Director/Senior Director and Counsel

Location UNITED STATES, United States
Experience level Experienced Hire
Job details sector Legal and Compliance
Apply before Date not available
  • Provide legal support and advice to Funds Management Group and Product Area with respect to strategic initiatives relating to AXA Equitable's mutual fund products 
  • Facilitate activities relating to, and prepare materials for, board of directors and shareholder meetings
  • Supervise assigned staff in the preparation of investment company regulatory filings and shareholder communications, including prospectuses, statements of additional information, and proxy materials
  • Provide high-quality, responsible and efficient legal representation and advice to AXA Equitable  as to choices and opportunities available under existing or emerging law and regulatory matters
  • Review marketing and sales materials; draft and review contracts
  • Work with sub-advisers to coordinate portfolio compliance and advise them on legal matters in connection with AXA Equitable's funds; assist Compliance Department with portfolio compliance issues
  • Provide support and assistance to other areas of the Law Department and business groups on issues relating to mutual funds (e.g., compliance, distribution, interaction with service providers)

The successful candidate will have:

  • JD, Admitted to Bar
  • 5-10 years of experience with minimum five years in '40 Act experience
  • Ability to communicate effectively with multiple levels of management
  • Demonstrated knowledge in investments, creativity and leadership


About AXA

We have been providing stability and reliability to our clients since 1859 to help them live their lives with confidence, to give them peace of mind, and enable them to realize their dreams for their loved ones and their legacy.

As an employer AXA is committed to creating an environment where everyone feels completely comfortable bringing their true selves to work every day. AXA US has been recognized and certified as a great place to work by the Great Place to Work Institute.

We provide our employees opportunities to move within our organization so they can grow their career and skills without ever having to leave AXA. Almost 40% of our open jobs are filled with current employees.

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In addition to competitive compensation and an outstanding benefits package including 401 (k) and medical programs, we offer the opportunity for continued professional development in a congenial corporate environment.

AXA is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to our employees, applicants and candidates based on individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disabilities, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information or any other class protected by federal, state and local laws.

Would you like to wake up every day driven and inspired by our noble mission and to work together as one global team to empower people to live a better life? Here at AXA we strive to lead the transformation of our industry. We are looking for talented individuals who come from varied backgrounds, think differently and want to be part of this exciting transformation by challenging the status quo so we can push AXA - a leading global brand and one of the most innovative companies in our industry - onto even greater things.
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