Credit Acceptance

Licenses and Examinations Legal Assistant

  • Full Time
Monthly Salary :

Credit Acceptance is looking to hire a Licenses and Examinations Legal Assistant. The purpose of the Legal Assistant, Licenses and Examinations is to support the Chief Legal Officer and Legal Counsel – Senior Manager, Compliance in the assessment and response to regulatory inquiries, including state and federal initiated examinations, investigations, licensing matters as well as the creation and dissolution of entities. Additionally ensuring that the Company has and maintains the proper licenses.

Credit Acceptance is proud to be an award-winning company with local and national workplace recognition in multiple categories! Our world-class culture is shaped by dedicated Team Members who share a drive to succeed as professionals and together as a company. A great product, amazing people and our stable financial history have made us one of the largest used car finance companies nationally.

Our Support teams work with multiple departments in a dynamic environment that promotes flexibility and autonomy, while offering the opportunity to collaborate with a diverse group of professionals.  We work to comply with our company standards, exceed customer expectations and drive our Great Place to Work culture.  Through the consistent delivery of quality services and understanding the needs of our business, we develop innovative improvements as we strive towards our company’s Big, Hairy, Audacious Goals!

Outcomes and Activities:

  • Monitor, maintain, and timely renew all Company and subsidiary licenses, state annual report filings, registration statements, certificates of authority, d/b/a certificates and bond renewals.
  • Support attorneys who handle examinations and regulatory matters. This includes:
  • Drafting responses to regulatory inquiries with attorney supervision;
  • Managing discovery requests (e.g., coordinating meetings/interviews; timely and efficiently gathering, organizing, and assembling voluminous materials; and performing document reviews);
  • Managing electronic files; and
  • Maintaining accurate records of requests, responses, and materials
  • Support monitoring and auditing activities performed by the Compliance Department. This includes compiling and analyzing data and reviewing accounts and records.
  • Provide administrative support to department leadership as requested
  • Perform other compliance-related activities as requested

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to work independently and in support of team objectives
  • Ability to communicate respectfully, clearly, and concisely to all levels of the organization and regulators
  • Ability to remain positive, professional, determined, calm and focused when faced with challenging situations
  • Open and receptive to ongoing feedback aimed at improving performance
  • Be organized, able to multi-task, and able to prioritize multiple requests to meet all deadlines
  • Be self-driven, motivated to help, and able to perform with minimal supervision in a team environment


  • High School Diploma
  • Four years of recent and relevant compliance work experience in financial services industry, law firm, or legal department
  • Licenses and Examination team members will be required to obtain Notary Public appointment. This process would need to be initiated no later than 30 days from the date of hire on the Licenses and Examinations Team.


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Experience with assessing and responding to regulatory inquiries, including state and federal initiated examinations, audits and investigations
  • Quickly learn and become a subject matter expert in new systems/processes

Targeted Compensation:

$26.15 – $34.86/hour + an annual bonus plan

This position is not currently open to individuals who require sponsorship now or in the future to work legally for Credit Acceptance, such as H-1b / H-4 or F-1 OPT visa holders.

Our Company Values:

To be successful in this role, Team Members need to be:

  • Positive by maintaining resiliency and focusing on solutions
  • Respectful by collaborating and actively listening
  • Insightful by cultivating innovation, accumulating business and role specific knowledge, demonstrating self-awareness and making quality decisions
  • Direct by effectively communicating and conveying courage
  • Earnest by taking accountability, applying feedback and effectively planning and priority setting


  • Remain compliant with our policies processes and legal guidelines
  • All other duties as assigned
  • Attendance as required by department


We understand that your career search may look different than others. Our hiring team wants to make sure that this would be a fit not just for us, but for you long term.  If you are actively looking or starting to explore new opportunities, send us your application!


We have great details around our stats, success, history and more.  We’re proud of our culture and are happy to share why – let’s talk!

Required degrees must have been earned at institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent.

Credit Acceptance is dedicated to providing an inclusive environment for all. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and value a culturally diverse workforce. We believe in ensuring all team members demonstrate mutual respect for one another. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to protected characteristics like age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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