The time is now to start your next career step at Celonis, one of the fastest growing global tech companies worldwide

Celonis is the leader in business transformation software - the Execution Management Systems (EMS) lifts barriers to execution capacity to maximize business performance. Powered by its market-leading process mining core, the Celonis EMS helps companies manage every facet of execution management from analytics, to strategy and planning, management, actions and automations. For Global 2000 companies, transforming to an intelligent enterprise has become a key strategic priority. Celonis disrupted what had previously been a manual, time-consuming and expensive consulting-driven approach to jump-start and operationalize change in transformation initiatives. Celonis has thousands of global customers including ABB, AstraZeneca, Bosch, Coca Cola, Citibank, Dell, GSK, John Deere, L’Oreal, Siemens, Uber, Vodafone, and Whirlpool. Particularly in these uncertain times Celonis plays an impactful role in helping customers to use their execution capacity the best way possible. 

Celonis is headquartered in Munich, Germany and New York, US, and has in total 15 offices worldwide.The company has grown 5,000% in 4 years and 300% in the past year. Celonis now counts as a Decacorn, having raised $1 billion in our most recent funding round in June 2021, valuing the company at more than $11 billion. Since opening its US headquarter in New York in September 2016 it has quickly added blue chip customers like Lockheed Martin, ExxonMobil, Honeywell, and Mars to its client roster. The US is the fastest growing region for Celonis and will soon exceed 50% of its total revenue, and therefore expanding US offices in New York, San Francisco, Raleigh, as well as Toronto, Canada, and Latin America.

We are hiring an Assistant General Counsel – Corporate to support our organization and report into the Chief Legal Officer. This experienced leader will partner across our global organization to help manage all corporate matters, including general corporate, governance mergers and acquisitions, investments and securities. A successful candidate will provide pragmatic, creative, collaborative and solution-oriented Legal support throughout the company and proven experience in a hyper growth environment.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead complex strategic transactions – including M&A, strategic investments and corporate financing transactions, including drafting and negotiating terms sheets, definitive acquisition documents, managing due diligence processes
  • Work cross-functionally with internal business partners to assist with the integration of newly acquired companies.
  • Manage/oversee corporate record keeping
  • Review and advise on marketing, PR, real estate and other general corporate matters
  • Review and prepare board and committee materials, communications, minutes, and resolutions
  • Advise on governance issues relating to all foreign and domestic subsidiaries

You

  • JD and membership in good standing with at least one state bar
  • 7+ years of global corporate experience, including securities law, M&A, public company governance and compliance in both law firm and in-house environments
  • Experience with supporting a public company, including ongoing SEC reporting and assisting corporate secretary functions required.
  • Excellent communication skills and experience working with executives
  • Mix of roles at a law firm and in-house preferred
  • Ability to pragmatically weigh risks and benefits of complex situations
  • Attitude that no project is too big or too small
  • Comfort working in an extremely fast-paced environment
  • Enjoys working with people and forging strong relationships
  • Strong experience creating and scaling processes and policies for a rapidly growing company

We

  • ... see people as the fundamental pillar of our success. Therefore, we invest into the personal growth and skill development of each individual alongside with the strength finder test 
  • … offer attractive compensation models (best-in-class salary, stock option packages, employee referral bonus, family service, flexible working hours, …)
  • ... are visionary and one of the fastest growing Software-Unicorns in the world
  • … are experts in the field of Process Mining - the new Celonis Execution Management System provides a set of instruments and applications: the EMS offerings help companies manage every facet of execution management from analytics, to strategy and planning, management, actions and automations
  • ... distinguish ourselves through a unique combination of innovative start-up atmosphere paired with great professionalism and self-responsible work

Celonis is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Different makes us better. Have a look at our Diversity statement. 

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