Oportun (Nasdaq: OPRT) is a financial services company and digital platform that provides responsible consumer credit to hardworking people. Using A.I.-driven models that are built on years of proprietary customer insights and billions of unique data points, we have extended millions of loans and billions in affordable credit, providing our customers with alternatives to payday and auto title loans. In recognition of our responsibly designed products which help consumers build their credit history, we have been certified as a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) since 2009.
Since extending our first loan in 2006, Oportun has made over 4 million loans, totaling over $10 billion to hardworking low- and moderate-income individuals. In turn, Oportun has helped more than 905,000 people begin establishing the credit history required to enter the financial mainstream. At the same time, Oportun’s customers have saved an estimated $1.9 billion in interest and fees compared to the alternatives typically available to them.
Oportun is seeking a motivated Legal Counsel to join our fast-paced and innovative Global Legal team. Based in our Chennai technology development center in India, this role will require a high degree of self-sufficiency, but also someone who enjoys being part of a supportive and friendly team dedicated to providing top legal service to our internal clients so Oportun can continue to make a significant difference in the lives of our customers. Reporting to our Vice President of Global Legal, you will lead the company’s corporate compliance and closely work with Finance and Tax to ensure that Oportun is compliant with its statutory obligations at all times. You will also provide legal support to our India operations in the drafting, review, and negotiation of inbound commercial agreements and advising the business on relevant legal and compliance matters.