Compliance Attorney

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Compliance Attorney
Ford Motor Credit Company

Job Description
Position Description/Overview:

Ford Motor Credit Company seeks an attorney to join its legal team in Dearborn, Michigan and support the Ford Credit Compliance Office.

  • Support the maintenance and management of the Company’s compliance management program, policies and procedures, monitoring, training, and special compliance related projects
  • Manage legal and compliance risk by anticipating and detecting potential exposure, implementing or expanding preventive measures to ensure compliance and avoid costs, increasing employee awareness, and improving Company decision-making
  • Assist in coordination and management of federal and state regulatory examinations
  • Provide advice and recommendations on regulatory matters
  • Work collaboratively with members of the Ford Credit Legal Office to provide practical advice that demonstrates a strong understanding and application of the law to Ford Credit’s business

Job Requirements:
Basic Qualifications:
  • Juris Doctor (JD) Degree
  • Membership in good standing of a US state bar and meets the eligibility requirements under the Michigan Rules of Professional Conduct to provide legal services to Ford Credit in Michigan

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 2+ years of experience in a large law firm or consumer financial services business legal or compliance department
  • 1+ or years of experience with the legal and regulatory requirements (e.g. Dodd-Frank, TILA, Consumer Leasing Act, FCRA, SCRA, UDAAP, GLB, ECOA, and state laws) applicable to financial services business
  • Experience working with state and federal financial services regulators
  • Excellent communication, negotiating and drafting skills
  • Excellent issue-spotting and analytical and investigative skills
  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills
  • Strong academic credentials
  • Ability to function effectively and collaboratively as part of a cross-functional team
  • Strong client counseling skills, from both the legal and business perspectives, with the ability to differentiate between the two and provide sound, practical advice
  • Strong organizational skills and proven ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Comfort with changing business and legal/regulatory environment
  • Attention to detail, continuous improvement, learning, and innovative mind set

The distance between imagination and … creation. It can be measured in years of innovation, or in moments of brilliance. When you join the Ford team discover all the benefits, rewards and development opportunities you’d expect from a diverse global leader. You’ll become part of a team that is already leading the way, with ingenious solutions and attainable products – and it is always ready to go further.

Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Ford Motor Company is an equal opportunity employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status.