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Assistant General Counsel - Global Payments, Liquidity & Receivables Attorney

Posted Apr 30
Full Time
Los Angeles, California

Job Description:

At Bank of America, we are guided by a common purpose to help make financial lives better through the power of every connection. Responsible Growth is how we run our company and how we deliver for our clients, teammates, communities and shareholders every day.

One of the keys to driving Responsible Growth is being a great place to work for our teammates around the world. We’re devoted to being a diverse and inclusive workplace for everyone. We hire individuals with a broad range of backgrounds and experiences and invest heavily in our teammates and their families by offering competitive benefits to support their physical, emotional, and financial well-being.

Bank of America believes both in the importance of working together and offering flexibility to our employees. We use a multi-faceted approach for flexibility, depending on the various roles in our organization.

Working at Bank of America will give you a great career with opportunities to learn, grow and make an impact, along with the power to make a difference.

Join us!

Job Description:

The primary responsibilities for this role will be to provide high quality and responsive legal advice to the Global Payments Solutions (GPS) team with respect to: commercial client contract negotiations, structuring of new products and services, and modification/customization of existing products and services (including documentation related thereto).

This lawyer will work in particular to support (a) the GPS contract management team with client negotiations, creation and revision of form templates and documentation requirements, (b) advise on Liquidity & Receivable product issues and (c) provide advice related to digital products/services used to support cash management products and services. This role will also be responsible for leading large projects (including global projects) to support complex products and global and regional initiatives.

Responsibilities will include, without limitation: (a) negotiating and drafting client documents, (b) reviewing and advising on third party contracts, (c) advising and coordinating outside counsel involvement where necessary on new products and services and advising on issues related to existing products and services, (d) revising form templates, (e) coordinating large projects with respect to cash management products and services, (f) reviewing and advising on marketing materials, disclaimers and related communications, (g) liasing with relevant subject matter experts to provide cohesive legal advice to client teams, and (h) acting as a strategic partner to the business.

Required Skills:

  • 4-12 years law firm and/or internal counsel experience in the financial services industry with respect to negotiating contracts related to cash management business and a solid understanding of banking laws, regulations and rules impacting payments, liquidity, receivables and cash management services.
  • Active bar membership in good standing

Desired Skills

  • Payments, Liquidity and/or Receivables experience
  • Significant Contract negotiation experience; preferably in connection with cash management contracts
  • Project management experience
  • Credit background (e.g. negotiating credit documents)
  • Privacy, Sanctions, ERISA and/or Healthcare expertise a bonus
  • Strong work ethic and self-initiative, with the ability to manage a high volume of work in a fast-paced and changing environment.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work well as part of a team with other lawyers, clients and other risk and business support partners
  • Strong organizational, drafting and negotiation skills

Skills:

  • Interpret Relevant Laws, Rules, and Regulations
  • Advisory
  • Legal Drafting and Writing
  • Critical Thinking
  • Policies, Procedures, and Guidelines
  • Problem Solving
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Issue Management
  • Decision Making
  • Influence
  • Legal Structures and Legal Forms
  • Attention to Detail
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Collaboration

Minimum Education Requirement:

Juris Doctor Degree

Shift:

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week:

40