Associate General Counsel II – Banking – Saint Louis

Edward Jones

Company Description At Edward Jones, we help clients achieve their serious, long-term financial goals by understanding their needs and implementing tailored solutions. To ensure a personal client experience, we have located our 14,000+ branch offices where our more than 7 million clients live and work.

A typical branch office has one financial advisor who meets with clients face-to-face and one branch office administrator who enhances the team’s ability to build deep relationships with clients. Headquarters associates in St. Louis and Tempe provide support and expertise to help U.S. and Canada branch teams deliver an ideal client experience. Edward Jones currently has more branch offices than any other financial services firm, and we continue to grow to meet the needs of long-term individual investors. Company Description At Edward Jones, we help clients achieve their serious, long-term financial goals by understanding their needs and implementing tailored solutions. To ensure a personal client experience, we have located our 14,000+ branch offices where our more than 7 million clients live and work.

A typical branch office has one financial advisor who meets with clients face-to-face and one branch office administrator who enhances the team’s ability to build deep relationships with clients. Headquarters associates in St. Louis and Tempe provide support and expertise to help U.S. and Canada branch teams deliver an ideal client experience. Edward Jones currently has more branch offices than any other financial services firm, and we continue to grow to meet the needs of long-term individual investors. Position Requirements

Legal Knowledge and Integrity: Exceptional legal knowledge, judgment, work ethic and integrity, and a demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality. Familiarity with consumer financial products and applicable laws and regulations, including Electronic Funds Transfer Act and Reg E, margin loans and securities-based lending, electronic money movement/NACHA, broker-dealer cash sweep products, and Bank Secrecy Act / Anti-Money Laundering laws.

Strategic Planning and Execution: Provide strategic thought, legal leadership, support and advice on a wide range of matters pertaining to banking and lending products and services.

Critical Thinking and Analytical Skills: Ability to develop and implement solutions to eliminate, manage and mitigate risk. Ability to analyze and resolve complex legal matters and recommend changes to organizational policies and procedures.

Ability to Partner: Ability to successfully partner with associates across Edward Jones in a collaborative manner to deliver results and move important work through the organization.

Prioritization and Decision-Making. Sound judgment, decision making, and conflict resolution skills. Creative thinker who is highly organized and has exceptional prioritization skills.

Communication Skills: Excellent communication (oral and written), presentation and interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to convey complex issues to legal and non-legal professionals at all levels, including senior leaders.

Interact with Outside Counsel: Ability to interact with outside counsel to identify, evaluate and resolve complex legal questions and issues.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
 Juris Doctorate with exceptional academic credentials
 Minimum of five (5) years of progressive professional responsibility and experience in relevant practice areas; preference for experience serving as outside counsel for banks and other financial institutions; in-house counsel for bank or broker-dealer; or attorney for financial industry regulatory agency
 Experience working with state and federal regulators (SEC, FINRA, OCC, FDIC) preferred
 Technological aptitude and ability to learn new technologies

Colorado Salary Information At Edward Jones, we value and respect our associates and their contributions, and we recognize individual efforts through a rewards program that promotes a long-term career, financial security and well-being. Visit our career site to learn more about our total compensation approach, which in addition to base salary, typically includes benefits, bonuses and profit sharing. The salary range for this role is based on national data and actual pay is based on skills, experience, education, and other relevant factors for a potential new associate:

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