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Corporate Counsel III

$145,900- $245,120
Posted May 01
Full Time
Atlanta, Georgia

Position Type

Full time

Type Of Hire

Experienced (relevant combo of work and education)

Education Desired

Bachelor's Degree

Travel Percentage

10 - 15%

Job Description

The world of finance moves fast. At FIS, we’re faster. Our teams are empowered to learn, grow, and make an impact–in their careers and communities. We deliver innovation that advances the way the world pays, banks and invests. If you want to grow personally and professionally, we’d like to know~ Are you FIS?

About The Role

In this role, you will be a member of the Regulatory Legal team responsible for providing legal advice on the company’s activities and maintaining the regulatory change management process. As part of a legal team with 200 attorneys and paraprofessionals, your focus will be on protecting the enterprise and ensuring compliance with relevant law and regulations.

What You Will Be Doing

  • Provide a variety of general corporate and regulatory compliance legal advice to colleagues across the organization
  • Develop and implement strategies and a process to ensure the company’s compliance with legal and regulatory changes
  • Collaborate with cross-functional areas to render opinions and advice regarding the applicability and interpretation of federal and state laws, rules, and regulations
  • Handle regulatory inquiries
  • Coordinate legal matters handled by outside counsel

What You Will Need

  • A Juris Doctor from an accredited US law school and license to practice law in at least one US jurisdiction.
  • At least 7 years’ experience with laws and regulations applicable to service providers and banking institutions, including consumer financial protection laws
  • Proven ability to review and evaluate multi-faceted issues and counsel business, legal, and compliance colleagues on complex legal questions relating to various regulatory and compliance matters
  • Familiarity and experience with regulators a plus
  • Previous in-house experience a plus
  • Experience implementing a regulatory change management process a plus
  • Previous fintech or regulatory experience a plus

What We Offer You

At FIS, we hire the best. In return, you receive exceptional benefits including~

  • Opportunities to innovate in fintech
  • Tools for personal and professional growth
  • Inclusive and diverse work environment
  • Resources to invest in your community
  • Competitive salary and benefits

FIS is committed to providing its employees with an exciting career opportunity and competitive compensation. The pay range for this full-time position is $145,900.00 - $245,120.00 and reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for this position based on the posted role, level, and location. Within the range, actual individual starting pay is determined additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Any changes in work location will also impact actual individual starting pay. Please consult with your recruiter about the specific salary range for your preferred location during the hiring process.

Privacy Statement

FIS is committed to protecting the privacy and security of all personal information that we process in order to provide services to our clients. For specific information on how FIS protects personal information online, please see the Online Privacy Notice .

EEOC Statement

FIS is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available here supplement document available here

For positions located in the US, the following conditions apply. If you are made a conditional offer of employment, you will be required to undergo a drug test. ADA Disclaimer~ In developing this job description care was taken to include all competencies needed to successfully perform in this position. However, for Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) purposes, the essential functions of the job may or may not have been described for purposes of ADA reasonable accommodation. All reasonable accommodation requests will be reviewed and evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

Sourcing Model

Recruitment at FIS works primarily on a direct sourcing model; a relatively small portion of our hiring is through recruitment agencies. FIS does not accept resumes from recruitment agencies which are not on the preferred supplier list and is not responsible for any related fees for resumes submitted to job postings, our employees, or any other part of our company.