Are you passionate about securities law?
Are you known for your diligence, attention to detail and file management skills?
Do you have excellent interpersonal skills?
We are looking for a legal advisor who loves a challenge, wants to innovate and would like to experience personal growth on a dynamic and multidisciplinary team.
The incumbent will be required to monitor the Bank's funding programs, participate in public and private market funding transactions and provide securities law advice.
This position reports to the Manager – Governance and Treasury in the Bank's Legal Affairs department.
Your main challenges:
Be a leader for securities matters involving the Bank's status as an issuer: serve as a resource person and counsel to Corporate Treasury and various internal parties, as well as support the lawyers in Legal Affairs.
Participate in capital and covered bond issues, as well as in the Bank's securitization, term funding and institutional deposit-taking operations.
Monitor the industry in order to understand and anticipate trends in securities law, banking regulations and funding activities in the banking industry.
Identify the risks associated with the Bank's practices as an issuer on public and private markets.
Build strong relationships and coordinate communications with outside law firms that support the Bank in its funding activities.
Take part in discussions and make recommendations that lead to decision-making likely to have a financial and strategic impact on the Bank as an issuer.
Sit on internal and external committees, and take part in special projects that require expertise in securities.
Be proactive in your work environment, in particular by making recommendations aimed at improving the quality of services, systems and processes.
Bachelor's degree in law and a minimum of 5 years' experience
Member of the Barreau du Québec or the Chambre des notaires du Québec
Experience in securities law or a related field
Team spirit and interpersonal skills
Focused on client experience
Diligence and attention to detail
Practical and pragmatic
Ability to multitask
Good judgment and business acumen
Bilingualism, spoken and written (English and French)
Ready to make a difference within a team? Want to have a positive impact? Submit your application!
This position is posted as J5, but it may be adjusted according to the candidate's actual experience.
The Bank has innovated by modernizing its performance evaluation system to better meet our clients’ evolving needs. From now on, the corporate values (expected behaviours) of partnership, agility and empowerment count as much as the business objectives.
Working at National Bank means having access to competitive working conditions, a wide range of employee benefits, a dynamic work environment and telemedicine services.
National Bank sees diversity as a great source of wealth and values it in all its dimensions. Its objective is to offer an open, respectful work environment where all employees can achieve their full potential. Senior management's concrete commitment helps spread this value across all sectors in the organization. The Bank has been ranked among the top employers for diversity in Canada for several years.