• Legal, Global Transaction Banking, US Payments Attorney, Vice President

    Location(s) US-NY-New York
    Job ID
    2019-57066
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Vice President/Executive Director
    Function(s)
    Legal
    Region
    Americas
    Division
    Legal
    Business Unit
    GS Bank/CCBD Legal
    Employment Type
    Employee
  • MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

    LEGAL

    We work at the intersection of finance and law, providing counsel and advice that support activities across the firm. We handle litigation and arbitration, perform research and due diligence, aid in financing and legal filings, deal with contracts and intellectual property rights that show our commitment to clients, shareholders, and regulators. Whether you’re an experienced attorney or a quick learner with a strong interest in financial law coupled with critical thinking skills, our dynamic group might be right for you.

     

    Goldman Sachs Bank USA seeks a transaction banking and payments attorney to join its Legal team. This transaction banking attorney will support US payments initiatives (both retail and commercial) as well as the rapidly growing global Transaction Banking business.

    This attorney will be involved in advising on all aspects of legal, regulatory and compliance matters related to U. S. payments activities and providing overall support of the Transaction Banking business, including drafting and negotiating commercial cash management contracts, managing complex strategic partnership negotiations and handling other general business contracts.  In addition, this attorney will broadly advise on other payments initiatives across the firm.

     

    Given the entrepreneurial nature of the businesses and initiatives supported, the attorney should be proactive and eager to confront complex and novel issues with a mix of rigor and creativity. 

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

     

    Essential Responsibilities:

    • Draft, negotiate and review contracts
    • Advising and assisting Goldman Sachs in resolving legal issues
    • Engaging assistance from and working with external counsel, as needed
    • Attend various business risk and control meetings as a key stakeholder
    • Draft and assist the business with implementing standard operating procedures
    • Advise on US and international payments laws and regulations

    Experience and Educations:

    • Juris Doctor degree from a top law school
    • 7+ years of experience at a large law firm and/or in-house at a financial institution
    • Knowledge of US and international payments legal issues and business practices, including card operating and NACHA rules
    • Familiarity with cash management products/services and digital assets
    • Excellent speaking and presentation skills
    • Highly responsive, with as strong sense of urgency, and multi-tasking skills
    • Excellent time management skills, ability to handle multiple internal clients and projects

    ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

    The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.

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