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Full-time Recovery Specialist

at BMO Harris Bank in Cedar Rapids, IA

Job Description
Recovery Specialist-Cedar Rapids,IA and Irving Texas-1700006874

The Litigation Recovery Specialist is accountable for oversight and management of all assigned recovery accounts and assigned litigation accounts originated in the Transportation lines of business. The Litigation Recovery Specialist follows sound business practices to maximize returns, while working to reduce the Bank’s loss exposure in high risk accounts. Accountable for initiating contact with customers in an effort to a) collect the total outstanding legal claim balance or b) arrive at an approved settlement consistent with the goals and objectives of the Bank. Accountable for initiating and managing the litigation process as required and approved to further drive recovery and further reduce the Bank’s loss exposure in high risk accounts. The incumbent will make credit decisions/recommendations in accordance with sound credit-granting principles and in compliance with Bank Policy & Procedures. This role provides prompt attention to currently outstanding deficiency balance accounts, and deteriorating risk situations while minimizing the Bank’s loan loss exposure.
Education and Experience:

Bachelor of Science or equivalent with a background in Business, Finance or Paralegal.


2 to 3 years Recovery
2 to 3 years Litigation Case Management
Demonstrated negotiation skills, analytical skills, and the ability to develop and make appropriate recommendations to management
Effective time management and prioritization skills
Ability to develop and manage customer and attorney relationships
Must maintain a confident, flexible, and professional attitude in dealing with adversarial parties/situations
Excellent communication skills – interpersonal, verbal, and written (including legal documents)
Strong writing/proofreading skills for technical reporting requirement
Self-starter; ability to work independently; attention to detail; accurate and well organized
Effectiveness in working in a team environment
Strong Problem solving ability
Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, outlook)
Basic knowledge of portfolio management and reporting requirements.
This position is subject to Freddie Mac Exclusionary List screening requirements.
This position is subject to Freddie Mac Exclusionary List screening requirements.

At BMO Harris Bank we have a shared purpose; we put the customer at the center of everything we do – helping people is in our DNA. For 200 years we have thought about the future—the future of our customers, our communities and our people. We help our customers and our communities by working together, innovating and pushing boundaries to bring them our very best every day. Together we’re changing the way people think about a bank.

As a member of the BMO Harris Bank team you are valued, respected and heard, and you have more ways to grow and make an impact. We strive to help you make an impact from day one – for yourself and our customers. We’ll support you with the tools and resources you need to reach new milestones, as you help our customers reach theirs. From in-depth training and coaching, to manager support and network-building opportunities, we’ll help you gain valuable experience, and broaden your skillset.

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BMO Harris Bank is committed to an inclusive, equitable and accessible workplace. By learning from each other’s differences, we gain strength through our people and our perspectives. BMO Harris Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer for all, inclusive of Minorities, Women, Veterans, and Persons with Disabilities

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