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.
The Senior Manager, Employment Counsel will support Oportun’s People Experience team and business partners by providing pragmatic, risk-balanced advice and counsel on US employment law matters that touch upon all aspects of the employee life cycle, from recruiting and hiring to termination. The focus of the role will be on tracking federal and state laws and legal developments that impact our US workforce to strategically advise and train People Experience and business partners to ensure compliance, including through the building and improvement of compliant, yet practical policies and procedures. The Employment Counsel will also manage employment legal matters related to equal employment opportunity laws (such as Title VII, ADEA, ADA, and their state equivalents), diversity and inclusion, wage and hour, disability accommodation, leaves of absence, paid time off policies, immigration, pay equity, contingent workers, and other related areas, including immigration, as needed.
This role may be remote and will report to the Sr. Director, Sr. Employment & Immigration Counsel.