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Wolters Kluwer Senior Specialized Consultant - Juris Doctorate - Remote in Frankfort, Kentucky

Wolters Kluwer is a global leader in professional information services. Professionals in the areas of legal, business, tax, accounting, finance, audit, risk, compliance and healthcare rely on Wolters Kluwer's market leading information-enabled tools and software solutions to manage their business efficiently, deliver results to their clients, and succeed in an ever more dynamic world.

Wolters Kluwer combines deep domain knowledge with specialized technology. Our portfolio offers software tools coupled with content and services that customers need to make decisions with confidence. Every day, our customers make critical decisions to help save lives, improve the way we do business, build better judicial and regulatory systems. We help them get it right.

The Sr. Specialized Consultant will identify, research, analyze, and summarize new and updated legal or compliance-related statutory and regulatory requirements for inclusion in Wolters Kluwer banking products. The Sr. Specialized Consultant effectively translates complex regulations into product solutions by authoring legal/compliance content, creating product content design requirements, writing business rules and summaries, and educating internal and external customers on legal/compliance requirements and their implications. The Sr. Specialized Consultant assesses compliance and business risk, designs risk mitigation options for Wolters Kluwer and our customers, provides regulatory compliance consulting to support software implementation, consults with customers on business and industry needs, and identifies and recommends product enhancements and new business opportunities.

General Duties and Responsibilities:

  • May provide support to the sales team through various stages of customer engagement

  • Lead complex and diverse compliance-related projects

  • Function as Commercial Lending Subject Matter Expert (SME) to provide business requirements for implementation in WK products and educate internal customers (Product Management, Customer Support, etc.) on regulatory requirements

  • Identify and lead product content review projects

  • Ensure all work done by the team on assigned product/line of business is completed according to design specifications and all content updates are of the highest quality

  • Cultivate a culture that includes customer-focused product innovations with speed to market. Work with team members to identify and assess opportunities and present them to Product Management

  • Contribute to the development of business requirements and specifications for internal processes and products, and updates to content management systems

  • Provide time, effort, and risk estimates for regulatory changes and larger projects (enhancements/new features)

  • May share compliance expertise by creating and presenting webinars, writing white papers, and providing media interviews

  • Provide training, coaching, and mentoring to help other employees acquire and apply compliance knowledge

  • Demonstrate enhanced knowledge relevant to Wolters Kluwer banking, insurance, or securities products including legal and compliance knowledge, financial transactions expertise, and industry best practices, and apply this knowledge for continuous improvement of WK products in the areas of content quality, product enhancements, and operational efficiencies

  • Demonstrate enhanced understanding of software architecture concepts and comfort with software development, including topics such as database architecture, XML-based authoring, business rules, and application interfaces

  • Track, review and analyze complex regulatory/statutory changes, customer requests, and market opportunities, and determine the impact to WK products; and provide guidance to consultants

  • Monitor external websites and publications for legal/compliance and industry changes

  • Author customer communications (e.g., release notes, alerts, etc.) and provide guidance to consultants

  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with internal and external customers and appropriate industry contacts

  • Respond to compliance and product-related inquiries from internal and external customers with priority and excellence

  • Develop enhanced compliance expertise and stay abreast of regulatory changes through self-study, continuing education classes, and attending industry webinars and conferences

  • Focus on continuous improvement and drive execution of product and/or process improvements

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide quality work product on time (within project scope, schedule, and budget) and without defects. Immediately identify and remove any impediments that put a deadline at risk

  • Demonstrate an ability to work collaboratively with Wolters Kluwer departments

  • Demonstrate an ability to manage administrative requirements, including timely submission of timesheets/billings, and adhere to CCOE deadlines

  • Uphold professionalism, professional responsibilities, and Wolters Kluwer's core values

  • Perform other duties as requested

Required Skills:

  • Enhanced ability to assess business risk to make sound judgments, recommendations, and decisions for customers and Wolters Kluwer

  • Enhanced understanding of business strategy to help achieve the business objectives and goals; drive individual and teamwork effort to achieve business strategy

  • Demonstrated enhanced research ability

  • Demonstrated enhanced analytical, reasoning, and problem-solving skills

  • Demonstrated enhanced organizational skills

  • Organize and plan to maximize productivity and promptly achieve individual and team results

  • Work on multiple projects or tasks and budget time appropriately

  • Prioritize and apply appropriate judgment to daily tasks

  • Demonstrated enhanced verbal and written communication skills

  • Summarize legal/compliance issues for legal or non-legal audiences

  • Present to a large internal or external audience

  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment, including self-organizing teams; team leadership ability

  • Proficiency with Word, Excel, and other MS Office products, as well as other software products and tools

Additional Knowledge/Skills/Abilities/Certifications:

  • Demonstrated enhanced ability to apply the major financial institution regulations requirements including, but not limited to, Regulation B (Equal Credit Opportunity Act), Regulation C (HMDA), Regulation CC (funds availability), Regulation DD (Truth in Savings), Regulation E (Electronic banking), Regulation X(RESPA), Regulations Z (Truth in Lending).

  • Bar admission in at least one State

  • Current "active practice" law license and in good standing within all jurisdictions to which admitted

  • Current with ongoing continuing legal education requirements

  • No pending investigations for violation of the Rules of Professional Responsibility in any jurisdiction


  • Education required: Juris Doctorate

  • 5-8 years of experience in banking or financial services preferred

  • Relevant business acumen or business-to-business experience required

  • Significant transactional experience as a legal analyst involving a high degree of responsibility and independence

  • Demonstrated excellence in researching, analyzing, and managing moderately complex products or projects


  • Some travel may be required for this position, typically less than 10%

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by most people assigned to this job. They’re not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities and requirements.


Target salary range CA, CT, CO, NY, WA:: $108,700-$152,050

Additional Information :

Wolters Kluwer offers a wide variety of competitive benefits and programs to help meet your needs and balance your work and personal life, including but not limited to: Medical, Dental, & Vision Plans, 401(k), FSA/HSA, Commuter Benefits, Tuition Assistance Plan, Vacation and Sick Time, and Paid Parental Leave. Full details of our benefits are available upon request.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY Wolters Kluwer U. S. Corporation and all of its subsidiaries, divisions and customer/business units is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.