What’s the role?

We are seeking Contract Negotiators, experienced with foundational knowledge of Initial Margin documentation including CSAs, CSDs and Account Control Agreements to work with a global professional service firm.  Knowledge of ISDA a must.

Your day-to-day activities will include

  • Drafting, reviewing, and negotiating a range of trading contracts such as ISDA Master Agreements
  • Work with client’s stakeholders to secure and document necessary approvals for the contracts
  • Reviewing contracts that require individual assessment to identify clauses that require amendment
  • Being decisive in knowing when to pull out contracts and where amendment might be difficult.
  • Determining a strategy for transition and negotiating/executing new agreements with clients
  • Ensuring the optimum reduction of risk in line with the credit and legal policies/standards
  • Liaising with businesses, credit officers, legal department, and external counsel.

What knowledge, skills & experience we need

  • ISDA negotiation experience essential
  • Knowledge of Initial Margin documentation including CSAs, CSDs, Account Control Agreements Knowledge
  • Financial experience/legal background in finance (e-discovery counts) – ideally within financial services operations, compliance, or client service
  • Experience with contract review, negotiation, and contract management
  • Prior experience with Relativity Software a plus
  • Excellent ability to work and coordinate tasks with multiple stakeholders such as Legal, Finance, Procurement, etc.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to function well in a high-paced environment
  • Advanced in Microsoft Office Suite, specifically MS Word and MS Excel

Preferred but not essential:

  • Experience in Eligible Collateral Schedules preferred
  • JD Degree & Bar Admission highly desired but not essential
  • Prior experience/familiarity using a playbook
  • Experience with a variety of banking trading documents
  • Previous use of legal software such as Introspect/Concordance
  • Previous MSFTA experience within the last 2-3 years

Next steps

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Tell me more

  • Location: Remote (option of hybrid office/WFH setup)
  • Rate: up to $50 per hour (DOE)
  • Work Pattern: Standard business hours
  • Start Dates: February 2022
  • Duration: 7 month initial contract