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Collections Attorney

About Our Company

It’s not just a job.  It’s a mission. If you’re as passionate as we are about empowering the small businesses of America, then you’ll be right at home with us.

Rapid Financial Services (dba "RapidAdvance") is the nation's leading provider of alternative financing solutions for small and mid-sized businesses. When traditional sources of funding are beyond reach, we open doors for small business owners. By providing access to the working capital, RapidAdvance helps growing businesses achieve their goals and reach even higher.  

Our company is expanding.  We are aggressively investing in our people and technology to create a best-in-class experience for our customers.  Let us invest in you.

About the Opportunity

RapidAdvance is seeking an entry-level Collections Attorney who thrives for the opportunity to practice law in an upbeat, professional, and productive environment to join our growing Legal and Risk team.  

As a Collections Attorney, you will work to recover revenue for the company by representing the organization at legal proceedings; preparing, filing and tracking collection cases in civil court; enforcing civil judgments. This position will be located at our home office in Bethesda, Maryland. An average day in this position may include:

  • Assisting with the preparation of court pleadings, filings and correspondence
  • Representing the organization as counsel of record in civil collection cases; attending status and motion hearings as needed; responding to attorney correspondence; gathering and exchanging required information in preparation for legal proceedings
  • Analyzing complex financial information
  • Assisting with legal research
  • Monitoring ongoing payment arrangements
  • Documenting merchant account with accurate description of conversations with customers, their representatives or counsel, or other related persons that references customer account
  • Taking on other work as needed

About You

  • You are admitted to practice in the state of Maryland, are considered active, and are in good standing - or your admission is pending 
  • You have a professional appearance and a professional and articulate phone demeanor
  • You have working knowledge of or are capable of quickly learning how to use MS Outlook, Work, and Excel as well as office equipment such as a scanner, fax, and copy machine
  • You are comfortable taking direction from others and working in a team environment 

Sound like you?  You’ll be a serious contender if:

  • You have strong critical thinking skills and demonstrate the ability to resolve account disputes in an efficient and professional manner while prioritizing what is best for our business
  • You are flexible and adaptable to diverse cultures
  • You have a proven ability to plan and organize effectively, identify and correct errors, capture all of the relevant details, and get things done on time
  • You are able to develop and manage relationships, including effectively presenting information to and responding to inquiries and requests from all internal and external stakeholders
  • You succeed in dynamic environments that require balancing competing priorities, meeting critical deadlines and adapting to change
  • You produce a written work product that is comprehensive, reflects appropriate messaging, and uses correct spelling, grammar, and punctuation
  • You have prior experience as a clerk or intern 

Why RapidAdvance?

RapidAdvance seeks the best and brightest.  To us, finding and keeping A-talent is as important as closing a million-dollar deal. That’s just one of the reasons why we have been so successful, growing more than 20 percent every year.

Our team benefits from a commuting or parking allowance, employer-matched 401(k), tuition reimbursement, paid time off, and more.  Just steps from the metro, our beautiful new office includes a modern open floor plan, free on-site fitness center, a gaming area, stocked kitchen, and other cool amenities. 

Discover what a career with RapidAdvance can do for you.  Visit our careers page today to learn more about the other opportunities we currently have available.
 

 

The Disclaimer: This job description is an outline of the primary responsibilities of this position. As with everything in life, things change. The tasks and responsibilities can be changed, added to, removed, amended, deleted and modified by a variety of similar adjectives at any time by the leadership team.

RapidAdvance is an equal opportunity employer and committed to a diverse workforce.

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