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Director, Strategic Coverage Counsel Environmental And Mass Tort Claim/asbestos, Life Science, Con

Saint Louis MO Director, Strategic Coverage Counsel - Environmental and Mass Tort Claim/Asbestos, Life Science, Construction Defect- The candidate will accept referrals of complex coverage matters and other claim-related legal issues from companys Commercial Claim organization, primarily from the Environmental and Mass Tort Claim/Asbestos, Life Sciences, and Construction Defect disciplines. In this role, may also provide assistance from time to time in other lines of business. As a member of our commercial claim legal team, you will perform legal research and analysis of complex coverage issues and provide counsel, guidance, recommendations, and periodic support for training initiatives and other special projects. Work assignments include providing legal advice and litigation support in connection with the most complex and/or severe claims and related coverage issues. Performs a combination of duties in accordance with departmental guidelines: Provides legal and strategic analysis and advice to claim teams and other internal business partners with respect to complex coverage issues and the potential impact of coverage on overall claim exposure and legal risks by researching and analyzing issues in both litigated and non-litigated matters. Partners with claim professionals in developing and executing strategies for handling claim related legal issues that range from simple low impact to complex multi-faceted and high impact. Manages and oversees coverage litigation and serves as the decision point for engaging external counsel, including selecting and working with counsel and assisting with the preparation and editing of briefs and other substantive filings and communications. Develops written and verbal communications regarding coverage with our customers, their counsel, claimants counsel, and others. Develops and drives execution of negotiation strategies for coverage matters. Facilitates claim resolution by engaging directly with customers, claimants, and other insurers through mediations, settlement conferences, and other forms of alternative dispute resolution. Partners with Claim Underwriting and Product Development teams to develop, supplement, and revise policy language. May participate with Senior Management in the development and implementation of claims and business policies. Maintains big-picture perspective while identifying and executing critical strategies and priorities for complex claim-related legal issues. Educates key stakeholders by providing ongoing formal and informal coverage training to our claim teams and other internal business partners. Tracks legal and regulatory changes and advises claim teams and other business partners of the impact of such changes. May perform additional duties as assigned. Reporting Relationship: Typically AVP and above.

The candidate should have Bachelor's degree with JD and admission to the Bar of at least one state. Typically requires 10 years of coverage experience with a law firm and/or insurance carrier with progression in responsibility. May require specific technical/functional area legal experience. Should have senior level knowledge of the law, as well as legal theories, principles, and litigation practices and procedures within an insurance organization. Must have excellent technical and product specific expertise of commercial insurance products. should have 8-10 years of experience, either in an in-house position handling claims of the highest severity, or in a law firm providing legal advice and litigating third-party insurance claims of the highest severity and complexity, and will possess top-tier legal research and communication skills and coverage acumen. Ideal candidates will also have prior experience as a third-party coverage attorney, be admitted to the bar of at least one state, and have substantial experience providing in-house legal support and strategic counsel to claims staff and senior management in connection with third-party lines of business (principally Environmental and Mass Tort/Asbestos, Life Sciences, and Construction Defect). Should have ability to work collaboratively with others to achieve desired results, including helping self and others to excel through building strong relationships. Must have excellent verbal and written communication, negotiation, and presentation skills and the ability to effectively interact with all internal and external business partners. Should have strong negotiation, consultative, and facilitation skills, with the ability to effectively interact with all internal and external business partners. Must have ability to exercise independent judgment and to work with and maintain confidential and sensitive information. Should have excellent analytic and creative problem solving skills, along with senior level skill in managing and resolving highly complex claim-related situations and issues. Must have knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and other business-related software (including Adobe and Westlaw).
Legal 8 - 10 Full-time 2019-06-14

