Legal Counsel, F&A

DLL GroupDes moines, IowaFull TimeRemote


DLL is not your average financial services company. In fact, we are above average in almost every way. With an employee engagement score of 85% (compared to the 72% industry average), it sure seems like we are doing something right. And, while most companies survive fewer than 20 years, 2019 marked our 50th.

We collaborate with manufacturers, suppliers, and businesses in more than 30 countries to enable the acquisition of equipment, technology and software that companies need to contribute meaningfully to their communities. We believe in partnering with our customers to develop innovative and sustainable financial solutions that deliver meaningful value to the world.

At DLL, we are committed to making sure that all people, regardless of their race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, physical characteristics, or mental abilities, feel welcomed and encouraged to be their authentic selves. We strive to create an inclusive environment that is reflective of the communities in which we operate. Come see what all the excitement is about.

Your Function:

As Legal Counsel, you will be expected to provide professional legal services in a local environment, in order to enable the business unit to achieve the defined business objectives in accordance with standards and goals set by Legal. This particular Legal Counsel role will be heavily involved with advising our Food & Agriculture and Construction, Transportation & Industrial business units. Legal Counsel will be generally expected to perform the following functions:

Day to Day:

  • Analyze business strategy and department strategies and screen for legal opportunities or risks.
  • Deliver input and advice for improvement from a legal point of view.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of policies and procedures.
  • Develop, implement and maintain high quality contract templates and standards for use.
  • Implement and employ internal controls to monitor and assess legal risk.
  • Negotiate, draft/create documentation and advise the business on end user, dealer and vendor agreements.
  • Work with outside legal expertise and liaise with in-house business and legal experts.
  • Research legal issues related to federal and state lending laws, secured transactions, leasing and collection practices.

Your Profile:

  • Undergraduate degree, preferably in Finance or a related field of study.
  • Juris doctorate (J.D.) from an accredited law school. An emphasis on transactional law / secured transactions is preferred.
  • 5+ years’ experience in a legal environment as a corporate, financial services or transactional lawyer.
  • Experience in drafting, reviewing and negotiating contracts is essential.
  • Experience working autonomously in a fast-paced environment is necessary.
  • Excellent English speaking and writing skills.
  • Willingness for occasional domestic or international travel.

We Offer:

At DLL, we are many things. We are team members. Family members. Community members. We are members of society. Members of different cultures and nationalities. Members of change. We each have different beliefs, different passions, different viewpoints, talents, and interests. We come from different backgrounds, cultures, nationalities, and histories. But for all of our differences, we share one thing in common: Each of us are members of DLL. Our company was founded in the Netherlands. But today we are truly a multinational business. We span more than 30 different countries and represent over 40 different nationalities across the globe. Our unique culture is rooted in higher collaboration, less hierarchy and an honest directness that enables us to integrate, ideate and innovate across country lines. Many companies say they are European, North American, South American, Asian, or Australian. At DLL, we are all these places and more. We are a cross cultural collaborative – an interconnected network – that comes together every single day with one goal in mind: Partnering for a better world.

All Members Enjoy:

  • Two working days per year volunteering for a local charity
  • Health and Wellness program including healthy food, free health checks, fun health & vitality activities.
  • Flexible hours with possibility to work from home
  • Career development opportunities: online learning, member development programs

Additional Information:

DLL’s wellbeing ambition is to educate, equip, and empower members to build connections, manage their mental, emotional, physical, and financial wellness, and maintain balance between work and the other priorities that make up their lives. Our four wellbeing categories are as follows:

  • Connection – Build meaningful connections with other members
  • Health – Manage mental, emotional, and physical health
  • Finance – Provide learning opportunities to help members achieve personal financial health
  • Lifestyle – Maintain balance between work and life priorities


These are the things that matter to our members and the wellbeing of our members matters to DLL!

Interested?

  • Deadline for applications: 9/15/2021
  • The selection process may involve an assessment
  • Applications via email will not be reviewed. Please apply online via our career website
  • DLL’s referral program applies
  • For more information, you can contact Emily Halgren, Talent Acquisition Partner via Emily.Halgren@dllgroup.com


We advise only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted. Hiring subject to successful completion of a background check. EOE
DLL is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise Human Resources if you require accommodation in accordance with our values and all applicable legislation.
DLL appreciates the time you spend applying to our openings. We advise only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted. Hiring is subject to successful completion of a background verification and integrity check.

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