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In-House Legal Specialist

Company: Ferguson Enterprises, LLC.
Location: Newport News
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Job Description:

**Job Description:**Ferguson is a leading value-added distributor in North America, providing products, expertise and solutions to make customers' projects better. From underground infrastructure to plumbing, appliances, lighting, HVAC, commercial mechanical and more, Ferguson simplifies the life of the project. Revenue for the year ended July 31, 2021, was $22.8 billion. Ferguson plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE: FERG) and the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: FERG) and the company is in the FTSE 100 index of listed companies. For more information, please visit www.fergusonplc.com or follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/Ferguson\_plc .The **In-House Legal Specialist / Corporate Paralegal** position supports attorneys on the Legal Compliance & Risk team responsible for the Company's SEC filings, NYSE listing requirements and related shareholder disclosures. This position is a direct report to the Associate General Counsel - SEC Reporting & Disclosure, who supports the Corporate Secretary's Office, Chief Accounting Officer and Investor Relations/Communications functions.**Location Preference:** While this role is remote, we are seeking candidates who have the ability to drive within reasonable distance or a quick flight to Ferguson's Headquarters in Newport News, VA. On occasion, in person meetings and collaboration will take place.**Responsibilities:**+ SEC Filings/NYSE Listing Standards - Assist in the drafting and submission of SEC filings and NYSE notifications. Gather, review and analyze information related to such SEC filings and NYSE notifications.+ Corporate Communications/Reg FD - Assist with the review of a variety of investor materials, including earnings releases, investor presentations and related shareholder disclosures.+ Corporate Governance/ESG Disclosures - Coordinate across multiple departments the preparation of public disclosures related to governance and Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) issues of importance to shareholders.+ Other Responsibilities -+ Prepare and edit correspondence and other legal documents with accuracy and attention to detail.+ Support the Legal team in all corporate governance matters and management of entities worldwide.+ Assist where needed on and complete special projects related to other aspects of the Legal Compliance & Risk team.**Qualifications:**+ BA or Legal Assistant/Paralegal degree with at least 3 years of experience as a Paralegal, or equivalent experience.+ Experience working for a public company and knowledge of periodic SEC filings.+ Strong project management skills.+ Precision and careful attention to detail while managing numerous tasks simultaneously.+ Maintain strict confidentiality.+ Poise and maturity to interact with individuals outside and inside the organization.+ Prioritize and manage deadlines when dealing with multiple tasks combined with the ability to work with a sense of urgency when needed.+ Work independently with minimal supervision or in a group with proficiency.+ Effectively present information in one-on-one and group situations.+ Proficient with Microsoft Office products (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) and ability to explore and quickly learn other software applications High proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, including Teams, required.+ Must be self-motivated and able to work independently.+ A positive attitude and a desire to grow and change with the business.+ Very strong organization and verbal and written communication skills.+ Excellent phone etiquette and verbal communication skills that are professional, enthusiastic and cooperative.Ferguson is dedicated to providing meaningful benefits programs and products to our associates and their families-geared toward benefits, wellness, financial protection, and retirement savings. Ferguson offers a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, retirement savings with company match, paid leave (vacation, sick, personal, holiday, and paternal), employee assistance programs, associate discounts, community involvement opportunities, and much more!\#LI-Remote-_The Company is an equal opportunity employer as well as a government contractor that shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a), which prohibits discrimination against qualified protected Veterans and the requirements of 41 CFR 60-741.5(A), which prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of disability.__Ferguson Enterprises, LLC. is an equal employment employer_ _F/M/Disability/Vet/Sexual_ _Orientation/Gender Identity._Equal Employment Opportunity and Reasonable Accommodation Information (https://www.ferguson.com/content/careers/reasonable-accommodation)Ferguson is a top-rated national wholesale supplier of commercial and residential plumbing supplies. However, our expertise goes far beyond the plumbing industry. We're a diverse distributor with business in multiple industries including waterworks, fire and fabrication, HVAC/R and more. Our customer-first approach has contributed to our growth from a local distributor to a national company with nearly $23-billion in annual sales. With more than 30,000 associates at over 1,600 locations, we take pride in providing world-class products and services to our customers.

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