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Paralegal/Bond Assistant

Kelly Services
St Louis, MO 63112
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Kelly Services is seeking a Paralegal/Bond Assistant in Des Peres, MO!


$17.00/hour


8:00 am - 4:30 pm M-F


Des Peres, MO 63131


Department : Bond Department


Job Title: Bond Underwriting Assistant


**Summary:** Primary customer liaison in the bond underwriting department. Assists and relieves underwriters of administrative and clerical work by performing the following duties.


**Essential Duties and Responsibilities** include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


Performs clerical duties i.e. sort and distribute mail to appropriate underwriter via imaging and hardcopy, if appropriate, filing of Bond Material in office filing system.


Process Deposits


Process Agency business (excel spreadsheet) and payments


Process credit card payments


Process new applications from online site, email, fax, and US Mail:


Enter applications into Infinity System


Run Homeland Tracker, Credit Report


Principal Liability Report


Follow-up with customers regarding missing information on applications and/or missing documents to process applications.


Answer customer questions regarding the process for obtaining bonds; provide quotes to customers, provide applications.


Run monthly, weekly and daily reports


Generating renewal notices, past dues, receipts, restriction and joint control notices.


Follow-up with regards to annual accounting notices


Reviews Annual Accountings to compare the estate assets to the bond amount and review for suspicious transactions.


Notarize and mail bonds to customers.


Process non-renewal list for cancellations


Review collateral list to ensure all collateral is received and entered into Infinity


Mail Postcards for sales


Manage Surety company office supply inventory.


Any other duties as may be assigned.


**Supervisory Responsibilities:**


This job has no supervisory responsibilities.


**Competency:**


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:


+ Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.

+ Technical Skills - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.

+ Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.

+ Interpersonal - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.

+ Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Participates in meetings.

+ Team Work - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit.

+ Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.

+ Leadership - Exhibits confidence in self and others; Inspires respect and trust; Accepts feedback from others.

+ Quality Management - Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.

+ Diversity - Demonstrates knowledge of EEO policy; Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Educates others on the value of diversity; Promotes a harassment-free environment; Builds a diverse workforce.

+ Ethics - Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.

+ Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; Supports organization's goals and values; Supports affirmative action and respects diversity.

+ Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.

+ Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.

+ Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.

+ Initiative - Volunteers readily; Undertakes self-development activities; Seeks increased responsibilities; Takes independent actions and calculated risks; Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; Asks for and offers help when needed.

+ Innovation - Displays original thinking and creativity; Meets challenges with resourcefulness; Generates suggestions for improving work.

+ Judgment - Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.

+ Motivation - Sets and achieves challenging goals; Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; Measures self against standard of excellence; Takes calculated risks to accomplish goals.

+ Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives.

+ Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.

+ Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.

+ Quantity - Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works quickly.

+ Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.


**Qualifications:**


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


**Why Kelly** **** **?**


As a worker today, its up to you to take charge of your career and look for opportunities to learn, grow, and achieve your potential. Helping you find whats next is what were all about. We know whats going on in the evolving world of workjust ask the 440,000 people we employ each year. Connecting with us means getting the support, guidance, and opportunities needed to take your career where you may have never imagined.


**About Kelly** ****


At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.

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Posted: 2021-09-17 Expires: 2021-10-18

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