Legal Collections Specialist

Employer
RapidAdvance
Location
Bethesda, MD
Posted
Sep 14, 2017
Closes
Sep 18, 2017
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Law, Other
Hours
Full Time
About Our Company Its not just a job. Its a mission. If youre as passionate as we are about empowering the small businesses of America, then youll be right at home with us. Rapid Financial Services (dba "RapidAdvance") has been awarded a 2016 Top Workplaces honor by The Washington Post. Were the nation's leading provider of business financing when traditional sources of funding are out of reach for small and mid-sized businesses. By providing this access to working capital, RapidAdvance opens doors for small business owners and helps growing businesses go above and beyond. Our company is expanding. Were aggressively investing in our people and technology to create a best-in-class experience for our clients. Let us invest in you. About the Opportunity RapidAdvance is looking for a Collections Specialist to join our legal team that will be responsible for tracking down businesses who owe money from overdue loan repayments. Individuals with a strong investigative mindset who are able to research accounts, build rapport with our clients, analyze complex documentation, and identify fraudulent activities or documentation are encouraged to apply. This position will be located at our home office in Bethesda, Maryland. A day in the life of our Legal Collections Team may include: Determine suitability of judgment accounts for legal action Coordinate with out-of-state attorneys to enforce Maryland judgments Navigate court procedures of various states and jurisdictions In person client site visits when necessary Utilize various skip tracing techniques and collection strategies to locate right parties in order to negotiate payment arrangements on high value accounts Successfully meet and exceed daily and monthly quotas Bring your thinking, strategies, and ideas to assist in mitigating company losses Utilize your phenomenal sales skills to negotiate payment arrangements with our delinquent merchants Document merchant account with accurate description of conversations with merchant, their representatives, or other related person that references merchant account About You You have 4+ years of experience in legal collections, business to business collections preferred; financial services industry a plus You possess the desire to work hard. We do whatever it takes to achieve the best possible outcomes for our clients while protecting our business. You have prior collections experience in commercial lending or demonstrate the ability to successfully complete our training program. You have a professional and articulate phone demeanor, remaining calm and diplomatic in high-pressure situations. You also have excellent written communication skills. You possess strong negotiation and skip tracing skills. You have solid working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, and other office equipment (scanner, fax, copier). You pride yourself on your ability to identify and correct errors, capture all of the relevant details, and get things done on time. You have a bachelor's degree or the equivalent experience. The Disclaimer: This job description is an outline of the primary responsibilities of this position. As with everything in life, things change. The tasks and responsibilities can be changed, added to, removed, amended, deleted and modified by a variety of similar adjectives at any time by the leadership team. Sound like you? Youll be a serious contender if: You are adaptable. You can be flexible and enjoy working in a team environment. Expect a fast pace, energy, and the occasional flying ping pong ball. You want to make an impact. We are a rapidly growing business, and you will have the opportunity to make a significant impact on our clients, our culture, and our future. You share our passion for the small businesses of America and have a desire to be part of something bigger than yourself. Why RapidAdvance? RapidAdvance seeks the best and brightest. To us, finding and keeping A-talent is as important as closing a million-dollar deal. Thats just one of the reasons why we have been so successful, growing more than 20 percent every year. Our team benefits from a commuting or parking allowance, employer-matched 401(k), tuition reimbursement, paid time off, and more. Just steps from the metro, our beautiful new office includes a modern open floor plan, free on-site fitness center, a gaming area, stocked kitchen, and other cool amenities. Discover what a career with RapidAdvance can do for you. Visit our careers page today to learn more about the other opportunities we currently have available. RapidAdvance is an equal opportunity employer and committed to a diverse workforce.