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The individual in this position will support the Legal department’s mission and FHLBank Management by providing accurate and timely legal advice, assistance and direction, performing independent legal research, preparing business-oriented legal memoranda, and reviewing or drafting high quality legal documentation concerning a wide range of legal matters, including: lending, credit and collateral; information security and information technology; general corporate and governance; contract review and revision; legislative and regulatory review and analysis; drafting and revision of FHLBank policies; and human resources support.
A minimum of three to five years of corporate legal experience.
Juris Doctorate degree is required.
Must be admitted to the Bar of any state. If not admitted in Kansas, must be admitted to the Kansas Bar within one year of employment and maintain good standing in Kansas.
Excellent legal research and drafting skills, including Westlaw legal research.
Thorough understanding of secured lending and the Uniform Commercial Code preferred.
Proficient use of computer programs and databases, including MS Word, Outlook, SharePoint and Internet Explorer, and various FHLBank databases.
Ability to motivate and persuade others through both written and oral communications.
Ability to identify and analyze legal issues.
Strong organizational skills.
Ability to maintain confidentiality of information.
Ability to operate all types of office equipment including computer, copy machine, scanner and telephone.
Ability to work hours needed to meet the demands of the job.
In addition to a rewarding, team-oriented work environment, FHLBank Topeka offers opportunities for growth and development, an attractive benefit package including health and dental insurance, 401(k), short-term incentive plan, student loan repayment assistance and much more. To see a more detailed job summary and apply for this position, go to the Bank website at www.fhlbtopeka.com/careers.
Our Mission: FHLBank Topeka makes a difference by helping our members build their communities.
In addition to being an Employer of Choice to more than 220 employees, FHLBank Topeka is also a first-choice funder to over 700 member banks, thrifts, insurance companies and credit unions. FHLBank provides needed liquidity and funding for our diverse financial institution membership.
FHLBank of...fers competitive benefits, including generous vacation/sick time, life/health/dental insurance, strong support for learning and development/training opportunities, 401K, a short-term incentive plan, an employee wellness initiative, and much more.