Head of Transactions

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Job Description

Launched in 2019, Binance.US is the fastest growing and most integrated digital asset marketplace in the United States, powered by matching engine and wallet technologies license from the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange - Binance. Our mission is to provide liquidity, transparency, and efficiency to financial markets by creating products that leverage crypto to unlock the power of everything. We build bridges between traditional finance and digital markets that enable growth for all—empowering the future of finance. Binance.US is operated by BAM Trading Services.
As Head of Transactions for Binance.US, you’ll be a trusted partner to the CEO, General Counsel, Chief Financial Officer, Chief People Officer, Head of M&A and each department head. You will handle internal issues that are critical to the company’s continued success. This is a great opportunity for someone to take on considerable responsibility and use your experience in all aspects of working as in-house counsel for a cutting-edge fintech company.
What You'll Do

  • Developing and implementing frameworks for complex issues like cryptocurrency compensation and
  • International operations
  • Investigating R&D IP and legal matters that align with our global, remote, and distributed mission, vision, and roadmap
  • Being on point for the legal aspects of our corporate transactions and M&A activities
  • Working on transactions, including serving as an advisor and coach to business units
  • Corporate structuring including global entity strategy development and implementation
  • Corporate governance review & policy best practices
  • Supporting employment negotiations and answering relevant legal questions
  • Addressing employment matters, including implementing policies and guiding compliance
  • Responsibility as the front-line contact for the business on a day-to-day basis for legal issues and requests
  • Project managing multiple complex cross-functional workstreams
  • Interface with and optimize expert external counsel

What You'll Need

  • Track record of demonstrating good judgment
  • Creative approach to solving challenging problems
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field; JD from an accredited U.S. law school
  • Admission to the bar in the state in which you will practice
  • Commitment to abiding by local, state and federal laws, along with commitment to ethical behavior
  • 5 - 10 years of experience at a corporation known for excellent culture and strong ethics
  • Experience working with the Board of Directors and the corporate governance process
  • Proven track record of learning and adapting quickly, thinking rigorously, and working proactively and independently
  • Strong critical thinking, interpersonal, and public speaking skills
  • Desire to create robust, responsive legal processes that balance the need to protect a company with the necessity of moving quickly in a startup
  • Adept at critical thinking & analysis of risk as well as pragmatic approach to mitigation and management of risk
  • You have solid deal experience including fundraising and financing, venture, corporate development, mergers & acquisitions, and deal structuring
  • Keen attention to detail and passion for getting things right
  • Ability to communicate and empathize with business, engineering, and legal colleagues alike
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Bonus Points
  • Experience running an IPO process
  • You’re interested in and and comfortable with technology
  • You have in-house experience at a high-growth fintech company
  • You have global tax experience or knowledge

Binance.US is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our mission is to give Americans access to a broad array of digital assets, and we thrive because of the diverse and inclusive team that we are building. We do not discriminate against qualified employees or applicants because of race, color, religion, gender identity, sex, sexual preference, sexual identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, military status, or any other characteristic protected by local law or ordinance.
Binance.US complies with Federal Transparency in Coverage regulations by providing this link to machine readable files related to the health plans offered to our employees. The machine-readable files are formatted to allow researchers, regulators, and application developers to more easily access and analyze data including negotiated service rates, and out-of-network allowed amounts between health plans and healthcare providers.
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