Full-Time

Deputy General Counsel

Posted on 6/10/2024

Sezzle

Sezzle

201-500 employees

Interest-free installment payment platform

Fintech

Senior, Expert

Remote in USA

Required Skills
Communications
Requirements
  • Proven experience as a FinTech Counsel and especially in transactional work
  • Minimum 5-10 years of experience in a FinTech/Lender business environment
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of corporate law and procedures
  • Full comprehension of the influences of the external environment on a corporation
  • Demonstrated ability to create legal defensive or proactive strategies
  • High degree of professional ethics and integrity
  • Sound judgment and ability to analyze situations and information
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • J.D. degree
  • MBA or BSc in Business Administration will be considered an advantage
Responsibilities
  • Give accurate and timely counsel to executives in a wide variety of legal topics
  • Collaborate with management to devise efficient legal and defense strategies
  • Specify internal governance policies and regularly monitor compliance
  • Research and evaluate different risk factors regarding business decisions and operations
  • Apply effective risk management techniques and offer proactive advice on possible legal issues
  • Communicate and negotiate with external parties and create relations of trust
  • Draft and solidify agreements, contracts and other legal documents
  • Deal with complex matters with multiple stakeholders and interests
  • Provide clarification on legal language or specifications to everyone in the organization
  • Conduct work with integrity and responsibility
  • Maintain current knowledge of significant legislative developments on both a state and federal basis

Sezzle stands out as a highly appealing workplace due to its forward-thinking approach in the financial sector, providing a flexible payment platform that enables consumers to split their purchases into interest-free installments. The company's dedication to helping over 47,000 active merchants adapt to evolving market demands, coupled with its strong focus on financial empowerment and innovation, makes it a dynamic place for professionals to thrive and influence positive change.

Company Stage

IPO

Total Funding

$651.6M

Headquarters

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Founded

2016

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

0%

1 year growth

0%

2 year growth

-18%

Benefits

Comprehensive Benefit Plans

Generous Parental & Family Leave

Competitive 401k Match

Paid Time Off & Volunteer Time Off

Ownership Through Equity

100% of Donations to Charity Matched

Work from Home Stipend

Highly Discounted Fitness Membership