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Corporate Counsel - Transactional

  1. Tempe


Tempe, AZ

  1. Work from home
Posting date: 06/11/2024
  1. Full-time


Job Description

Job Description

As an Achieve team member and Corporate Counsel you will impact the lives of everyday people and help them go from surviving to thriving with innovative digital personal finance solutions. In this role you will support Achieve’s rapid growth by partnering with business and finance leaders to identify and execute on financing and acquisition opportunities.

What You’ll Do:

  • Lead negotiations related to the financing and sale of consumer loans, both secured and unsecured
  • Partner with Achieve’s award-winning capital markets team on an array of sophisticated finance transactions, including asset-backed securitizations and warehouse financings
  • Work side-by-side with other legal team members to proactively identify and resolve legal issues and provide accurate and timely counsel to the business in a variety of areas (e.g., corporate governance, specialty finance including bank origination partnerships, whole loan sales, structured products, investment funds/joint ventures, UCC/commercial law, etc.)
  • Review and draft a broad range of contracts, regulatory filings and other legal documents, including agreements with Achieve’s third-party partners, investors and other external parties (auditors, regulators, etc.) 
  • Manage and optimize outside counsel engagement, guiding toward practical decisions based on business needs and objectives and a cost-benefit analysis


What You’ll Bring:

  • A curious mind eager to learn about our businesses and develop expertise in new and unfamiliar areas of law.
  • Dedication to Achieve’s mission to offer innovative products that help ordinary Americans improve their finances.
  • A business and solution-oriented approach to resolving issues and desire to collaborate with legal and business partners.
  • A strong background in transactional work, including experience or familiarity with structured, asset securitization, warehouse, forward flow purchase, secured lending, and other commercial finance transactions.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and analytic skills.
  • State bar member in good standing in any jurisdiction.
  • At least five to seven years of legal experience, including law firm and/or in-house legal department experience.
  • Familiarity with investment funds and applicable laws and regulations.
  • Familiarity with securities laws (e.g., the ’33 Act, the ’34 Act, and both ’40 Acts)
  • The preferred candidate would work out of our San Mateo, California, or Tempe, Arizona office, but remote opportunities will be considered.

Additional Information

Achieve well-being with:

  • Hybrid work opportunities
  • 401 (k) with employer match
  • Medical, dental, and vision with HSA and FSA
  • Sick time off
  • Access to wellness support through Employee Assistance Program, Talkspace, and fitness discounts
  • Pet care discounts for your furry family members
  • Financial support in times of hardship with our Achieve Care Fund
  • A safe place to connect with other employees through our six employee resource groups


Salary Range: $135,000.00 to $210,000.00 per year. This information represents the expected salary range for this role. Should we decide to make an offer for employment, we'll consider your location, experience, and other job-related factors.


Join Achieve, change the future.

At Achieve, we’re changing millions of lives.
From the single parent trying to catch up on bills to the entrepreneur needing a loan for the next phase of growth, you’ll get to be a part of their journey to a better financial future. We’re proud to have over 3,000 employees in mostly hybrid and 100% remote roles across the United States with hubs in Arizona, California, and Texas. We are strategically growing our teams with more remote, work-from-home opportunities every day to better serve our members. A career at Achieve is more than a job—it’s a place where you can make a true impact, have a sense of belonging, establish a fulfilling career, and put your well-being first.


Attention Agencies & Search Firms: We do not accept unsolicited candidate resumes or profiles. Please do not reach out to anyone within Achieve to market your services or candidates. All inquiries should be directed to Talent Acquisition only. We reserve the right to hire any candidates sent unsolicited and will not pay any fees without a contract signed by Achieve’s Talent Acquisition leader.



Company Description

Achieve is a leading digital personal finance company. We help everyday people move from struggling to thriving by providing innovative, personalized financial solutions. By leveraging proprietary data and analytics, our solutions are tailored for each step of our member's financial journey to include personal loans, home equity loans, debt consolidation, financial tools and education. Every day, we get to help our members move their finances forward with care, compassion, and empathetic touch. We put people first and treat them like humans, not account numbers.



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