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Legal, (Legal)
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Tuesday, September 20, 2022
<div> <h1><strong>Who We Are</strong></h1> <p><span>At Justworks, you’ll enjoy a welcoming and casual environment, great benefits, wellness program offerings, company retreats, and the ability to interact with and learn from leaders in the startup community. We work hard and care about our most prized asset - our people.</span></p> <p><span>We’re helping businesses get off the ground by enabling them to focus on running their business. We solve HR issues. We’re data-driven and never stop iterating. If you’d like to work in a supportive, entrepreneurial environment, are interested in building something meaningful and having fun while doing it, we’d love to hear from you.</span></p> <p><span>We're united by shared goals and shared motivations at Justworks. These are best summed up in our company values, which are reflected in our product and in our team.</span></p> <p><a href=""><span>Our Values</span></a></p> <p><span>If this sounds like you, you’ll fit right in.</span></p> </div><h1> <strong>Who You Are</strong> </h1> <p> <span>You enjoy connecting and engaging with people beyond just advising on compliance requirements. Your presence fosters reassurance from others and people know they can depend on you. You are a collaborative, team player with superior communication and negotiation skills.</span> </p> <p> <span>As part of the Legal team, Counsel will provide legal services to Justworks in support of various functions in the organization. This role will report to the Director, Legal and involve working with people in different levels of the organization, formalizing processes and improving the compliance program.</span> </p> <h1> <strong>Your Success Profile</strong> </h1> <h2> <strong>What You Will Work On</strong> </h2> <ul> <li><span>Work with other Justworks teams, including Product, Engineering, Customer Success, People, Payments &amp; Tax, Risk &amp; Insurance, Marketing, and Sales relating to various legal and compliance matters</span></li> <li><span>Prepare and enhance Justworks policies and standard operating procedures</span></li> <li><span>Educate stakeholders on legal matters, policies, and changes in relevant laws and regulations that impact our business</span></li> <li><span>Prepare and conduct training, as necessary</span></li> <li><span>Assist Director, Legal with various legal matters and perform other tasks as assigned from time to time, including, assistance with development and coordination of Justworks’ internal compliance program</span></li> <li><span>Negotiate commercial contracts and assist with corporate matters and transactions</span></li> <li><span>Work closely with and manage outside counsel relating to various matters</span></li> <li><span>Help drive compliance program awareness and handle other related responsibilities</span></li> <li><span>Other duties as needed based on department and/or organizational needs</span></li> </ul> <h2> <strong>How You Will Do Your Work</strong> </h2> <p> <span>As a Counsel, </span> <em> <span>how</span> </em> <span> results are achieved is paramount for your success and ultimately result in our success as an organization. In this role, your foundational knowledge, skills, abilities and personal attributes are anchored in the following competencies:</span> </p> <ul> <li> <strong>Clear communication </strong><span>- the ability to articulate thoughts and express ideas effectively using oral, written, visual and non-verbal communication skills, as well as listening skills to gain understanding.</span> </li> </ul> <ul> <li> <strong>Ethical practice </strong><span>- the ability to integrate core values, integrity and accountability throughout all organizational and business practices.</span> </li> </ul> <ul> <li> <strong>Detail-oriented </strong><span>- exercises extreme attention to detail; is thorough, accurate, organized, and productive and seeks to understand both the cause and effect of a situation.</span> </li> </ul> <ul> <li> <strong>Risk assessment </strong><span>- applying a logical step-by-step process to protect, and consequently minimize risks to, the organization, interests and employees.</span> </li> </ul> <ul> <li> <strong>Manages complexity </strong><span>- making sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems.