Bottomline is seeking a dynamic and effective executive to join our team as general counsel. Located in our Portsmouth, NH corporate headquarters.  This individual will oversee all corporate legal matters and will partner with leaders across the global business to provide and oversee legal and compliance support needed as the business drives innovation and solution delivery.  The qualified candidate will have exceptional written and verbal communication skills and the ability to distill complex legal concepts into cohesive, intelligible presentations. Directly relevant legal experience in a public-company technology setting and sound commercial judgment and expertise required.

Essential Job Functions:

Partner with executive management across all functional areas of business and business units
Drive legal aspects of commercial and contract matters, including software licensing agreements
Attract, develop, direct, motivate and drive performance of internal contracts team
Lead negotiation of merger and acquisition agreements and associated legal due diligence
Oversee management of intellectual property development, protection and registration
Provide recommendations and leadership on global compliance efforts across the business
Advise the business and executive leadership on relevant legal and legislative updates relevant to company
Anticipate and identify legal risks and recommend practical mitigation strategies
Participate in security law compliance, including periodic and current reports and proxy requirements
Oversee management and negotiation of property and facility leases
Coordinate and supervise the use of outside legal counsel

Required Skills:

Proven ability to collaborate with business leaders and identify simple solutions to complex legal issues;
Excellent oral and written communication skills;
Strong leadership, excellent judgment and analytical skills;
Ability to drive strategic initiatives in a fast paced environment;
Unquestionable professional ethics, integrity and gravitas;
Overall broad legal acumen with particular experience in software and/or fintech
Education and Experience:

Juris Doctor or equivalent degree
Directly relevant work experience
Experience working in a public company technology environment preferred
Admitted to the bar (and in good standing) in at least one state

About Bottomline Technologies:      

Bottomline Technologies (NASDAQ: EPAY) helps businesses pay and get paid. We help our customers to make complex business payments simple, secure and seamless.

Businesses and banks rely on Bottomline for domestic and international payments, effective cash management tools, automated workflows for payment processing and bill review and state of the art fraud detection, behavioral analytics and regulatory compliance.

Headquartered in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, we delight our customers through offices across the United States, Europe, and Asia-Pacific.

Businesses around the world depend on Bottomline solutions to help them pay and get paid, including some of the world’s largest systemic banks, private and publicly traded companies and Insurers.

Bottomline is a participating employer in the Employment Verification (E-Verify) program EOE/AA/M/F/V/D/E-Verify Employer

Bottomline Technologies is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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