Senior Litigation Counsel

Saint Louis MO Senior Litigation Counsel The candidate will provide legal support in all phases of the wholesale and rural businesses (jointly WR ) lending and general nation-wide business activities with an emphasis on employment litigation and collection litigation. Will have an overall view of all legal areas within the businesses and advises mainly on non-standard to highly complex legal issues.Provide legal support in all aspects of WRs business specifically including the areas of providing legal support to LFR Managers in the litigation, restructuring and documentation of workout accounts as well as actual collection activities and providing legal support by managing litigation related to Human Resource matters; actively manage issues and duties that are delegated by the Regional General Counsel-North America or Deputy General Counsel including preparing and coordinating necessary materials to deal with various legal matters; give accurate and timely counsel to executives and HR employees related to employment matters; collaborate with business managers to devise efficient defense strategies to employment claims; in all respects, coordinate activities in conjunction with the use of outside counsel as required; review all such legal loan documentation to ensure loans are documented according to loan approval, appropriate regulations and credit policy; proactively interact with all levels of lending personnel and human resource personnel to provide legal support, legal documentation, and resolution of issues. Expected to work on all legal matters involving WR, including advising supervisors, human resource employees, LFR managers, vendor finance department members, relationship managers, credit areas, and closing department and also drafting and reviewing legal documentation, handling disputes, etc. Required to coordinate with and oversee work of outside counsel. Responsible for exercising legal judgment on independent basis on all matters including matters with potentially significant financial and legal exposure. Integrate and identify strategies to mitigate risk and take proactive legal action when necessary to protect interests of RDS and WR. Perform legal research as necessary to accomplish goals of legal department. Assist human resource employees with litigation and evaluation, negotiation and settlement of employment related claims. Assist LFR managers, relationship managers, and vendor finance department with structuring, restructuring, drafting, negotiating and closing secured and unsecured agricultural loans using specific knowledge of Revised Article 9 UCC and workout/bankruptcy. Deal with operating loan transactions including inventory, accounts receivable, and distressed debt transactions, involving such facilities as revolving lines of credit, term debt facilities, and participations. Perform file reviews as needed for loans transferred to LFR Dept. Provide legal support related to OREOS including in areas of environmental issues, insurance issues, property tax issues and TD advice forms.Provide support, give opinions, analysis and recommendations for WR employees regarding structure, risk and other general questions on prospective and current loans and borrowers. Lead strategic projects designed to improve WRs loan documents, processes or other functions.Assist or lead remediation projects to address past concerns or deficiencies in an effort to mitigate risk and improve the companys future performance. Coaches more junior colleagues.Actively and consistently demonstrates the Seven North America Cultural Commitments. Complete all mandatory training within a timely basis, as instructed. Comply with code of conduct & Bank policies/procedures. Actively identify incidents outside of established policies & procedures and report to management immediately. Familiar with & comply with laws, regulations, and internal policies & procedures that are applicable to required job duties.Understand & comply with all RAF & firm'sbank anti-money laundering (AML), compliance, and all other applicable laws, including, but not limited to, the completion of all required AML & Sanctions training. Actively & consistently demonstrate firm'sbank cultural practices.

The candidate should have Law Degree with 10+ years of experience. Must hold license to practice law in Missouri or ability to petition and obtain license. Must have general knowledge of production agriculture as well as specific knowledge of law related to agricultural lending, e.g., lien perfection on crops, machinery and equipment and real property; supplier liens, grower liens, etc. Must have 3-5 years of litigation experience. Must have knowledge of litigation procedures coupled with the ability to manage tasks for results, able to maintain objectivity, display of technical understanding of general Federal Bankruptcy rules, UCC ART. 9, mortgages: deed of trusts; a good understanding of the varied aspects of short-term agricultural credit and general agricultural background or experience in related area.
Legal 10 - 0 Full-time 2019-06-13

Senior Legal Counsel, Labor and Employment Law

Saint Louis MO Senior Legal Counsel, Labor and Employment Law The candidate will apply in-depth practical knowledge of the laws governing employment and labor relations and litigation, provides legal analysis, advice and counsel on a broad array of employment and labor law matters to all levels of management and Human Resources with a demonstrated ability to effectively and independently manage complex litigation. Will determine matter strategy and accurately analyzes risks and recommends alternative approaches to problem resolution. Develops and maintains a strong knowledge of the regulatory environment affecting Human Resources and management. Efficiently resolves legal issues without step-by-step guidance. Collaborates well with team members and colleagues across the corporate enterprise. Effectively builds and manages relationships with outside counsel partners, clients and senior level management. Responsible for providing day-to-day employment and labor law advice and counsel to Human Resources and management clients on a broad array of matters and subjects. Work closely with internal clients to provide creative, proactive, solution-oriented advice to support and protect management and Human Resource business goals and objectives. Responsible for developing and maintaining a strong understanding of the key aspects of Cigna s global strategy and the particular strategies of its business lines to effectively advise clients on substantive employment and labor law issues facing them from both compliance and litigation perspectives. Responsible for managing shifting priorities and a heavy litigation caseload of open matters, working collaboratively with others in the Legal Department and other areas of the Company, and effectively managing outside counsel partners.

The candidate should have Law degree from an accredited school of law. Must have 8-10 years experience in employment and labor law litigation and counseling. Must be Licensed to practice law in the State of Missouri. Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Suite, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Must have some experience with agency audits and a working knowledge of traditional labor relations, the NLRA and immigration law compliance. In house corporate experience is plus; however, the successful candidate must have private practice experience with a firm or firms engaging in labor and employment law litigation. Trial experience necessary. General employment law litigation experience before federal and state courts and agencies is required. Must have experience in advising and counseling management clients as to employment law compliance matters.
Legal 8 - 10 Full-time 2019-06-09

Junior to Mid-level Litigation Counsel

Saint Louis MO Junior to Mid-level Litigation Counsel The candidate will support firm s global business, providing legal advice and support on a broad range of issues, including general litigation matters (US and global), global customs, global trade topics, tax compliance, and other, related matters facing a growing consumer products company. Will work as a business partner to provide legal support cross-functionally, and globally. Support and/or oversee litigation matters with guidance from firm s head litigation counsel. Serve as the key legal cross-functional contact for trade and tax matters, globally. Lead legal oversight of consumer claims process, globally.

