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Compliance Counsel

Flatiron School, New York, NY

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Flatiron is seeking a counsel to lead its compliance team. Counsel will sit at Flatiron's New York headquarters, work closely with Flatiron's CEO, COO, and Senior Counsel, and report into WeWork's global Legal Compliance team at WeWork's New York headquarters. Counsel will manage, develop, and scale Flatiron's global compliance program.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Manage teams responsible for education licensing process from submission to maintenance and other ongoing compliance obligations 
  • Assess and advise Flatiron business partners on a broad range of compliance, regulatory, and ethics matters
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures to mitigate compliance and ethics risk
  • Conduct risk assessments and internal investigations
  • Assist in executing training and communication plans to ensure consistent application of compliance and ethics policies
Qualifications:
  • Lawyer licensed to practice in New York
    • 4+ years full-time employment in top-tier law firm or in-house environment (a combination of both is preferred)
    • Able to work under pressure, spot issues, manage multiple projects at once, and meet tight deadlines
    • Excellent academic credentials
  • Adept at project and people management
  • Strong understanding of the interplay between legal and business risk
    • Able to communicate positively, effectively, and efficiently with members of various internal teams, outside counsel, and regulators
    • Multitasker with close attention to detail
    • Able to demonstrate sound judgment
Critical Competencies for Success:
  • Get stuff done
    • Above all, you are a do-er. You earn credibility at WeWork by getting things done.
    • Dig into the details and deliver quality results on time.
    • Independently take ownership and responsibility for everything in your portfolio.
    • Thrive in a fast-paced environment.
    • Be highly organized and an excellent multitasker.
  • Find solutions
    • Think outside the box.
    • Be unafraid to take risks or push boundaries. Always innovate.
    • Anticipate and identify the team's needs.
  • Collaborate
    • There is no room for "I" at WeWork. Every role and individual serves "We."
    • Build trust across the organization by being a good listening and soliciting input from all relevant stakeholders.
    • Present concisely, clearly, and effectively to everyone, including senior management.
    • Be flexible and adjust course when appropriate as new ideas or objections are raised.
    • Love working with people!

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