Senior Corporate Counsel

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At Remitly, we help immigrant communities around the world send over $6 billion a year to their loved ones. Sending money is faster, easier, and costs less with our all-digital money transfer platform. Our vision is to transform the lives of immigrants and their families by providing the most trusted financial service products on the planet. At Remitly, your work has a direct and positive impact on people around the globe. Your work matters, every day.

The Role:

Remitly is looking for an experienced commercial attorney to negotiate high stakes agreements and provide regulatory product counsel to accelerate the success of our growing FinTech business. Reporting to our General Counsel, you will be an essential member of our legal team, partnering with business teams around the world as we expand our business through innovative commercial agreements, advising internal partners on commercial and regulatory product matters of varying levels of complexity, and managing a range of corporate governance issues. 

What You’ll Do:

  • Support our business as counsel negotiating agreements with key vendors, banks, payment processors and disbursement partners around the world. 
  • Partner with the business to create the policies and systems necessary to scale with our rapidly expanding global remittance business.
  • Identify opportunities for and independently lead the implementation of process improvements
  • Participate actively in other legal team projects, including managing emergent legal issues.
  • Manage multiple outside counsel relationships in your area of scope.

Who You Are:

  • Washington State qualified corporate lawyer with strong legal experience and expertise in commercial (IP/IT), corporate and regulatory with a focus on Financial Services and Technology.
  • Transactional background; familiarity with financial technology transactions
  • Working knowledge of payments, financial services regulation, and consumer-facing fintech business and industry preferred. 
  • 6+ combined years of legal experience as an in-house transactional legal counsel or in a top national or international law firm.
  • You have the ability to identify a range of legal issues and risks, and advise within a structured commercial framework
  • You're excited to travel globally, as needed
  • Working knowledge of global privacy laws and regulations preferred
  • Ideally you’ve worked in a company during a period of expansion from hundreds to thousands of employees and with a global presence
  • Senior legal management and team leader skills

Who we are

Remitly is a group of passionate people working to make international payments easier and more transparent on both the web and mobile devices. We are seeking team members to join us that want to make a difference and change an industry. We pride ourselves on aiming high and delivering results, data being at the heart of everything we do, and encouraging our team to own business decisions and outcomes. Sound like the place for you? Join us.

Remitly is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Individuals seeking employment at Remitly are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation.

Remitly is an E-Verify Employer.

Our Benefits

  • Unlimited vacation policy
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance benefits
  • Company contributes to your HSA plan if you choose one
  • 401k plan with company matching
  • Commuter benefits
  • Free snacks plus hot and cold beverages
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavaLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • JIRAManagement

Location

Remitly is in the heart of downtown Seattle. Situated near tons of bars and restaurants, with easy access to public transport, it's an ideal location.

What are Remitly Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Remitly's executive leadership is as diverse as our staff, and our Director of Diversity & Inclusion is focused on continuous improvement of our D&I initiatives.
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Company sponsored family events
Remitly sponsors family-oriented events semi-annually (e.g., holiday party and company picnic).
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
All King County-based employees receive the ORCA Card transportation benefit on day one. The ORCA Card can be used on all regular buses, Regional Rail, and a few other modes of transportation.
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Foosball.
Stocked Kitchen
Remitly has a fully stocked kitchen including unlimited snacks, coffee, tea and the flavored Bevi water you can handle.
Parking
We offer employees a parking subsidy in the building's below-ground garage.
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
Remitly hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
We offer $1000 annualy for continuing education.
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