At Mattel, our vision is Inspiring the Wonder of Childhood. We strive to achieve this vision primarily through our creative and enthusiastic employees who DARE to be innovative and THRIVE in a friendly and fast-paced environment. Mattel is committed to developing employees and supporting their career goals, helping them GROW with a host of meaningful experiences and learning opportunities. And by promoting a culture of BALANCE that emphasizes working passionately and taking time to play often, we are proud of how our employees LEAD by example in all that they do!
Purpose of Position
Mattel is looking for an executive compensation & benefits attorney to provide high quality legal services in the areas of executive compensation, equity administration, compensation and benefits programs, and related compliance and disclosure issues. The Senior Attorney will report to Mattel's Chief People Officer.
- JD and strong academic background
- 8 or more years of experience as an executive compensation and benefits attorney with a national or global law firm and/or a public company.
- Prior in-house (public company) legal experience strongly preferred.
- Strong technical knowledge of relevant U.S. federal tax and securities laws is required.
- General familiarity with ERISA and tax-qualified plans.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills and strong organizational abilities.
- A desire to work in a fast-paced, high demand team environment
- Possess high level of integrity, judgment, and professionalism
Specific Duties and Responsibilities
The Senior Attorney will be responsible for a broad range of work relating to executive compensation, equity, and compensation and benefits programs, working closely with a cross-functional team (HR, Legal, Tax, Finance, Payroll).
Specific duties include: advise on executive and broad-based compensation plans and programs and related corporate governance and disclosure matters; assist with the preparation and review of materials for the Compensation Committee; provide legal advice to the Administrative Committee; responsible for the compensation disclosure items in connection with the annual proxy filing; and provide compensation & benefits legal support for M&A transactions.
JD and strong academic record
Mattel is a global, purpose-driven company that helps children learn and develop through play. By inspiring wonder in the next generation, Mattel is committed to shaping a brighter tomorrow with experiences that capture kids' hearts, open their minds and unlock their potential through play. With worldwide net sales of more than $5.5 billion, a global workforce of more than 30,000 professionals operating in 40 countries, and products sold in more than 150 nations, Mattel has grown into a multinational Fortune 500 powerhouse in design, marketing and manufacturing.
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