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USAA Senior Attorney (CFO Legal Support) in Phoenix, Arizona

Purpose of Job

We are currently seeking a Sr Attorney - CFO Legal Support for our San Antonio, Texas, Tampa, Florida, Phoenix, AZ, Colorado Springs, Colorado, or Charlotte, North Carolina USAA locations.

In this position you will be responsible for providing legal counsel to business unit leadership within USAA by identifying and analyzing legal issues and communicating effective legal advice. Proactively engages with business clients to better understand USAA’s strategic and operational objectives. Engages and collaborates with internal stakeholders within business units and the Chief Legal Office. Works independently on matters of significance to the organization, has in-depth expert knowledge and the proven ability to lead efforts to resolve complex issues.

Job Requirements

About USAA

USAA knows what it means to serve. We facilitate the financial security of millions of U.S. military members and their families. This singular mission requires a dedication to innovative thinking at every level.

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Primary Responsibilities:

  • Independently provides legal counsel to senior leadership to support business objectives and manage regulatory, compliance and litigation risk to USAA.

  • Leads complex legal assignments with a high level of business impact and delivers appropriate solutions.

  • Proactively identifies and manages existing and emerging legal and other risks that stem from business activities, in alignment with USAAs legal risk appetite. Ensures risks are effectively measured, monitored and controlled. Follows written risk and compliance policies and procedures.

  • Effectively communicates with stakeholders and varying levels of leadership in both verbal and written forms. Produces clear and concise legal positions involving highly complex issues.

  • Proactively collaborates across USAA and the Chief Legal Office to mitigate risk.

  • Proactively monitors and analyzes changes in laws, regulations and industry and advises appropriate organizational leadership of such changes in a timely manner. Anticipates potential or future legal and operational issues that present a risk to the organization and proactively engages with others to identify potential solutions.

  • Regularly provides guidance to more junior attorneys and serves as a resource to others in the Chief Legal Office.

  • Provides leadership through cross-functional projects that have a material impact to USAA.

  • Effectively manages outside counsel to obtain legal advice.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Licensed and in good standing to practice law in one state or a territory of the USA

  • 8 years of relevant experience with at least 7 years of experience as a practicing attorney.

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively collaborate with key resources and stakeholders, influencing decisions and managing work to achieve strategic goals.

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience with the Federal Reserve’s proposed Building Block Approach capital framework for insurance savings and loan holding companies

  • Experience with Basel III-based capital regimes (e.g., the Federal Reserve’s Regulation Q)

  • Experience advising finance teams on financial statement disclosures, external reporting, and accounting issues

  • Experience advising on payment processing, money movement rules and systems (Nacha/FedWire/SWIFT)

  • Experience advising on treasury management systems

Compensation:

USAA has an effective process for assessing market data and establishing ranges to ensure we remain competitive. You are paid within the salary range based on your experience and market position. The salary range for this position is: $135,200 - $243,500 *(this does not include geographic differential it may be applied based on your work location)

Employees may be eligible for pay incentives based on overall corporate and individual performance or at the discretion of the USAA Board of Directors.

*Geographical Differential: Geographic pay differential is additional pay provided to eligible employees working in locations where market pay levels are above the national average.

Shift premium: will be addressed on an individual-basis for applicable roles that are consistently scheduled for non-core hours.

Benefits:

At USAA our employees enjoy best-in-class benefits to support their physical, financial, and emotional wellness. These benefits include comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, 401(k), pension, life insurance, parental benefits, adoption assistance, paid time off program with paid holidays plus 16 paid volunteer hours, and various wellness programs. Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education assists employees with their professional goals.

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Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

If you are an existing USAA employee, please use the internal career site in OneSource to apply.

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Find your purpose. Join our mission.

USAA is unlike any other financial services organization. The mission of the association is to facilitate the financial security of its members, associates and their families through provision of a full range of highly competitive financial products and services; in so doing, USAA seeks to be the provider of choice for the military community. We do this by upholding the highest standards and ensuring that our corporate business activities and individual employee conduct reflect good judgment and common sense, and are consistent with our core values of service, loyalty, honesty and integrity.

USAA attributes its long-standing success to its most valuable resource: our 35,000 employees. They are the heart and soul of our member-service culture. When you join us, you'll become part of a thriving community committed to going above for those who have gone beyond: the men and women of the U.S. military, their associates and their families. In order to play a role on our team, you don't have to be connected to the military yourself – you just need to share our passion for serving our more than 13 million members.

USAA is an EEO/AA Employer - applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.

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