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Paralegal

Branch

Branch

Legal
Remote
Posted on Wednesday, June 26, 2024

Branch is on a mission to help working Americans grow financially. We do this by helping companies accelerate payments and empower working Americans with accessible, fee-free financial services. We’re committed to building and delivering more inclusive and transparent financial products.

Come join our team as we develop new ways to improve the lives of working Americans. Our mission starts with empowering our own employees. Have a great idea? Share it today and it might just get implemented tomorrow. As a team member at Branch, your voice and creativity can directly impact the product and company. We not only attract great talent from across the country, but also build teams to help that talent to thrive. That means valuing a diversity of opinions and working styles, while creating a shared belief in innovation, initiative, and winning together.

As a Paralegal, you will be responsible for supporting our Legal team in research projects, contract management, and regulatory compliance. You’ll get to use your attention to detail, organizational skills, and legal expertise to contribute to this critical area of our company's future.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Contract Management:

  • Assist in drafting and reviewing various contracts, including NDAs, service agreements, and partnership agreements.
  • Maintain and update the contract management system (Lexion), ensuring all contracts are accurately recorded and stored.
  • Track contract lifecycles, ensuring timely renewals, terminations, and amendments.
  • Liaise with internal departments to ensure contract compliance and resolve any related issues.

Regulatory Compliance:

  • Support the Legal team in ensuring compliance with relevant financial regulations and industry standards, including preparation and submission of documents to regulators.
  • Conduct research on regulatory requirements and assist in the development and implementation of compliance policies and procedures.
  • Monitor changes in laws and regulations that may impact Branch’s operations and report findings to the legal team.

Legal Support:

  • Assist in the preparation of legal documents and correspondence with partner organizations and others..
  • Manage internal legal inquiries and provide initial responses to routine legal matters.

Technology Proficiency:

  • Use Slack for efficient team communication and collaboration.
  • Manage documentation and workflows using Google Suite and Microsoft Suite.
  • Track and manage legal projects and tasks through Jira.

Administrative Duties:

  • Maintain and organize legal files and records.
  • Schedule and coordinate meetings, appointments, and deadlines.
  • Provide general administrative support to the Legal team.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or Paralegal Certificate from an accredited program.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience as a paralegal, preferably in a FinTech or financial services environment.
  • Strong knowledge of contract law and regulatory compliance.
  • Proficiency with Lexion, HubSpot, Slack, Google Suite, Microsoft Suite, and Jira. (preferred)
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.

Compensation:

The salary range for this role is 70-80k. The range displayed reflects an average range for the position across all the US. The rate offered to an applicant could be higher or lower based on each applicant's specific skill set, depth of experience, relevant education or training, etc. The rate range listed excludes commission/bonus/equity or benefits.

Benefits:

  • Work from anywhere (domestic USA)
  • Branch-paid medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Equity
  • 401k
  • Paid time off
  • Paid company holidays
  • Paid parental leave (eligible after 6 months of employment)

Working at Branch

Branch is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

A remote-first company with employees located all throughout the US, Branch emphasizes transparency, accountability, and trust to create a collaborative environment where our product, engineering, marketing, customer support, customer success, and sales teams can all thrive together.

Our teamwork has enabled us to become an award-winning fintech company, with Branch’s innovation and workplace recognized across industries. Branch has been honored by the Webby Awards, Benzinga Fintech Awards, Fintech Breakthrough Awards, Top Workplaces USA, Great Places to Work, and EY Entrepreneur of the Year, Heartland, among others.

Learn more about our culture, approach, technology, and people here: https://www.branchapp.com/about

Must be currently authorized to work in the USA without sponsorship or transfer. No 3rd-parties, please.