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Legal Services & Risk Assistant Manager

Date: Aug 17, 2019

Location: Bonita Springs, FL, US, 34134

Company: Herc Rentals


Herc Rentals Inc. (NYSE: HRI) is an equipment rental firm committed to providing its customers with unparalleled service and expert solutions needed to take on the most demanding jobs.


With more than 50 years of equipment rental expertise, our growing team consists of more than 5,000 employees and 270 company-owned branches. Herc Rentals continues to evolve and grow through technological innovations, expanded product offerings, value-added services and consultative services that support its customers’ construction, industrial, remediation and maintenance projects.


We aspire to be the supplier, employer and investment of choice in our industry, with core values that promote a culture built on honesty, excellence, respect, and commitment.

Short Description

The primary mission of the Assistant Manager, Legal Services & Risk will provide hands-on development of risk models involving market, credit and risk, secured transactions, and provides research and analytical support to Order to Cash.  This position reports directly to the Legal Services & Risk Manager with delegated duties such as training and mentoring teams to meet and exceed departmental objectives and goals. Excellent negotiation skills and attention to details are required to maximize returns on accounts in bad debt, while working closely with the Legal Services & Risk Manager, outside legal counsel/attorneys, and third-party.


Key point of contact for and references for Herc’s collections areas regarding lien & bond filings, executing waivers, customers who’ve filed bankruptcies, final resolution processes, settlement negotiations, third-party collection agencies and attorneys, and securing transactions relating to credit risk exposure. This role manages the company’s third-party collection agency and attorney placement process in entirety while collaborating with management to develop procedures and systems to ensure the most efficient processes comply and that the department’s goals and objectives are met.  


The ideal candidate should be a team player with strong leadership and problem-solving ability, as well as a willingness to embrace change in an ever evolving, high volume, and challenging business climate.


Focus on implementation strategies to enhance Secured Transactions, including security and protocol for at risk accounts

Ensure functions are done in accordance with policies and procedures

Supervise Legal Services Department employees and address any issues that may arise

Perform reviews of accounts sent by collections and field staff to ensure credit is secured

Review of compliance standards as requested for internal and external audit

Responsible for monthly reporting and statistics, including improvements to relating databases, to upper management

Review of external sourcing for collection agencies and attorney-placed accounts

Participate in litigation theory with outside counsel

Conditions of Employment
4 years supervisory experience, recent work experience in commercial credit review and risk assessment preferred
3-5 years’ legal experience relating to debt collection, construction laws, property laws, or bankruptcy laws
Juris Doctor preferred
  • Self-starter, Achievement Driver, and ability to multi-task
  • Strong Negotiation Skills
  • Strong Team Leadership, Development, and Conflict Management
  • Proven Financial Analytical Capabilities Covering High Risk Accounts
  • Strong Sense of Urgency and Customer Focus/ Organizational and Time Management Skills
  • Excellent Verbal and Written Communication
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Value-Added Business Contributor


At Herc Rentals, our success depends on the success of our people. Our ability to provide exceptional service to our customers and maintain a leadership position in our industry is a result of the people we hire and develop. We are growing in dynamic new ways and we recognize that the right people, offering their ideas and expertise, will enable us to continue our success.


Herc Rentals provides an excellent compensation and benefits package, which includes a competitive salary, retirement savings plan, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive medical, dental, vision care, life insurance coverage, paid vacation and holidays.


Herc Rentals does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, political affiliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.




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