Assistant General Counsel at Brex

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Brex

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Brex is rebuilding B2B financial products, starting with a corporate credit card for technology companies.


Job title
Assistant General Counsel
Job listing last updated at
Jul 17, 2020
Job listing location
San Francisco, California, United States
Job listing source
greenhouse
Job listing link
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Bay Area company location: 115 Sansome St #1200, San Francisco CA

Job description

Brex is revolutionizing financial services for businesses, starting with corporate cards for startups. We are building the product from first principles, enabling us to have unparalleled features and a seamless, modern experience for our customers. With backing from top venture firms and industry veterans such as Peter Thiel and Max Levchin, Brex is one of the fastest-growing startups to date, and we’re looking for someone to help scale the company with incredible people across the board.

Based in San Francisco, our team is committed to creating a driven and diverse company with ambitious people from wide-ranging backgrounds. We are looking for people with a strong sense for exceptional products, a keen eye to detail, and comfort learning new technologies. Most importantly, we’re looking for people who are enthusiastic about working with a variety of backgrounds, roles, and needs.

 The Role:

Reporting to the Chief Legal Officer, this person will partner closely with the company’s Co-Founder and be responsible for building and managing the corporate function for the company. This is a great opportunity to be a leader on a growing legal team and be influential in defining corporate strategy.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the corporate legal function for the company
  • Manage domestic and international entity formation
  • Support equity and debt financing and secondary transactions, including producing and reviewing due diligence materials and disclosure schedules
  • Manage corporate governance (including updating governance docs, supporting the implementation of controls, board meeting prep, and drafting board resolutions) and supporting investor relations
  • Support the Company’s corporate development efforts, including mergers and acquisitions (M&A)
  • Partner with Finance and Compliance to establish and maintain appropriate corporate insurance 
  • Be the primary point of contact for Finance on various matters including global tax strategy and audit and IPO readiness
  • Negotiate debt transactions, including structured finance and warehouse lines 
  • Build and manage the team focused on providing the services above across the organization

 

Requirements:

  • 10+ years working experience in a combination of law firms and technology or traditional financial services companies, experience in startups is a plus
  • Outstanding judgment and integrity, ability to balance complex matters independently and closely manage outside counsel 
  • Creative disposition and a problem-solving approach to lawyering that draws on your experience and your intuition coupled with validation of assumptions and the law
  • Thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment and able to turn work around very quickly, as needed
  • Management experience required and the ability to build a world-class team 
  • Entrepreneurial and ability to work across various modes of communication; strong sense of purpose; enjoy working cross-functionally with colleagues in a low-politic environment
  • JD and admitted to practice in at least one jurisdiction

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