FOX Factory, Inc. – Compliance and Contracts Attorney – Northeast Atlanta, GA (30517)
About the Company:
In 1974, Bob Fox started racing his products in motocross and we haven't stopped racing since. FOX has equipped vehicles and racers that have stood atop podiums in every sport we have competed in — from the sands of Baja to the dunes of Dakar.
For over three decades, FOX has been an industry leader in the design and development of high performance shock absorbers and racing suspension products for snowmobiles, mountain bikes, motorcycles, ATVs, UTVs, off-road cars, trucks, and SUVs.
Our team of engineers perform rigorous tests with our athletes year-round. The data we collect from performance testing and our application of that knowledge to our product is what separates FOX from every other suspension company.
FOX Factory, Inc., a fast-growing and dynamic company in Braselton, GA (30517) has an exciting opportunity for a Compliance and Contracts Attorney.
The Compliance and Contracts Attorney will oversee all legal compliance for all of FOX Factory, Inc. and it’s current and future acquisitions internationally. As a key member of the FOX legal team, the attorney will ensure that FOX is legally compliant in all respects both domestically and internationally. The attorney will also draft and manage contracts, lead contract negotiation efforts and provide legal counsel company wide.
This position will report into the Vice President, General Counsel and act as individual contributor to the legal department.
Responsibilities include but not limited to:
Assist with creating, implementing and maintaining policies and programs that support compliance with anti-corruption, export controls, conflict of interest, personnel, data retention and other corporate policies, rules and regulations;
Build and deliver tailored compliance and legal-related training to a global audience; assess and procure technology and third-party content to support global training programs; coordinate with the General Counsel to manage communications, tracking, reporting, and follow-up;
Lead the annual, global Code of Conduct, FCPR / anticorruption, GDPR training / certification and various other trainings and track and report employee completion rates;
Communicate compliance requirements to the global workforce as needed;
Manage our third party due diligence program and approval process for review of proposed resellers, distributors, partners and key vendors;
Review Denied Persons List (including OFAC) screening escalations; work with Channel Sales and Finance teams to ensure compliance with sanctions; administer export control functionalities; coordinate enhancements with IT and provide guidance to other teams as necessary;
Oversee the compliance / whistleblower hotline;
Develop relevant metrics to measure compliance program effectiveness and report out on progress; work with internal and external audit functions to ensure timely evaluation of compliance programs;
Administer various processes requiring certifications from employees, third-party consultants, vendors and customers and track completion;
Assist with various litigation and dispute matters including tracking and updating filing deadlines and subpoenas;
Assist with all aspects of discovery and e-discovery from data collection through production;
Assist in optimizing risk and control activities;
Serve as point of contact for employee and other compliance questions across the range of issues.
Provide legal support for our team on a broad range of commercial agreements in support of purchasing, sales, confidentiality, and other transactions
Review and negotiate standard and non-standard agreements including Non-Disclosure Agreements, Master Service Agreements and Terms and Conditions
Exercise good judgment in making legal and business decisions while providing contract interpretations and guidance to internal business teams to ensure compliance with company requirements
Ensure timely review of contract modifications and communication of changes and notices to the business team
Work closely with cross-functional teams (Sales, HR, Marketing Finance, and Operations) in order to resolve legal and business challenges
Ensure that all required approvals are obtained prior to submittal of contracts for execution
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, business administration, accounting, information systems, cybersecurity or related field required.
JD from an accredited school; admitted to practice law in the state of Georgia
3+ years of experience focused on legal compliance, including export controls, conflicts of interest, FCPA and other anticorruption regulations required and data protection.
Experience with commercial transaction contracting; In-house experience preferred;
Working knowledge of privacy and security standards and regulations such as GDPR, Privacy Shield, HIPAA/HITECH, etc. related to internal controls, risk assessments, business process and internal controls testing / operational auditing;
Understanding of contract and negotiation principles in the business and legal context
Strong communication and project management skills with the ability to prioritize and communicate priorities required;
Fundamental understanding behind channel partner due diligence review process, experience with conducting reviews preferred;
Experience in project management and the ability to clearly communicate data protection and privacy issues verbally on both a formal and informal basis to all levels of staff;
Strong aptitude to develop global compliance training programs;
Experience in developing communications to a multicultural employee base in support of the compliance and ethics programs;
Strong work ethic and ability to juggle numerous matters at once and produce high quality work under tight deadlines;
Act independently to determine the best method and procedure, and consistently look for ways to improve processes and find efficiencies in support of the legal department;
Willingness to take on additional tasks and projects outside of core areas of expertise;
Organized and methodical approach to projects;
Exercise good judgement in working independently and taking initiative.
Experience with internal controls, risk assessments, business process, project management, and ERP packages are preferred; Oracle experience ideal
Experience within the automotive, mining or manufacturing sector
We look forward to hearing from you!
About FOX Factory
For over three decades, FOX has been an industry leader in the design and development of high performance shock absorbers and racing suspension products for snowmobiles, mountain bikes, motorcycles, ATVs, UTVs, off-road cars, trucks, and SUVs.In 1974, Bob Fox started racing his products in motocross and we haven't stopped racing since. FOX equipped vehicles and racers have stood atop podiums in every sport we have competed in — from the sands of Baja to the dunes of Dakar.Our team of engineers perform rigorous tests with our athletes year round. The data we collect from performance testing and our application of that knowledge to our product is what separates FOX from every other suspension company.