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Republic Finance, LLC Legal Performance Specialist in Ponchatoula, Louisiana

Overview & Responsibilities At Republic Finance, we are building a leading consumer lending company. In business for over 70 years, we are proud to be a trusted lender in over 250 communities and in 16 states across the Southeast and Midwest region! We specialize in providing flexible lending solutions and outstanding customer service. Driven by our shared mission to pursue excellence for our team, our customers, and our performance, we are transforming into a modern, fast-growing business. Republic Finance is seeking a Legal Performance Specialist to join our growing Central Operations team! In this role, you will provide management oversight of our centralized small claims litigation network and ensure that assigned accounts are within the established service level agreements. The ideal candidate will have an advanced understanding of the litigation process, collection techniques and be able to manage timeline exceptions while keeping a healthy relationship with our Litigation Account Specialist team, Private process servers as well as Court Systems. In addition, responsibilities include adherence to applicable regulations and company policies. You will work closely with operations, compliance, audit, legal, and other key partners who may be both internal and external to the organization. As a key member of the Central Operations team that is growing rapidly, you have an opportunity to grow professionally in this role. Job responsibilities are as follows: Effectively manage our small claims litigation process while maximizing both pre and post charge off recovery of past due accounts. Review placements to determine if they are being worked efficiently and are being moved to the next step of the legal process within the allotted time period. Escalate identified exceptions with LAS Team and Process Servers and resolve timely Evaluate capacity with PPS network and determine if additional relationships are needed Perform skip tracing when new addresses and/or place of employment information is needed. Conduct follow-ups on each milestone during the litigation process. Communicate effectively with delinquent customers. Which may include, but not be limited to setting satisfactory arrangements and/or discussing legal status and process. Implement root cause analysis and assist in corrective action planning, as needed. Engage compliance team when appropriate; Solicit clarification and interpretations of new and existing regulations that affect the organizations current and future processes. Ensure departmental processes are adhered to while maintaining updated process and procedure Responsibility for ensuring department standards and goals are achieved. Effectively collaborate with the appropriate business heads to support critical business projects. Monitor and manage workflow to ensure the highest levels of efficiencies. Requirements Minimum of 2-3 years of relevant experience or experience working with attorney firms specializing in consumer loan collections Bachelor degree in Business, Finance or related concentration a plus. Professional demeanor, positive attitude, strong communication and customer relations skills are a must Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) Ability to work well independently, as well as a dedicated team member Creative problem solving, analytical decision making, organization and time management skills Must meet our acceptable standards for criminal background history, credit history and pass a pre-employment drug screen. Benefits We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including: Health, Dental, & Vision Insurance 15 days of Paid Time Off (PTO) to start + 1 additional personal holiday 401k + employer match Company provided Life Insurance & Long Term Disability Employee Assistance Program - Confidential mental health support Additional benefits with Republic Finance include: Employee of the Month Program Philanthropic support for charities such as Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and the American Cancer Society Regular drawings for Sports tickets Professional offices with a friendly team environment Republic Finance, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age disability or veteran status in employment opportunities and benefits. Republic Finance, LLC maintains a Drug-Free Workplace.