Associate General Counsel

ComputershareUnited States, New yorkFull TimeRemote


Location: Remote


We give you a world of potential

Calling all Associate General Counsel Professionals!


Computershare is a global financial administration company, employing over 12,000 people around the world. We provide services in over 20 countries to more than 16,000 clients and 75 million customers. Computershare is built on our share registry business and has expanded into employee equity plans, stakeholder communications, corporate governance, fund services, class action administration, deposit protection and most recently mortgage servicing.


The Global Legal and CoSec team role is to deliver smart and commercial legal solutions to customers, being the Computershare business. The purpose of the team is to support Computershare to meet its strategic objectives by expertly managing legal risk and providing effective and efficient legal solutions.


A role you will love


The Associate General Counsel is responsible for providing legal advice and counsel to the Company’s Corporate Trust Services (CCT) businesses in the US, primarily it’s Corporate, Municipal & Escrow Services product lines, with additional support for CCT’s Structured Products Services businesses.


Some of your key responsibilities will include:


  • Provides interpretation and strategies, initiates communications to clients, and designs solutions for situations that may have high financial, regulatory and/or public relations risk or significance.
  • Monitors and interprets a broad range of complex, current, and proposed laws and regulations on the federal and state level affecting area of specialization.
  • Anticipates, identifies, and communicates issues of significant legal concern.
  • Provides general transactional advice for municipal and similar bond transactions.
  • Assists with regulatory compliance requirements and management of legal and operational risk.
  • Negotiate, draft and revise transactional documents.
  • Manage outside counsel relationships.

What will you bring to the role?


  • The Associate General Counsel will have excellent knowledge of legal and regulatory issues in connection with securitization, corporate finance, municipal finance, insurance trust, and similar transactions. Additional experience on other corporate trust related matters, including conventional debt structures and agency services for finance transactions is preferred. The role holder will be licenced and in good standing to practice law in one or more US jurisdictions.

  • The Associate General Counsel will have at least 10 years of law experience at a major law form, and/or in-house. Experience in securitizations and corporate finance transactions are a plus.

  • The Associate General Counsel will not directly supervise or manage others; however, they will be required to demonstrate commitment and loyalty to people and project. The role holder will have business savvy with a strong team spirit to work collaboratively with other team members and engage proactively with international stakeholders at all levels. They may at times mentor or supervise staff as they lead and direct the work of other team members.
  • The Associate General Counsel should have excellent analytical skills, with business acumen and the ability to reconcile legal risks with business needs and apply practical legal solutions. The role holder will also have strong organizational skills, attention to detail and be able to multitask and work independently in a fast paced environment. Further they will have solid judgement and a flexible problem-solving approach.

KEY QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education and Experience


Required:


JD Degree and a license to practice law in one or more United States jurisdictions.

Preferred:


8 years of experience in a law firm or corporate legal department as defense counsel in the financial services industry, ideally corporate trust services.


Salary for Colorado candidates: $148,745-$247,908 annually.


Travel Required

It is expected that this position may include travel up to 10% of the time. This is subject to change based on many factors, including business needs.


A company to be proud of

Computershare (ASX:CPU) is a world leader in financial administration with over 12,000 employees across 21 different countries delivering expertise to over 25,000 clients. At Computershare, it’s more than just a job, our open and inclusive culture means that we will help you to grow, to move forward and make the most of the world of opportunities we have available. With infinite possibilities, we could take you anywhere. #worldofpotential


Rewards designed for you


Employee Share Plan. Set aside salary to purchase shares in our company and you’ll increase your investment when you receive a generous company contribution towards additional shares.


Health and Wellbeing. Our health and wellbeing rewards can be tailored to support you and your family.


Save for Your Future. We will support you along your retirement savings journey.


Paid time away from work. Our employees enjoy a competitive paid time off package, including a day each year to volunteer time for a good cause that is important to you.


Employee Discounts. We’ve partnered with other organisations to offer you extra savings. Enjoy discounts with banks, car manufacturers, on flights, accommodation, and days out as well as with many big brand shops.


Extra Rewards. From tuition reimbursement to cash bonus recruitment referral programs, our comprehensive benefits package offers a multitude of options.


A diverse and inclusive place to work


Computershare celebrates the diversity of our people, and we welcome applications from everyone.


We believe that having a culture of inclusion is essential in delivering good results. Attracting, retaining, and developing a diverse workforce where employees feel valued, respected, and empowered allows people to reach their full potential. As a business this diversity helps us to better reflect and understand our customers’ needs to allow us to drive better outcomes.


We are happy to accommodate individual needs during your application journey. If you require disability accommodations or adjustments, please email us at TalentAcquisition@computershare.com detailing your requirements and contact information.


Computershare is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by applicable law.


Covid-secure

We’ve kept our business running during the pandemic by moving most of our employees to remote working, and by creating and maintaining a safe environment for those people who need to be in the office. We carefully limit the amount of people at our locations and ensure that those who cannot work remotely are kept safe with proper distancing and protective equipment.


In most circumstances we are currently performing interviews, assessments, and background checks online to ensure the safety of everyone involved. Should you be successful in securing a role and it can be performed from home, we will arrange for equipment to be sent to you and your onboarding and training will be provided remotely.

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