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Senior Counsel-Associate General Counsel - Securities Attorney - Hybrid

Company: Allianz Popular SL.
Location: Minneapolis
Posted on: January 28, 2023

Job Description:

Senior Counsel-Associate General Counsel - Securities Attorney - Hybrid At Allianz Life, we are driven by our mission - we secure your future - and by our common goal of caring for tomorrow. We care for our employees by promoting an inclusive culture where everyone has the opportunity to grow and be rewarded for their success. We care for our customers by creating new products that help them protect their families and pursue their retirement goals. We care for our community by giving time, resources, and donations. And we care for the future by supporting sustainability, protecting the local environment, and promoting societal equity. What you do: Reporting directly to the Vice President, Deputy General Counsel, Corporate and Product Development, this position will provide legal services primarily with respect to the Company's variable annuities, registered index linked annuities ("RILAs"), ETFs and variable insurance product mutual funds. -This position will be a member of the Legal Department's eight member Securities Team, and will directly manage the following team members: Principal Paralegal, two Legal Compliance Manager I, one Legal Compliance Manager II, and one Legal Compliance Analyst Senior. The duties of this position, directly and indirectly, include the following:

  • provide legal advice and guidance on the development of variable insurance and registered investment company products, including registered index linked annuities ("RILAs"), mutual funds, and ETFs;
  • prepare, file, and update all registration statements, forms and reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") for the organization's variable annuities and RILAs, and assist with SEC filings for the organization's ETFs and the variable products mutual funds;
  • provide legal guidance and support to reduce legal and financial risk associated with the organization's securities products;
  • provide legal support for development and review of marketing materials;
  • coordinate and provide legal support for SEC examinations and state examinations involving securities products;
  • vigorously advocate and defend the organization's interests before regulators, elected officials, and industry organizations;
  • manage non-attorney members of the Securities Team, including allocate work assignments, mentor team members, foster and facilitate working relationships with the business units that the team supports, and work closely with Vice President, Deputy General Counsel on development and succession planning for team;
  • as needed, works with legal personnel of Allianz affiliates and parent company's legal department, and manages outside counsel. What you bring:
    • active membership in good standing of the Minnesota state bar
    • 8-10 years prior experience providing legal support for variable insurance products, mutual funds, and institutional investment managers;
    • experience in a law firm and/or in-house corporate law department of an insurance company, or other financial services company;
    • minimum of 2-5 years experience managing legal professionals, including attorneys and/or paralegals;
    • expertise in (1) securities law, with particular emphasis on variable insurance products, including RILAs; (2) investment adviser law and regulation; and (3) mutual funds and ETFs;
    • strong oral and written communication skills; and - demonstrated success as a team member and in collaborating with business partners What we offer: At Allianz Life, we're proud to provide a benefits package that supports the True Balance of our employees and their families. We offer a choice of comprehensive medical and dental plan options, a generous time off plan and an outstanding 401(k) company match. Plus, our employees enjoy an award-winning campus with an array of discounted amenities, including an onsite health center, child development center, fitness facility, convenience store and two cafeterias. Our employees and leaders take an active role in shaping our culture through our Employee Resource Groups, whose activities and advocacy contribute to an environment that welcomes, includes and celebrates diversity. Our generous benefits, campus amenities and inclusive, engaged culture are among the many reasons we're routinely recognized as a top workplace employer. Allianz Group is one of the most trusted insurance and asset management companies in the world. Caring for our employees, their ambitions, dreams and challenges, is what makes us a unique employer. Together we can build an environment where everyone feels empowered and has the con---dence to explore, to grow and to shape a better future for our customers and the world around us. We at Allianz believe in a diverse and inclusive workforce and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We encourage you to bring your whole self to work, no matter where you are from, what you look like, who you love or what you believe in. We therefore welcome applications regardless of ethnicity or cultural background, age, gender, nationality, religion, disability or sexual orientation.

Keywords: Allianz Popular SL., Minneapolis , Senior Counsel-Associate General Counsel - Securities Attorney - Hybrid, Legal , Minneapolis, Minnesota

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