Senior Associate - Legal & CS

Department – Legal & Compliance /
Full-time /
The Upstox Story:
Upstox is one of India's leading Fin-Tech companies with a mission to simplify trading & investing to make it easily accessible to the masses. We aim to enable everyone, from new investors to seasoned traders, to invest across multiple categories with our state-of-the-art trade & investment platform and commission-free pricing. We offer numerous asset categories to invest in, like Stocks, IPOs, Mutual Funds, and more.
By focusing on our customers’ needs and equipping them with personalised yet powerful tools, we witnessed a steep growth of 800% in our customer base from 25 Thousand in 2017 to 2 Lakh in 2019. With 1500% growth in 2020, currently, over 10 million customers trust us with their investment decisions, thus setting us on the course to become an industry-leader in the country. 
Our mission is simple - to break down the complexities of investing and make it more effortless, accessible, affordable, and easy for the masses to adopt. This key principle when infused with intuitive design and leading-edge technology will help us empower every Indian to take control of their investments.
RKSV Securities was founded by Ravi Kumar and Shrinivas Viswanath in 2009 and was soon graced by Kavitha Subramanian as the third co-founder in 2016. Backed by Ratan Tata, Upstox had raised $4 million in Series A funding in early 2016 that was led by Kalaari Capital. The Series B funding round scaled multifold and witnessed an investment of $25 million by US-based investment firm - Tiger Global Management in September 2019. 
We have a team of highly skilled technology and finance professionals, and are currently looking for highly motivated field experts to be part of our high-energy team. 

Here is what you need to know about this role:
Job Title: Assistant Manager - Legal & CS (Full-time)
Location: Mumbai

Job description summary:
Oversee corporate governance practices and ensure compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements
Organise and manage board meetings, including preparing agendas, minutes, and resolutions
Draft, review, and negotiate contracts, agreements, and other legal documents
Conduct legal research and stay updated on changes in laws and regulations affecting the business
Liaise with external advisors and vendors as necessary
Assist in the development and implementation of corporate policies and procedures
Train and educate staff on legal and compliance matters as needed

Meet your team:
You will work closely with the Legal and Compliance team as well as the internal departments.

Your way to impact:
Be self-driven / quick starter
Have an ownership mindset
Aggressively drive and deliver results

In your day-to-day role you will:
As an Assistant Manager - Legal & CS, your day involves overseeing corporate governance practices, ensuring compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements. Responsibilities include maintaining minutes and records of meetings, organising board meetings, and handling the drafting, review, and negotiation of contracts. Additionally, you will be required to conduct legal research to stay updated on relevant laws and regulations and collaborate with external advisors and vendors when necessary.

What do you need to bring?
Bachelor's degree in Law (LL.B) along with Company Secretary (CS) qualification
4+ years of work experience in a similar role, preferably in a large corporation within the financial or technology sector
In-depth knowledge of Companies Act, SEBI Regulations
Strong understanding of corporate governance practices and legal compliance
Ability to work under pressure
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work at all levels within the organisation
Flexible and practical approach to work
Excellent drafting and communication skills

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Upstox is an Equal Opportunity Employer; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics.