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As a global B2B FinTech software company, Serrala helps organizations automate their complex finance processes to stay ahead of the curve. With locations in Europe, North America and Asia, our 700+ employees are dedicated to servicing our customers in all industry sectors, from medium-sized companies to global players. Our customers represent 20% of Fortune 500 and 50% of DAX 30 enterprises.

 

We are growing - our goals are ambitious, and to achieve them, we need you. #Chicago

 

Associate General Counsel 

 

Summary/Objective 

This role is very transactional consisting of supporting our contract negotiations, vendor agreements, corporate governance and employment issues. This individual will work closely with the sales teams to negotiate subscriptions & license agreements, service master agreements, statements of work and assist with the standardization of contracts and procedures.

 

What's in it for you?

Generous PTO
Benefits start on Day 1
4% Match 401k after 90 days


Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The associate general counsel is expected to assist the general counsel in the provision and coordination of the legal services. Here is a list of key responsibilities that need to be handled by the position:

 

  • Review, draft and negotiate SaaS contracts
  • Collaborates with the Sales Executive and sales leadership team to develop and lead corporate initiatives to improve contract processes and policies
  • Counsel internal clients on contract interpretation, risk allocation and other matters, providing pragmatic and actionable business advice based on in-depth knowledge of the company and technology market
  • Provide assistance to the General Global Counsel.
  • Research and analyze all the articles, legal documents used in the preparation of various contracts.
  • Make sure that the clients' or organizations' goals and objectives are achieved in compliance with the rules and regulations.
  • Represent client's interests in transactions, affiliations, mergers, joint ventures, contracts and other business opportunities.
  • Provide legal advice on legal and regulatory issues and federal and state laws and regulations including employment law and internal business processes. 


Required Education and Experience

  • Law Degree from Accredited University
  • Software/Technology experience is ideal
  • Experience and comfortable with being in front (phone or video) of the client/customer
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills; they must also be self-driven and a self-starter, as most of the time they work alone.

 

It’s time to become a Serralian…

Do you look forward to taking on exciting challenges in an expanding and innovative environment? We continuously improve the way we work, including modern and flexible working conditions, professional development as part of our LearnLab, joint team events such as monthly lunches, after work events, and the Serralian Base Camp. And yes, we also promote sports activities and provide organic fruit and refreshing beverages.

 

Next steps: Apply quickly and easily with your CV via our recruiting tool.

Pro-Tip: Skip the cover letter and pitch us in 3 sentences why exactly you are the perfect match for our team!

Your HR Contact for this position is: Christine Friese 

This role is based in: Chicago 

 

[EEO Statement]

We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We celebrate and support diversity by providing equal employment opportunities regardless of race, creed, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability or handicap, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, arrest record, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

 

[To all recruitment agencies]

Serrala does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, Serrala employees or any other organization location. Serrala is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

 

We Are Serrala. We have grown from a small family-owned business into an ambitious, global FinTech with 30+ years of experience. We are hungry to evolve, reinvent ourselves and grow - standing still is not an option.

We Are Serralians. A diverse team of 700 + techies, finance and payment experts, creatives and business administrators in 15+ offices around the globe. We see ourselves as a global family that stays connected despite physical distance and celebrates the idea of community. #WeArePassionate #WeAreEmpowering #WeAreEnterprising #WeAreReliable