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Corporate Counsel (Product compliance)

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Travel Amount Required:

Up to 25%

Job Type:

Regular-Full Time


Bracknell - Bracknell Forest - United Kingdom, Dublin - Ireland - Ireland, Ireland - Ireland - Remote, Kilkenny - Ireland - Ireland, United Kingdom - United Kingdom - Remote

Company Overview

Here at UKG, our purpose is people™. Our HR, payroll, and workforce management solutions help organizations unlock happier outcomes for all. And our U Krewers, who build those solutions and support our business, are talented, collaborative, and innovative problem-solvers. We strive to create a culture of belonging and an employee experience that empowers our people – both at work and at home. Our benefits show that we care about the whole you, from adoption and surrogacy assistance to tuition reimbursement and wellness programs. Our employee resource groups provide a welcoming place to land, learn, and connect with those who share your passions and interests. What are you waiting for? Learn more at  #WeAreUKG 

Description & Qualifications


Immedis is a purpose-built, global payroll platform that supports the complete end-to-end payroll cycle and provides advanced reporting and real-time data analytics - addressing its client's global payroll needs in 150 countries worldwide.
Immedis was recently acquired by UKG, a leading provider of HR, payroll, and workforce management solutions. UKG has 80,000 customers worldwide and 15,000 employees. UKG's purpose is people™, and its solutions help organizations unlock happier outcomes for all.
UKG and Immedis share a commitment to providing innovative, user-friendly, and compliant global payroll solutions. Together, we are well-positioned to help businesses of all sizes manage their global payroll needs with ease. We have been recognized as a Great Place to Work for 7 consecutive years, and a “Best Workplace for Women” for the past 3 years

UKG is seeking a motivated, practical and solution-oriented attorney with strong experience of regulatory or product compliance experience, ideally in the banking, credit card payments and processing, employee payroll, or money services industries, to drive regulatory and product compliance matters in Ireland, U.K., U.S., Canada and Europe. This role will primarily focus on the review, research and counseling of a wide variety of government licensing, reporting and other regulatory compliance requirements in Ireland, U.K., U.S., Canada and other jurisdictions around the globe relating to the company’s diverse offerings, including client payroll and tax remittance services.
In this role, you will provide vital legal and operational support within the Legal Department’s Product Compliance Team on a wide range of legal matters affecting the managed services verticals around the globe. You will work closely with our AML, Treasury, and Managed Services teams and in conjunction with other internal partners in our Product, Information Security, Cloud, Finance and other teams.

·         Manage day-to-day legal responsibilities associated with UKG’s international payroll services business, including licensing and registration-related activities, coordination with outside counsel, and customer/other stakeholder engagement;
·         Communicate with international partners and vendors relating to contracted services and negotiate applicable terms and conditions where appropriate;
·         Partner with UKG’s Legal, Managed Services, Anti-Money Laundering, Treasury, and Product teams in connection UKG’s global payroll services business;
·         Develop policies, procedures, and techniques to support international business operations;
·         Support ad hoc projects as required in a variety of legal practice areas to support global business, including software development.


·         Qualified to practice in Ireland, and/or UK & Wales.
Banking, credit card payments and processing, payroll services, or money movement experience considered a plus;
·         Experience identifying and analyzing legal issues and providing practical legal guidance to business stakeholders in a complex, global business environment;
·         Exceptional research, writing and counseling skills, with proven experience advising clients on regulatory and/or product compliance related matters;
·         Skilled in developing and/or implementing corporate policies and procedures in accordance with applicable law and regulations;
·         Knowledgeable and experienced handling government licensing, registration, reporting, examination and auditing matters;
·         Self-starter able to work in a very fast paced, changing environment with ability to multi-task and manage competing priorities;
·         Strong communication skills and ability to engage effectively with a variety of levels and audiences;
·         Collaborative and team-oriented, with ability and confidence necessary to work both independently and as part of a group, as well as across multiple functions;
·         Comfortable supervising and coordinating with outside counsel and consultants in a variety of subject areas.

EEO Statement

Equal Opportunity Employer

Ultimate Kronos Group is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive considerations for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, veteran status, and any other legally protected status under federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws. 

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Disability Accommodation

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