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Assistant Legal Counsel

Company: Americas Preferred Home Warranty
Location: Jackson
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

America's Preferred Home Warranty (APHW) is excited to offer a great career opportunity for a Compliance Manager with one of the fastest growing home warranty businesses in our industry. The incumbent will report directly to General Counsel and work at the corporate headquarters in Jackson, Michigan.
This is a full-time position.
Position Summary & Responsibilities:The primary responsibility of the Assistant Legal Counsel will be to evaluate and maintain the Company's full compliance with all local, state, and federal laws, regulations, and rules in jurisdictions across the country. This will include, but is not limited to, oversight of the timely renewal of bonds with necessary increases, registrations, licenses, and certificates in all jurisdictions necessary. The incumbent will also assist with routine business matters related to insurance, worker's compensation, unemployment matters, wage and hour regulations, and contract performance and compliance. At times the incumbent may be asked to perform legal research and draft reports, filings, memos, and related writing, including correspondence.
Organizational:

  • Adheres to the organization's mission, vision, and values
  • Adheres to the organization's code of ethics, and code of conduct
  • Adheres to the organization's policies regarding time and attendance
  • Complies with accepted dress code and maintains a professional image
  • Demonstrates reliability and trustworthiness
  • Manages time and other resources to meet established goals within the agreed-upon time frames
  • Demonstrates flexibility in the acceptance and completion of work assignments
  • Participates in performance improvement plans as requested
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    Areas of Compliance Oversight: Business Operations; Contracts; Financial Regulation; Licensing & Industry Regulation; Human Resources; Benefits Administration.The incumbent will be expected to maintain familiarity with and help coordinate legal matters (i.e., negotiation, legal analysis, review, etc.) as assigned, including ensuring that follow-up on required items is done, providing working groups with required documentation, and, drafting, reviewing, or revising a variety of documents relating to all aspects of business.
    Qualifications:
    • Experience with regulatory compliance preferred
    • Ability to understand the company's contractual relationships with customers, suppliers, and other parties
    • Ability to understand the company's objectives and risk tolerance, and to incorporate the information in making business and legal recommendations
    • Excellent time management and organizational skills
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with employees at all levelsEducation
      • Juris Doctorate with or without a license to practice lawOR
        • Post-secondary education with a diploma or equivalent as a Legal Assistant, Law Clerk, Paralegal, or similar from an accredited programOther Candidate Requirements:
          • Proficient computer skills
          • Competence with Microsoft Office 365: Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
          • Strong Communication, analytical, and customer service skills
            APHW is an Equal Opportunity Employer. No person shall be discriminated against in employment because of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, height, weight, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.
            Please submit your resume to Amy Boatright at aboatright@aphw.com or call 800.648.5006 ext. 188 for more information.

Keywords: Americas Preferred Home Warranty, Ann Arbor , Assistant Legal Counsel, Legal , Jackson, Michigan

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