JPMorgan Chase Legal - Documentation Specialist II, Corporate & Investment Bank, Supply Chain Finance Team - Associate in Chicago, Illinois

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.6 trillion and operations worldwide. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small business, commercial banking, financial transaction processing, and asset management. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase & Co. serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under its J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Information about JPMorgan Chase & Co. is available at www.jpmorganchase.com at http://www.jpmorganchase.com/ .

The Legal Department of JPMorgan Chase & Co is responsible for the provision of legal services to the Corporation and is organized by practice groups that generally align with the Corporation’s lines of business and corporate staff areas. This structure encourages legal teams and businesses and staff areas to discuss legal, regulatory and business developments effectively and in a timely manner.

The documentation specialist will be responsible for management and administration of client contracts for the supply chain finance product. Our supply chain finance product helps buyers and suppliers meet their working capital, risk mitigation and cash flow objectives. Our buyer-led solution, supported by a global, multilingual and multicurrency platform, links buyers to more than 12,000 suppliers, streamlining the payables process while providing suppliers with the option to receive early payment.

The documentation specialist will manage the documentation negotiation process with clients as well as internal partners in legal, sales, implementation, technology, product management, credit, risk, compliance and client services in order to ensure agreement on feasibility of product delivery by all functions of the business prior to entering into a contractual commitment with a client. This position entails extensive, independent contact with business partners and external clients regarding amendments to existing documentation and documentation for new business transactions.

This position is located in Chicago.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for end to end dealmanagement of negotiated transactions, driving internal process andcoordination on behalf of the client to reach timely and successful executionof documentation.

  • Responsible for interpreting clientneeds and documentation requirements from information provided by internal businesspartners.

  • Negotiate standard and customizedcontracts, as directed by legal counsel, in order minimize the risk to thebusiness through strict adherence to policies, procedures, and regulatory requirements.

  • Negotiate contracts withinpre-approved guidelines and propose alternative language, in consultation with legalcounsel.

  • Responsible for obtaining andtracking internal documentation exception approvals.

  • Responsible for coordination of documentationglobally, for clients with presence in multiple regions.

  • Prepare execution copies ofagreements, obtain signatures from client and perform signature validation.

  • Provide tracking on status ofcontracts by maintaining up-to-date transaction information and providingreporting.

  • Analyze existing legal documents forconformance to the Bank’s policies and procedures and regulatory requirements.

  • Provide guidance and subject matterexpertise on documentation to internal business partners.

  • Communicate effectively withinternal business partners.

  • Contribute to the development andmaintenance of negotiation guidelines, training materials and procedures.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Undergraduate degree and minimum 3years experience or equivalent experience drafting and negotiating customizedtransactions with large multi-product global client base.

  • MBA/JD and/or paralegal certificatedesirable.

  • Knowledge of corporatedocumentation, legal terminology and legal procedures.

The successful candidate will have the following personal attributes:

  • Provenability to independently identify issues, analyze problems and provideviable solutions;

  • Strongorganizational and project management skills;

  • Excellentverbal and written communication skills;

  • Ability to interact effectively with clients;

  • Strongnegotiation skills;

  • Strongdrafting skills;

  • Abilityto think outside the box and focus on key points;

  • Abilityto work independently, meet deadlines, manage complex projects andmultitask successfully in fast-paced and complex business environment; and

  • Abilityto exercise good judgment and work accurately under pressure.

  • All candidates for roles in the Legal departmentmust successfully complete a conflicts of interest clearance review prior tocommencement of employment.

JPMorgan Chase is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer Disability/Veteran.