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Itasca, IL 60143
One of the fastest growing prominent Commercial Collection Agencies in the United States, based in Itasca IL, has a position open for an experienced collection attorney for international claims . Qualified candidate must have a minimum 5 years’ experience as a collection attorney. The candidate will negotiate payment payments with businesses who have outstanding delinquent accounts with our clients. You will make outbound telephone calls, examine each debtor?s financial situation, review trade documents & contracts, resolve disputes, and work to establish a payment solution. This is an onsite position at our company headquarters in Itasca IL. This position requires no court or trial appearances.
+ Contacting businesses informing them they have a delinquent account that needs to be paid.
+ Resolve disputes, create urgency, and negotiate the best possible payment arrangement if the business cannot pay their balance in full.
+ The negotiation process involves reviewing the account information in the collection software system, and asking questions of the debtors in order to better understand perceived obstacles to payment.
+ Maintaining call quality and productivity measurements.
+ Following all federal, state, and local laws.
+ Maintaining a positive, problem-solving approach and positive relationships within a team environment.
+ Performing other duties as requested, directed, or assigned.
Skills & Requirement
As a Collection Attorney, you must be highly motivated, competitive and focused as well as commission driven. You must also be energetic, assertive, charismatic, and able to easily handle rejection.
The ideal candidate should also possess the skills, competencies, and abilities listed below in order to successfully perform the job and to be considered for the position:
+ Law School diploma
+ Minimum 2 years’ experience as a collection attorney
+ Ability to comprehend complex insurance and general business contract issues
+ Good problem solving skills.
+ Good written, verbal, active listening and phone communication skills.
+ Good negotiation and persuasion skills.
+ Ability to maintain composure with difficult or irate debtors. Must remain professional at all times.
+ Ability to compute basic math calculations using addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and percentages is a must.
+ Proficient personal computer skills.
+ Ability to speak with businesses and type notes into collection software system simultaneously.
+ Ability to work in a fast-paced environment where change is common.
+ $50,000 annual salary, plus commission and paid training
+ Corporate health insurance plan
+ Paid time off
+ Covered parking for all employee’s
+ Health club access