Commercial Counsel
Payments & Banking
Posted on 3/28/2024
Square

10,001+ employees

Digital payment processor
Company Overview
Square's mission is to ensure that all businesses are able to participate and thrive in the economy. The company is building infrastrucutre for online payments.
Consulting
Energy
Social Impact
Financial Services
Consumer Goods

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$601.2M

Founded

2009

Headquarters

Oakland, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

0%

1 year growth

12%

2 year growth

17%
Locations
Remote in USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Communications
CategoriesNew
Legal
Risk & Compliance
Legal & Compliance
Contract Management
Requirements
  • at least 10 years of relevant experience, with a focus on commercial transactions in payments, banking, or financial services.
  • Prior experience working with payment networks, issuers, acquirers, or payment facilitators.
  • Knowledge of financial services and payments compliance requirements, including issuing, acquiring, networks, partnerships, data security, and privacy within the payments industry.
  • Experience drafting and negotiating complex contracts.
  • Demonstrated background in communication and coordination of complex issues and projects with diverse levels of management and employees.
  • A J.D. with an active membership in at least one state bar.
Responsibilities
  • Draft and negotiate complex payments, banking, and other commercial agreements.
  • Partner with Regulatory and Product Counsels to ensure compliance with our commercial obligations.
  • Provide concise legal advice with a focus on a principled risk approach.
  • Resolve issues that arise in existing commercial relationships.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to assess legal risks and develop strategies to mitigate risks while supporting business growth and new ideas.
  • Stay abreast of regulatory developments and industry trends affecting payments and banking, and advise relevant stakeholders on compliance requirements and best practices.
  • Help maintain commercial payments templates, playbooks, and processes.