April 17, 2021

About Klarna
Klarna was founded in Stockholm, Sweden in 2005. Since then we've changed the banking industry forever. And now we're creating the world's smoothest shopping experience. We serve over 90 million consumers worldwide, and partner with 250,000 merchants – with a new merchant joining us every 8 minutes. Including some of the world's leading brands, such as H&M, ASOS, IKEA, Adidas, Samsung and Lufthansa. Our offices are spread over 17 different markets, hosted by 4000+ employees from 100+ nationalities.
We are open to supporting this individual from one of our U.S. offices in New York City or Columbus, OH. We are looking for someone that has in-house experience, and loves closing deals and working closely with sales!
What you will do

As a dedicated lawyer for the commercial teams in the US, you will handle all legal matters arising in the teams' day-to-day work. Your main task is to be the best problem solver in the world and drive legal innovation forward! You will be expected to merge stakeholders' expectations and legal requirements into a simple and innovative product, process or contract. Teamwork and a business mindset will be part of your daily routine. In essence, your job will be to:

  • Support the US commercial teams in reviewing and negotiating commercial contracts.
  • Advise the US commercial teams on general day-to-day legal matters.
  • Provide contract training and other relevant legal training to the US Commercial teams.
  • Take part in maintaining the global standard of documentation, drafting and modifying existing standard commercial contract templates together with the global commercial legal team.

Who You Are

Klarna is looking for ambitious people with significant drive! You should be passionate about your job and enjoy a fast-paced international working environment. We embrace change and you should dare to challenge the status quo and be persistent.
You Should Have

    • Previous professional experience as a lawyer, preferably from a well-renowned law firm, the financial sector, telecom or the IT industry.
    • A natural business and problem-solving mindset with an urge to think like the business and not just as a lawyer.
    • Solid interest in the disruptive payment industry and a willingness to learn rather than focus on a specific area of law.
    • Working proficiency and communication skills in verbal and written English.
    • Excellent people skills and a true star when it comes to stakeholder management.
    • A passion for problem-solving and driving change by using innovative solutions.
    • The capability of prioritizing conflicting demands and handling multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.
Klarna is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and candidates. Please refrain from including your picture and age with your application.