Be a part of the Subway Team the world's largest Quick Service restaurant franchisor and recognized leader in the Quick Service industry. With more than 44,000 restaurants in over 100 countries we continue to add talent to our team at our Regional Support Center for Latin America and the Caribbean, located in Miami, Florida.
The Legal Assistant-Monetary Compliance will be responsible for working with Franchisees, Development Agents, Outside Counsel, Landlords as well as other Company Departments to ensure that the Franchisees comply with the financial obligation of the legal contracts they enter into with the Company and its affiliates in connection with the operation of their Subway stores. The position will resolve issues of financial non-compliance with legal obligations arising out of their contracts using various legal processes including Termination, Settlement Agreements, Arbitration, Evictions and Litigations. Will reconcile historical records f account actions including those taken in reference to Arbitrations, Litigations, Evictions including analysis of delinquent accounts, preparation of affidavits in support of Company records and other documentary evidence requires in various litigation matters. Provide Approval/Disapproval of franchisees for various programs and opportunities Offered through the company.
Position responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Resolve issues of financial non-compliance with legal obligations arising out of their contracts using various legal processes including Terminations, Settlement Agreements, Arbitration, Evictions and Litigations. Monitor, collect and reconcile delinquent balances due the company and affiliates. Analyze franchise agreements and leases for determining proper procedure. Create and administer payment schedules for delinquent accounts.
Work with Franchisees, DA's, Attorneys, and Landlords along with other Company Departments to ensure that the Franchisees comply with the financial obligation of the contracts they sign in connection with the operation of their Subway stores. Reconcile and monitor historical records of account actions including those taken in reference to arbitrations, litigation, eviction and breach of contracts. Execute invoices and credits in reference to Franchisees accounts.
Terminate franchises, equipment leases and subleases. Prepare and create documentation for the analysis of delinquent accounts, Interim Order Terms, payment Plan terms and compose affidavits for arbitrations and evictions
Analyze and reconcile accounts in connection with delinquent balances in such situations as transfers, terminations, purchase orders, purchase additional franchise requests, leases and financial aid along with the approval and or disapproval of these items. Allocate funds received on delinquent accounts, ensure the pre authorized accounts are open and operating, and change the eft settings to ensure the proper payments are made. Approve FAF Board Ballots
Communicate with franchisees, Development Agents, and landlords concerning overdue accounts and rent/related payments. Explain accounts and procedures to franchisees, DA's and landlords. Help franchisees in understanding combo and 13 week reports and accounting inquiry in Subway IQ.
The successful candidate will have:
High School Diploma or Equivalent, Associates Degree in Business Administration preferred
Must be BILINGUAL (English & Spanish)
5 years business experience in a corporate structure preferred. Background in banking, bookkeeping or accounting.
Experience necessary for effective job performance:
Detail oriented, organized, patient, positive attitude, flexible, strong communication and customer service skills, diplomacy, high stress threshold, and ability to prioritize and perform responsibilities without constant supervision.
Experience in Microsoft Office, Outlook (email), and Account Analysis.
Note: We sincerely appreciate your interest! Due to the heavy volume of applications we receive only those candidates selected for further employment screening will be contacted by our office. No phone calls, please. Sorry, no relocation can be provided.