Senior Legal Counsel & Assistant Company Secretary @OFX
Finance / Legal
Salary -
Remote Location
remote in Australia Australia
Job Type Full-time
Posted 2mths ago
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[Hiring] Senior Legal Counsel & Assistant Company Secretary @OFX

Jul 28, 2023 - OFX is hiring a remote Senior Legal Counsel & Assistant Company Secretary. 📍Location: Australia.



Company Description

Hi. We’re OFX, a global provider of online, international payment services. We solve the complexity of moving money and enable better decisions. Headquartered in Sydney with offices worldwide, we’re a customer-focused business that is all about inspiring customer confidence.

At OFX, you’ll have the opportunity to reach beyond your role and function across disciplines. Make use of your diverse skill set at a business that values your expertise and turn your potential into reality.



Job Description

Purpose of your role

We have a new opportunity for a Senior Legal Counsel & Assistant Company Secretary as part of our global legal team. The OFX office is in Sydney, but we are happy to consider remote work arrangements from locations across Australia.

This role is part of the global Legal Team and is responsible for working closely with the Senior Legal Counsel responsible for each of the regions to support the Group Chief Legal Officer and Company Secretary to manage legal risk within the business, providing broad ranging corporate and commercial legal support to the business.

What you’ll be doing

  • Providing legal advice and consultation to senior management in relation to a variety of corporate, commercial, legal, licensing and regulatory issues
  • Working with the Global Executive Team and the OFX Group board in relation to key strategic and commercial initiatives
  • Company secretarial work for the ASX listed entity and APAC regional subsidiaries including co-ordinating the Company’s annual report and annual general meeting
  • Drafting, reviewing and updating a range of commercial contracts, with clients, partners and service providers
  • Drafting, reviewing and updating customer terms and conditions and policies including the privacy policy
  • Supporting the launch of new products and capabilities
  • Providing legal advice and consultation to senior management in relation to data governance, privacy and cyber security
  • Managing the corporate insurance program for the business globally, including policy renewals
  • Drafting and reviewing internal policies and procedures to ensure consistency and regulatory compliance
  • Advising the business in relation to property and intellectual property issues
  • Undertaking such other duties as maybe required from time to time as are consistent with the responsibilities of the role and the needs of OFX



Qualifications
  • Law degree with superior academic credentials from a nationally-recognised law school
  • Current Australian practicing certificate

Knowledge, skills, experience

  • Experience as a lawyer in a top tier law firm
  • Previous inhouse experience is beneficial but not essential
  • Financial services and ASX company secretarial experience is ideal but not essential
  • Exceptional analytical, written and oral communication and relationship-building skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with directors, senior management and other employees from all parts of the Company and an ability to present a highly professional image when representing the Company
  • A commercial and pragmatic attitude
  • Ability to take initiative in bringing value from a legal perspective
  • Strong negotiation and problem-solving skills
  • Must be able to work independently and efficiently in a demanding, fast-paced, fluid environment handling multiple tasks and projects concurrently while maintaining the highest standards and attention to detail



Additional Information

What it's like working at OFX

We’re OFXers because we want to make a difference. We see challenges as opportunities and we’re not afraid to roll up our sleeves to get stuff done. We’re committed to making things easier for our clients, pushing boundaries and continuing to move with the times so that we can continue to inspire confidence every day and through every transaction.

We operate as one team, cross-functionally and globally to drive outcomes that deliver excellence for our customers. We're curious self-starters who love learning and sharing our knowledge with others. We embrace change and use our initiative and resilience to overcome challenges.

  • Always keep learning. We offer LinkedIn learning programs, which all OFXers have access to. We offer a variety of other learning programs and host an annual Open Day to encourage cross functional and soft skill learning
  • Giving back, we encourage OFXers to give back to causes and communities that are important to them. We celebrate this with an annual volunteer day, that OFXers can use together or individually
  • We promote an environment of reward and recognition, OFXers are encouraged to celebrate their peers’ effort, technical expertise or support through a range of channels and awards
  • Our Good Vibes employee-led committees organize events to keep our employees engaged inside and outside the office. Whether it’s participating in our weekly yoga class (now also on Zoom), office happy hours, end of year celebrations. Our team wants you to feel welcome!
 

At OFX, we are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace where we value, respect, and encourage our people to be their authentic selves. With an employee base as diverse as the clients we serve, we know that being an inclusive workplace is fundamental to our continued success.

We encourage you to apply if this role aligns with your career aspirations.

About The Company

Hi. We’re OFX, a global provider of online, international payment services. We solve the complexity of moving money and enable better decisions. Headquartered in Sydney with offices worldwide, we’re a customer-focused business that is all about inspiring customer confidence.

At OFX, you’ll have the opportunity to reach beyond your role and function across disciplines. Make use of your diverse skill set at a business that values your expertise and turn your potential into reality.

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Job Type Full-time
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