Overview

Counsel, Regulatory and Compliance is responsible for:

  • Providing a broad range of legal support for regulatory, compliance, and other related matters which are applicable to the property management industry, with a significant focus on companys resident billing and utilities expense management suite of services.
  • Management and implementation of compliance systems and processes in conjunction with other internal compliance roles, including drafting and maintaining applicable policies and procedures.
  • Ensuring that company remains in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations, that company policies and procedures are being followed, and that behavior in the organization meets the companys standards of conduct.

Why you should work here:

  • Tier based promotional career pathing
  • Flexible and uncapped paid time off
  • Work / Life balance
  • Lively, fun, interactive company culture
  • Work across multiple departments within Zego

What youll do here:

  • Maintain current knowledge of federal, state, and municipal laws and regulations, and keeping abreast of recent and upcoming changes.
  • Develop, oversee, and maintain companys legal compliance program.
  • Conduct periodic compliance risk assessments and assist in developing appropriate mitigation plans.
  • Provide day-to-day guidance to senior management and employees on regulatory and compliance matters.
  • Assist in sales calls and sales strategy planning to provide thought leadership and regulatory insight during the sales process.
  • Work with the Product team to ensure product features developed with key compliance attributes.
  • Key member of the Governance, Risk, and Compliance team as lead regulatory advisor.
  • Work cross-functionally to implement process improvements to ensure efficiency and regulatory compliance.
  • Periodically revise the compliance program in light of changes in the needs of the organization and applicable laws and regulations.
  • Develop, coordinate, and facilitate employee compliance training.
  • Seek to ensure that all employees and management are knowledgeable of, and comply with, pertinent legal and regulatory standards.
  • Respond to administrative and government investigations and inquiries as the principal point of contact.
  • Support the completion of external audit review processes.
  • Support the VP of Legal in other tasks as needed.

About you:

  • Juris Doctorate and Bachelors Degree required.
  • Must be licensed by a bar association in at least one US state, California license preferred but not required.
  • 5+ years compliance and regulatory experience, with a focus on resident billing and utilities expense management regulations.
  • Strong knowledge of laws, regulations, industry guidelines, and other requirements relevant to the property management industry. Knowledge of privacy, anti-money laundering, and payment facilitation regulations a plus.
  • Prior experience working with state or municipal utility commissions/regulators desired.
  • Significant experience and ability in researching and interpreting laws and regulations.
  • Significant experience in developing and implementing compliance systems and processes.
  • Ability to provide practical, strategic and business-oriented legal advice.
  • Detail oriented with outstanding analytical, problem solving, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to build strong working relationships with internal clients at all levels of management and work within cross-functional teams to develop solutions to complex legal/business issues.
  • Ability to interface directly and effectively with regulators.
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple time sensitive tasks.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively.
  • Excellent subject matter and business judgment, superior leadership skills and delivery-oriented attitude.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communications and presentation skills.

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