hero

Jobs at Alumni Ventures Portfolio Companies

445
companies
2,363
Jobs

General Counsel

Two

Two

Legal
London, UK
Posted on Thursday, May 16, 2024

At Two, we're on a mission to revolutionise B2B payments, bringing the best practices of B2C e-commerce to the world of B2B. With rapid month-on-month growth and backing from top-tier VCs including Sequoia, Shine, Local Globe, Antler, Posten, and influential angel investors in Fintech, we're well positioned to become the world's largest B2B payment solution by 2027. Our passionate and energetic team, led by second-time founders with successful exits, is deeply committed to empowering B2B merchants to sell more efficiently. We're expanding globally, driven by a global mindset combined with a deep understanding of local nuances.

If you're a seasoned legal professional with a passion for innovation and a drive to make a difference, we want to hear from you. Join us at Two and be part of a transformative journey that is reshaping B2B payments on a global scale!

About the Role:

We are seeking a dynamic and experienced General Counsel to join our growing team and lead our legal and compliance efforts. As our first General Counsel, you will play a critical role in shaping our legal strategy, ensuring regulatory compliance, and mitigating legal risks as we scale our operations globally. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in start-up environments, extensive experience in understanding the European & US regulatory framework around business payments and lending, reviewing legal contractual engagements, setting up debt facilities, and a deep understanding of compliance and anti-money laundering (AML) regulations.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement the company's legal and compliance strategy, aligning with business objectives and regulatory requirements.
  • Provide legal guidance and support across all aspects of the company's operations, including commercial agreements, corporate governance, intellectual property, and employment matters.
  • Oversee the negotiation and drafting of contracts, agreements, and other legal documents, ensuring compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
  • Lead the setup and management of special purpose vehicle (SPV) debt facilities to support our financing activities.
  • Design and implement robust compliance programs, including AML/KYC policies and procedures, to mitigate regulatory risks and ensure adherence to relevant laws and regulations.
  • Provide strategic advice and support to senior management on legal and regulatory matters, including risk assessments and dispute resolution.
  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including finance, operations, expansion and product development, to drive compliance initiatives and promote a culture of legal and ethical conduct.
  • Stay informed about emerging legal and regulatory trends, assess their impact on the business, and proactively advise on potential risks and opportunities.