Senior Attorney Financial Institutions Partnerships – Jobs near me

Overview

Come join our amazing team of leaders, learners and world-class legal professionals. We’re part of an amazing organization bringing financial services offerings to market to power prosperity for our customers all over the world! We’re seeking a Corporate Counsel to support Banking Services while providing guidance to our organization as it exponentially grows its banking/financial services offerings. The ideal candidate will have a depth of commercial/transactional experience within the financial services/financial technology sector, ability to support and collaborate with a diversity of stakeholders, strong team mentality and be driven to grow professionally and personally.

What you’ll bring

  • California Bar membership preferred with no disciplinary history (other state bar membership may be considered)
  • 10+ years of major law firm or large corporation in-house experience
  • Financial Services or fintech experience preferred: exposure to mobile wallets, online banking, electronic payments, virtual currency, prepaid cards, credit/debit cards, regulatory rulemaking, and/or outsourcing agreements
  • Able to draft, review, and negotiate a wide variety of contracts and transaction documents
  • Experience with third-party service agreements
  • Exceptional problem-solving, critical thinking, analytical, and strategic planning skills
  • Willingness to work in a fast-paced, challenging environment
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage a diverse workload
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent organizational, time management, and follow-up skills

How you will lead

  • Draft, review, and negotiate agreements and transaction documents, particularly with respect to bank partnership transactions, payments and money service partnerships, innovative financial service alliances, and other third-party service agreements
  • Liaise with internal stakeholders for input on privacy, data sharing, data security, regulatory and marketing considerations while developing and drafting form contracts for routine transactions – all while minimizing company and customer risk
  • Maintain an understanding of regulatory impact in partnering with financial institutions and ensure compliance with all applicable laws and regulations
  • Supporting all internal business units by providing efficient and effective legal counsel
  • General transactional/commercial support for other business lines with contract drafting, review and negotiation
  • Undertake project work from time to time to support larger initiatives within the team or organization supporting company goals/objectives
  • Additional responsibilities as may be assigned as needed
  • Work with Legal, Compliance and business teams to implement regulatory changes that impact customer facing products, services, and marketing efforts
  • Be tech-savvy and fintech-forward, identifying tools that could aid in the commercial legal support tasks – all to improve processes and efficiencies.
  • Provide mentoring and cross-training of colleagues to undertake commercial legal work supporting banking services

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