Paralegal

Wells Fargo Des Moines , IA 50301

Posted 2 months ago

At Wells Fargo, we are looking for talented people who will put our customers at the center of everything we do. We are seeking candidates who embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion in a workplace where everyone feels valued and inspired.

Help us build a better Wells Fargo. It all begins with outstanding talent. It all begins with you.

About this role:

Wells Fargo is seeking a Paralegal in Legal as part of the Home Lending Default Servicing Law Group. For additional information on this line of business, refer to the external Careers Site at Wellsfargo.com/career.

In this role you will:

  • Provide support to Loss Mitigation and Collections activities using a high degree of analytical, communication and organizational skills.

  • Research and resolve issues and matters which may involve substantial legal or factual complexity, through detailed research and examination of documentation and factual investigation

  • Present recommendations and exercise some independent judgement while developing specialty expertise

  • Prepare agreements, documents, and pleadings, and provide research and background information under the direction of an attorney

  • Collaborate, consult, and provide information with Legal Department attorneys and staff, outside counsel and collaborate with line of business

  • Communicate with government entities as needed

  • Able to identify specific as well as broad, underlying issues in area of expertise and work independently on complex assignments without direct supervision.

Required Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of paralegal experience, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education

Desired Qualifications:

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced deadline driven environment

  • Strong research skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy

  • Strong organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills

  • Ability to work independently with minimal direct supervision

  • Intermediate Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint) skills

Job Expectations:

  • Paralegal certification may be required in some states

@RWF22

We Value Diversity

At Wells Fargo, we believe in diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace; accordingly, we welcome applications for employment from all qualified candidates, regardless of race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, individuals with disabilities, pregnancy, marital status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

Employees support our focus on building strong customer relationships balanced with a strong risk mitigating and compliance-driven culture which firmly establishes those disciplines as critical to the success of our customers and company. They are accountable for execution of all applicable risk programs (Credit, Market, Financial Crimes, Operational, Regulatory Compliance), which includes effectively following and adhering to applicable Wells Fargo policies and procedures, appropriately fulfilling risk and compliance obligations, timely and effective escalation and remediation of issues, and making sound risk decisions. There is emphasis on proactive monitoring, governance, risk identification and escalation, as well as making sound risk decisions commensurate with the business unit's risk appetite and all risk and compliance program requirements.

Candidates applying to job openings posted in US: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Candidates applying to job openings posted in Canada: Applications for employment are encouraged from all qualified candidates, including women, persons with disabilities, aboriginal peoples and visible minorities. Accommodation for applicants with disabilities is available upon request in connection with the recruitment process.


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