Managing Counsel – Servicing and Private Label Support-TFS005C0

  • Toyota North America
  • Apr 06, 2021
Full time Legal

Job Description

Overview
 

Who we are

Collaborative. Respectful. A place to dream and do. These are just a few words that describe what life is like at Toyota. As one of the world’s most admired brands, Toyota is growing and leading the future of mobility through innovative, high-quality solutions designed to enhance lives and delight those we serve. We’re looking for diverse, talented team members who want to Dream. Do. Grow. with us. 

An important part of the Toyota family is Toyota Financial Services (TFS), the finance and insurance brand for Toyota and Lexus in North America. While TFS is a separate business entity, it is an essential part of this world-changing company – delivering on Toyota’s vision to move people beyond what’s possible. At TFS, you will help create best-in-class customer experiences in an innovative, collaborative environment.

Who we’re looking for

Toyota Financial Services (TFS) is the mobility finance solution provider for Toyota and Lexus in North America and other non-affiliated partners.

The TFS Legal Department is looking for a passionate and highly motivated attorney with 5+ years of experience in auto or consumer finance servicing. The servicing attorney will provide advice on a broad array of consumer finance issues, including compliance with applicable state and federal laws and regulations.  The attorney will also provide legal servicing support for our Private Label business.   

Reporting to the Assistant General Counsel, the person in this role will support the Corporate Legal department's objectives.

What you’ll be doing

•    Partnering with the service operations line of business (LOB) to evaluate, develop and implement consistent and strategically-sound policies, practices, and procedures.
•    Review customer-related correspondence, training materials for Servicing team members, and other servicing-related documentation.
•    Evaluating and helping define business strategies and processes.
•    Not only providing legal advice and opinions but helping problem solve any servicing-related issues.
•    Monitor and advise the service operations LOB on developments and changes in state and federal laws and regulations.
•    Partnering with Compliance, Risk Management, and Audit in a variety of areas, including state and federal regulatory examinations and inquiries, complaint analysis, and root cause determinations.

 
Qualifications
 

What you bring 

•    Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science and higher degree Juris Doctor (JD) or equivalent professional work experience.
•    Experience working within a litigation firm providing support to clients in the consumer finance industry or as in-house counsel providing legal support in consumer finance. Firm for an auto finance company or in-house counsel in auto finance.
•    Have admission to any U.S. state bar and able to obtain a license to practice law in Texas.
•    Exceptional organizational skills; good detail orientation.

Added bonus if you have 

•    Strong computer skills:  Word, PowerPoint, Excel, NetDocuments, ChangePro.
•    Working knowledge of FDCPA, TCPA, SCRA, RESPA, TILA, HOEPA, UDAAP, and FCRA, and related debt collections laws.
•    Experience in working with Risk Management, Compliance, and Audit.
•    Experience in banking.
•    Experience supporting Private Label Business.

What we’ll bring

During your interview process, our team can fill you in on all the details of our industry-leading benefits and career development opportunities. A few highlights include:

•    A work environment built on teamwork, flexibility, and respect.
•    Professional growth and development programs to help advance your career, as well as tuition reimbursement.
•    Vehicle purchase & lease programs.
•    Comprehensive health care and wellness plans for your entire family.
•    Flextime and virtual work options (if applicable).
•    Toyota 401(k) Savings Plan featuring a company match, as well as an annual retirement contribution from Toyota regardless of whether you contribute.
•    Paid holidays and paid time off.
•    Referral services related to prenatal services, adoption, childcare, schools, and more.
•    Flexible spending accounts.
•    Relocation assistance (if applicable).

Belonging at Toyota  

Our success begins and ends with our people. We embrace diverse perspectives and value unique human experiences. Respect for all is our North Star. Toyota is proud to have 10+ different Business Partnering Groups across 100 different North American chapter locations that support team members’ efforts to dream, do and grow without questioning that they belong. As a company that has been one of DiversityInc’s Top 50 Companies for Diversity and a member of The Billion Dollar Roundtable supporting minority and woman-owned suppliers for over 10 years, we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer that celebrates the diversity of the communities where we live and do business.

Applicants for our positions are considered without regard to race, ethnicity, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, religion, military or veteran status, or any other characteristics.

Have a question or need assistance with your application?  Check out the How to Apply section of our careers page on Toyota.com.

To save time applying, Toyota does not offer sponsorship of job applicants for employment-based visas or any other work authorization for this position at this time.