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AECOM Corporate Securities & Finance Counsel in Atlanta, Georgia

Job Summary

AECOM (NYSE: ACM) has an opportunity for a team-oriented attorney with significant corporate securities and finance experience to join our corporate legal team. As a key member of a collegial, fast-paced corporate legal team, you will primarily focus on ensuring compliance with SEC and NYSE rules and regulations, general corporate governance matters, and advising the corporate finance and tax departments on a wide range of matters.

AECOM offers the freedom and flexibility to work remotely and/or be located at a variety of office locations across the United States for this position.

The primary responsibilities of the Corporate Securities & Finance Counsel will include the following:

  • Ensuring compliance with SEC and NYSE rules and regulations, including the ‘33 and ‘34 Act (including by advising and preparing necessary materials relating to all public filings, including 10-Ks, 10-Qs, Proxy Statements, 8-Ks, Section 16 filings and Registration Statements).

  • Advising on securities law issues, including with regard to corporate insider trading policy and Regulation FD.

  • Advising on corporate governance matters and maintaining corporate governance documents .

  • Advising on corporate compensation matters, including with regard to equity and compensation programs.

  • Monitoring voting guidelines of proxy advisory firms and institutional investors.

  • Providing oversight (including preparation of applicable documentation) of Rule 10b5-1 trading plans.

  • Providing oversight of the subsidiary management function.

  • Working with the finance group, including with regard to credit facilities.

  • Working with the tax group, including with regard to reorganization transactions.

  • Assisting other members of the legal team and corporate management on a broad range of corporate legal matters as necessary.


At AECOM, we believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustainingdisaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

  • Named one of Fortune magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies" for the sixth consecutive year

  • Ranked #1 in Engineering News-Record ’s 2020 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”

  • Ranked #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering News-Record ’s 2020 “Top 500 Design Firms”

  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer

Minimum Requirements

The successful candidate must possess a strong work ethic and readiness to take a significant leadership role on designated legal matters. Required background and attributes include:

  • JD from an accredited law school plus at least six years of practical legal experience working on corporate securities and finance matters

Preferred Qualifications

  • In-house experience

  • Graduate of a top-tier law school

  • Strong analytical, interpersonal, drafting, negotiation and written/verbal communication skills.

  • Excellent judgment with the ability to balance competing priorities and meet tight deadlines.

  • Excellent organizational skills with high level of attention to detail and accuracy.

  • Demonstrated ability to proactively identify and resolve problems.

  • Effectively work in a highly confidential environment with the highest standards of ethics and professional integrity.

Additional Information:

  • Sponsorship for US work authorization is not available for this position.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Legal and Compliance

Business Line Corporate

Business Group Corporate

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 256337BR

Additional Locations US - Arlington, VA - 2101 Wilson Boulevard - Suite 800, US - Atlanta, GA - 1360 Peachtree St NE, US - Chicago, IL - 303 E Wacker Drive, US - Houston, TX - 19219 Katy Freeway, US - Los Angeles, CA - 300 S Grand Ave, US - New York, NY - 605 Third Ave, US - Seattle, WA - 1111 3rd Avenue

Virtual: Yes

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.