Accion is a global nonprofit committed to creating a financially inclusive world, with a pioneering legacy in microfinance and fintech impact investing. We catalyze financial service providers to deliver high-quality, affordable solutions at scale for the three billion people who are left out of — or poorly served by — the financial sector. For nearly 60 years, Accion has helped tens of millions of people through our work with more than 160 partners in 55 countries. More at http://www.accion.org.
About our Legal Department
Accion’s legal team has three full-time staff members who manage all of Accion’s legal needs. Working closely with each department, the legal team plays a critical role in ensuring that Accion’s mission advances, its goals are met, and projects are successful by combining experienced counsel with strong business sensibilities.
The Legal Operations Manager will assist the General Counsel and Legal Team with the operations of the Legal Department, which also includes the Compliance and Risk functions within Accion and its affiliated entities.
The Legal Operations Manager will assist with contract management, Registered Investment Adviser compliance, investment fund maintenance, risk assessments, Board materials, project management and general business and administrative duties in connection with matters arising from Accion’s program, operations and investment teams. The Legal Operations Manager will identify and drive efficiencies by assisting with the development of policies, procedures and systems within the Legal Department. The Legal Operations Manager will support the implementation, use, and further development of legal project management and knowledge management tools and resources and will help to integrate legal project management techniques into the culture of Accion. Although reporting to the General Counsel, the Legal Operations Manager must be capable of working independently and managing complex projects simultaneously.
The ideal candidate will: