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Collections Paralegal

Company: Texell Credit Union
Location: Temple
Posted on: July 31, 2022

Job Description:

Top Central Texas Credit Union is seeking a Collections Paralegal. This is your chance to join a team that has been voted one of the best credit unions to work for by The Credit Union Journal!
As a Collections Paralegal, you will take the lead in responding to Bankruptcy filings and be responsible for filing Re-Affirmation Agreements, Proof of Claims, posting Trustee Payments and Representing in the Credit Union in Court. Must be able to manage a heavy workload and have strong office and computer skills, as well as possess knowledge of the principles and procedures of legal research . The right candidate is expected to be self-sufficient, able to work in collaborative, project driven environment, and have an investigative mindset to draw conclusions, all while maintaining a positive attitude. Experience with MS Office Suite is required.
As a Collections Paralegal, your responsibilities will include:

  • Judgment Demand Letters
  • Deficiency Balances Letters
  • Small Claims Court Representation
  • Facilitating the repayment of Charge-Offs due to Fraud
  • Preparing and reports
  • Investigative work regarding cases and conducting research
  • Drafting legal documents, maintaining files, attorney scheduling, billing, legal statements, and case management
  • Collecting necessary documents to represent the Credit Union in Small Claims Court
  • Organizing the documents related to completed and ongoing cases, tracking any hours for billing
  • Keeping track of changes in the legal framework and providing timely updates on these changes
  • Strong Communication Skills written and oral
  • Negotiate under pressure
  • Juggle multiple duties without feeling overwhelmed
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned
    What we want you to know:

    • This is a great opportunity for the right person.
    • We are an employer that values our employees.
    • We offer an excellent benefits package, including health, dental, vision, 401K, vacation, and sick leave.
      Salary: $42,000 -$44,000What we need you to have:
      • Education: Bachelors degree in related field (such as Paralegal Studies, Criminal Justice, Finance) or 1-3 years experience in the paralegal and/or collections field with a paralegal license or certificate from an accredited institution.
      • Must have a valid Texas drivers license.
      • Knowledge of related laws and regulations.
      • Skilled in MS Office Suite, including Word and Excel.
      • Courtesy, tact, and diplomacy are essential elements of the job.
      • Strong analytical skills required with a high degree of accuracy and ability to meet deadlines.
      • Ability to work flexible hours as needed.
      • Previous collections experience preferred.
        Texell Credit Union was named a Best Credit Union to Work for by The Credit Union Journal in both 2019 and 2020. We are an employer that values our employees. We offer an excellent benefits package, including health, dental, vision, 401K, vacation, and sick leave.by Jobble

Keywords: Texell Credit Union, Temple , Collections Paralegal, Legal , Temple, Texas

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