Legal Collection Specialist

Zurich North America - Schaumburg, IL3.7

30+ days ago
Legal Collection Specialist - 180005ZR

Zurich North America is hiring a Legal Collection Specialist in our Finance Operations Special Collections department. This individual will perform collection and receivables management duties for the more complex accounts referred to our Special Collections unit, including responsibilities for directing / monitoring bankruptcy, litigation and arbitration matters referred to retained legal counsel and / or collection vendors.

Responsibilities will include review of legal documents, participation in depositions, hearings and trials as our company representative and/or witness, negotiation of settlements and preparation of promissory notes. Other tasks will include the creation of payment and ultimate financial analyses, bad debt reserving and reporting, along with collection of receivables prior to retention of legal counsel. This individual will ensure financial goals are being met and all actions are in compliance with our policies, procedures and our Code of Conduct.

Influencer Externally Focused - The job’s core deliverables rely on influencing or negotiating with external contacts. Relationships typically involve successful collaboration on routine matters and/or with peer level clients and/or customers.
Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelors Degree and 5 or more years of experience in a Finance Operations, Legal Collection area
    OR
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 7 or more years of experience in a Finance Operations, Legal Collection area.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with insurance receivables
  • Experience with legal case management
Additional Information

Imagine working for a company that truly cares about their employees, customers, stakeholders, and communities they serve. Imagine working for a values-driven organization that has the ambition and desire to be the best global insurance provider in the world. Zurich is that place where 55,000 employees across approximately 200 countries and territories are all focused on helping people and helping companies protect what is truly most important to them. We are a values-driven organization that takes pride in the work that we do every day and we have the ambition to be the best global insurer in the world.

EOE disability/vets

Zurich does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Any unsolicited resume will become the property of Zurich American Insurance. If you are a preferred vendor, please use our Recruiting Agency Portal for resume submission.

Primary Location : United States-Illinois-Schaumburg

Schedule : Full-time
Travel : Yes, 15 % of the Time
Relocation Available : No
Job Posting : 08/31/18
Unposting Date : Ongoing