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Legal Assistant (QFA), Banking | 6 month contract

Location Dublin City Centre, Dublin
Sector
Job type Contract
Salary €30000 - €32000 per annum
Published 4 months ago
Start date ASAP
Contact Sarah Healy
Job ref DN 0003032_1602240954

Job description

LEGAL ASSISTANT (QFA) | ARREARS SUPPORT UNIT | 6 MONTH CONTRACT

THE CLIENT

Located in Dublin City Centre, our client is a leading financial services provider with a well established retail network. Our client is committed to providing simplified financial services solutions to their clients.

Based within the Arrears Support Function, the purpose of this role is to support the legal and collections teams through inbound and outbound customer contact and investigation.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Dealing efficiently with incoming calls and written correspondence from customers and their solicitors
  • Timely completion of Legal documentation to assist solicitors
  • Proactive daily administration of arrears cases to agreed targets
  • Analysis of property sales and contribute to valuation reports
  • Support the complaints and appeals process
  • Producing relevant and timely MIS reporting of arrears and litigation cases
  • Actively participating in and contributing to weekly/monthly team meetings
  • Working in a professional and timely manner in a busy and challenging unit

SKILLS/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • Previous legal/collections experience in a financial institution a distinct advantage
  • Applicants must hold QFA status or Accredited Product Advisor (APA) status in Loans at a minimum
  • Third level qualification in Business or Law an advantage
  • Excellent communication skills with proven experience of dealing with customers face-to-face or over the phone
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills with attention to detail
  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively in a pressurised, target-driven environment
  • At least 2-3 years customer service experience preferably in a financial institution
  • Proven customer service and telephony experience in a customer focused environment
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office with the ability to adapt to new systems with ease

HOURS OF WORK

Monday to Friday, 36.25 hours per week

IN RETURN

  • Salary €30-32k
  • Occasional over time
  • Subsidised canteen
  • Experience with a recognised organisation in the financial services sector
  • Opportunity to apply for long-term/permanent positions internally

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