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Associate General Counsel in Rollingwood, TX at EZCORP

Date Posted: 8/26/2019

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Career Description

The Associate General Counsel provides legal advice and counsel to the Company’s U.S. operations.  Advises Company in legal matters related to store operations.  Ensures compliance with legal and regulatory requirements of the Company.  Regularly uses independent discretion and judgment to recognize and resolve complex problems.  Is accountable for the quality, timeliness, and accuracy of work performed.

Key Ares of Responsibility

Legal advice and counsel.

Critical and Essential Tasks

  • Performs legal research, interprets laws, identifies business solutions and recommends related courses of action.
  • Advises business clients as to legal risk of current and new business initiatives.
  • Engages and manages outside counsel resources.
  • Manages litigation and assists the Compliance Department in managing regulatory matters.
  • Prepares and reviews real estate leases, services agreements, and other contracts.
  • Performs additional duties as assigned.

Career Requirements

Experience

5+ years of experience as an attorney, with preferable attorney experience in the financial services industry

Education

A Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school; license to practice law in the State of Texas.

Job-Specific Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the law
  • Demonstrated strong verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills, attention to detail and accuracy, and time management and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to liaison between department heads, managers, Team Members, customers, and business partners


Service Orientation

Service orientation is one of the primary responsibilities of this position.  Team Members who are successful in this position will be committed to partnership and focused on finding solutions.



Leadership

Successful Team Members will possess excellent communication skills and have the ability to interpret technical information to all levels of Team Members in a positive and motivational manner. An emphasis on inter-personal relationships and “results orientation” will ensure success in this position.



Analytical Skills

The Team Member must have keen analytical skills that will allow him or her to collect and review information, problem-solve, and independently and effectively make decisions and identify business solutions.



Planning

In order to be effective in this position, the Team Member must be able to find creative and innovative ways to handle day to day and unique situations, planning for potential eventualities.  The successful Team Member will set goals and meet deadlines in the normal course of their working environment.

Physical Demands and Work Conditions

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a Team Member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function. While performing the duties of this job, the Team Member is required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; and climb or balance. The Team Member must occasionally lift and/or move heavy equipment. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a Team Member encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The work environment includes working with moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud as in and around computer room equipment.

 

EZCORP is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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