The candidate should have a Juris Doctor degree. Should have a strong litigation background. Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential. Intellectual property experience a plus. Should have one active and good standing State Bar admission (preferably Barred in Missouri). Must have 3-5 years of experience firm or as in-house Counsel in a similar capacity.
Legal 3 - 5 Full-time 2019-06-09

Missouri - International Tax Attorney

St. Louis MO International Tax Attorney
The candidate will join a team responsible for company's US international tax planning and business support for all foreign entities as well as review and analysis of foreign tax provision for quarterly/annual financial statements. Will serve as a key member of the international tax group and focus on operational tax planning and implementation issues (cash repatriation, FTC, Subpart F, etc.). Responsible for high level provision review and support for foreign subsidiary business and audit activity for all business segments of the company. Tax planning projects will include effective tax rate and cash tax optimization. Also responsible for analysis and coordination regarding local foreign issues and the associated US tax and accounting consequences. Will have extensive interface with multiple levels of tax professionals including external advisors, non-tax personnel in other corporate departments and executives at the business units regarding critical projects. A small amount of time will be spent on compliance review for the purpose of issue spotting.

The candidate must have 5+ years of tax experience (including 2+ international tax) in public accountant, law firm or corporate tax environment. Knowledge of subpart F, FTC, repatriation planning is a plus. Should have ability to identify and resolve complex international tax issues. Jurisdiction familiarity with Europe, Latin America or Asia Pacific regions would be a plus.
Legal 5 - 7 Full-time 2013-03-08

Missouri - Federal Tax Senior

Saint Louis MO Federal Tax Senior
The candidate will oversee complex tax research projects for clients in diverse industries. Will research and analyse a wide range of tax issues related to business transactions and tax implications of financing techniques for a variety of entities and their affiliates. May also undertake tax compliance assignments for current and former executives of client corporations and partners of client organizations. Assume tax-planning responsibilities for federal and individual clients. Supervise assignments by the professional accountants serving as Tax Consultants.

The candidate should have a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or other business related field. Should have CPA, Enrolled Agent or other appropriate certification (or in the process of pursuing). Advanced degree such as MST, MAcc, J.D. or LL.M. is preferred. Must have 2+ years of experience in providing tax planning services or preparing and reviewing client work papers and income tax returns. Knowledge of managing projects including scheduling, budgeting, client correspondence and billing, excellent technology, research and writing skills required. Prior Big 4 experience a plus. Some travel may be required.
Legal 2 - 4 Full-time 2013-03-06

Missouri - Senior Vice President of Finance

Columbia MO Senior Vice President of Finance
The candidate will provide leadership and direction for developing and implementing regional finance, legal, and risk management strategies and initiatives in order to achieve company's corporate objectives and strategic targets. Will partner with the operating business to ensure that financial, legal, and risk capability and service across the Region is continuously aligned and developed and is delivered efficiently and effectively. Direct and coordinate designated Company financial activities according to financial principles and government regulations. Coordinate activities of assigned programs and determines methods and procedures and policies for carrying out programs. Ensure regional finance function operates in accordance with Group policies and procedures. Manage and coordinate compliance issues such as government contracting, Internal Revenue Service, financial reporting and banking relationships. Participate in the integration of mergers and acquisitions. Participate in strategic and operational governance processes of the organization particularly in the Finance, Legal, and Risk Management areas. Direct all legal functions of the company and assure legal representation for the company's business by overseeing the resources needed to provide legal support, advice and sound recommendations to all levels of the organization. Establish legal services required by the organization and ensure that the organization is protected from any legal action. Oversee maintenance of corporate activities at all subsidiary levels. Provide contracting oversight. Responsible for establishing best practices for contract preparation, review and negotiation for corporate operations. Provide strategy, direction and oversight of litigation and claims for optimum results. Investigate claims against the company, working with appropriate internal/external staff/resources for response and resolution. Ensure legal function operates in accordance with Group policies and procedures. Participate as a member of the Regional Leadership Group (RLG) and advisor to corporate services groups and corporate committees. Facilitate global communications networks to maximize information sharing, quality and consistency. Develop business case justifications and cost/benefit analyses for spending initiatives. Ensure implementation and compliance with company's related operations and policies. Plan, develop, and implement policies, and establish objectives of all the organization's Finance, Legal and Risk functions in accordance with the organization's objectives. Build strategic relationships with external stakeholders and organizations to improve outcomes for the Region and to assist in the robust development and implementation of company's and the Region's strategies and operations.

