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Great Western Bank Sr Attorney in Clive, Iowa


Responsibilities include supporting the Associate General Counsel in their duties by supporting evaluation of business proposals, implementation of business initiatives, remaining cognizant of regulatory developments, and participate in a broad range of other legal related matters as assigned from time to time. This attorney will also be responsible for drafting, reviewing and/or negotiating customer and third-party service provider contracts, agreements and other documents related to the Bank’s operations. Specific responsibilities within these areas of specialization include:

  • Drafting, reviewing, redlining and negotiating contracts, forms, customer agreements and terms of use, and other legal documents for use with customers and third-party service providers.

  • Providing legal support on consumer compliance, state consumer protection laws, operational and risk management matters and evaluating the impact of changes in laws and regulations.

  • Participating in product management and development, performing marketing reviews, providing legal support for operations (including collections and credit cards), consumer and commercial deposits and treasury management services.

  • Development of branch banking, deposit operations, and risk management policies, procedures.

  • Staying abreast of applicable laws and regulations (including UCC, consumer protection laws).

  • Overseeing the work of outside counsel during their engagements.

  • Other duties as assigned

  • Experience representing financial institutions in at least two of the following subject areas:

  • Legal matters regarding treasury management, check/ACH/wire processing, UCC articles 3, 4 and 4A, NACHA operating rules, and other operational aspects of the U.S. banking industry.

  • Providing legal advice during the design of financial products from inception to completion.

  • Drafting policies and procedures as in-house counsel at a financial institution.

  • Consumer compliance regulations, discussions with regulators and/or state privacy, UDAAP, fair lending.

  • Vendor risk management, FFIEC guidelines for outsourcing technology services, and/or in drafting, reviewing, redlining and negotiating corporate, core processing and other vendor agreements, service and technology agreements, consulting agreements, account agreements, and non-disclosure agreements.

  • Advising the HR department on various employment/HR matters.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)