Affirm is reinventing credit to make it more honest and friendly, giving consumers the flexibility to buy now and pay later without any hidden fees or compounding interest.
We are seeking a Legal Operations Manager to join our Legal department and lead our Legal Operations function. Reporting directly to the Chief of Staff, this position will be responsible for the operations of the legal department, scaling the operational, strategic, and technical functions of the Legal department.
What You’ll Do
Build and execute a multi-year strategic roadmap for the legal operations function to support an innovative, and global Legal team.
Identify and implement strategic, financial and operational initiatives to enhance legal department efficiency
Manage and refine the day-to-day operations (e.g. e-billing, onboarding) of the legal department
Develop and iterate on legal department metrics and reporting for quarterly business reviews.
Work closely with other departments to ensure the legal team is aligned with the broader business goals and participating in cross-functional projects and initiatives.
Facilitate company-wide training on Legal tools, train the team and the broader organization on legal processes and procedures (e.g. new software or process rollout),
Serve as a resource to the Legal Leadership Team and their teams for Special Projects and cross-functional problem solving
What We Look For
5 to 7 years of experience in legal operations at a technology company, background in finance preferred
Ability to be both a strategic thinker & a natural problem solver who thrives in a fast-paced environment.
Proven self-starter who can prioritize and manage multiple projects and responsibilities with agility and efficiency, acting as a pivotal contributor to a high-performing team.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including diplomacy, sensitivity, and interacting well with team members at all levels
Proactive and adaptable: confidently makes informed decisions, thrives with minimal guidance, and enjoys a dynamic environment that celebrates innovation.
Inquisitive nature: loves to pose questions, challenge processes, etc.
Strong project management, critical thinking, and analytical skills (PMP or Agile certification is a plus)
Experience with legal technology (evaluation and implementation of solutions)
Technical expertise in contract lifecycle management tools (e.g. Ironclad), e-billing tools (e.g. SimpleLegal), and Google Suite collaboration tools
Outstanding attention to detail and organizational and time management skills
Pay Grade – USA29
Employees new to Affirm or promoted into a new role, typically begin in the min to mid range.
USA base pay range (CA, WA, NY, NJ, CT) per year:
USA base pay range (all other U.S. states) per year:
Please note that visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
Affirm is proud to be a remote-first company! The majority of our roles are remote and you can work almost anywhere within the country of employment. Affirmers in proximal roles have the flexibility to work remotely, but will occasionally be required to work out of their assigned Affirm office. A limited number of roles remain office-based due to the nature of their job responsibilities.
We’re extremely proud to offer competitive benefits that are anchored to our core value of people come first. Some key highlights of our benefits package include:
Health care coverage – Affirm covers all premiums for all levels of coverage for you and your dependents
Flexible Spending Wallets – generous stipends for spending on Technology, Food, various Lifestyle needs, and family forming expenses
Time off – competitive vacation and holiday schedules allowing you to take time off to rest and recharge
ESPP – An employee stock purchase plan enabling you to buy shares of Affirm at a discount
We believe It’s On Us to provide an inclusive interview experience for all, including people with disabilities. We are happy to provide reasonable accommodations to candidates in need of individualized support during the hiring process.
[For U.S. positions that could be performed in Los Angeles or San Francisco] Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, Affirm will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
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