</span> </li> </ul> <p> <span>In addition, all Justworkers focus on aligning their behaviors to our core values known as COGIS. It stands for:</span> </p> <ul> <li> <strong>Camaraderie</strong><span> - Day to day you can be seen working together toward a higher purpose. You like to have fun. You’re an active listener, treat people respectfully, and have a strong desire to know and help others.</span> </li> <li> <strong>Openness</strong><span> - Your default is to be open. You're willing to share information, understand other perspectives, and consider new possibilities. You’re curious, ask open questions, and are receptive to thoughts and feedback from others.</span> </li> <li> <strong>Grit </strong><span>- You demonstrate grit by having the courage to commit and persevere. You’re committed, earnest, and dive in to get the job done well with a positive attitude.</span> </li> <li> <strong>Integrity</strong><span> - Simply put, do what you say and say what you'll do. You’re honest and forthright, have a strong moral compass, and strive to match your words with your actions while leading by example.</span> </li> <li> <strong>Simplicity</strong><span> - Be like Einstein: “Everything should be made as simple as possible, but no simpler.”</span> </li> </ul> <h2> <strong>Qualifications</strong> </h2> <ul> <li><span>JD degree from an accredited law school</span></li> <li><span>NY Bar admission or NY in-house counsel registration required</span></li> <li><span>Minimum of 5 years of substantive legal experience in employment matters with a corporate legal department and/or a nationally recognized law firm</span></li> <li><span>Must possess a superior knowledge and application of contract and business law with strong legal analysis skills</span></li> <li><span>Sound judgment in managing contractual risk and exposure</span></li> <li><span>Committed to being a legal business partner to internal clients</span></li> <li><span>Experience in counseling clients on wage and hour matters, preferred</span></li> <li><span>Superior written and verbal communication skills</span></li> <li><span>Excellent time management, organizational and analytical skills</span></li> <li><span>Ability to multitask and meet deadlines</span></li> <li><span>A collaborative, team player with a positive attitude</span></li> </ul> <p> <span>Occasional travel may be required</span> </p> <p> <span>The base wage range for this position based in our New York City Office is targeted at $175,500.00 to $193,050.00 per year.</span> </p> <p></p> <p> <span> <span data-sheets-value='{"1":2,"2":"#LI-Hybrid"}' data-sheets-userformat='{"2":276995,"3":{"1":0},"4":{"1":2,"2":16777215},"12":0,"14":{"1":2,"2":2236962},"15":"\"Community Light\"","16":11,"21":1}'>#LI-Hybrid #LI-KK1</span> </span> </p> <p> <br> <br> </p><div> <p><span>Actual compensation is based on multiple factors that are unique to each candidate, including and not limited to skill set, level of relevant experience, and specific work location. </span><span>Salary ranges for positions based in other locations may differ based on the cost of labor in that location.</span></p> <p><span>For more information about Justworks’ Total Reward Philosophy, including all of the perks and benefits we are proud to offer our team members, please visit </span><a href="">Total Rewards @ Justworks</a><span>.</span></p> <h1><strong>Diversity At Justworks</strong></h1> <p><span>Justworks is committed to maintaining a workplace where diversity of identity, culture, and life experience is the norm and is celebrated authentically and respected consistently. Diversity in our work, our people, and our product drives creativity and innovation, entrepreneurial leadership and integrity, competitiveness, and collaboration throughout our business and in the market. We depend on our differences to make our team stronger, our workplace more dynamic, and our product accessible to all of our customers.</span></p> <p><span>We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer open to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or familial status, disability, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status.</span></p> <p><a href="*1arv786*_ga*MTYwMTY0NDI0LjE2NjYwMjIxODE.*_ga_6PP025X83Z*MTY3MzAyNTIwMi4zNS4xLjE2NzMwMzUxMzYuNDQuMC4w*_fplc*a2lubFc5aW5nTlVoJTJGRVN1elBlY09QVzB6SyUyRjM3SW85TFFWMVhacnUyZmV5WktuQndyM0UwRkZTJTJGS3VCTlFuY0tkNEZ0N2hPTXNCejdCQnlJaktmTTBlNUxJN1dzcWdwaFdKdXJTeDBrY3FsMW1QV1MyNjV0cU9tYTRQTnNnJTNEJTNE" target="_blank"><span>Our DEIB Report </span></a>and <a href=""><span>Our DEI Commitment</span></a></p> </div>
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