OnDeck is hiring an

Associate General Counsel - Securities

New York, United States

Associate General Counsel - Securities

What excites us at OnDeck? Technology. Innovation. Small businesses. We believe in our team members and power their growth through challenging them every day and offering inspiring careers. We’re all about teamwork, passion and making an impact. Oh and having fun – Whether it’s community service events, book club meetings, team get-togethers or weekly social hours in the office.

OnDeck (ONDK) uses data aggregation and electronic payment technology to evaluate the financial health of small and medium sized businesses to efficiently deliver capital to a market underserved by banks. Through the OnDeck platform, millions of small businesses can obtain affordable loans. We are changing the way small businesses borrow money by combining our passion for Main Street with cutting-edge technology. We evaluate businesses based on their actual performance, not personal credit, and that’s enabled us to say “yes” more often and faster than traditional lenders.

Department description:

  • Work closely with OnDeck’s business teams, in particular the finance team for securities filings and the business development team for strategic transactions and partnerships
  • Help manage relationships and activities with our outside counsel
  • Handle a wide variety of general corporate legal matters

As Associate General Counsel – Securities at OnDeck, you will:

  • Be a key contributor in helping to grow a dynamic, fast expanding company
  • Have a respectable work-life balance
  • Make a meaningful contribution to the company's future and share in the rewards accordingly

Qualifications for success:

  • You have an undergraduate degree and a JD degree from a top school, MBA is a plus
  • You have and at least 6 years of combined relevant legal experience with a top law firm and/or with a public company, with in-house experience strongly preferred
  • You have strong corporate law and transactional experience with deep expertise in securities filings, including the preparation of company-side public disclosure documents and SEC filings such as 10-Ks, 10-Qs, 8-Ks, proxy statements and Form 4s
  • You are self-assured and energetic with a dynamic personality and can inspire the confidence of the business team, management, departmental colleagues and other support groups
  • You are willing to learn and develop skills as a lawyer
  • You have excellent negotiation, drafting, analytical and communication skills
  • You are extremely well-organized and have excellent attention to detail
  • You effectively prioritize and manage multiple matters
  • You have the ability and desire to work both collaboratively and autonomously
  • You have an interest in helping our small business borrowers grow their businesses
  • You are an active member of the NY state bar in good standing and have the highest of ethical standards

What we offer you:

  • Medical, dental, vision, and life benefits from day one.
  • Paid/flexible sick-leave, vacations, and holidays so you can take off the time that you need when you need.
  • Up to four months paid parental leave for all new parents. Adoption assistance with reimbursement of up to $5K. We want you to have time to bond with your new bundle of joy.
  • Order lunch on us from Seamless. You can order what you want, when you want and from where you want.
  • We’ll match your 401(k) contributions and offer a discount through our Employee Stock Purchase Plan. All to complement your personal financial strategy.
  • We want to help advance your career. Take classes relevant to your job and the first $5K is on us.
  • Enjoy our annual company summer party, holiday party and department quarterly outings.
  • Semi-annual Hackathons to give our teams a fun way to innovate together and come up with awesome ideas.
  • Our partnership with SoFi gives you access to student loan refinancing, personal loans and even mortgages. 
  • We work hard, we play hard. Build or join an OnDeck intramural club, group, and/or sports team and be part of our OnDeck Community.
  • Fully stocked kitchens with free snacks & drinks.

OnDeck Stats & In the News:

  • In 2015, OnDeck & JP Morgan Chase partner to offer small business loans, named the biggest deal in the history of marketplace lending
  • Our first $3 billion in loans led to 74,000 jobs and $11 Billion in U.S. economic impact.
  • On December 17, 2014 OnDeck rings in the biggest NYC tech IPO since 1999
  • OnDeck was New York’s largest VC-backed tech exit ever

Awards we've received:

  • Financial Times Most Innovative In-House Legal Teams, 2015
  • Fortune.com and Great Place to Work - 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials, 2015
  • Fortune/Great Place To Work Great Rated! People’s Picks: 20 Great Workplaces in Financial Services, 2015
  • Crain’s New York Best Places to Work, 2013, 2014, 2015
  • Colorado SHRM Best Companies to Work For in Colorado, 2015
  • Built in Colorado, Top 100 Digital Companies in Colorado, 2015
  • Forbes’ America’s Most Promising Companies, 2013, 2014
  • Selling Power Magazine Best Company to Sell For, 2013, 2014, 2015
  • 500|5000, 2013, 2014
  • Crain’s New York Business Fast 50, 2013, 2014

 As part of our dedication to maintaining an inclusive and diverse workforce, OnDeck provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, OnDeck complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

OnDeck expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of OnDeck’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

**No external recruiters or agents, please.**