Sun Life - AVP, Senior Counsel & Assistant Corporate Secretary - Toronto

  • 8+ years experience
  • In-house
  • Sun Life
  • Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Sun Life (SLF) is a leading international financial services organization providing asset management, wealth, insurance, and health solutions to individual and institutional clients. Headquartered in Toronto with global operations, SLF is a public company trading on the TSX and NYSE with over $1.35 trillion in total assets under management.

SLF is seeking an experienced and confident Corporate/Securities Lawyer or Governance Professional for this role. Reporting to the Vice-President, Associate General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, the successful candidate will become an integral member of the Corporate Secretary Dept. Leadership Team and will advise the Executive Management of SLF, the Board of Directors and other internal and external stakeholders on corporate governance matters and leading governance practices. Responsibilities will include managing Board and Committee Meetings including the preparation of agendas, meeting materials and minutes; managing securities and public disclosure requirements including the drafting of key governance documents; assisting with the preparation of operating budgets; ensuring compliance with enterprise policies, and leading special projects.

The ideal candidate will have 8+ years of relevant corporate and securities law experience, with a minimum of 5 years in a Corporate Secretarial function with a public company.

This is a rare opportunity to join a collaborative team that offers sophisticated work and a company-wide commitment to talent development.

If you have the requisite skill set, please apply in complete confidence to Danya Cohen or Adam Lepofsky (both Canadian qualified lawyers) at RainMaker Group.

danyac@rainmakergroup.ca | adaml@rainmakergroup.ca

As this is an exclusive assignment with RainMaker Group, any resumes sent directly to Sun Life Financial will be re-directed to RainMaker Group. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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