Title Associate Director, Legal Services
Location London, Ontario or Toronto
Job Information

Company Information

Canaccede Financial Group Ltd. is a Canadian industry leader in specialized investment and financial services products. It has been working with lenders and financial institutions in the acquisition and services of performing, insolvent and distressed receivables since 2008 and is  one of the largest multi-asset acquirers in the Canadian market.

The entire team at Canaccede is forward-looking and has an open and growth-oriented corporate culture for motivated employees to learn and grow with it. It has offices in Toronto and London, Ontario. This full time, permanent role can be based out of either Toronto or London.

Job Summary

The Associate Director, Legal Services is a key member in Canaccede’ Legal and Compliance Team. This position is responsible for managing and overseeing revenue generation for legal accounts assigned to law firms and collection agencies across Canada.  This position is also responsible for supporting our dedication to best in class service standards, including compliance with applicable legislation and establishing policies and processes to optimize value for internal and external stakeholders.

What are the responsibilities?

  • Establish, communicate and manage workflows for judgment accounts assigned to Canaccede’s legal network across Canada
  • Identify and continuously improve key performance metrics for legal accounts and workflows
  • Work with consumers, their representatives or Canaccede’s legal network to finalize settlements or respond to any disputes, defences or motions filed
  • Maintain legal reports and provide recommendations for optimal strategic decisions
  • Provide advice and support the continual compliance with the organization’s policies and procedures with all applicable laws and regulations
  • Support the General Counsel and Director, Legal Services and Enterprise Risk in providing a full spectrum of in-house legal services

What qualifications are required for this position?

  • LLB or JD from an accredited Canadian University
  • Minimum 3 years litigation experience, preferably with exposure to distressed debt collections
  • Familiarity with collection laws in all Canadian provinces
  • Exceptional time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to build and maintain lasting relationships with business partners
  • Accuracy and attention to detail while working on competing priorities under tight deadlines
  • Ability to work independently as well as within a team
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written