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Mortgage Paralegal - Funding

Advertiser: Galilee SolicitorsMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
10 Sept 2019
Brisbane, CBD & Inner Suburbs
Work Type
Full Time
Legal, Law Clerks & Paralegals


Galilee Solicitors was first established in 1994 in Sydney, and today employs approximately 140 staff, with offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth and Hobart.  Galilee Solicitors is a national, fully integrated law firm dedicated to providing innovative solutions to the financial services industry in Australia.  We are a firm of legal, digital and process specialists, assisting our clients to innovate and disrupt, from compliance and documentation through to restructuring and recovery.

The Role 

The core focus of the Funding Team is to facilitate the smooth progress of the financial aspects of retail mortgage settlements, ensuring settlement timeframes and client SLAs are met. 

This position contributes to the accurately and timely processing, recording and validating of tasks within your allocated group, keeping relevant parties updated with the progress of the settlement. 

Main Duties/Responsibility:  

The duties of the position may include, but are not limited to: 

  • Booking settlements. 
  • Preparing files for settlement, ensuring financial, transactional and legislative requirements are met. 
  • Managing monies in trust. 
  • Invoicing & funds disbursement
  • Attending to general matter housekeeping. 
  • Dealing with key internal and external stakeholders


  • Minimum two years in legal services or banking/financial services industry. 
  • Experience in certification/funding role (desired). 
  • Experience in PEXA
  • Knowledge of state property laws and requirements. 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Outlook. 

Skills and attributes 

  • Thorough attention to detail. 
  • Well-organised. 
  • Able to work in a high-volume, deadline driven environment. 
  • Remain calm under pressure. 
  • Clear written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills. 
  • Strong work ethic. 
The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • How much notice are you required to give your current employer?
  • What's your expected annual base salary?

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