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Assistant General Counsel / Senior Counsel

FCS Financial   Jefferson City, MO   Full-time     Legal
Posted on November 16, 2021
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Assistant General Counsel / Senior Counsel

Jefferson City, MO

 

FCS Financial, part of the nationwide Farm Credit System, is dedicated to supporting agriculture and rural communities!  At FCS, we seek individuals who share a passion for agriculture!  We are looking to expand our Legal and Compliance Team!  The Assistant General Counsel / Senior Counsel position provides legal support to the Credit, Loan Services, and Marketplace departments, as well as the Risk Asset Unit. This position also supports the General Counsel on other Association legal matters and provides legal support to other association departments as directed. Expert knowledge of laws, regulations and issues related to ownership and transfer of, and security interests in real estate and mortgage lending, including related documentation and closing processes is required.  If you want to work for a company that offers flexible work options such as flexible hours, hybrid home office, or full home office options or many branch office locations across the state, now is a great time to join our team!

Potential Office Location in Jefferson City.  

All other FCS Branch locations including a remote office environment will be considered based on the candidates' qualifications and needs.

This position is open until filled.

Department:   Legal     

Reports To:  General Counsel        

Supervises:   None

This position is classified as Exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act.


Minimum Qualifications

  • J.D. in Law with experience in agriculture, business, or a related area
  • 3 years of real estate loan law or loan related experience


Required Knowledge and Skills

  • Expert knowledge of laws, regulations and issues related to ownership and transfer of, and security interests in real estate and mortgage lending, including related documentation and closing processes
  • Significant knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations including consumer credit/reporting (including TRID, TIL, ECOA, FCRA, etc.), Uniform Commercial Code and statutory liens affecting real and personal property
  • Skill in leading and supervising staff of loan services specialists
  • Skill in focusing and concentrating on details
  • Skill in interacting diplomatically with internal and external customers of various backgrounds in a high volume setting
  • Oral and written communication skills sufficient to discuss a variety of job-related topics, and to effectively communicate complex topics to a variety of audiences
  • Skill in setting priorities to reflect the importance of job responsibilities
  • Skill in developing, implementing and maintaining quality control measures
  • Skill in utilizing Microsoft Office to increase efficiency and effectiveness
  • Responsible to appropriately protect the confidentiality, security, and integrity of the Association's systems and data and clients' data