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Octane

Octane

Legal
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Friday, May 31, 2024

Octane® is revolutionizing recreational purchases by delivering a seamless, end-to-end digital buying experience. We connect people with their passions by combining cutting-edge technology and innovative risk strategies to make lifestyle purchases - like powersports vehicles, RVs, and OPE - fast, easy, and accessible.

Octane adds value throughout the customer journey: inspiring enthusiasts with our editorial brands, including Cycle World® and UTV Driver®, instantly prequalifying consumers for financing online, routing customers to dealerships for an easy closing, and supporting customers throughout their loan with superior loan servicing.

Founded in 2014, we’re a company with 550+ employees and over 30 OEM and 4,000 dealer partners.

We are seeking a Corporate Counsel to join Octane supporting the Company’s capital markets initiatives. You will report to the Associate General Counsel and work collaboratively with cross-functional leaders around the organization. Additionally, you will be operating through a hybrid schedule working onsite at our New York office 2 days per week to build excellent relationships with our employees and business partners.

Responsibilities:

  • Build close relationships with business partners across the Company, including members of the product, engineering, sales, risk, operations, finance and people teams and advise on a wide range of corporate matters
  • Support the Company’s capital markets initiatives, including negotiation of warehouse agreements, securitizations and other debt facilities
  • Manage ongoing relationships with financial counterparties, including facilitating required reporting in conjunction with the financial operations team and documenting amendments as needed in conjunction with the credit and capital markets teams
  • Assist with the Company’s equity raising transactions and cap table management, including administration of the Company’s employee stock option plan
  • Review, draft and negotiate a variety of commercial agreements including MSAs, SOWs, NDAs, leases and vendor and partnership agreements

Requirements:

  • Member of a US State Bar
  • J.D. degree from an ABA-accredited law school
  • 2-4 years of experience practicing corporate law at a law firm
  • Ability to proactively manage a diverse and complex workload, while maintaining priorities and driving towards successful outcomes
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills with an ability to translate complex legal issues into concise and practical guidance
  • Excellent strategic business insight and personal integrity
  • Detail-oriented, enthusiastic, resourceful, diligent, and comfortable acting in the face of ambiguity

Preferred:

  • Experience running successful corporate transactions
  • Experience working with public companies and public company reporting
  • Experience with debt or equity capital markets transactions, structured finance, and/or other secured lending transactions
  • Familiarity with consumer lending and receivables finance regulations and processes
  • Familiarity with securities laws

Compensation: The role described above offers a base salary of $125,000 to $160,000. Your offer will be based on the alignment of your qualifications with the requirements of the job, location and internal equity. In addition to the above-mentioned salary, Total Rewards include a stock option package, and benefits as outlined below.

Benefits:

  • Robust Health Care Plans (Medical, Dental & Vision)
  • Generous Parental Leave
  • Up to 5 weeks time off (self-managed)
  • Retirement Plan (401k) with company match!
  • Educational Assistance/Tuition Reimbursement up to $3K/year
  • Life Insurance (Basic, Voluntary & AD&D)
  • Short Term / Long Term Disability
  • Robust Ancillary benefits including accident insurance, hospital insurance, etc.
  • Wellhub (Gympass) wellness benefit
  • Powersports Safety Benefit

Octane Lending is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or any other protected status with respect to recruitment, hiring, promotion and other terms and conditions of employment.

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