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Cummins Inc. Securities & Assistant Corporate Secretary - Counsel (Hybrid) in Nashville, Tennessee

Securities & Assistant Corporate Secretary - Counsel (Hybrid)


Our Filtration Business Unit is looking for a talented Securities & Assistant Corporate Secretary - Counsel to join the Legal Team headquartered in Nashville, TN. This is a hybrid role with limited travel and the opportunity to work from your home office.

In this role, you will make an impact in the following ways:

  • Advise on compliance with securities laws and regulations and support securities filings including the Proxy Statement, Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K, Section 16 filings, and other filings

  • Advise Controller's group, Investor Relations, and Corporate Communications regarding quarterly disclosures and presentations, analyst meeting materials, disclosures regarding significant transactions and other developments

  • Assists in development of legal strategies for the Filtration business

  • May influence or contribute to overall objectives and goals of organization

  • Provides support and leadership in legal function projects

  • Provide guidance on the Code of Business Conduct, Insider Trading and other policies

  • Participate in the planning and execution of annual shareholder meetings and assist with the shareholder engagement process

  • Manage, assist and advise on oversight of subsidiary governance and management

  • Act as liaison with the company’s transfer agent and other service providers / experts (e.g., proxy solicitors, institutional shareholder advisors etc.).

  • Assist HR with the compensation committee regarding various aspects of stock plan administration

  • Shares in management of outside counsel relationships

  • Provide general corporate and commercial transaction legal support, including specifically as it relates to asset acquisitions and divestitures and the treasury function (credit facilities, debt issuance and equity offerings)


To be successful in this role you will need the following:

  • Manages complexity - making sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems.

  • Manages conflict - handling conflict situations effectively, with a minimum of noise. Persuades - using compelling arguments to gain the support and commitment of others.

  • Situational adaptability - adapting approach and demeanor in real time to match the shifting demands of different situations.

  • Strategic mindset - seeing ahead to future possibilities and translating them into breakthrough strategies.


  • Juris doctor degree from an accredited law school.

  • License to practice law in home jurisdiction

Compensation and Benefits

Base salary rate commensurate with experience. Additional benefits vary between locations and include options such as our 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan, Cash Balance Pension Plan, Medical/Dental/Life Insurance, Health Savings Account, Domestic Partners Coverage and a full complement of personal and professional benefits.

Cummins and E-verify

At Cummins, we are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity in the workplace. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, gender, color, disability, national origin, age, religion, union affiliation, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship, gender identity and/or expression, or other status protected by law. Cummins validates right to work using E-Verify. Cummins will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.


Primary Location United States-Tennessee-Nashville-US, TN, Nashville, Filtration Headquarters

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Sep 14, 2022, 3:03:31 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization Cummins Filtration

Req ID: 220007QP