Senior Associate Counsel - Lending
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Wichita, KS 67201
At INTRUST Bank, relationships are at the core of all we do. Which is why we focus on fostering positive relationships not just with our customers, but also with each other. INTRUST Bank recognizes and celebrates employees for their individual character, value and potential, with a focus on developing the unique talents each team member brings to the table. It’s something we’ve learned firsthand over the decades; focus on people, and the rest will fall into place to create an environment built on respect, understanding and most of all – trust.
Job Summary: Provides legal advice and counsel to the lending areas of INTRUST Bank. Responsible for ensuring the successful implementation of initiatives and projects to support the department and/or division. Establishes work processes for direct reports and ensures a high-level customer service is delivered and promotes and fosters teamwork across all areas of INTRUST. Represents INTRUST Bank in all he or she does in the community and is focused on the development of new business relationships. Must maintain strict standards of confidentiality and perform duties in a manner supporting INTRUST’s Character Qualities.
Provides legal support on diverse topics to business units delivering lending products and services to Bank customers.
Works with Bank lending personnel to protect INTRUST Bank against legal risks associated with the Bank’s lending functions.
Reviews, drafts, and negotiates loan documents, title work, and other documents related to lending transactions.
Collaborates with Bank lending personnel to develop and modify policies, procedures, and training to conform to legal, regulatory and risk management requirements.
Provides legal advice on lending laws, regulations, and standards, including those enacted by the Federal Reserve, FDIC, OCC, and other regulatory agencies.
Responds to a wide variety of day-to-day requests for legal support.
Performs legal research; engages in critical analysis; develops sound legal assessments; provides summaries of findings.
Engages with other legal staff, risk partners and lines of business on enterprise level issues and projects.
Develops a working understanding of lending lines of business and applicable rules to facilitate timely responses in a high-volume environment.
When appropriate, engages and manages outside legal counsel.
Performs all duties necessary and incidental to areas of responsibility and other activities as assigned.
Directs responsibilities of, and supervises, Paralegal.
Responsible for the selection, retention, coaching, performance management and development of direct reports.
Education, Experience and Required Licenses: Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an ABA accredited law school. Registered with the Kansas Supreme Court as a licensed attorney in good standing. Minimum 10 years legal experience desired. Legal experience to include an emphasis in commercial lending transactions and commercial banking.
Required Skills and Knowledge: Ability to handle multiple assignments simultaneously, manage workload, and effectively resolve conflicting priorities. Excellent verbal and written communication skills with ability to work in teams and independently. Must be adaptive to changes in technology and industry innovation. Proficient in Excel/MS Applications. Self-starter with strong work ethic.
Physical Demands: Must be able to sit or stand for long periods of time and to view personal computer for extended periods of time. Must be able to hear and speak clearly both face-to-face and over the phone. Must be able to use hands to key information and handle objects.
Working Conditions: Normal office environment. Some travel may be required.
This job description summary is not intended to be an employment contract, nor is it intended to state or imply these are the only activities to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other duties as assigned or requested by their supervisor.
INTRUST Financial Corporation and its subsidiaries, including INTRUST Bank, are Equal Opportunity Employers whose policy is not to discriminate unlawfully against any qualified employee or applicant for employment on the basis of protected military or veteran status, disability, race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable local, state or federal law; except where an individual’s protected category constitutes a bona fide occupational qualification.