Legal And Compliance Assistant

Job Description

About PetroRio

PetroRio is the largest independent oil and gas company in Brazil. We continuously strive for excellence and to extract the best out of our people. The company looks for highly skilled professionals with ambition and the desire to grow in their careers in an environment that values flexibility, respect and innovative ideas.


  • Legal and compliance assistant.

Your Responsibilities

  • Preparation of board meetings, including the drafting of Shareholder Resolutions and Board Resolutions and ensuring the filing with the RCS.

  • You will be involved in the drafting, preparation and reviewal of agreements including, but not limited to: Shareholder Agreements, Sale Purchase Agreements, Transfer Agreements, and Intercompany Loan Agreements.

  • Daily entry of operations & transactions in the Company’s EPR system to ensure payables are up to date.

  • Monitoring of tax and AML compliance requirements and corporate governance will be part of your daily routine, as well as ensuring that required corporate, tax and other regulatory filings are submitted in a timely manner.

  • Communicating with internal and external stakeholders including law firms, auditors, tax advisors and other service providers.

  • Assisting in general company secretarial tasks and corporate housekeeping. For example: picking up mail, managing documentation (scanning, printing, and updating physical and electronic files in the firm’s system).



  • Prior experience as paralegal or similar role experience in a Luxembourg law firm, fiduciary, or in a similar working environment.

  • Bachelor’s degree in law, business or accounting is mandatory.

  • Knowledge of applicable corporate laws in Luxembourg will be an asset.

  • Fluency in English and Portuguese is mandatory. Fluency in French and/or German would be an advantage.

  • Experience in the use of SAP or another management system will be considered an advantage.

  • Organized, proactive and communicative with an ability to take initiative and assume responsibility.

  • We look for flexible and adaptable professionals.

  • Very good command of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and PDF.


What's in it for you?

  • The managers are mindful of good work life balance and having employees who are engaged in a good, dynamic and flexible working environment.

  • You will be actively involved in the day-to-day management of the Company.

  • You will work with highly experienced colleagues who are ready to share their knowledge and will receive the opportunity to work on diverse and sometimes complex projects. 

  • You can expect integrity and respect from all your colleagues, as well as working in an environment where we learn from our mistakes and work together to improve our business.

  • We offer a competitive salary and benefits, commensurate with your qualifications and experience.

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