Transactional Attorney

SeiOaks, PennsylvaniaFull TimeOn Site


When you step into SEI – anywhere in the world – you know you’re not inside a traditional financial services company. We have no offices. Our open innovation spaces spur creativity, the provocative artwork inspires conversation, and the flexible work-life balance drives personal and professional growth. We are a place to inspire your work, build your voice, and grow your community. We’re different. And we’re proud of it.
In the role of Transactional Attorney (“Attorney”), you will be responsible for working with numerous SEI business teams and other members of the Legal & Compliance Department to structure, draft, negotiate and manage the execution of commercial contracts on behalf of the SEI group of companies. You will manage various types of commercial arrangements (e.g. confidentiality agreements, software licenses, professional services agreements, SaaS agreements, business process outsourcing agreements, and software development agreements) with customers and vendors to ensure consistency with SEI’s risk and governance structures, contractual commitments and regulatory compliance obligations. You will work closely with internal product and operations teams, new business development teams, client relationship teams, and executives in various business and competency units to support their efforts while also ensuring such parties’ adherence to applicable standards and procedures. In addition, you will deal directly with third parties, such as clients and vendors, while representing SEI’s interests. Experience with technology transfer transactions and related issues will be a strong differentiator for potential candidates.

What you’ll do:
Drafting, negotiating and advising stakeholders with respect to complex commercial contracts with clients and third party service providers;
Investigating and resolving disputes arising in connection with SEI’s relationships with clients and third party service providers;
Educating internal clients with respect to the positions and issues that arise during contractual negotiations;
Working with internal clients to solve legal, risk and business issues that arise in commercial transactions;
Understanding and applying regulatory changes to new and existing contracts;
Managing and prioritizing multiple concurrent projects;
Participating in various activities related to corporate governance, regulatory compliance, and third party risk management;
Populating and maintaining contract files and repositories;
Assisting with policy and procedure drafting and review.

What you bring to the table:
To be considered candidates must demonstrate the following to the satisfaction of SEI:
Experience in transactional/corporate matters
Ability to effectively prioritize work and business needs
Comfort with a dynamic, often-changing environment
Detail oriented, flexible and a collaborative team player
A high degree of multi-tasking capability
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Authorization to practice law in one or more jurisdictions within the United States.
Willingness to travel, if necessary.

Attributes we value:
Each member of the SEI Legal & Compliance department is expected to consistently demonstrate the following fundamental characteristics in the performance of their work responsibilities:
Hardworking
Smart
Effective
Solution-Oriented
Team Player
High Integrity/Ethics
Good Communicator/Listener
Sound Judgment
Dedicated to Self-Improvement
Self-Aware
Open-Minded
Thoughtful
SEI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and so much more…
After 50 years in business, SEI is a leading global provider of investment processing, investment management, and investment operations solutions. Reflecting our experience within financial services and financial technology our Oaks, PA office encompasses an open floor plan and numerous art installations designed to encourage innovation and creativity in our workforce. We recognize that our people are our most valuable asset and that a healthy, happy, and motivated workforce is key to our continued growth. At SEI, we’re (literally) invested in your success. We offer our employees paid parental leave, back-up childcare arrangements, paid volunteer days, education assistance, and access to thriving employee networks.
SEI is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Please be aware that SEC Rule 206(4)-5 “Political Contributions by Certain Investment Advisers” (the “Rule”) may place certain restrictions on certain subsidiaries of SEI as a result of your past and future political contributions. Therefore, an offer for this position may be contingent on you providing SEI, a completed questionnaire regarding political contributions made by you and members of your household, and that SEI may reject your application if SEI determines in its sole discretion that the effect of such political contributions under the Rule could have an adverse impact on SEI’s current or prospective business activities and strategies. Any misrepresentation of or omission of any contributions from this information request, will be cause for your rejection or dismissal from employment.

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