Finance Lawyer (Bogotá) (m/f)
Finance in Motion
Bogotá (CO)
hace 1 día

One of the world's leading impact asset managers, Finance in Motion focuses on sustainable economic, social and environmental development in low-

and medium- income countries. With well over EUR 1.9 billion in assets under management, the company attracts capital from private investors to leverage public sector contributions.

Our funds provide debt or equity primarily for local financial institutions and increasingly for project and corporate finance.

We are active in 30 countries across Southeast and Eastern Europe, the Middle East and North Africa and Latin America, where we foster small business and rural development, green energy production, and natural resource protection.

Since its foundation in 2009, the company has consistently recorded year-on-year growth and expanded into new regions and topics.

Due to this ongoing success, Finance in Motion is seeking a

Working area : Legal Services

Location : Bogotá / Colombia

Working hours : Full-time / Part-time

Full-time / Part-time

Finance Lawyer (Bogotá) (m / f)

The Legal Department in closely involved in (complex) finance transaction with various counterparties in coordination with the internal investment / risk management departments and external law firms.

This includes transactions such as lending, corporate finance, project finance or equity. The Legal Department also deals with fund specific aspects such as investor documentation or regulatory requirements.

Key responsibilities :

  • Structure, draft, negotiate and implement finance transactions and equity transactions
  • Independently conduct negotiations on a variety of legal issues with international counterparties
  • Co-)Lead transactions until disbursement / payment

  • Provide legal guidance regarding appropriate risk mitigation measures, e.g. in restructuring scenarios
  • Manage other legal issues (such as regulatory, compliance, licensing requirements or tax issues) taking into account international and local law considerations
  • Manage internal and external stakeholders; supervise, manage and liaise with external local counsel
  • What we expect :

  • Fully qualified attorney; ideally also LL.M. from a US law school
  • Relevant regional (LatAm) and NY law finance experience through professional assignments
  • Fluency in spoken English and Spanish as well as excellent drafting skills in both languages
  • Experience in the relevant area of work min. five years; ability to work with minimal supervision
  • High degree of independence, proactivity and strong negotiating skills in an international context
  • Strong sense of responsibility and enthusiasm as well as strong strive to identify solutions for complex legal problems
  • What you can expect :

  • An agile, widely diverse international working environment with over 40 nationalities who strive to uphold our start-up spirit and profit from the opportunities of a growing company
  • A job with a great degree of autonomy that achieves real impact through cooperation and joint responsibility
  • A purpose-driven, performance-oriented company culture that rewards above-average results
  • An organization dedicated to providing effective training and upskilling to its employees
  • Our more than 180 employees working from our 17 offices worldwide are dedicated to promoting sustainable development through marked-

    based finance solutions. If you enjoy tackling complex challenges in a hands-on manner and prefer a communication style that suits the flat hierarchies and cooperative mindset we value, we would definitely like to hear from you.

    Please use our online application system to submit a CV and cover letter. Human Resources

    Stefanie Zanetti

    Tel. : 00 49 (0)69 271035-483

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