General information

JobID: 9007

Position Level: Individual Contributor

Team: Business Operations

Position Type: Regular

Working Time: Full-Time

Locations: Allen, Texas, Lenexa, Kansas, Springfield, Missouri

Travel Requirements: 5%

Description & Requirements

Jack Henry & Associates is seeking a Corporate Counsel member to join our team. The Corporate Counsel, Commercial Transactions associate will be the key legal advisor to the company in commercial transactions between the company and its vendors and partners. This will include drafting, reviewing, and negotiating a variety of complex commercial and technology transactions that support company business units, primarily through the company’s procurement function. 

The successful candidate will preferably have a strong technical computer background and experience in a corporate environment that allows them to understand and address the broad range of issues that affect the complex working environment of a large technology company. This position will have the opportunity to develop and implement legal and compliance strategy, best practices, templates, tools, playbooks, and associated policies, processes, and training into this business function. If you are interested in applying for this position, please apply by May 12, 2021.  

This position must sit in these Jack Henry Office Locations – Springfield, MO, Lenexa, KS, or Allen, TX. 


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must have a Juris Doctorate degree. 
  • Must be currently admitted to the state bar of Kansas, Missouri, or Texas (as applicable to the JHA office location you will work from) and in good standing. 
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years of experience in corporate and/or business law. 
  • Must be able to travel up to 5% for team strategy meetings. 


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Prior experience drafting and negotiating technology contracts.
  • Prior experience as in-house corporate counsel.
  • Knowledge of the financial services industry.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 

  • Provide legal support for the company’s (both technology and non-technology) vendor and partner relationships through reviewing, drafting, and negotiating agreements for those relationships.
  • Coordinate with corporate security teams to ensure enterprise data security requirements are addressed in vendor and partner relationship agreements, with an emphasis on third-party technology environments.
  • Prepares, reviews, and negotiates various legal instruments and documents, such as contracts, leases, licenses, purchases, sales, real estate, distribution, employment, insurance, and other agreements.
  • Anticipates and guards against legal risks involving the organization.
  • Advises company with regard to its intellectual property.
  • Provides legal advice with respect to administration and prepares resolutions and forms.
  • Acts as agent of the Company in various transactions.
  • Advises the company concerning transactions of business involving internal affairs, stockholders, directors, officers, and corporate relations with the general public.
  • May examine legal data to determine advisability of defending or prosecuting lawsuits.
  • Interprets laws, rulings, and regulations, and advises officials on matters such as legal rights, government regulations, and/or tax.
  • May review and advise company on statutes, decisions, ordinances, proposed and existing legislation.
  • May represent the company in legal proceedings.
  • May review and approve advertising copy and public statements from a legal standpoint.
  • May manage litigation and other matters handled by outside counsel.


Equal Employment Opportunity

At Jack Henry, we know we are better together. We value, respect, and protect the uniqueness each of us brings. Innovation flourishes by including all voices and makes our business—and our society—stronger. Jack Henry is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to providing equal opportunity in all of our employment practices, including selection, hiring, performance management, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, education, training, social, and recreational activities to all persons regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, genetic information, pregnancy, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, and military and veteran status, or any other protected status protected by local, state or federal law.

No one will be subject to, and Jack Henry prohibits, any form of discipline, reprisal, intimidation, or retaliation for good faith reports or complaints of incidents of discrimination of any kind, pursuing any discrimination claim, or cooperating in related investigations.


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