Director, Corporate Counsel
Oportun (Nasdaq: OPRT) is a digital banking platform that puts its 1.9 million members' financial goals within reach. With intelligent borrowing, savings, budgeting, and spending capabilities, Oportun empowers members with the confidence to build a better financial future. Since inception, Oportun has provided more than $15.5 billion in responsible and affordable credit, saved its members more than $2.3 billion in interest and fees, and helped our members save an average of more than $1,800 annually. For more information, visit Oportun.com.
WORKING AT OPORTUN
Working at Oportun means enjoying a differentiated experience of being part of a team that fosters a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture where we all feel a sense of belonging and are encouraged to share our perspectives. This inclusive culture is directly connected to our organization's performance and ability to fulfill our mission of delivering affordable credit to those left out of the financial mainstream. We celebrate and nurture our inclusive culture through our employee resource groups.
Oportun is currently seeking a Director, Corporate Counsel to join its corporate legal team. This role will be expected to handle a wide breadth of day-to-day legal issues.
This role will work closely with cross-functional partners, especially in Finance, Treasury, Stock Administration, and Investor Relations. In this position, the Corporate Counsel will regularly interact with senior executives across the organization.
As Corporate Counsel, you will report to the Sr. Director, Sr. Corporate Counsel (Securities & Corporate Governance) and will be expected to work closely with the Deputy General Counsel & Corporate Secretary as well as the General Counsel & Chief Risk Officer.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a talented and passionate team in support of Oportun’s mission to empower its members to build a better future.
- Assist with a wide range of securities filings, including annual and quarterly reports on forms 10-K and 10-Q, proxy statements, Form 8-Ks, Section 16 filings, and other related filings
- Provide legal guidance on external communications such as earnings releases, press releases, investor presentations and marketing materials
- Ensure compliance with SEC and Nasdaq rules and regulations
- Participate in and advise on disclosure and other issues related to environmental, social, and governance (ESG) initiatives and programs
- Support corporate governance matters
- Keep abreast and advise on the potential impact of new rules, regulations, market trends and best practices in the areas of securities law and corporate governance
- Draft and administer internal policies and procedures
- Act as a key business partner and advisor to the management team as well as the investor relations, finance, equity, human resources and corporate communications functions
- Take accountability and ownership over projects and driving them to completion
- Assist other teams with projects on an as-needed basis
- Candidate must possess a Juris Doctorate (J.D.) degree and qualified to practice law in a United States jurisdiction
- 4+ years of relevant transactional experience in a law firm or corporate law department
- Excellent research, writing, communication skills with the ability to work as part of a team involving staff, clients and outside parties
- Strong organizational skills, including an ability to prioritize activities and work independently in a fast-paced environment
- Ability to make good decisions using sound professional judgment
- Strong attention to detail, with positive professional attitude and a passion for the job.
“The US base salary range for this full-time position is 147,500 - 236,000
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