The candidate should have a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related field. MBA and/or J.D. degree preferred. CA or CPA also preferred. Must have 10-15 years of executive management experience in finance/legal/risk or related field and knowledge of applicable laws and regulations. Should have executive level experience in business processes, leadership, management, client service, budgeting, people management, communications, commercial processes, insurance and consultation. Experience in developing financial knowledge to improve business systems is required. International business experience is required.
Legal 10 - 15 Full-time 2013-02-01

Missouri - Federal Tax Senior

Saint Louis MO Federal Tax Senior
The candidate will oversee complex tax research projects for clients in diverse industries. Will research and analyse a wide range of tax issues related to business transactions and tax implications of financing techniques for a variety of entities and their affiliates. May also undertake tax compliance assignments for current and former executives of client corporations and partners of client organizations. Assume tax-planning responsibilities for federal and individual clients. Supervise assignments by the professional accountants serving as Tax Consultants.

The candidate should have a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or other business related field. Should have CPA, Enrolled Agent or other appropriate certification (or in the process of pursuing). Advanced degree such as MST, MAcc, J.D. or LL.M. is preferred. Must have 2+ years of experience in providing tax planning services or preparing and reviewing client work papers and income tax returns. Knowledge of managing projects including scheduling, budgeting, client correspondence and billing, excellent technology, research and writing skills required. Prior Big 4 experience a plus. Some travel may be required.
Legal 2 - 4 Full-time 2012-10-19

Missouri - State and Local Tax Manager

St. Louis MO State and Local Tax Manager
The candidate will interact closely with clients to provide innovative tax planning, consulting, and compliance expertise; provide primary and secondary review of complex tax returns; develop and manage staff; and work closely with partners and staff on client management, practice development, and business development activities. Will manage, direct, and monitor multiple client services teams on client engagements; plan, execute, direct, and complete tax projects in a wide variety of industries; provide tax planning, consulting, and compliance expertise to clients; and manage to budget. Manage, develop, train, and mentor staff on tax projects and assess performance for engagement and year-end reviews. Deliver a full range of State and Local Tax services including tax return preparation and review, tax research, preparation of technical memorandums, drafting client correspondence, and counseling client in defending against state audits. Manage multi-disciplinary, multi-state reviews that analyze income, franchise, sales and use, payroll, valorem taxes, and others to identify optimal filing options, exemptions, credits and incentives, and corporate structures that can reduce the client's tax burden. Consult, work with, and service client to make recommendations on business and process improvement and serve as a business advisor to client.

The candidate should have a Bachelor's degree in Accounting. Should also have a CPA, Master's in Taxation, LL.M. in Taxation, or J.D. degree. Must have 5-7 years of progressive state and local tax consulting and/or compliance experience in public accounting or a combination of corporate and public accounting experience. Broad exposure to State and Local Taxes including knowledge in State Income/Franchise Tax, Credits and Incentives, Sales and Use Tax, with Property Tax a plus. Must be eager to work on a variety of SALT issues and not specialize in one particular area. Should have excellent analytical, technical, and tax accounting/technology skills with proficiency in US GAAP, tax compliance, corporate consolidated returns, and combined state tax returns. Must have computer expertise including knowledge of tax software and technology. Should have ability to work additional hours as needed and travel to various client sites.
Legal 5 - 7 Full-time 2012-08-18

Missouri - International Tax Manager

Kansas City MO International Tax Manager
The candidate will advise US and foreign multinational companies on the tax implications of their international operations as well as coordinate US tax laws with foreign tax laws to develop an optimal worldwide tax strategy. Will oversee the drafting and assist in the delivery of proposals for engagements and be knowledgeable about the range of services offered by the organization. Provide leadership in timely and quality delivery of services to exceed the expectations of clients. Have responsibility for engagement budgeting, billing, management and scheduling. Also responsible for the development and motivation of engagement staff and provide them with leadership, counseling and career guidance.

