Sr Corporate Counsel - Cisco Capital

  • Location:
    New York, NY, US
  • Additional Location(s)
    NJ, Herndon, RTP or San Jose
  • Area of Interest
    Legal
  • Job Type
    Professional
  • Technology Interest
    *None
  • Job Id
    1228482
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What You'll Do

We have an exciting opportunity to join our Legal team supporting Cisco Capital.

As a Senior Corporate Counsel you are aligned to the Americas Region of Cisco Capital. You'll provide support for Cisco Capital’s Channel Finance program and banking partner relationships. You will have working knowledge of U.S. public sector financing, related compliance/regulatory support, financial product, remarketing sales and other transactional and program support, as needed.

Who You'll Work With

You will support all legal matters arising in the Cisco Capital business, including, without limitation, negotiating legal agreements with financing and banking partners. In particular, you will assist in bringing on and maintaining the relationships in line with Cisco’s standards. Experience supporting the development of new financial products and working reciprocally and cross functionally to identify and resolve legal, regulatory, compliance and process challenges affecting business objectives. You also have experience with general accounting principles, including true sale elements related to portfolio sales.

Who You Are

You will provide direction to the Capital group to support the execution of its strategy, negotiating/amending program agreements and addressing all attendant issues. You will partner with the broader Cisco Legal team in negotiating/amending transactions & templates arising under or in connection with the program agreements with finance partners. Identifying and provided mentorship for all legal, regulatory and compliance matters impacting the business are also duties you will be responsible for.

The minimum requirements for this role are:

  • Negotiating complex financial structures, private label programs, assignment models, true sale opinions (including an awareness of the regulatory environment in various jurisdictions and tax and accounting issues).
  • Experience with financing transactions in the US Federal and State and Local public sector
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience supporting vendor finance programs and syndications and financial product development.
  • Experience supporting an in-house sales organization and a finance captive preferred
  • Direct experience negotiating complex business transactions in a high-tech, distribution or direct sales environment
  • In-depth knowledge of finance and business law
  • Demonstrate superior communication, negotiation, people and interpersonal skills, and be comfortable and confident in dealing directly with all levels of management
  • Working knowledge and experience supporting multiple countries in a global captive financing company is a plus
  • Work independently but collaborate with a high energy, talented and fun team of professionals
  • Typically requires law degree or equivalent professional qualification
  • Admitted to practice in at least one jurisdiction
  • Minimum 8+ years industry relevant experience required

Why Cisco

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Yes, our technology changes the way the world works, lives, plays and learns, but our edge comes from our people.

  • We connect everything – people, process, data and things – and we use those connections to change our world for the better.
  • We innovate everywhere - From launching a new era of networking that adapts, learns and protects, to building Cisco Services that accelerate businesses and business results. Our technology powers entertainment, retail, healthcare, education and more – from Smart Cities to your everyday devices.
  • We benefit everyone - We do all of this while striving for a culture that empowers every person to be the difference, at work and in our communities.

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