Description:

Our Firm
American Century Investments® is a leading global asset manager focused on delivering investment results and building long-term client relationships while supporting research that can improve human health and save lives. Founded in 1958, the firm's 1,400 employees serve financial professionals, institutions, corporations and individual investors, offering a wide range of investment strategies across a variety of investment disciplines.

We are committed to providing institutional-quality, actively managed solutions with a performance-centered mindset. Our expertise spans global growth equity, global value equity, disciplined equity, multi-asset strategies, global fixed income, alternatives and ETFs.

Privately controlled and independent, we focus solely on investment management. This empowers us to align our decisions with client expectations and concentrate on their long-term money management needs.

Our culture of winning behaviors exemplifies our dedication to clients every single day. Delivering investment results enables us to distribute over 40% of our dividends—more than $1.8 billion — to the Stowers Institute for Medical Research, a 500-person, non-profit basic biomedical research organization with a controlling interest in American Century Investments. Our dividend payments provide ongoing financial support for the Institute's work of uncovering the causes, treatments and prevention of life-threatening diseases, like cancer.

For more information, please visit americancentury.com.

We are looking for Corporate Counsel to handle regulatory disclosure matters related to our mutual funds and ETFs.

You will draft, edit and review registration statements on Form N-1A and related documents, including annually updating each fund's summary prospectus, statutory prospectus and statement of additional information (SAI), and drafting and/or reviewing prospectus and SAI supplements as required. You will collaborate with Investment Management and Compliance to draft disclosures for new funds and coordinate the production and EDGAR filing of registration statements and associated documents.

Responsibilities:
  • Interpret investment company disclosure requirements and related issues under the federal securities laws
  • Review shareholder reports and other regulatory filings, such as Forms N-CSR and N-CEN
  • Guide various departments throughout the company with respect to regulatory disclosure issues, investment policies and restrictions, the development of new products, and regulatory and legislative changes that impact the funds
  • Coordinate with, and respond to comments from, the SEC Staff regarding various fund disclosure issues
  • Prepare proxy statements in connection with shareholder meetings for American Century funds and supervise proxy campaigns from a legal perspective
  • Conduct legal research and participate in special projects

Distinguishing Characteristics:
  • Strong analytical, organizational and project management skills
  • Highly motivated self-starter who thrives when challenged, sets priorities, plans, coordinates and meets commitments independently and with minimal direction
  • Handles confidential information with sensitivity
  • Clear and concise communicator, orally and in writing, who influences at all levels of the company
  • Attentive to detail and accuracy

Education & Experience:
  • Juris doctor degree from accredited law school
  • A member in good standing of at least one state bar association
  • 3 - 6 years as a securities attorney at a law firm or financial services company with understanding of the Investment Company Act of 1940, Securities Act of 1933 and Securities and Exchange Act of 1934
  • Models the American Century Investments Winning Behaviors: Client Focused, Courageous and Accountable, Collaborative, Curious and Adaptable, Competitively Driven, Adheres to the highest ethical standards and business practices, and Supports a culture of compliance

The NY/CA salary range for this position is $130K-$165K depending on qualifications. This position is eligible for cash incentive providing the potential to earn more.

Additional Requirements:
As a global firm with offices in several cities, we will uphold any local regulations regarding COVID-19 precautions and/or vaccination requirements for the workplace.

American Century Investments is committed to complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act and all other applicable Equal Employment Opportunity laws and regulations. As such, American Century strives to provide a reasonable accommodation to any qualified individual under the ADA to perform essential job functions.

American Century Investments believes all individuals are entitled to equal employment opportunity and advancement opportunities without regard to race, religious creed, color, sex, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age for individuals forty years of age and older, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, and any other basis protected by applicable federal, state and local laws. ACI does not discriminate or adopt any policy that discriminates against an individual or any group of individuals on any of these bases.

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