The candidate should have a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Master's in Taxation, Master's in Accounting, or J.D./LL.M. (with undergraduation in business-related field). CPA is preferred. Must have 6+ years of corporate tax experience with several years focused on international taxation. Experience with other large accounting firm, law firm, or large corporate tax department of a multinational company is required. Consulting and compliance experience is needed. Should have proven extensive technical expertise and have developed their reputation within the international tax profession. Prior supervisory experience is required. Must have in-depth, first-hand experience in a wide range of industries. Should be familiar with the tax consulting process and the professionalism necessary for the effective diagnosis, solution, development and implementation of clients' tax needs. Some domestic and international travel required.
Legal 6 - 8 Full-time 2012-08-09
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Director, Strategic Coverage Counsel Environmental And Mass Tort Claim/asbestos, Life Science, Con
Refer job# GZFH144519
 
Director, Strategic Coverage Counsel - Environmental and Mass Tort Claim/Asbestos, Life Science, Construction Defect- The candidate will accept referrals of complex coverage matters and other claim-related legal issues from companys Commercial Claim organization, primarily from the Environmental and Mass Tort Claim/Asbestos, Life Sciences, and Construction Defect disciplines. In this role, may also provide assistance from time to time in other lines of business. As a member of our commercial claim legal team, you will perform legal research and analysis of complex coverage issues and provide counsel, guidance, recommendations, and periodic support for training initiatives and other special projects. Work assignments include providing legal advice and litigation support in connection with the most complex and/or severe claims and related coverage issues. Performs a combination of duties in accordance with departmental guidelines: Provides legal and strategic analysis and advice to claim teams and other internal business partners with respect to complex coverage issues and the potential impact of coverage on overall claim exposure and legal risks by researching and analyzing issues in both litigated and non-litigated matters. Partners with claim professionals in developing and executing strategies for handling claim related legal issues that range from simple low impact to complex multi-faceted and high impact. Manages and oversees coverage litigation and serves as the decision point for engaging external counsel, including selecting and working with counsel and assisting with the preparation and editing of briefs and other substantive filings and communications. Develops written and verbal communications regarding coverage with our customers, their counsel, claimants counsel, and others. Develops and drives execution of negotiation strategies for coverage matters. Facilitates claim resolution by engaging directly with customers, claimants, and other insurers through mediations, settlement conferences, and other forms of alternative dispute resolution. Partners with Claim Underwriting and Product Development teams to develop, supplement, and revise policy language. May participate with Senior Management in the development and implementation of claims and business policies. Maintains big-picture perspective while identifying and executing critical strategies and priorities for complex claim-related legal issues. Educates key stakeholders by providing ongoing formal and informal coverage training to our claim teams and other internal business partners. Tracks legal and regulatory changes and advises claim teams and other business partners of the impact of such changes. May perform additional duties as assigned. Reporting Relationship: Typically AVP and above.

The candidate should have Bachelor's degree with JD and admission to the Bar of at least one state. Typically requires 10 years of coverage experience with a law firm and/or insurance carrier with progression in responsibility. May require specific technical/functional area legal experience. Should have senior level knowledge of the law, as well as legal theories, principles, and litigation practices and procedures within an insurance organization. Must have excellent technical and product specific expertise of commercial insurance products. should have 8-10 years of experience, either in an in-house position handling claims of the highest severity, or in a law firm providing legal advice and litigating third-party insurance claims of the highest severity and complexity, and will possess top-tier legal research and communication skills and coverage acumen. Ideal candidates will also have prior experience as a third-party coverage attorney, be admitted to the bar of at least one state, and have substantial experience providing in-house legal support and strategic counsel to claims staff and senior management in connection with third-party lines of business (principally Environmental and Mass Tort/Asbestos, Life Sciences, and Construction Defect). Should have ability to work collaboratively with others to achieve desired results, including helping self and others to excel through building strong relationships. Must have excellent verbal and written communication, negotiation, and presentation skills and the ability to effectively interact with all internal and external business partners. Should have strong negotiation, consultative, and facilitation skills, with the ability to effectively interact with all internal and external business partners. Must have ability to exercise independent judgment and to work with and maintain confidential and sensitive information. Should have excellent analytic and creative problem solving skills, along with senior level skill in managing and resolving highly complex claim-related situations and issues. Must have knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and other business-related software (including Adobe and Westlaw).
 
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Senior Litigation Counsel
Refer job# LLXX144488
 
