Junior Corporate Attorney Junior Corporate Attorney …

in New York, NY, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 29 May 20
in New York, NY, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 29 May 20
See job description for details
  • Opportunity to be in an innovative, flexible and collaborative work environment
  • Demonstrate expertise to financial services law and regulations
  • Reports to the Head of Legal, ANZ America
About The Role
Role Location: ANZ New York
Role Type: Permanent, Full time opportunity

As a Junior Corporate Attorney , you will be part of the Institutional Legal Group of ANZ America. This is a dynamic environment, and a significant learning and growth opportunity for someone with proven experience as a corporate associate with a recognized global law firm or the equivalent within a financial institution practicing corporate law with a major law firm or as internal counsel with a financial institution. You will be providing insight, commercially relevant advice and legal solutions for the institutional business in the United States. You’ll advise your colleagues throughout the global network on matters of U.S. laws and regulations. You will also provide high quality legal support including the provision of strategic, proactive and innovative legal advice to assist in meeting business objectives.

As part of your responsibilities you will: draft documents, including side letters, consents, waivers, and other core business documents such as officers and secretary’s certificates, powers of attorney, and corporate closing materials; provide general legal advice in connection with corporate law and governance, regulatory issues, contract law, UCC/security interests, and related matters; liaise with external counsel when necessary to ensure the delivery of cost efficient and high quality legal service; schedule and attend board meetings of a wholly-owned subsidiary; and collaborate with Credit and Operating Risk & Compliance stakeholders to ensure consistent and effective risk management.

About You
To be successful in this role, you will ideally bring the following -
  • Proven experience as a corporate associate with a recognized global law firm or the equivalent within a financial institution
  • Member of the New York bar is preferred
  • Experience with corporate transactions including bank financings, credit facilities, letters of credit and trade financing, and related documentation including, for example, closing opinions, confidentiality agreements, and corporate governance is desired
  • General knowledge of Federal Reserve Regulations, OCC rules and guidance, and the CFTC, would be ideal
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the confidence to liaise effectively with individuals at all levels including senior management
  • Strong background providing commercially relevant legal advice, and ability to put complex ideas into plain English for non-lawyers
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, Team-focused with a flexible attitude and the willingness to “go the extra mile”
  • Demonstrated capacity to work under pressure and in a changing environment in an accurate, calm and timely manner with the ability to reprioritise work to meet changing demands
  • A desire to learn, and ability to engage in extensive self-driven learning and development on the job. Strong sense of personal responsibility and diligence in all that you do
  • Common sense is a must, and a sense of humor is a plus
About ANZ
At ANZ, everything we do boils down to ‘why’ – our purpose – to shape a world where people and communities thrive. We're just as focused on seeing our people thrive as well as our customers. We'll give you every opportunity to develop your career.

We are responding faster to changing customer requirements, focusing on the things that matter the most, energising our people, eliminating waste and reducing bureaucracy.

A happy workplace is a thriving one. So in order to attract and keep the best talent, and say thanks for the hard work, we make sure all our employees are rewarded.
At ANZ we aim to create an inclusive environment where employee differences such as gender, age, culture, disability, sexual orientation, family and caring responsibilities and religion are valued.

ANZ recognises the value of an inclusive and diverse work environment. We take pride in the diversity of our people and encourage applications from diverse candidates. Our recruitment decisions are based on the key inherent needs and requirements of each role, and candidates are selected based on their unique strengths and characteristics.

We work flexibly at ANZ. Talk to us and let us know how this role can be flexible for you.

To find out more about working at ANZ or to view other opportunities visit www.anz.com/careers. You may apply for this role by visiting ANZ Careers and search for reference number UNI000700 .

This role is based in New York, USA. The salary package on offer is competitive.

Application opening date: 5 May 2020
Application closing date: 5 June 2020