Paralegal

Clearance Level
None
Category
Legal
Location
Falls Church, Virginia

REQ#: RQ93781

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

The Paralegal will provide general corporate governance support for GDIT’s U.S. and non-U.S. subsidiaries, as well as other transactional and administrative support to GDIT’s Legal Department.  This position will report to a Director and Associate General Counsel and will be located at GDIT’s headquarters office in Falls Church, VA.

Principal duties and responsibilities

  • Perform corporate governance tasks for a variety of U.S. and non-U.S. legal subsidiaries of GDIT, including:

    • maintaining and updating subsidiary organizational documents, including articles of incorporation and bylaws, and director and officer rosters;

    • filing annual reports and financial statements;

    • preparing board and shareholder written consents and resolutions, as well as incumbency certificates;

    • maintaining appropriate records, including subsidiary minute books and stock ledgers;

    • coordinating and filing subsidiary secretary of state filings, foreign state/country qualifications and withdrawals;

    • responding to regularly occurring requests for information and documents, including from registered agents in various jurisdictions; and

    • performing other related tasks.

  • Screen all documents for accuracy and completeness prior to facilitating signature by relevant company personnel; prepare memoranda regarding documents requiring signature.

  • Maintain relationships with outside counsel to facilitate foreign entity filings and other foreign subsidiary organizational matters.

  • Facilitate legalization of certain domestic and international documents (including notarizations and apostilles) and arrange for courier services to facilitate signatures as needed.

  • Work with other GDIT departments, including Tax, Treasury and Accounting, as well as outside accounting and audit firms, to handle a variety of matters relating to annual financial statements and reports, tax filings, local tax registrations and bank accounts.

  • Maintain subsidiary database in a timely manner to ensure entity profiles are up-to-date.

  • Collaborate with team members and other functional individuals to support various requests for information.

  • Support other transactional and administrative needs of the GDIT Legal Department as required.

Education and experience

  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree; ABA approved paralegal certificate preferred.

  • Notary Public preferred. 

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint and Visio. 

  • Must have experience with hCue or similar corporate subsidiary database software. 

  • Must have experience working with CT Corporation (or similar registered agent).

  • At least five years of experience in a law firm or corporate law department.

Skills and Abilities

  • Must have the ability to work independently and in a team-oriented department.

  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and oral and written communication skills.

  • Proactive, “plan ahead” mentality and strong attention to detail.

  • Ability to work in complex and fast-paced environments and manage multiple projects and priorities with a sense of urgency.

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.