Senior Litigation Counsel The candidate will provide legal support in all phases of the wholesale and rural businesses (jointly WR ) lending and general nation-wide business activities with an emphasis on employment litigation and collection litigation. Will have an overall view of all legal areas within the businesses and advises mainly on non-standard to highly complex legal issues.Provide legal support in all aspects of WRs business specifically including the areas of providing legal support to LFR Managers in the litigation, restructuring and documentation of workout accounts as well as actual collection activities and providing legal support by managing litigation related to Human Resource matters; actively manage issues and duties that are delegated by the Regional General Counsel-North America or Deputy General Counsel including preparing and coordinating necessary materials to deal with various legal matters; give accurate and timely counsel to executives and HR employees related to employment matters; collaborate with business managers to devise efficient defense strategies to employment claims; in all respects, coordinate activities in conjunction with the use of outside counsel as required; review all such legal loan documentation to ensure loans are documented according to loan approval, appropriate regulations and credit policy; proactively interact with all levels of lending personnel and human resource personnel to provide legal support, legal documentation, and resolution of issues. Expected to work on all legal matters involving WR, including advising supervisors, human resource employees, LFR managers, vendor finance department members, relationship managers, credit areas, and closing department and also drafting and reviewing legal documentation, handling disputes, etc. Required to coordinate with and oversee work of outside counsel. Responsible for exercising legal judgment on independent basis on all matters including matters with potentially significant financial and legal exposure. Integrate and identify strategies to mitigate risk and take proactive legal action when necessary to protect interests of RDS and WR. Perform legal research as necessary to accomplish goals of legal department. Assist human resource employees with litigation and evaluation, negotiation and settlement of employment related claims. Assist LFR managers, relationship managers, and vendor finance department with structuring, restructuring, drafting, negotiating and closing secured and unsecured agricultural loans using specific knowledge of Revised Article 9 UCC and workout/bankruptcy. Deal with operating loan transactions including inventory, accounts receivable, and distressed debt transactions, involving such facilities as revolving lines of credit, term debt facilities, and participations. Perform file reviews as needed for loans transferred to LFR Dept. Provide legal support related to OREOS including in areas of environmental issues, insurance issues, property tax issues and TD advice forms.Provide support, give opinions, analysis and recommendations for WR employees regarding structure, risk and other general questions on prospective and current loans and borrowers. Lead strategic projects designed to improve WRs loan documents, processes or other functions.Assist or lead remediation projects to address past concerns or deficiencies in an effort to mitigate risk and improve the companys future performance. Coaches more junior colleagues.Actively and consistently demonstrates the Seven North America Cultural Commitments. Complete all mandatory training within a timely basis, as instructed. Comply with code of conduct & Bank policies/procedures. Actively identify incidents outside of established policies & procedures and report to management immediately. Familiar with & comply with laws, regulations, and internal policies & procedures that are applicable to required job duties.Understand & comply with all RAF & firm'sbank anti-money laundering (AML), compliance, and all other applicable laws, including, but not limited to, the completion of all required AML & Sanctions training. Actively & consistently demonstrate firm'sbank cultural practices.

The candidate should have Law Degree with 10+ years of experience. Must hold license to practice law in Missouri or ability to petition and obtain license. Must have general knowledge of production agriculture as well as specific knowledge of law related to agricultural lending, e.g., lien perfection on crops, machinery and equipment and real property; supplier liens, grower liens, etc. Must have 3-5 years of litigation experience. Must have knowledge of litigation procedures coupled with the ability to manage tasks for results, able to maintain objectivity, display of technical understanding of general Federal Bankruptcy rules, UCC ART. 9, mortgages: deed of trusts; a good understanding of the varied aspects of short-term agricultural credit and general agricultural background or experience in related area.
 
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Senior Legal Counsel, Labor and Employment Law
Refer job# KUHW144425
 
Senior Legal Counsel, Labor and Employment Law The candidate will apply in-depth practical knowledge of the laws governing employment and labor relations and litigation, provides legal analysis, advice and counsel on a broad array of employment and labor law matters to all levels of management and Human Resources with a demonstrated ability to effectively and independently manage complex litigation. Will determine matter strategy and accurately analyzes risks and recommends alternative approaches to problem resolution. Develops and maintains a strong knowledge of the regulatory environment affecting Human Resources and management. Efficiently resolves legal issues without step-by-step guidance. Collaborates well with team members and colleagues across the corporate enterprise. Effectively builds and manages relationships with outside counsel partners, clients and senior level management. Responsible for providing day-to-day employment and labor law advice and counsel to Human Resources and management clients on a broad array of matters and subjects. Work closely with internal clients to provide creative, proactive, solution-oriented advice to support and protect management and Human Resource business goals and objectives. Responsible for developing and maintaining a strong understanding of the key aspects of Cigna s global strategy and the particular strategies of its business lines to effectively advise clients on substantive employment and labor law issues facing them from both compliance and litigation perspectives. Responsible for managing shifting priorities and a heavy litigation caseload of open matters, working collaboratively with others in the Legal Department and other areas of the Company, and effectively managing outside counsel partners.

The candidate should have Law degree from an accredited school of law. Must have 8-10 years experience in employment and labor law litigation and counseling. Must be Licensed to practice law in the State of Missouri. Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Suite, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Must have some experience with agency audits and a working knowledge of traditional labor relations, the NLRA and immigration law compliance. In house corporate experience is plus; however, the successful candidate must have private practice experience with a firm or firms engaging in labor and employment law litigation. Trial experience necessary. General employment law litigation experience before federal and state courts and agencies is required. Must have experience in advising and counseling management clients as to employment law compliance matters.
 
