Monday , April 15 2024

Costco Careers – Accounting Analyst

Website Costco

Job Description

Costco Wholesale is seeking an experienced legal assistant to join the legal team at its headquarters in Issaquah, Washington. In this role, you will provide primary assistance to three corporate/transactional attorneys supporting several of Costco’s business units, including merchandising (commercial transactions for retail goods), home improvement, e-commerce, information technology, information security, and IT vendor management. This position will focus on procurement and commercial transactions and business operations, not litigation or corporate governance or securities matters.

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist with compliance review of private label packaging, advertising, and marketing material.
  • Review and revise commercial, technology transactions, procurement, and other template agreements in cooperation with responsible attorney.
  • Assist with information security incidents, including maintaining incident logs and coordination of working group matters.
  • Track compliance issues and follow-up with responsible persons across several departments; log transactions and events into Costco tracking and compliance tools.
  • Finalize, update, format, and maintain contracts, policies, forms, presentation slides, notebooks, spreadsheets, and shared documents and sites using Microsoft Office suite, Adobe Acrobat, Foxit PhantomPDF, and Google tools and platforms.
  • General research on matters as they arise, including legal questions, member issues, and due diligence.
  • Spearhead special projects as necessary, such as modernizing internal processes or handling business escalations.
  • Prepare correspondence and legal documents, including settlement agreements and contract termination notices.
  • Intake and referral of legal matters to other counsel inside and outside of Costco when responsible attorneys are unavailable, including monitoring and maintaining the Legal Department email alias.
  • Heavy communication by phone and email with internal Costco clients and outside counsel.
  • Review confidentiality agreements/non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) and manage NDA process for the legal department.

Job Requirements

  • Technology transactions background and/or technical aptitude preferred.
  • Experience drafting and reviewing contracts preferred.
  • Well-organized, able to identify and prioritize tasks, excellent troubleshooting skills, and ability to successfully manage multiple projects.
  • Advanced skills using Microsoft Office suite, Google tools, Adobe Acrobat, and Foxit PhantomPDF.
  • At least five years of relevant legal assistant and/or paralegal experience, preferably some in an in-house legal department; paralegal certificate a plus.
  • Ability to make sound critical decisions and accept personal responsibility for those decisions.
  • Knowledge of Costco (or similar consumer retail and/or e-commerce business) operations a plus.
  • Proven ability to stay calm and congenial, and to adjust positively to changes in direction and/or assignment.
  • Proven and reliable ability to maintain confidentiality in all legal matters.
  • Proactive attitude, high engagement, and a strong interest in learning.
  • Strong attention to detail and interpersonal skills with an emphasis on written and verbal communication.
  • Strong familiarity with contracting processes and commercial contracts.

Job Details

Company: Costco

Vacancy Type: Full-time

Job Location: Issaquah,Washington

Application Deadline: N/A