Freshworks is looking for an experienced Corporate Paralegal to join Freshworks’ fast growing corporate legal team. As a Corporate Paralegal, you will be responsible for assisting with board and corporate governance matters, supporting Freshworks’ compliance matters, supporting equity-related legal matters, assisting in subsidiary management, and potentially in the future supporting Section 16 filing obligations and other SEC reporting obligations, among a variety of other responsibilities. We are looking for someone who thrives in a fast-paced, dynamic and energetic environment.
Role and Responsibilities:
Assist with Freshworks board and corporate compliance matters
Assist with compliance and corporate governance matters for our international and domestic subsidiaries
Maintain the legal calendar for board meetings and assist in preparing legal materials for board meetings
Maintain corporate records in an online database
Support merger and acquisition activities, any financings, investments and other special corporate projects
Assist in responding to requests for information and documents from our internal and external auditors, regulators, partners, and other stakeholders
Provide assistance to members of Freshworks’ Corporate Legal team as needed in support of G&A functions such as finance, facilities, executive compensation, tax, treasury, human resources
Future responsibilities may include preparation of Freshworks’ Section 16 reports and assistance with other SEC filings, including Forms 10-K, 10-Q, S-8 and 8-K filings, as well as proxy statement and annual meeting preparation.
Assist with equity-related matters.
Design, develop, and implement systems and process changes to increase efficiency, support scalability, and ensure quality.
Assist with other legal responsibilities as necessary such as insurance applications, litigation, and records maintenance.
Skills and Qualifications:
5+ years of relevant corporate paralegal experience with a law firm and/or in-house at a public company.
Previous experience with Section 16 compliance is required.
Outstanding organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.
Meticulous attention to detail.
Demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects, prioritize, and meet deadlines.
Ability to deal effectively with a variety of individuals at all organizational levels, including C-level executives and the board of directors.
Ability to uphold the highest standards of discretion and confidentiality.
Must be a proactive, self-starter, and team player.
Bachelor’s degree and paralegal certification
Freshworks provides innovative customer engagement software for businesses of all sizes, making it easy for teams to acquire, close, and keep their customers for life. Freshworks’ Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provides customer experience and service management software that are ready to go, easy to use, and offer quick return on investment. Headquartered in San Mateo, California, Freshworks’ 3,000+ team members work in offices throughout the world. Freshworks has global offices in India, Singapore, Australia, UK, Netherlands, France and Germany. The company counts over 220,000 businesses in its customer-for-life community around the world including Honda, Bridgestone, Hugo Boss, University of Pennsylvania, Toshiba, Sling TV, Sotheby’s and Cisco.
Freshworks’ suite of products transform the way world class organizations collaborate with customers and co-workers, includes Freshdesk (Omni-channel customer support), Freshservice (IT Service Desk), Freshsales (Intuitive fully-integrated CRM), Freshmarketer (Marketing Automation Suite), Freshteam (HR Management System for growing teams), Freshchat (Modern messaging software) and Freshcaller (Cloud PBX system).
Freshworks has received numerous accolades from analysts and media including ranking #16 in the prestigious Forbes’ Cloud 100 list, Economic Times Startup of the Year, and listings on the Magic Quadrants for CRM Customer Engagement, Sales Force Automation & IT Service Management. In addition to Freshworks’ incredible organic growth, the company also has made targeted acquisitions that add critical capabilities to the portfolio including Natural Language Processing, Chatbots, Machine Learning and Social and Messaging Transformation. Freshworks has raised nearly $400 million in capital from brand investors including Accel, CapitalG, and Sequoia Capital and was recently valued at over $3.5 billion. More information is available at www.freshworks.com.