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Junior to Mid-level Litigation Counsel
Refer job# VLWP144436
 
Junior to Mid-level Litigation Counsel The candidate will support firm s global business, providing legal advice and support on a broad range of issues, including general litigation matters (US and global), global customs, global trade topics, tax compliance, and other, related matters facing a growing consumer products company. Will work as a business partner to provide legal support cross-functionally, and globally. Support and/or oversee litigation matters with guidance from firm s head litigation counsel. Serve as the key legal cross-functional contact for trade and tax matters, globally. Lead legal oversight of consumer claims process, globally.

The candidate should have a Juris Doctor degree. Should have a strong litigation background. Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential. Intellectual property experience a plus. Should have one active and good standing State Bar admission (preferably Barred in Missouri). Must have 3-5 years of experience firm or as in-house Counsel in a similar capacity.
 
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Missouri - International Tax Attorney
Refer job# X22725813
 
International Tax Attorney
The candidate will join a team responsible for company's US international tax planning and business support for all foreign entities as well as review and analysis of foreign tax provision for quarterly/annual financial statements. Will serve as a key member of the international tax group and focus on operational tax planning and implementation issues (cash repatriation, FTC, Subpart F, etc.). Responsible for high level provision review and support for foreign subsidiary business and audit activity for all business segments of the company. Tax planning projects will include effective tax rate and cash tax optimization. Also responsible for analysis and coordination regarding local foreign issues and the associated US tax and accounting consequences. Will have extensive interface with multiple levels of tax professionals including external advisors, non-tax personnel in other corporate departments and executives at the business units regarding critical projects. A small amount of time will be spent on compliance review for the purpose of issue spotting.

The candidate must have 5+ years of tax experience (including 2+ international tax) in public accountant, law firm or corporate tax environment. Knowledge of subpart F, FTC, repatriation planning is a plus. Should have ability to identify and resolve complex international tax issues. Jurisdiction familiarity with Europe, Latin America or Asia Pacific regions would be a plus.
 
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Missouri - Federal Tax Senior
Refer job# 352I25799
 
Federal Tax Senior
The candidate will oversee complex tax research projects for clients in diverse industries. Will research and analyse a wide range of tax issues related to business transactions and tax implications of financing techniques for a variety of entities and their affiliates. May also undertake tax compliance assignments for current and former executives of client corporations and partners of client organizations. Assume tax-planning responsibilities for federal and individual clients. Supervise assignments by the professional accountants serving as Tax Consultants.

The candidate should have a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or other business related field. Should have CPA, Enrolled Agent or other appropriate certification (or in the process of pursuing). Advanced degree such as MST, MAcc, J.D. or LL.M. is preferred. Must have 2+ years of experience in providing tax planning services or preparing and reviewing client work papers and income tax returns. Knowledge of managing projects including scheduling, budgeting, client correspondence and billing, excellent technology, research and writing skills required. Prior Big 4 experience a plus. Some travel may be required.
 
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Missouri - Senior Vice President of Finance
Refer job# QXN625466
 
Senior Vice President of Finance
The candidate will provide leadership and direction for developing and implementing regional finance, legal, and risk management strategies and initiatives in order to achieve company's corporate objectives and strategic targets. Will partner with the operating business to ensure that financial, legal, and risk capability and service across the Region is continuously aligned and developed and is delivered efficiently and effectively. Direct and coordinate designated Company financial activities according to financial principles and government regulations. Coordinate activities of assigned programs and determines methods and procedures and policies for carrying out programs. Ensure regional finance function operates in accordance with Group policies and procedures. Manage and coordinate compliance issues such as government contracting, Internal Revenue Service, financial reporting and banking relationships. Participate in the integration of mergers and acquisitions. Participate in strategic and operational governance processes of the organization particularly in the Finance, Legal, and Risk Management areas. Direct all legal functions of the company and assure legal representation for the company's business by overseeing the resources needed to provide legal support, advice and sound recommendations to all levels of the organization. Establish legal services required by the organization and ensure that the organization is protected from any legal action. Oversee maintenance of corporate activities at all subsidiary levels. Provide contracting oversight. Responsible for establishing best practices for contract preparation, review and negotiation for corporate operations. Provide strategy, direction and oversight of litigation and claims for optimum results. Investigate claims against the company, working with appropriate internal/external staff/resources for response and resolution. Ensure legal function operates in accordance with Group policies and procedures. Participate as a member of the Regional Leadership Group (RLG) and advisor to corporate services groups and corporate committees. Facilitate global communications networks to maximize information sharing, quality and consistency. Develop business case justifications and cost/benefit analyses for spending initiatives. Ensure implementation and compliance with company's related operations and policies. Plan, develop, and implement policies, and establish objectives of all the organization's Finance, Legal and Risk functions in accordance with the organization's objectives. Build strategic relationships with external stakeholders and organizations to improve outcomes for the Region and to assist in the robust development and implementation of company's and the Region's strategies and operations.

