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Securities Counsel - Variable Insurance Products - Remote Opportunity

Company: Equitable
Location: Waterville
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

At Equitable, our power is in our people.

We're individuals from different cultures and backgrounds. Those differences make us stronger as a team and a force for good in our communities. Here, you'll work with dynamic individuals, build your skills, and unleash new ways of working and thinking. Are you ready to join an organization that will help unlock your potential?

We are seeking a mid-level attorney responsible for providing practical and effective legal solutions in connection with industry-leading variable insurance products offered by Equitable. You will be a key thought partner in the design, implementation, distribution, and administration of Equitable's variable annuity and variable life insurance products. You will work closely with the SEC on registered variable insurance product filings and provide key legal support and advice in connection with variable insurance products offered by Equitable. You must be willing to take on new challenges and looking to build a career within one of the leading U.S. financial services companies.

Are you ready to join an organization that will help unlock your potential? If so, Equitable has an exciting opportunity with a focus on the following key responsibilities:

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to :

Provide advice and expertise on a range of legal matters in connection with various securities and insurance law issues that may arise concerning the design, implementation, distribution, and administration of variable annuity and variable life insurance products

Draft variable insurance product prospectus disclosure

Prepare, review, and file variable annuity and variable life registration statements and supplements with the SEC

Coordinate and respond to SEC comments in connection with variable annuity and life insurance SEC filings

Note: This position is working 100% remote.

#LI-EQH1 Accuracy and Attention to Detail: Understanding the necessity and value of accuracy; ability to complete tasks with high levels of precision.

Business Acumen: Knowledge of business concepts, tools, and processes that are needed for making sound decisions in the context of the company's business; ability to apply this knowledge appropriately to diverse situations.

Communicating Complex Concepts: Knowledge of effective presentation tools and techniques to ensure clear understanding; ability to use summarization and simplification techniques to explain complex technical concepts in simple, clear language appropriate to the audience.

Decision Making and Critical Thinking: Knowledge of the decision-making process and associated tools and techniques; ability to accurately analyze situations and reach productive decisions based on informed judgment.

Legal Analysis: Knowledge of methods and tools used in legal analysis; ability to read, interpret and draw accurate conclusions from both legal and factual information.

Strategic Thinking: Knowledge of the importance of "big picture" thinking and planning; ability to apply organizational acumen and competitiveness to identify and maintain focus on key success factors for the organization.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: Demonstrates a commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion by treating everyone with respect and dignity, ensuring all voices are heard and advocating for change.

Other Qualifications:

Juris Doctorate degree required

Member in good standing of a State Bar Association required

5 years of experience with Investment Company Act of 1940 securities filings and/or variable insurance products

Knowledge of federal securities laws and rules applicable to variable insurance products

Proven critical thinking and analytical skills

Ability to maintain high level of professionalism under stress

Ability to work independently under strict deadlines

Experience with technical writing is a plus


At Equitable, we're a team of over ten thousand strong; committed to helping our clients secure their financial well-being so that they can pursue long and fulfilling lives.

We turn challenges into opportunities by thinking, working, and leading differently - where everyone is a leader. We encourage every employee to leverage their unique talents to become a force for good at Equitable and in their local communities.

We are continuously investing in our people by offering growth, internal mobility, comprehensive compensation and benefits to support overall well-being, flexibility, and a culture of collaboration and teamwork.

We are looking for talented, dedicated, purposeful people who want to make an impact. Join Equitable and pursue a career with purpose.

Equitable is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to our employees, applicants and candidates based on individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disabilities, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information or any other class protected by federal, state and local laws.

NOTE: Equitable participates in the E-Verify program.

If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process or to perform the essential job functions of this position, please contact Human Resources at (212) 314-2211 or email us at .

Keywords: Equitable, Syracuse , Securities Counsel - Variable Insurance Products - Remote Opportunity, Legal , Waterville, New York

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