Are you skilled and experienced at creating, maintaining and updating complex corporate legal structures which carefully balance and advance operational and international tax considerations? Are you in your element acting as a trusted legal advisor in a global context? Do you have first-hand experience negotiating domestic and international commercial agreements? Are you an expert at relationship building and gaining trust at the executive level? Do you have a proven track record of meeting deadlines in a fast-paced environment with shifting priorities? If you answered “yes” to these questions, we want to talk to you!
HOW YOU'LL MAKE A DIFFERENCE
Identify and analyze business objectives at a high level and make recommendations which satisfy and balance all interests across the business’s complex, international legal structure, especially concerning international tax considerations
Manage the company’s corporate structure in collaboration with the finance department and the company’s outside accounting firm
Engage with business leaders, working closely on the drafting, negotiation and execution of contracts
Planning, drafting, and negotiating a wide variety of agreements including credit agreements, cross border agreements, consulting agreements, development agreements, supply agreements, and other general agreements
Work closely with and develop strong relationships with departments covering international subsidiaries, finance, marketing, information services and product teams
Provide advice to members of the company’s executive management team and operations team on legal issues and special projects
Assist legal team with compliance of current legal department contract policies and procedures
Demonstrate strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills as well as good judgment. Must be detail-oriented, a quick learner, and able to set and juggle priorities while handling multiple tasks simultaneously. Also must be independent, proactive, and self-motivated to perform duties with a high level of professionalism and minimal supervision
WHAT YOU'LL NEED TO WIN
7 to 10 years of relevant legal experience as a corporate attorney, including experience at a leading law firm
Experience in managing and hands on work concerning domestic and international corporate entity formation, reorganization, maintenance, and dissolution
Experience in complex commercial transactions and counseling.
JD from a top U.S. Law School having graduated in the top 25% of class
Excellent drafting and negotiation skills, with an eye for detail
Ability to exercise good judgment and take prudent risks
Ability to manage a busy and diverse workload, and quickly and proactively identify and analyze potential legal issues
Capacity to cultivate strong client relationships and successfully influence leadership in a fast-paced, innovative business climate
Ability to drive legal strategies for the company and independently initiate new assignments and identify ways to improve process and operations
Ability to practice law in California
Must be able to travel internationally
First and foremost, we are riders. We share the core belief that bikes help make the world a better place. From product development and operations, to finance and marketing - every role at Specialized contributes to a culture of sustainable, global growth and innovation. Around the world, we work to recruit candidates who are passionate and curious with the belief that everyone has the potential to be a leader.