Do you want to be part of an international team, working for a fintech revolutionizing the payments industry? We’re now looking for a new ambitious member to strengthen our team in Oslo and help us build both the future of payments and the future of Auka.
Who We Are
Auka has been making a name for ourselves as leaders in mobile payment and commerce since 2010. From our headquarters in Norway, we’ve spent almost a decade developing an award-winning and world-class financial services platform. We developed the first mobile payments platform in the Nordics and launched the first mobile payments scheme in Norway, impacting the lives of millions of people and helping to fundamentally change the way people pay and get paid in Scandinavia.
Using our unique experience, our competence, technology and license, we have created Settle - the European mobile payment service. Now live in 21 EU markets, Settle enables people and businesses to pay and get paid instantly, manage money and sell more. Auka and our subsidiaries now operate out of Norway, Bulgaria, Romania, Cyprus and Croatia.
As our Head of Legal, you will be part of the central operations team at our HQ. Operations is in charge of ensuring all our business units, departments, teams and individuals have the support they need to deliver their goals. For legal, this entails developing, maintaining, updating and assisting in the negotiations of agreements, tending to legal and formal matters for our various entities. It also includes dealing with any litigations as well as assisting the compliance and risk team on matters related to law and regulations research and making legal opinions as requested.
Your Primary Tasks And Areas Of Responsibility
Ownership of all agreements from developing, monitoring and updating our standard agreements to dealing with custom agreements
Legal advice to all functions in the company as requested
Ownership and management of our data room (formal agreement, employment, financial etc records archive)
Assist Compliance with monitoring of regulatory changes
Assist the company and its administration in dealing with investors, fundraising, M&A and formal tasks, including board material, general assembly and related tasks
Required Skills And Experience
Master Degree in Law
Experience from contractual law preferably in the field of Finance and/or IT
International experience is a plus
Excellent communication skills in English, both writing and speaking
You are structured, tidy and self motivated to get on top of your backlog
It would be great, and help you and Auka fit together if you also;
Easily can switch between working alone and in multidisciplinary teams
Like to find solutions and get shit done, rather than wait for others to help
Have the ability to work effectively in a complex, diverse and changing environment
Have experience working with fintechs
Have the ability to balance being highly analytical and creative
Have a love for technology!
What’s In It For You
Competitive compensation package including participation in the employee option pool
Joining a high-growth startup with career development opportunities
Clear ownership and responsibilities
Opportunities to further develop responsibilities and skills
Work in a fast-paced, growth- and sales oriented international environment
Flexibility - we believe in responsibility and trust, no rigid reporting regime