Sun Life Financial - Assistant Vice President & Senior Counsel - Toronto

  • 6 to 10 years experience
  • In-house
  • Sun Life Financial
  • Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Sun Life Financial (SLF) is a leading international financial services organization providing insurance, wealth and asset management solutions to individual and corporate clients. Headquartered in Toronto with global operations, SLF is a public company trading on the TSX and NYSE. As of December 31, 2017, SLF had total assets under management of $975 billion.

SLF’s high caliber legal team is seeking a Corporate/Securities Lawyer to join them asAssistant Vice President & Senior Counsel at their global headquarters in downtown Toronto. Reporting to the Vice President and Associate General Counsel, this role will work closely with the senior management team, providing strategic advice on Canadian and international transactions as well as securities, regulatory and governance matters. The successful candidate will support SLF’s various business lines including the Finance and Corporate Development groups, as well as projects with SLF’s international business operations. Responsibilities will include M&A, investments, securities and other corporate transactions as well as advising on enterprise public disclosure, securities regulation and corporate governance matters.

The ideal candidate will have 6-10 years of corporate/transactional experience, preferably gained at a leading law firm or a publicly traded company. SLF is seeking a self-starter who has strong business acumen and the ability to effectively manage simultaneous projects, as well as the confidence to work with and influence key stakeholders. This is a rare opportunity to join a collaborative team that offers sophisticated work with international scope, and a company that places a premium on talent promotion and career progression.

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

As this is an exclusive assignment with RainMaker Group, all resumes sent directly to Sun Life Financial will be re-directed to RainMaker Group.

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