The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) is the world's largest organization serving the professional and business interests of attorneys who practice in the legal departments of corporations, associations, nonprofits and other private-sector organizations around the globe.
Advance your career: Join the largest organization dedicated to advancing the interests of in-house lawyers around the world.
ACC is committed to compliance with all applicable equal employment laws. ACC In-house Jobline listings may not explicitly or implicitly discriminate on the basis of any prohibited factor.
Listings on the ACC In-house Jobline are for in-house attorney positions only. While we do not accept non-attorney corporate job listings, if you are hiring a corporate legal operations professional, contact LawDepartmentOps@ACC.com. By posting a job on the ACC In-house Jobline or using the service as a job seeker, you are agreeing to comply with our Terms and Conditions, including those relating to discrimination. The system administrator may delete postings, which do not comply. Employer postings removed by ACC are not subject to refund.
We are very interested in your thoughts as we continue to develop the ACC In-House Jobline to better serve your needs. If you have questions about ACC In-house Jobline, please call our helpdesk at: 1-888-491-8833 Ext. 1125 (Extension Required).
Exciting opportunity for a high-impact role at the center of a performance oriented legal team supporting a leading financial services data, technology and payments company owned by the country’s largest banks. Reporting to the Associate General Counsel, you will play a key role in leading efforts to run the legal function like a business by managing the legal team’s operations, risk and litigation support functions. You are a highly organized, execution oriented individual with a strong business acumen, and an aptitude for innovation and continuous improvement.
This position will serve as the Legal Department’s primary resource for day-to-day management of legal operations, risk management and litigation support.
Provide day-to-day management of Legal Department processes including administration of the department budget, the legal matter management system, outside counsel and vendor requirements, corporate records, registrations and reporting.
Responsible for driving improved efficiency and effectiveness of the legal function through the identification, development and administration of tools and practices to streamline and optimize workflows, reduce expenses and improve outcomes.
Manage legal function operational reporting including key performance indicators (KPIs) and outside counsel budget forecasting to inform decision making.
Develop and manage processes and policies to manage outside counsel usage and spend
Define and drive strategic and operational initiatives
Collaborate with IT, Compliance, Human Resources, Operations and Finance on cross-functional and enterprise level projects and initiatives
Execute day-to-day oversight of key risk management activities including development and maintenance of RCMs, control design and testing, RCSAs, KRIs, RACIs, policies and procedures.
Coordinate internal audits and regulatory exams related to the legal function.
Manage the Business Continuity Plans and Disaster Recovery Plans for the legal function
Manage routine for the timely identification, submission, and closure of Self-Identified Issues (SIIs).
Prepare and deliver regular reporting on status and developments related to the legal function risk management function.
With guidance of counsel, prepares and distributes Legal Holds related to pending or threatened litigation or regulatory matters.
With oversight of counsel, investigates legal claims asserted against the company
Works with counsel and business units to collect, evaluate and assemble data and other information in response to claims and litigation.
Supports process for fulfillment of third party subpoenas and regulatory inquiries including intake, logging, tracking and reporting.
With oversight from counsel, conducts initial analysis of subpoenas and other legal service of process to determine purpose, sufficiency and validity.
Supports legal department and outside counsel in preparing correspondence to regulators and customers.
Ensures compliance with all corporate policies and procedures, to ensure that the highest level of system and data confidentiality, security, integrity and availability is maintained.
Support the company’s commitment to risk management and protecting the integrity and confidentiality of systems and data
Education and experience typically obtained through completion of a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
Demonstrated relevant experience.
Outstanding analytical, problem solving and communication skills.
Demonstrated ability and desire to learn, adapt and succeed in new and complex roles and responsibilities
Proven record of success managing complex projects and processes
Highly organized, detail-oriented, and able to manage multiple priorities.
Experience managing and implementing technology solutions
Strong interpersonal skills, with demonstrated ability to independently move projects forward by gaining support needed from others while working in a cross-functional role
Highly proficient in Microsoft Office suite of products including Excel, PowerPoint, Visio etc.
Background and drug screen.
MBA and/or business operations, legal and risk management experience preferred.
Understanding of and experience working in the financial services and payments industries
Experience with Thomson Reuters Legal Tracker and/or equivalent legal e-billing and matter management systems
Experience managing legal holds including legal hold technology solutions
Working conditions consist of a normal office environment. Work is primarily sedentary and requires extensive use of a computer and involves sitting for periods of approximately four hours. Work may require occasional standing, walking, kneeling and reaching. Must be able to lift 10 pounds occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently. Requires visual acuity and dexterity to view, prepare, and manipulate documents and office equipment including personal computers. Requires the ability to communicate with internal and/or external customers.
Employee must be able to perform essential functions and physical requirements of position with or without reasonable accommodation.
The above job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow instructions and perform other related duties as assigned by their supervisor.
Early Warning Services is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer
Internal Number: REQ20191248
About Early Warning/Zelle
We can transform lives by innovating everyday financial experiences – together
We provide innovation that transforms financial experiences – innovation that transforms lives. More than 2,500 companies rely on our intelligence to open new accounts, authenticate mobile logins, reduce fraud risk, and make faster payments. As the trusted custodian of bank-contributed data, we offer a full suite of solutions that gets money moving. Open new accounts. Login in less time. Send and receive payments.