Corporate Attorney at BerganKDV



Mid Level

Urbandale, IA, USA

$93.500 - $118.000

01 Sep → 01 Oct

Job Description

Are you a motivated individual with a passion for helping people and a tendency to have some fun while you are at it? Then, we think we just might be a better team with you on it.

BerganKDV has provided innovative yet practical solutions for small to large-size companies since 1945. From our beginning as a trusted CPA firm, we have expanded and adapted to offer business planning and consulting, tax, audit and accounting, wealth management, human capital management and technology services across the country. At BerganKDV we believe our role as advisors is to build relationships with our clients, take an active interest in their unique situations, and provide expertise and resources to help them achieve their goals. Bringing value to our clients is what we do best and seeing them succeed is our ultimate goal.

The Corporate Attorney will oversee the firm’s comprehensive risk management program, assessing and identifying risks that could impede the reputation, safety, security, or financial success of BerganKDV.

BerganKDV is a leading professional services firm with a contagious culture; where growth is fostered and making a difference means something. Our values drive our decisions, and our passion is empowering people and creating wow experiences for our clients.

All applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, or status with regard to public assistance. Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status)

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide guidance and support on organizational legal issues and update CFO weekly
  • Review and respond to subpoenas
  • Ensure we are meeting all legal entity and professional filing requirements
  • Conduct annual legal training regarding corporate contract signing authority
  • Occasionally review RFPs to identify any risks or concerns and provide recommendations
  • Review and update firm PSAs
  • Develop background check process for vendors and customers
  • Review contracts and engagement letters to prevent potential disputes and financial risks
  • Collect and analyze data on historical losses to identify trends
  • Develop controls meant to minimize risk or loss and oversee implementation
  • Research and analyze laws and regulations
  • Assist in the review of insurance and risk management programs for effectiveness of coverage and to reduce insurance costs and losses

Requirements / Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Law, Risk Management, Finance, or related field required

  • JD required

  • Licensed Attorney in the state of Iowa or Minnesota

  • At least one year of related experience preferred

  • MBA helpful

  • Thorough understanding of policies and best practices of corporate law regarding contracts and corporate structure law

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Basic understanding of M&A law and HR law

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times

Benefits/What We offer

  • Growth Potential

  • Close-Knit Collaborative Team

  • Mentor Program

  • Employee Referral Rewards

  • Comprehensive Benefits Package

  • Customized Career Path

  • Open Door Leadership Style

  • Entrepreneurial Operating System – EOS / Traction

How To Apply

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