Associate Counsel, Funds & Advisors

Malvern, PA, US

January 24, 2019
Vanguard is a leading provider of financial products and services to individual and institutional investors world-wide. Vanguard is known for its strong ethical business practices and client focus. Vanguard fosters a collaborative, team-oriented environment that rewards and recognizes distinguished individual performance. As a member of Vanguard’s Funds and Advisors team, you’ll work with a team of talented professionals who share a commitment to excellence as you represent Vanguard on a variety of investment management regulatory matters. Compensation will be competitive and commensurate with experience.

Competitive candidates will have the following experience and education, and demonstrate the following attributes:

  • Law degree from a competitive law school;
  • 4+ years of experience providing legal advice on securities, banking and/or insurance regulatory matters;
  • Candidates with experience providing interpretive advice under the Investment Company Act of 1940 and the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 to mutual funds, ETFs and other pooled investment vehicles is strongly preferred;
  • Experience preparing SEC exemptive applications and no action letters is a plus;
  • Experience advising a global asset management firm is strongly preferred;
  • Prior work experience at a securities regulatory agency (e.g., the SEC) is a plus;
  • Business-focused, excellent judgment, creativity, technical expertise, initiative, and superior interpersonal skills;
  • Shares Vanguard’s values, including unmatched ethical standards, teamwork, client service, work ethic and positive attitude;
  • Exceptional leadership and relationship management skills, ability to collaborate with and work through others (up, down and sideways in the company);
  • Possess business, financial, and legal sophistication to relate to, work with, and persuade and influence team members, in-house corporate partners, and business clients at all levels, as well as senior management, regulators, and outside counsel.