Associate Counsel, Regulatory Reporting in Cleveland, OH at Key Bank- Corporate

Date Posted: 5/25/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    127 Public Square
    Cleveland, OH
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Job Description

The KeyCorp Law Group is seeking an experienced attorney to provide support for regulatory matters. The right candidate will have a demonstrated interest in bank and bank holding company regulation and the financial services industry.

This unique opportunity offers candidates coming from a government agency, industry trade association, in-house or law-firm environment an excellent opportunity to work on the client side of a growing super-regional financial services institution, while allowing for work/life balance.

Areas of Expertise
The right candidate should have a desire to develop a comprehensive knowledge of federal banking regulation and have experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Investment powers of banks and bank holding companies
  • Capital management and liquidity
  • Regulation W and intercompany transactions
  • Volcker rule
  • CCAR and stress testing
  • Operational risk
  • Regulation K and international banking
  • Regulation O and conflicts of interest
  • Anti-tying rules
  • Resolution planning

The focus for the position will be corporate and institutional regulation. It will not involve regulation of consumer banking but could include anti-money laundering, privacy or information security regulation on occasion.

Essential Job Functions
The right candidate should have a client service focus, including the ability to find balanced solutions supporting business objectives while mitigating risks and to anticipate client needs based on an understanding of business and regulatory environments. Candidates should be able to assimilate new information, recommend solutions, communicate and collaborate with legal and business professionals at all levels. Day-to-day responsibilities include to:
• Provide legal advice to KeyCorp, KeyBank and their subsidiaries regarding federal laws governing banks and bank holding companies;
• Develop and maintain strong collaborative and collegial relationships with clients and Law Department colleagues;
• Serve as an advisor to, and collaborate with, line of business attorneys and clients as regulatory matters arise with focus on obtaining business objectives;
• Serve as principal advisor to corporate treasury and risk management functions on regulatory matters;
• Keep informed of relevant legislation and rulemaking by the Federal Reserve, OCC, FDIC, CFTC;
• Review and revise regulatory policies and processes;
• Provide legal updates to clients regarding areas of expertise as appropriate;
• Coordinate with outside counsel on regulatory matters as necessary;
• Develop and maintain collaborative and collegial relationships with outside attorneys and industry representatives;
• Undertake other special projects as assigned.

Professional Qualifications
The position could be structured for either a junior, mid-level or more senior regulatory attorney and requires significant relevant experience (2+ years for junior candidates; 5+ years for more senior candidates) acquired at a federal banking agency, in-house position within a bank or bank holding company or relevant experience with a law firm.
• Excellent interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills.
• Juris Doctorate.

Key’s Employee Promise is a commitment to building strong partnerships with employees by rewarding them for their contributions and making an investment in each employee. Key offers competitive pay plans, comprehensive and affordable medical benefits, generous retirement plans, flexible work arrangements, employee discounts and parental leave benefits. Employees also have access to substantial career development opportunities and training programs. Key has won numerous awards for diversity and inclusion, including as a Military friendly and Military-spouse friendly employer.

Key is committed to helping its communities thrive. Key has been named to the “Civic 50” as America’s most community-minded companies for four consecutive years and is the only national bank among the top 25 to hold an “Outstanding” rating under the Community Reinvestment Act for eight consecutive review periods. Key has made over $3 billion in renewable energy loans and investments and implemented its own sustainability goals for LEED certified facilities, recycling and reduced energy use and emissions.

The position will be located at KeyCorp’s headquarters in Cleveland, Ohio. Cleveland, on the shores of Lake Erie, offers professional sports, cultural attractions, world-class medical centers and a revitalized downtown with urban residential districts. Cleveland is the home of several nationally renowned chefs and an ethnic mix of neighborhoods, combining to give residents and visitors a unique blend of dining and entertainment options. Families will also appreciate the Cleveland area’s well established, safe neighborhoods with affordable housing and outstanding schools.

KeyCorp's roots trace back 190 years to Albany, New York. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Key is one of the nation's largest bank-based financial services companies, with assets of approximately $134.5 billion at March 31, 2017. Key provides deposit, lending, cash management, insurance, and investment services to individuals and businesses in 15 states under the name KeyBank National Association through a network of more than 1,200 branches and more than 1,500 ATMs. Key also provides a broad range of sophisticated corporate and investment banking products, such as merger and acquisition advice, public and private debt and equity, syndications, and derivatives to middle market companies in selected industries throughout the United States under the KeyBanc Capital Markets trade name. KeyBank is Member FDIC.

KeyBank has administrative services in place that help support the business. These include: Finance, Human Resources, Legal, and Marketing. KeyBank’s Corporate Center supports strategic initiatives through multiple teams which provide distinctly different, yet interrelated, disciplines for the KeyBank Leadership team and its business groups. The Corporate Center protects and enhances Key’s brand through thoughtful and deliberate messaging and responsible banking. Our proactive approach and significant expertise engage both internal and external constituents – employees, clients, shareholders, investors, regulators, legislators, community advocates – by adding value, positively influencing their perceptions, and instilling a sense of confidence in Key.


KeyCorp is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer committed to engaging a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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