable accommodation where required by law.

 

Discover Different at TJX means opportunity, teamwork, and career growth. That’s why working here is so much more than a job. When you’re a part of our TJX family, you have the full support of a diverse, close-knit group of people that work together to deliver the best value and style in the business. Our inventory is always changing and our approach is continually evolving, which means every day is another chance to Discover Different.

 

We care about our culture, but we also prioritize the tangible stuff - competitive pay, great benefits, and a great group of people.
                          
We consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, gender identity and expression, marital or military status. We also provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and applicable state and local law.

 Posting Notes: Framingham  || MA


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