Collections Account Manager

Location
Sevenoaks
Salary
£21000 - £22000 per annum
Posted
04 Jan 2019
Closes
01 Feb 2019
Ref
00090505
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Function
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A Collections Account Manager is required to join a successful fast growing Fintech consumer lending business with 200 staff based in the UK. They are the market leader in their sector, with fantastic modern office and a great working environment.

Working within the Collections team you will be responsible for contacting customers by various communication methods in order to ensure effective customer resolutions in connection with outstanding arrears.

You will effectively cope with both inbound and outbound telephone calls in a professional and effective manner.

You will ensure that all customer records are updated in accordance with company and industry guidelines and ensure that all information gathered during the course of any customer conversations are clearly noted onto the in-house debt management platform

- To undertake outbound calls and receive inbound calls from customers who have outstanding arrears balances.
- To comply with all regulatory and company policies and procedures at all times.
- Ensure all activity undertaken is updated accordingly on systems.
- Work closely with customers who are in financial difficulty, showing sensitivity and understanding to agree a mutually beneficial outcome at all times.
- Arranging and maintaining all customer payment arrangements
- Updating customer information accurately and efficiently.
- Complete administrative tasks as required for efficient running of outbound activity.
- Process customer payments
- Ensure that customers are treated fairly at all times
- To liaise with other operational departments that are involved in the customer journey
- To ensure all performance and productivity targets are achieved and maintained
- Conform to all quality and legal requirements
- To work towards continuous improvement and self-development
- To carry out any ad-hoc duties as requested by your Line Manager


- Self-motivated and comfortable working with targets and deadlines
- Adaptable, dependable, resilient and persistent
- A flexible and responsive approach to changing business needs
- Excellent communication and organisational skills
- Excellent telephone manner
- Self-motivated and pro-active with a positive attitude and drive for success
- Demonstrates attention to detail in completing procedures, documents and updating systems
- Professionalism at all time when dealing with customers and business stakeholders
- PC Literate
- Stable employment history
- A good educational background with adequate verbal, reading, arithmetic and computer skills
- Ability to accurately input and interpret data
- Professional and well presented

Job Details:

- Permanent role following a successful three month probationary period
- Operating week: Monday to Friday 8am-8pm
- Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays 9am-5pm (time off in lieu)
- 37½ hours per working week
- Working day: 8½ hours including one unpaid hour for lunch

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