Counsel (Capital Markets)

Legal – Legal /
Full Time /
About GoodLeap:
GoodLeap is a technology company delivering best-in-class financing and software products for sustainable solutions, from solar panels and batteries to energy-efficient HVAC, heat pumps, roofing, windows, and more. Over 1 million homeowners have benefited from our simple, fast, and frictionless technology that makes the adoption of these products more affordable, accessible, and easier to understand. Thousands of professionals deploying home efficiency and solar solutions rely on GoodLeap’s proprietary, AI-powered applications and developer tools to drive more transparent customer communication, deeper business intelligence, and streamlined payment and operations. Our platform has led to more than $27 billion in financing for sustainable solutions since 2018.
GoodLeap is also proud to support our award-winning nonprofit, GivePower, which is building and deploying life-saving water and clean electricity systems, changing the lives of more than 1.6 million people across Africa, Asia, and South America.

The Counsel role will support the Capital Markets Legal team, focusing on the structuring, negotiation, and execution of financing transactions related to residential solar and sustainable home improvement projects.  This includes drafting and managing forward flow agreements, leveraging investment tax credits, and working on asset-backed structured finance facilities.  Counsel will work with and support in-house legal team members and provide advice on legal issues and support to all sectors of the business with regards to finance.

Essential Job Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Draft, review, and negotiate a wide range of financial and legal documents related to project financing, ensuring compliance and alignment with company objectives, applicable laws and regulations.  Provide advice on legal finance matters.
    • Support onboarding of new investors, providing comprehensive due diligence support and ensuring a seamless integration process.  Help maintain investor relations, including managing inquiries and ensuring compliance with reporting obligations.
    • Manage and organize transaction documents and compliance records internally to ensure ease of access, reference and communication of requirements across the business.
    • Perform other tasks as assigned from time to time by the company.

Required Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:

    • Must have a Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited law school.
    • Active bar admission in the state of practice.
    • Competence as a finance lawyer with at least 3-5 years of experience
    • Must have experience in structuring and negotiating capital markets and structured finance transactions.
    • Preference for candidate with experience in solar, sustainable development and consumer finance matters.
    • Proven ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
    • Excellent communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills, capable of fostering positive relationships with investors and working collaboratively with internal teams.
    • Sound judgment with ability to make reasoned recommendations, cross think and determine who should be kept informed.
    • Self-starter with good business sense and a sense of urgency, honesty, and fairness.
    • Good team player; calm under pressure.
    • Independent, self-confident and positive; inspires confidence from internal and external clients.
Compensation:  175k-215k

Additional Information Regarding Job Duties and Job Descriptions:

Job duties include additional responsibilities as assigned by one's supervisor or other managers related to the position/department. This job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and other skills required for the position. The Company reserves the right at any time with or without notice to alter or change job responsibilities, reassign or transfer job position or assign additional job responsibilities, subject to applicable law. The Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable a qualified applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

If you are an extraordinary professional who thrives in a collaborative work culture and values a rewarding career, then we want to work with you!  Apply today!