PayNearMe, a service of Handle Financial, is the industry’s only platform that facilitates cash, debit, credit and ACH payments. With its great mobile experience, PayNearMe’s technology provides a simple way for businesses to collect payments through an intuitive, consistent experience for their customers. We are the technology company that’s changing how payments are made.
We are a diverse and collaborative company that loves to delight our customers with simple, useful and practical product/service offerings. We are an innovative technology company headquartered in Silicon Valley with employees distributed across the US. We’re in growth mode and are looking to add a dynamic Legal Counsel, reporting to the General Counsel.
What you’ll do:
In this role, you will be responsible for inbound and outbound commercial contracts, non-disclosure agreements, and other legal projects as they may arise. This position provides you with the opportunity to handle a variety of deliverables and work cross functionally with other business units within the organization (e.g. finance, HR, compliance, sales, and product marketing). For example, you may advise our product team on updating terms of service, partner with HR to revise our employee handbook, or collaborate with marketing on collateral and website design.
We offer a great compensation package plus extensive benefits, including:
A relaxed and professional working culture
Health, dental, and vision insurance
Paid parental bonding leave
Stock options package
Team outings and events when permitted
We strive to create a workplace where all employees thrive. Our core values represent who we are today and we take pride in the way we work with each other as well as with our stakeholders.
We’re in this together to do the right thing. We deliver real results we are proud of while remaining respectful, transparent, and flexible.
Handle Financial is an equal opportunity employer. We are diligently and thoughtfully working towards cultivating a diverse workforce which in turn, enhances our products and services for the communities we serve. Applicants who represent all backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.
Review, draft and negotiate a wide variety of commercial contracts and policies including vendor contracts, technology agreements, and partnership agreements
Gain proficiency in and working knowledge of our products and services
Stay abreast of regulatory developments in payments, privacy, consumer protection, and the various industries that we operate in (e.g. lending, online gaming)
Develop and refine processes, procedures and standard contract forms
Partner directly with General Counsel, legal team, and cross functional teams
Work on various other legal and regulatory matters as they arise
Graduate of an accredited law school
Admission to practice law and in good standing in state of residence
Minimum 3 years legal experience (in-house, financial services, and/or fintech a plus!)
Strong analytical and research skills
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal)
Exceptional attention to detail
Organized, punctual, and deadline driven
Strong work ethic, ability to work independently, multi-task, and prioritize accordingly
Team player willing to pitch in where needed
Willingness to learn quickly and adapt in changing environments
Telecommuting is allowed.
About Handle Financial/PayNearMe
Every payment. Every time. It’s our promise to you.
Making payments should be quick, reliable, easy to do, and easy to implement. That’s why our team of technologists, builders and innovators came together—to make the payment process better. Every time.
Originally launched ten years ago to process cash payments through retail stores such as 7-Eleven, PayNearMe now processes billions of dollars annually via all payment types—cards, ACH, cash and mobile-first payment methods including Google Pay and Apple Pay.