The candidate should have a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related field. MBA and/or J.D. degree preferred. CA or CPA also preferred. Must have 10-15 years of executive management experience in finance/legal/risk or related field and knowledge of applicable laws and regulations. Should have executive level experience in business processes, leadership, management, client service, budgeting, people management, communications, commercial processes, insurance and consultation. Experience in developing financial knowledge to improve business systems is required. International business experience is required.
 
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Missouri - Federal Tax Senior
Refer job# 70AS24267
 
Federal Tax Senior
The candidate will oversee complex tax research projects for clients in diverse industries. Will research and analyse a wide range of tax issues related to business transactions and tax implications of financing techniques for a variety of entities and their affiliates. May also undertake tax compliance assignments for current and former executives of client corporations and partners of client organizations. Assume tax-planning responsibilities for federal and individual clients. Supervise assignments by the professional accountants serving as Tax Consultants.

The candidate should have a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or other business related field. Should have CPA, Enrolled Agent or other appropriate certification (or in the process of pursuing). Advanced degree such as MST, MAcc, J.D. or LL.M. is preferred. Must have 2+ years of experience in providing tax planning services or preparing and reviewing client work papers and income tax returns. Knowledge of managing projects including scheduling, budgeting, client correspondence and billing, excellent technology, research and writing skills required. Prior Big 4 experience a plus. Some travel may be required.
 
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Missouri - State and Local Tax Manager
Refer job# ZOB622960
 
State and Local Tax Manager
The candidate will interact closely with clients to provide innovative tax planning, consulting, and compliance expertise; provide primary and secondary review of complex tax returns; develop and manage staff; and work closely with partners and staff on client management, practice development, and business development activities. Will manage, direct, and monitor multiple client services teams on client engagements; plan, execute, direct, and complete tax projects in a wide variety of industries; provide tax planning, consulting, and compliance expertise to clients; and manage to budget. Manage, develop, train, and mentor staff on tax projects and assess performance for engagement and year-end reviews. Deliver a full range of State and Local Tax services including tax return preparation and review, tax research, preparation of technical memorandums, drafting client correspondence, and counseling client in defending against state audits. Manage multi-disciplinary, multi-state reviews that analyze income, franchise, sales and use, payroll, valorem taxes, and others to identify optimal filing options, exemptions, credits and incentives, and corporate structures that can reduce the client's tax burden. Consult, work with, and service client to make recommendations on business and process improvement and serve as a business advisor to client.

The candidate should have a Bachelor's degree in Accounting. Should also have a CPA, Master's in Taxation, LL.M. in Taxation, or J.D. degree. Must have 5-7 years of progressive state and local tax consulting and/or compliance experience in public accounting or a combination of corporate and public accounting experience. Broad exposure to State and Local Taxes including knowledge in State Income/Franchise Tax, Credits and Incentives, Sales and Use Tax, with Property Tax a plus. Must be eager to work on a variety of SALT issues and not specialize in one particular area. Should have excellent analytical, technical, and tax accounting/technology skills with proficiency in US GAAP, tax compliance, corporate consolidated returns, and combined state tax returns. Must have computer expertise including knowledge of tax software and technology. Should have ability to work additional hours as needed and travel to various client sites.
 
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Missouri - International Tax Manager
Refer job# 2GUU22774
 
International Tax Manager
The candidate will advise US and foreign multinational companies on the tax implications of their international operations as well as coordinate US tax laws with foreign tax laws to develop an optimal worldwide tax strategy. Will oversee the drafting and assist in the delivery of proposals for engagements and be knowledgeable about the range of services offered by the organization. Provide leadership in timely and quality delivery of services to exceed the expectations of clients. Have responsibility for engagement budgeting, billing, management and scheduling. Also responsible for the development and motivation of engagement staff and provide them with leadership, counseling and career guidance.

The candidate should have a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Master's in Taxation, Master's in Accounting, or J.D./LL.M. (with undergraduation in business-related field). CPA is preferred. Must have 6+ years of corporate tax experience with several years focused on international taxation. Experience with other large accounting firm, law firm, or large corporate tax department of a multinational company is required. Consulting and compliance experience is needed. Should have proven extensive technical expertise and have developed their reputation within the international tax profession. Prior supervisory experience is required. Must have in-depth, first-hand experience in a wide range of industries. Should be familiar with the tax consulting process and the professionalism necessary for the effective diagnosis, solution, development and implementation of clients' tax needs. Some domestic and international travel required.
 
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