HPE Financial Services helps customers create investment capacity to accelerate their transformation by combining technology insights with financial acumen to create innovative, sustainable IT management strategies.
HPEFS, is looking for an attorney in the US to negotiate and assist in structuring of a variety of commercial financial services agreements and provide other contractual and regulatory support for the HPEFS business. The role will closely interface with members of Finance, Sales and other business stakeholder teams to structure and bring transactions to closure, support key business and Legal initiatives, and otherwise act as key advisor to sales and business leaders.
The candidate can work primarily outside of the office and requires to be a proactive team player, with the ability to work independently when necessary.
Negotiate and facilitate structuring and closure of a broad variety of standard through complex commercial financing agreements with customers.
Analyze business, financial, and legal risks and develop and communicate creative solutions and mitigation strategies for key negotiation points
Act as key advisor to business leaders and make strategic decisions as part of the end-to-end teams in the assigned areas of responsibility.
Drive and support the full contracting process by analyzing business, financial, and legal risks, including developing and communicating creative solutions and mitigation strategies for key negotiation points with business clients and customers, and drafting and negotiating appropriate contractual language to reflect the business interests and policies of company.
Implement the company's business and legal strategy to focus on high value activities.
Improve processes, update templates, review governance and generally ensure that HPEFS’s contracting and governance approach is always ahead of the market.
Build strong relationships and networks with a variety of senior managers including the company's legal colleagues, senior business owners, sales leaders and senior customers to facilitate effective escalations and efficient deal closures.
Education and Experience Required:
Juris Doctor degree (or equivalent foreign degree).
At least 3-5 years direct negotiation of commercial lending/banking/financing agreements, or equivalent.
3-5 years of experience at a law firm or legal department.
Experience in commercial lending and/or equipment finance strongly preferred.
Knowledge and Skills:
To be successful in this role, you should:
Take initiative and deliver agreed outcomes.
Be committed to improvement and learning.
Be a collaborative team player.
Seek pragmatic solutions to mitigate risks, taking into account commercial considerations.
Be able to effectively communicate legal and other key issues to senior executives and other business colleagues.
Be able to influence different functions and build consensus where lines of authority may not be direct, both inside and outside of the company.
About HPE Financial Services
HPE Financial services provides investment and lifecyle strategies to accelerate digital transformation, providing flexibility for future technology needs.