Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI) is a global provider of enterprise software support products and services, and the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software products. The Company was founded to disrupt and redefine the enterprise software support market by developing innovative new products and services, providing ultra-responsive service and delivering outstanding value to clients.
We actively seek a a Corporate Counsel, Ethics and Compliance to be resident in our Las Vegas, Nevada or Pleasanton, California offices or remotely in the US.
Rimini Street views all of our employees as partners, and is committed to providing an exciting, participatory and team oriented work environment. In addition to our very competitive compensation packages, be prepared for challenging professional growth and fun along the way in our work hard, play hard corporate environment.
The Corporate Counsel, Ethics and Compliance will be a key member of our legal department management team. You will be responsible for assisting the AGC Corporate and the Senior Corporate Counsel, Governance and Securities with the management of all global corporate compliance efforts related to a listed public company, including review of press releases, marketing and other documents to ensure Regulation FD compliance, all reports required by and compliance with state, federal and foreign securities regulators, domestic parent and subsidiary and foreign corporate compliance, compliance with SEC and public procurement requirements, FCPA compliance and advice, GDPR compliance and advice, and primary responsibility for providing legal advice and compliance review for Company policies including our Code of Business Conduct and Ethics, Global Anti-Corruption Policy, Insider Trading Policy, “Whistleblower” Policy, Policy and Procedures with Respect to Related Person Transactions, and other pertinent Company policies, as further described below.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
As directed by the General Counsel, AGC Corporate and the Senior Corporate Counsel, Governance and Securities, the Corporate Counsel, Ethics and Compliance shall perform or assist with the following matters:
Coordinating with and providing legal advice to the Company’s compliance department, including internal audit, for compliance with the Dodd-Frank Act, S-OX, state, federal and foreign securities regulator requirements, development of compliance program content, and preventative training and advisory assistance to employees and other departments.
Advise the Director of Global Compliance, as needed.
Negotiating, drafting, and coordination of outside counsel and third-party counsel on legal matters involving applicable foreign compliance policies and other non-transactional agreements where the company’s interests are involved.
Reviewing and advising on public procurement proposals in compliance with applicable requirements.
Reviewing internal and external corporate disclosures and communications on behalf of the investor relations, finance and marketing departments where Company interests are involved to assure no undue risks to the Company and compliance with Regulation FD.
Assisting the AGC Corporate in training, oversight and enforcement of the Company’s Code of Business Conduct and Ethics and other policies, including gift requirements, and ensuring compliance with all state, federal and foreign laws. Reviewing best practices for corporate ethics and compliance and ensuring continual improvement in Company policies and practices.
Drafting compliance policies, forms, templates and training materials as needed.
Providing other legal support to the Legal department team as needed.
Graduate of an accredited American law school and currently licensed to practice law in the employee’s state of residence.
Las Vegas or Pleasanton offices, or remotely in the US
At least 5 years of related experience in private practice, in-house, or preferably both.
Experience and demonstrated interest and competence in complex, corporate governance, ethics and compliance matters.
Experience with public company filings.
Familiarity with tech or IP industry a plus.
Ability to work remotely when not physically present at primary place of employment.
Ability to perform the essential functions of the position, as described above and as modified from time to time based on the needs of the Company.
Strong written and verbal communications skills, including the ability to participate in conference calls, meetings with third-parties, and presentations to the Company’s Executive Officers and Board.
Ability to work both independently, as a self-starter with strong work ethic, as well as collaboratively as team player with the General Counsel and legal department.
Excellent judgment and the ability to function in a highly confidential environment.
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
Able to manage multiple priorities with “can do” attitude, work cross-functionally and meet tight deadlines.
Typically up to 15% domestic and international travel.
Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint required.
Experience with GoToMeeting a plus.
Personable, self-starting team player with a friendly demeanor and great sense of humor.
Proactive, organized, self-motivated and self-disciplined.
Willing and able to work in a fast-paced, emerging technology company environment.
All annual bar admission fees, CLE costs and membership in Association of Corporate Counsel paid by Company.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Additional Salary Information: We offer a competitive base salary + bonus + equity + very comprehensive benefits
Internal Number: 2018-4055
About Rimini Street, Inc.
Established in 2005, Rimini Street is the leading global provider of third-party support for Oracle and SAP enterprise software and is opening a huge market with tens of thousands of qualified target prospects. Rimini Street replaces annual support from Oracle and SAP with an award-winning support program priced at 50% of the current annual support fees. Over 1,750 clients, including 135 of the Fortune 500, and Global 100 have switched from Oracle or SAP to Rimini Street support. The company is widely recognized by clients, leading industry analysts (including Gartner, Forrester, Constellation Research and Nucleus), and financial analysts as the leader in a large, fast growing market with tremendous upside and an extremely strong value proposition that resonates with CIOs and CFO’s. With tight IT budgets and flat global economic growth, IT and procurement professionals are actively looking for proven methods to cut costs while improving service. Rimini Street enables organizations to free up budget for strategic business initiatives by delivering savings of up to 90 percent on total maintenance and support costs.