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Director of Legal Regulatory Operations

Company: TMX Finance
Location: Savannah
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Requisition ID 2022-31373Category: Legal/ComplianceLocation: US-GA-SAVANNAHOverviewThe TMX Finance - Family of Companies is looking for a Director of Legal Regulatory Operations to join the Legal Department and provide regulatory advice on a broad range of matters, mitigate risks, and provide advice, resolutions, and support to the business on any new, current, or existing initiatives or objectives, allowing the business to continue to grow and move forward toward innovation. Reporting to the Chief Legal Officer, you will assist with researching new and existing federal, state, and local laws/regulations, developing new processes or enhancing existing processes, and in connection with the Compliance Department, monitoring such processes and reporting. Responsibilities

  • Monitor changes in legislation and regulatory requirements impacting business operations, thoroughly research and provide detailed summaries and guidance about any changes needed in business practices, transactional documents, etc. to align with regulatory changes.
  • Educate Legal team, Compliance partners, and all other Corporate and Business units on federal, state, and local laws and regulations to, and provide guidance on how to navigate various situations and propose risk mitigation strategies.
  • Advise Compliance partners of regulatory changes, identifying transactional documents, processes, and training that need to be updated, to allow them to take action, implement and build out any necessary Compliance monitoring.
  • Research, analyze, and serve as the Subject Matter Expert for various federal, state, and local laws and regulations and trends to determine potential impact on business processes and procedures. Advise on best practices and corrective measures to implement to remain compliant with fast-paced regulatory expectations.
  • Support the SVP and General Counsel with regulatory risk strategies, risk analysis, developing and maintaining methods to track regulatory compliance with policies and procedures.
  • Track and monitor Federal and State Regulators, Attorneys General, and other regulatory bodies and their agendas to proactively identify areas of interest and propose solutions to avoid exposure.
  • Identify opportunities to enhance effectiveness of policies and procedures, software controls, and additional training needs for regulatory compliance and understanding, and making recommendations for improvement.
  • Support a comprehensive regulatory risk management program including, developing proactive ideas to meet business objectives. Effectively communicate regulatory strategies, providing solutions and guidance to leaders in the organization.
  • Develop and maintain effective and positive working relationships and act as a liaison with all departments, teams, and business leadership, including Marketing, Training, Communications, Product, Operations, Human Capital, and legal advisors throughout the organization to facilitate a partnered approach to regulatory risk management.
  • Monitor regulatory compliance with Company policy and procedure, standards, and guidelines, as well as federal and state laws and regulations, by regularly performing risk assessments and preparing comprehensive legal and regulatory reviews of all Company operational practices, websites, affiliated websites, promotions and advertisements, marketing, digital assets, print, all in-market materials, training, sales and recruitment literature, and all internal and external communications.
  • Contribute, from a regulatory perspective, in the development of software and mobile applications for new and ongoing business specs, quality assurance, reporting, logistics, and consumer facing content.
  • Manage multiple competing tasks with ease in a fast-paced business environment, with strong attention to detail with good analytical skills.
  • Exercise excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbally and in writing, with important external parties such as regulators, regulatory counsel, enforcement officials, as well as various levels of internal stakeholders.
  • Serve as Project Manager for all Legal related Regulatory requests and supervise junior Regulatory team personnel as well as any special ad hoc projects, as assigned. Qualifications
    • Bachelor's Degree and additional regulatory training
    • 8+ years of consumer regulatory, legal, risk, and/or operations experience in a consumer finance-focused environment with proven management or leadership experience
    • Knowledge of Consumer Lending/Servicing Regulations including TCPA, TILA, FDCPA, FCRA, GLBA, ECOA, and the Dodd-Frank Act
    • Demonstrate aptitude for reviewing and implementing social media and marketing policies and procedures and federal, state, or Company policies as needed
    • Strong business acumen
    • Proven track record of strong project management experience
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a dynamic team
    • Ability to successfully manage various projects and programs from conception to successful implementation
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, with expertise with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
    • Proficient with internet searches - searching federal and state websites for regulatory statutes, upcoming legislation, and notifications
    • Physical demands for this position frequently include: the ability to remain in a stationary position, move about freely inside and occasionally outside of the office, and the operation of mechanical controls, such as a keyboard
    • Occasional travel to corporate and field offices Preferred Qualifications
      • D. degree and a state bar license (need not be Texas/Georgia)
      • Marketing, social media, training, and/or communications methods, process, and administration knowledge Our Benefits Include*:
        • A comprehensive new hire training program designed to help set you up for success
        • Access to a robust learning management system, full of e-learning modules and training programs to help boost your professional and personal development
        • Professional Development and Mentor Programs plus Ongoing Training Resources
        • Multiple coverage levels for Medical, Dental, & Vision
        • Group Health & Wellness Program, plus special savings on retail items, travel, entertainment, and more through TMX Perks
        • Traditional 401(k) and Roth 401(k) with Company match
        • Flexible Spending Accounts
        • Basic and AD&D Life Insurance
        • Voluntary benefits, including short-term and long-term disability insurance, accident, critical illness, and hospital confinement insurance
        • Paid Time Off (Accrue approximately 12 days per year, plus 2 additional days for each year of service after the first year of employment up to a maximum of 18 days)
        • Performance-based career advancement
        • Diverse Culture and Inclusive EnvironmentLearn More About UsThe Director of Legal Regulatory Operations is a member of the Legal Regulatory team, a group of sharp, dedicated professionals providing guidance in interpreting the laws and regulations that govern our industry. To learn more, visit .Check out what's happening in our Company at .The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. The Company may, at its discretion, revise the job description at any time, and additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. Requirements, skills, and abilities included have been determined to illustrate the minimal standards required to successfully perform the position. *Based on current benefit offering, which is subject to change with or without notice. Certain benefits are subject to the terms and conditions of the governing plan documents which should be consulted for additional details and eligibility requirements. Important: The TMX Finance - Family of Companies will never ask you for banking or other payment information at any point during the interview or hiring process, nor will we conduct an interview via text message. Any official email correspondence will come from the domain or In-store positions are in-person only, remote options not available. For questions or verification, call 1- 855-TMX-JOBS. All TMX Finance - Family of Companies Are Equal Opportunity Employers.PI201985815

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