Senior Counsel 8/23/2016

Financial Services Company Roseville, CA

Company
Financial Services Company
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
28924433
AJE Ref #
575963553
Location
Roseville, CA
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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THE COMPANY:

Our Client is part of a leading global financial services provider serving more than 10 million customers worldwide. Headquartered in The Netherlands, the parent firm operates in 48 countries, providing clients in every market with industry expertise, extensive experience, innovative resources - and deep local market and sector knowledge. They have been in business for more than 110years and have posted strong, consistent growth over the past century. They are one of the world's largest banks with total assets of over $900 billion. It has been rated one of the world's safest banks by Global Finance magazine. Our Client's employees enjoy great benefits, great career advancement opportunities, a great community and a great culture

THE POSITION: SENIOR COUNSEL

Your Function:

Our Client has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Counsel position in their Legal Department. The Senior Counsel is responsible for:

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Handling day-to-day legal transactional and regulatory matters with a focus on consumer financial protection laws and regulations in a RetailBanking environment.
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Special projects will be assigned (or proposed by the incumbent) from time to time, depending on bank needs.
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Train bank staff in his/her area of competence, either with written, video or other material or by conducting training classes in various locations as needed.
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Responsible for maintaining her/his skill level by attending appropriate professional seminars and training opportunities.

Responsibilities:

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Provides day-to-day legal advice to management and business units.
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Provides support to one or more banking units with minimal supervision.
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Works directly with all levels of management; may manage relationships with outside counsel.
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Demonstrates skill in consumer financial protection laws and regulations with a focus on either lending or deposit products and services.
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Assists with implementation of the bank-wide compliance function or other business area as assigned.
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Trains bank staff in legal-related subject matter.
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Responsible for maintaining skill level by attending appropriate professional seminars and training opportunities.
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May manage relationships with outside counsel.
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Provides "backup" for other attorneys as needed.
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Performs all other job duties as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications:

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JD or equivalent with minimum of 15years legal experience with consumer financial protection laws and regulations in a retailbanking, government agency, or financial services environment.
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Member of California Bar preferred or must be able to qualify as Registered In-house Counsel in California.
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Experienced in topical issues of particular regulatory concern (e.g. Privacy/GLBA, TISA, EFTA, ECOA, TILA, RESPA, TCPA, FCRA, SCRA, UDAAP, etc.).
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Must have a solid background either in-house in a financial institution, federal or state government agency focused on consumer financiallaws and regulations, or as outside counsel primarily representing financial institutions.
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Ability to function well in a situation with ambiguous or ill-defined goals, issues and methods.
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Proficient with Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel and other typical productivity applications (e.g. Microsoft PowerPoint) required.
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Effective time management and organizational skills.
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High level of cooperation with others and responsive to the Bank's needs.
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Exemplary motivation, enthusiasm, professionalism and team skills.
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Ability to cope with pressure resulting from meeting requireddeadlines.
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High degree of professionalism and confidentiality in handling and having access to sensitive information.
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Ability to handle constant use of tact, discretion and good judgment.
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Ability to travel between bank and customer or other bank locations - less than 25% of the time.
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Willingness to Travel - Occasionally.
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Must have consumer lending bankingexperience and well versed in respective regulations
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Member of California Bar preferred or must be able to qualify as Registered In-house Counsel in California.

Ideal Candidate:

Has extensive background and experience in consumer lending in retailbanking or related regulatory agency in any mid to large size bank. Must know regulations around consumer lending.