Legal Counsel

Full Time

goeasy Ltd

If you are looking to join one of Canada’s fastest growing companies, goeasy Ltd. is the place for you! Certified as aGreat Place to Work, recognized amongCanada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures,GTA’s Top 100 Employers,North America’s Most Engaged Workplaces,and placed on the 2022Report on Business Women Lead Herelist, we want the best and brightest to join our team.

We are a publicly traded company on the TSX with over 4000% shareholder return since 2001. Accredited by the Better Business Bureau, goeasy Ltd is a Canadian company that provides non-prime leasing and lending services through easyhome, easyfinancial, and LendCare.

Reporting to the Director, Legal & Corporate Affairs, goeasy is seeking a Legal Counsel to provide legal and regulatory advice and guidance to the company on a variety of matters, including: contract review and vendor management, negotiation and interpretation, and ensuring compliance with all applicable laws.

What you will do

  • Identify, address and manage the business’ needs in support of strategic objectives; providing support and triage of matters to the Director, Legal & Corporate Affairs
  • Lead legal process and review in the area of vendor management and work with cross functional teams across the vendor lifecycle, including new vendor selection, onboarding, contract review and approval; develop and enhance vendor management processes
  • Lead legal review in the areas of: consumer protection, privacy, and customer resolutions
  • Conduct legal research on areas impacting the business, working in conjunction with the Director, Government Relations
  • Develop a strong and effective working relationship with all levels of Management in order to provide proper direction, influence and counsel with respect to legal matters; the incumbent should grow their sphere of influence
  • Apprise the Chief Legal Officer of issues, opportunities and threats related to legal items that arise
  • Advise on complex legal matters and effectively tailor recommendations and solutions to meet business goals as outlined by the Senior Leadership Team and as applicable to a publicly traded company
  • Identify opportunities and issues that arise, and support the Director, Legal & Corporate Affairs, and Chief Legal Officer in providing creative and business-oriented options and solutions to all levels of Management
  • Support existing and new service offerings, mergers and acquisitions, partnership and sponsorship initiatives and proposals that may evolve through strategic planning or in the normal course of goeasy’s growing business model
  • Support the Chief Legal Officer in the areas of corporate governance and corporate policies
  • Support legal proceedings, whether by or against the company, to safeguard the legitimate interest of the company
  • Provide practical and pragmatic legal opinions covering a wide range of functional areas as required
  • Support the Legal & Corporate Affairs group in the maintenance and administration of all corporate records and registrations, particularly in the context of a public company with operations in all provinces

What you bring

  • 2-4 years of working experience, preferably in a dynamic corporate legal department
  • Combination of in-house experience supporting financial services and/or a public company will be preferred
  • Membership in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario, with demonstrated expertise in all relevant areas of the law
  • Strong entrepreneurial spirit and is not afraid to challenge the status quo and introduce opportunities/ solutions and best practices that enhance the Company’s objectives
  • Superior relationship building skills and proven success in connecting with different functional areas, partner groups and member groups
  • Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills
  • Confident and pro-active self-starter, skilled in taking initiative, assessing requirements, coming up with plans and taking the lead when implementing a solution or recommendation
  • Sound judgment and strong decision-making skills with an ability to be a person of influence to the executive team
  • Knowledge of MS Office Suite and other business-related software

Diversity, Inclusion, and Equal Opportunity Employment:

At goeasy, we believe that we can only be the best when people are able to bring their best selves to work every day. This means that we are committed to cultivating and preserving a work culture where we celebrate who we are, where everyone feels seen and heard and where every employee can fulfill their potential. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to providing accommodations for applicants upon request at any stage of the recruitment process in accordance with all legislative requirements throughout Canada. Please let us know if you require an accommodation during any aspect of the recruitment process and we will work with you to address your needs.

Additional Information:

All candidates considered for hire must successfully pass a criminal background check, credit check, and validation of their work experience to qualify for hire. We thank all interested applicants, however we will only be contacting those for interview who possess the skills and qualifications outlined above.

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