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Ameriprise Financial, Inc

Counsel

Ameriprise Financial, Inc.
Minneapolis, United States
Posted 5 days ago Permanent Competitive
Counsel
Are you looking for a challenge? We have an exciting opportunity at Ameriprise for a Counsel! In this role, you will provide basic legal advice and transaction support to lines of business. Support more senior counsel in complex legal matters involving legal research and drafting of agreements, policies, presentations, and other documents. Review training content and client/advisor communication. Make recommendations for decision-making and courses of action that align with legal practices at the company and industry, as well as acknowledge trade-offs of business and legal risk. Work under Chief Counsel.

Responsibilities

•Provide advice and transaction support to cash products, clearing operations, marketing and retail retirement lines of business, demonstrate an understanding of general principles of law applicable to clearing broker-dealer entities, and assist in supporting business partner objectives, while noting legal risks and parameters under various courses of action.
•Conduct research and interpretation of legal and regulatory requirements, as well as industry practices. Provide appropriate recommendations for decision making and various courses of action.
•Draft and review communications, agreements, policies, and opinions on legal matters on behalf of business partners or other counsel.
•Advise business partner on the development and improvement of internal policies and procedures that improve or solve for legal concerns and mitigate business risk.

Required Qualifications

•JD
•1-3 years of relevant experience
•Proficiency in computer-based legal research and document preparation, such as Westlaw, Lexis, and Microsoft office applications.
•Demonstrate accuracy, thoroughness, and thoughtfulness in legal analysis and recommendations delivered both verbally and in writing.
•Positive relationship skills with ability to deliver tough messages to both senior managers and employees at all levels in line of business.
•Ability to get results with minimum supervision and handle day-to-day inquiries independently with judgment as to when to escalate more complex matters.
•Ability to collaborate effectively across the GCO and enterprise, while working respectfully with colleagues and driving results.

Preferred Qualifications

•Previous legal or industry experience preferred (financial services, securities laws related to clearing or introducing broker-dealers, FINRA, SEC or other securities regulator, or other specialty relevant to line of business served).

About Our Company

At Ameriprise Financial, we're not just in the business of helping clients with their financial goals - we also help our advisors and employees reach their true potential by embracing an inclusive and collaborative culture. We celebrate the unique qualities and reward the contributions of our talented, passionate employees. If you're motivated and want to work for a strong, ethical company that cares about you and your community, take the next step with Ameriprise Financial.

Ameriprise Financial is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, genetic information, age, sexual orientation, citizenship, gender identity, disability, veteran status, marital status, family status or any other basis prohibited by law.
Job ID  26671BR
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