EY EY Law - ISDA Negotiator - Senior - Open Location in Topeka, Kansas
EY Law - ISDA Negotiator - Senior - Open Location
Requisition # UNI00IM6
Post Date 2 days ago
Legal departments are facing significant pressure to demonstrate greater efficiencies and value. New regulations, technologies and events are prompting legal departments to explore new ways to optimize their functions, reduce costs and provide value to the overall organization. Legal Managed Services (LMS) is one of the fastest growing segments of the legal services market, estimated to be worth over USD3bn. The investment in legal managed services is at the center of the growth strategy for EY Law. As a Senior, you’ll be at the heart of that goal. It’s a role with far-reaching implications, so you’ll be working with stakeholders across industries with some of the most innovative tools available.
EY Legal Managed Services (LMS) is an exciting new global business line for EY LLP. This is a unique opportunity for a legal professional with a background in ISDA negotiations to be part of a cutting-edge, dynamic organization created specifically to meet the growing challenges faced by legal and compliance professionals working at the most prominent corporations, law firms and government agencies in the world.
At EY, you will be part of a learning culture, where teamwork and collaboration are encouraged, excellence is rewarded, and diversity is respected and valued. We offer a flexible career progression model that allows for a variety of challenging opportunities throughout your career. We provide unparalleled coaching, mentoring, and career development programs; global opportunities; and state of the art technology-driven methodologies to help you provide quality service to our clients.
Reviewing, drafting and negotiating a variety of OTC trading documents (English and/or New York Law, as applicable) including but not limited to: ISDA Master Agreements (and ancillary documents), Credit Support Annexes, GMRAs, MRAs, GMLSAs, MSLAs, MSFTAs, Prime Brokerage documentation (including prime brokerage agreements and ancillary agreements), futures or clearing agreements. Experience with current regulations, such as Uniform Margin Rules, a plus
Reviewing formation documents, netting, collateral and capacity opinions, as may be required, as well as assisting with drafting additional bespoke provisions for particular jurisdictions or counterparty types.
Experience or familiarity with other forms of financing documents (e.g., loan agreements, including syndicated loans, commercial paper, bond offering documents and indentures, etc.) and a general understanding of how various parts fit within a capital structure.
Staying informed of business and regulatory developments which may impact our clients’ businesses.
Liaising with relevant internal stakeholders (including, but not limited to, trading, sales, credit, treasury, tax, legal) during negotiation process.
Keeping work in progress records up to date and disseminating information regarding executed documents.
Your key responsibilities
Ideal candidates for this position should competently demonstrate the following:
A proven record of completing complex documentation within very tight time deadlines.
Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-volume environment.
Ability to multi-task, meticulous attention to detail and strong analytical, drafting, abilities.
Excellent client service and internal coordination skills as part of a project team with a particular mandate.
Have excellent interpersonal, oral and communication and organizational skills to work quickly and efficiently to achieve results.
Have a pro-active, ‘can-do’ attitude towards their work.
To qualify for the role you must have
Bachelors’ Degree required in related field; J.D. preferred
Active state bar membership preferred
Experience reviewing, drafting and negotiating OTC trading documents (minimum 3 years’ experience)
Strong analytical skills,written/verbal communication skills, interpersonal; problem-solving ability andattention to detail
Commitment to learning in a tax technology environment and proficient knowledge of automated tax processing systems and Microsoft Office
What we look for
Professionals with the drive to take on new responsibilities with the confidence to speak up with their own creative thoughts on a wide range of areas is what we seek. If you’re keen to play a pivotal role within a highly focused legal managed services team, this role is for you.
What working at EY offers
We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, both pension and 401(k) plans, unlimited paid time off plus 19 observed holidays, and a range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:
Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues in the industry
Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you
As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better.Whenever you join, however long you stay, theexceptionalEY experience lasts a lifetime.
If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
Join us in building a better working world.