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Contracts Manager / Paralegal - Global Fintech Sta

  • Crypto.com
  • Full time
  • United States
  • 12/02/2021

About the company:

Crypto.com was founded in 2016 on a simple belief: it's a basic human right for everyone to control their money, data and identity. With over 5 million users on its platform today, Crypto.com provides a powerful alternative to traditional financial services, turning its vision of "cryptocurrency in every wallet" into reality, one customer at a time. Crypto.com is built on a solid foundation of security, privacy and compliance and is the first cryptocurrency company in the world to have CCSS Level 3, ISO27001:2013 and PCI:DSS 3.2.1, Level 1 compliance. Crypto.com is headquartered in Hong Kong with a 800+ strong team located in offices in Hong Kong, Shenzhen, Singapore, Bulgaria, Malta and Miami, Florida. For more information, please visit www.crypto.com.

About the role:

The Contracts Manager / Paralegal will join the global legal team with a focus in the regulatory space in the United States and Americas generally. Candidate must be a self-starter who exhibits a strong passion for financial innovation, who enjoys working cross-functionally and collaboratively to solve complex problems and is excited about Crypto.com’s mission.

Preferred Role Location: Miami, Seattle, or remote

Responsibilities:

  • Legal Knowledge and Support - You proactively support attorneys and other departments on legal matters; you draft, process, and/or review legal and other documents and maintain your legal framework knowledge.
  • Operational Excellence - You ensure compliance by reviewing and contributing to business materials; you demonstrate accountability for achieving project goals, and support attorneys in developing solutions that enable clients to achieve business objectives.
  • Business Counseling - You build a knowledge of Crypto.com businesses, make recommendations and provide support to the various lines of business; you act as the primary legal contact certain business teams and participate in meetings with attorneys, business leaders, and outside counsel; you prepare presentations; and you communicate, counsel, and provide status updates to clients on issues under the direction of an attorney.
  • Improvement – You self-manage and prioritize your work tasks and projects and maintain company tools, resources, databases, and processes in order to improve efficiency.
  • Contract Management - You support the management and full life cycle of the contracting process. You assist with drafting and negotiation of deals under the direction of an attorney.

Knowledge

  • Interest in cryptocurrencies and fintech generally; prior working experience with crypto companies is a plus.
  • General corporate management and working knowledge of the legal system.
  • Payments industry expertise and experience in consumer-facing industry are pluses.
  • Financial services regulations and licensing processes a plus.

Requirements

  • Self-starter and a team player
  • Around 5 years of in-house, government agency, or private practice law firm, with exposure to financial services, cryptocurrencies, or general corporate practices
  • Familiarity with, and strong interest in emerging payments technology and the financial services industry
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced international environment and to tolerate change and ambiguity
  • Creative thinker with strong problem-solving skills and the ability to stay calm under challenging circumstances
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills and ability to work both in teams and independently
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments simultaneously, with effective resolution of conflicting priorities, and willingness to use innovative solutions to scale your legal advice

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent)
  • J.D. and plus

Benefits

  • Competitive compensation package that includes more than just a salary
  • Top tier benefits including 100% paid health, dental, and vision insurance premiums (including eligible dependents) and 50% paid for spouse
  • 401(k) retirement benefits including a company match
  • Huge responsibilities from Day 1. Be the owner of your own learning curve. The possibilities are limitless and depend on you
  • You get to work in a very dynamic environment and be part of an international team
  • You will get to have involvement in developing brand new products from scratch and/or developing business in new regions, alongside with a talented team

Cryptocurrency is the future. Get on the rocket ship.

About Crypto.com

About Crypto.comCrypto.com was founded in 2016 on a simple belief: it's a basic human right for everyone to control their money, data and identity. With over 2 million users on its platform today, Crypto.com provides a powerful alternative to traditional financi...

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