Collections Paralegal
Money In Motion Inc.
Greater Sudbury, ON

SUMMARY:

Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer working in tandem with upper management team. This position will establish a Legal / Small Claims Desk to oversee client's files for 3rd Party Collections, demands, warrants and bailiff relations. Also to establish a Legal Desk complete with processes and procedures to enhance Collections/Customer Service department.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prepare all court documents, pleadings, briefs, settlement agreements and writs
  • Identify accounts for legal action
  • Arrange for service of documents
  • Perform legal and factual research
  • Apply skip tracing techniques and strong negotiation skills when required
  • Correspond with customers to negotiate payment of outstanding accounts
  • Maintain and update internal legal files
  • Attend on settlement conferences, motions and trial as required
  • Manage own collection portfolio as Legal Collector
  • Prepare monthly reporting package as requires and specified by management
  • Review and monitor new and updated laws and regulations
  • Perform administrative tasks and clerical duties as required pertaining to Legal Desk
  • Perform administrative tasks and clerical duties as required pertaining to Customer Service Desk
  • Take customer service inquiries and requests completing them within a timely fashion

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Post-Secondary education or equivalent experience.
  • Hold a valid Paralegal License
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle for court appearances
  • Minimum 1-year Paralegal Experience preferably at a collection agency or partner
  • Previous experience with Small Claims Court
  • Completion of law clerk certification program or equivalent
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Strong negotiation, analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Proficient computer skills with working knowledge of MS Word, MS Excel and MS Outlook
  • Superior oral and written communication skills
  • Familiarity with leasing/financing requirements, rules and regulations is a necessity

BENEFITS:

  • Salary ($32,000.00 TO $38,000.00/annually based on experience)
  • RRSP contribution after completion of probationary period
  • Full Group Benefit package after completion of probationary period

** POSITION IS AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $32,000.00 to $40,000.00 /year

Experience:

  • paralegal: 1 year (Preferred)

Education:

  • Secondary School (Preferred)

Location:

  • Greater Sudbury, ON (Preferred)

Licence:

  • Driver's Licence (Preferred)