Counsel II

TD Bank

4.1

(21)

Toronto, Canada

Why you should apply for a job to TD Bank:

  • 4.1/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.8/5 in supportive management
  • 81% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 76% would recommend this company to other women
  • 76% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • We offer flexible working options to help you manage the critical roles you play in your personal life as well as your professional one
  • We emphasize a culture of diversity, empower employees with diverse abilities & ensure they have the tools & support they need to thrive
  • We encourage our employees’ volunteer efforts and actively look to support community initiatives that can involve the TD team
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    Position summary

    ng to a Senior Counsel, you will provide legal advice that is integrated with your clients' strategies and objectives. This involves advice relating to legal and regulatory issues impacting the insurance-related business operations of the bank, including products, policy documents and associated collateral, scripts, marketing initiatives, and omnichannel distribution. You will be required to work closely with various business units, building and maintaining excellent, collaborative working relationships, in order to become a trusted advisor to your clients.

    Job Requirements :

    • Law degree and member in good standing of a provincial bar in Canada.

    • Up to 2 years practice as a lawyer with a major law firm or within an in-house corporate legal environment, preferably with exposure to the financial services industry - recent calls to the bar will be considered.

    • Knowledge and experience regarding insurance law will be considered an asset.

    • Independent thinker with excellent judgment who also has strong interpersonal skills and an ability to work effectively in a team.

    • Ability to build and maintain positive relationships with business partners.

    • Practical, business focused and solution-oriented with excellent drafting and communication skills

    • Ability to work in a fast-paced, detail-oriented environment and manage multiple deadlines and priorities with attention to risk.

    In addition, you will:

    • Provide consistent and sound advice, clearly and concisely communicating legal issues and options to business partners

    • Develop an understanding of business partners' business needs and concerns by asking clear and appropriate follow-up questions, and providing direct feedback and answers

    • Build and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders and negotiate business solutions in consideration of broader enterprise implications

    • Identify risks and counsel business partners on potential implications, escalate non-standard, high risk activities as necessary; act as an escalation point and be accountable for own work

    • Identify and recommend opportunities to enhance productivity, effectiveness and operational efficiency; keep others informed and stay abreast of emerging trends, practices and procedures

    • Interpret business challenges and the industry environment, recommend course of action to improve products, processes or services

    • Conduct internal and external research projects; support the development and delivery of communications to management or broader audience

    • Participate fully as a member of the team, promote team effectiveness and contribute to a positive work environment

    Who We Are:

    TD is one of the world's leading global financial institutions and is the fifth largest bank in North America by branches/stores. Every day, we deliver legendary customer experiences to over 27 million households and businesses in Canada, the United States and around the world. More than 95,000 TD colleagues bring their skills, talent, and creativity to the Bank, those we serve, and the economies we support. We are guided by our vision to Be the Better Bank and our purpose to enrich the lives of our customers, communities and colleagues.

    TD is deeply committed to being a leader in customer experience, that is why we believe that all colleagues, no matter where they work, are customer facing. As we build our business and deliver on our strategy, we are innovating to enhance the customer experience and build capabilities to shape the future of banking. Whether you've got years of banking experience or are just starting your career in financial services, we can help you realize your potential. Through regular leadership and development conversations to mentorship and training programs, we're here to support you towards your goals. As an organization, we keep growing - and so will you.

    Our Total Rewards Package
    Our Total Rewards package reflects the investments we make in our colleagues to help them and their families achieve their financial, physical, and mental well-being goals. Total Rewards at TD includes a base salary, variable compensation, and several other key plans such as health and well-being benefits, savings and retirement programs, paid time off, banking benefits and discounts, career development, and reward and recognition programs. Learn more

    Additional Information:
    We're delighted that you're considering building a career with TD. Through regular development conversations, training programs, and a competitive benefits plan, we're committed to providing the support our colleagues need to thrive both at work and at home.

    Colleague Development
    If you're interested in a specific career path or are looking to build certain skills, we want to help you succeed. You'll have regular career, development, and performance conversations with your manager, as well as access to an online learning platform and a variety of mentoring programs to help you unlock future opportunities. Whether you have a passion for helping customers and want to expand your experience, or you want to coach and inspire your colleagues, there are many different career paths within our organization at TD - and we're committed to helping you identify opportunities that support your goals.

    Training & Onboarding
    We will provide training and onboarding sessions to ensure that you've got everything you need to succeed in your new role.

    Interview Process
    We'll reach out to candidates of interest to schedule an interview. We do our best to communicate outcomes to all applicants by email or phone call.

    Accommodation
    Your accessibility is important to us. Please let us know if you'd like accommodations (including accessible meeting rooms, captioning for virtual interviews, etc.) to help us remove barriers so that you can participate throughout the interview process.

    We look forward to hearing from you!

    Language Requirement:
    N/A.

    Why you should apply for a job to TD Bank:

  • 4.1/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.8/5 in supportive management
  • 81% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 76% would recommend this company to other women
  • 76% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • We offer flexible working options to help you manage the critical roles you play in your personal life as well as your professional one
  • We emphasize a culture of diversity, empower employees with diverse abilities & ensure they have the tools & support they need to thrive
  • We encourage our employees’ volunteer efforts and actively look to support community initiatives that can involve the TD team