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Associate General Counsel – Bermuda Legal

Global Atlantic Financial Group
Posted Jun 05
Full Time
New York

Company Overview

Global Atlantic Financial Group is a leader in the U.S. life insurance and annuity industry, serving the needs of individuals and institutions. Global Atlantic is a wholly-owned subsidiary of KKR, a leading global investment firm that offers alternative asset management across multiple strategies and capital markets solutions.

We are looking for a diverse team of talented individuals who reinforce our culture of collaboration and innovation. We are dedicated to the career development of our people because we know they are critical to our long-term success. Join our team and come grow with us.

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The Senior Vice President will join the Global Atlantic Institutional Markets Legal team, advising our growing Bermuda businesses on Bermuda corporate governance and insurance regulations. The successful candidate will work closely with the Bermuda-based business team and Bermuda and New York legal teams.

  • Help manage Global Atlantic’s regulatory relationship with its primary Bermuda regulator, the Bermuda Monetary Authority, and other Bermuda-based regulators;
  • Manage all Bermuda regulatory filings including Financial Condition Reports, Commercial Insurer’s Solvency Self- Assessments as well as certain relevant U.S. regulatory filings (e.g., Form D approvals related to retrocession agreements with GA’s affiliated Bermuda reinsurers, certified reinsurer applications);
  • Develop scalable processes and procedures relating to regulatory filings, data calls, inquiries and exams;
  • Coordinate cross-functionally on processes and procedures to comply with Bermuda regulatory requirements;
  • Present at and organize all Bermuda based board and committee meetings.
  • Manage all Bermuda corporate governance matters, including related to Global Atlantic-sponsored reinsurance co-investment vehicles;
  • Develop and implement governance and regulatory best practices, including developing processes and forms.
  • Advise on Bermuda regulatory matters and keep track of new regulatory developments; and
  • Build and maintain partnerships with internal stakeholders as well as contacts within the broader regulatory, legal & and compliance community

Qualifications & Necessary Skills

  • 10+ years of experience in Bermuda insurance practice at a law firm or in-house.
  • Experience with developing and maintaining relationships with regulators, including the Bermuda Monetary Authority.
  • Experience with Bermuda insurance regulatory filings.
  • Experience supervising and managing a team of Lawyers and or Paralegals
  • Experience with Bermuda corporate governance, including preparing board materials and resolutions.
  • Ability to stay current on regulatory developments in Bermuda and other non-U.S. jurisdictions.
  • Self-starter and ability to manage competing priorities.
  • Ability to work with a geographically dispersed team.
  • Strong management and delegation skills.
  • Excellent organization skills and attention to detail
  • Superior judgment.
  • Ability to work across enterprise and present complex matters to senior business leaders.
  • Superior communication skills, work ethic and high level of personal integrity and accountability.
  • Juris Doctor degree (JD) (or foreign equivalent) a plus.
  • Must be open to consistent monthly travel to the Bermuda office

Various jurisdictions have passed pay transparency laws that require companies provide salary ranges for any positions for which they are accepting applications. Global Atlantic has offices in Atlanta, Batesville, Bermuda, Boston, Des Moines, Hartford, Indianapolis, and New York City. The base salary range posted below is inclusive of the lowest cost of living geography to the highest in which we have a Global Atlantic office.

Global Atlantic’s base salary range is determined through an analysis of similar positions in the external labor market. Base pay is just one component of Global Atlantic’s total compensation package for employees and at times we hire outside the boundaries of the salary range. Other rewards may include annual cash bonuses, long-term incentives (equity), generous benefits (including immediate vesting on employee contributions to a 401(k), as well as a company match on your contributions), and sales incentives. Actual compensation for all roles will be based upon geographic location, work experience, education, licensure requirements and/or skill level and will be finalized at the time of offer. Compensation for our more senior positions have a larger component of short-term cash bonus and long-term incentives.

The base salary range for this role is

$169,500 — $322,500 USD

Global Atlantic reserves the right to modify the qualifications and requirements for this position to accommodate business needs and regulatory changes. Future adjustments may include obtaining specific licenses or certifications to comply with operational needs and conform to applicable industry-specific regulatory requirements, state and federal laws.

TOTAL REWARDS STATEMENT

Global Atlantic’s total rewards package is reflective of our corporate values, particularly diversity, excellence and innovation, with a focus on inclusion, pay equity, and flexibility. We are proud to support your personal and professional growth and well-being through programs such as educational assistance, virtual physical therapy, remote/onsite fitness reimbursement, a medical second opinion program, pet insurance, military leave, parental leave, adoption assistance, fertility and family planning coverage. We strive to foster a culture of total well-being through community outreach and charitable giving programs.

We Are Active In Our Communities

  • New York: StreetWise Partners, Covenant House, Partnership for New York City, City Meals on Wheels, Habitat for Humanity, Billion Oyster Project
  • Boston: Cradles to Crayons, Boston’s Healthcare for the Homeless, Thompson Island Outward Bound, Rosie’s Place, Catie’s Closet, Project Bread, Rise Against Hunger, Space to Thrive
  • Hartford: Junior Achievement, Habitat for Humanity, Oliver’s Pajama, United Way
  • Indianapolis: Elevate Indianapolis, Gleaners Food Bank and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
  • Batesville: So Loved Ripley County Foster Closet, Safe Passage Family Shelter, YES Home Juvenile Rehabilitation, Ripley County Community Foundation
  • Des Moines: United Way of Central Iowa, Meals from the Heartland, Junior Achievement, Math Motivators, Bidwell Riverside, Orchard Place, Knock and Drop
  • Berwyn/Wayne: Habitat for Humanity, Chester County Food Bank, Surrey Services, For Pete’s Sake Respite
  • Bermuda: Keep Bermuda Beautiful, Center Against Abuse, Truck Island Nature Reserve, Bermuda Economic Development Corporation

Social platforms provide an environment to collaborate with others and participate in friendly competitions towards achieving physical, emotional and financial well-being. Our highly competitive health, retirement, life and disability plans can be tailored to best suit your needs and those of your whole family.

Global Atlantic is committed to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can meaningfully contribute to our success. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we do not discriminate in employment on any basis that is prohibited by federal, state or local laws. More than that, we strive to be inclusive of all backgrounds and experiences, which we feel gives us a competitive advantage in the market and within our firm. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status.

Employees who require an accommodation to perform the essential functions of their job will participate in an interactive process which may include providing documentation. If you are hired and require an accommodation for any protected status, please email benefits@gafg.com .

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