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Senior Attorney

Senior Attorney

Req ID:  41269
Department:  Legal Institutional America
Division:  Legal & Corporate Governance
Location:  New York

About the role


At ANZ our purpose is to shape a world where people and communities thrive.


As a Senior Attorney, you will be part of the Institutional Legal Group of ANZ America. ANZ America is a dynamic environment, we sit side-by-side with our Institutional business partners in Corporate, Markets, Trade and Financial Institutions. 


This role will be responsible to


  • Draft loan and trade documents, side letters, consents, waivers, and other core business documents such as officers and secretary’s certificates, powers of attorney, and corporate closing materials. 

  • Experience with trade letters of credit and reimbursement agreements is a plus. 

  • Provide general legal advice in connection with corporate law and governance, regulatory issues, contract law, UCC/security interests, and related matters

  • Liaise with external counsel when necessary to ensure the delivery of cost efficient and high quality legal service

  • Schedule and attend board meetings of a wholly-owned subsidiary; and collaborate with Credit and Operating Risk & Compliance stakeholders to ensure consistent and effective risk management.




Role Location: ANZ New York

Role Type: Full Time, 5 months fixed term contract from July 10, 2023 to November 10, 2023

What will you bring?


To be successful in this role, you will ideally bring many of the following:


  • Proven experience as a corporate associate with a recognized global law firm or the

  • equivalent within a major banking institution

  • Proven experience with corporate transactions including bank financings, credit facilities, letters of credit and trade financing, and related documentation including, for example, confidentiality agreements, and corporate governance

  • An ability to engage in extensive self-driven learning and development on the job

  • Strong sense of personal responsibility and diligence in all that you do

  • Member of the New York bar is preferred, but not essential for this temporary role

  • Ability to work under pressure and in a changing environment in an accurate, calm and timely manner with the ability to reprioritize work to meet changing demands

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the confidence to liaise effectively with individuals at all levels including senior management

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, Team-focused with a flexible attitude and the willingness to “go the extra mile”

  • Common sense is a must, and a sense of humour is a plus



You’re not expected to have 100% of these skills. At ANZ a growth mindset is at the heart of our culture, so if you have most of these things in your toolbox, we’d love to hear from you.


So, why join us?

There’s something special about being part of ANZ.  From the moment you join us, you’re part of a team working towards a common goal: improving the financial wellbeing and sustainability of our millions of customers. And that’s big.


But it’s not just our customers who will feel your impact. You’ll feel it too. Because at ANZ, you’ll have the resources and community you need to take the next big step in your career, towards even bigger things in the future.


We offer a range of benefits tailored to the countries in which we operate including Health and Wellbeing programs and flexible working arrangements.


Compensation and Benefits


The annual base salary range for this position is USD 175,000 to USD 200,000, which will be pro-rated for this temporary assignment.


This range is determined by the job, location and level of expertise required for this specific role.  The final salary offered will consider your capabilities, skills and knowledge.


ANZ is proud to offer highly competitive employee benefits.  Highlights include:


  • Market leading medical plan, heavily subsidized by ANZ
  • Comprehensive benefit plans including vision, dental, life and disability, fully subsidized by ANZ
  • Monthly commuter subsidy to fund your transit or parking needs
  • Flexible work environment with a hybrid remote working model.  Minimum 3-days week in office.


You’ll also enjoy working in a diverse and inclusive workplace where the different backgrounds, perspectives and life experiences of our people are celebrated. We encourage you to talk to us about any adjustments you may require to our recruitment process or the role itself. If you are a candidate with a disability, let us know how we can provide you with additional support.


To find out more about working at ANZ or to view other opportunities visit You may apply for this role by visiting ANZ Careers and searching for reference number 41269

Job Posting End Date

06/06/2023image, 11.59pm, (Melbourne Australia)

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