Debt Collection

Employer
Cordant People
Location
Blackpool, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
4 Oct 2020

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Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
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Working for an international business that has been established for over 25 years, this is a role which will assist and help manage the company worldwide contract debt collection and escalation process. The candidate will also deal with contract cancellation requests and enforcement of the company's non-cancellation policy.

This role entails the debt escalation process through to debt management companies and use of the legal system. The successful candidate needs to have a proven track record in hard debt collection and the legal escalation process in order to obtain outstanding payments at the earliest opportunity. Experience in the legal system both home and abroad would be advantageous but full training will be given. Proven problem-solving skills will be a vital prerequisite for the right candidate.

The working pattern is shift work from Monday to Friday. The 8-hour shifts start from 9am and finish up to 10pm, however you will only work 8 hours within one working day, and you will also be entitled to a one-hour lunch break.

Duties:
  • To familiarise yourself with all collection's procedures ensuring that these are followed
  • Manage debts by building strong working relationships to ensure effective and timely collection of debts by ensuring clients pay within their agreed payment terms
  • Discuss and resolve any contract cancellation requests
  • Chase overdue invoices by telephone, email & letter within agreed timescales
  • Recording and maintaining a client database using the companies CRM of contacts, addresses, payment terms and statuses.
  • Negotiating and implementing repayment plan

Skills:
  • A proven track record of hard debt collection
  • Knowledge of the legal escalation process and legal system
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • The ability to successfully negotiate payment plans in line with company expectations
  • The ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Strong, confident and authoritative telephone manner
  • Excellent problem-solving skills

If you have not received a response within a couple of weeks, then please assume that on this occasion, you have not been shortlisted. We will contact you if there are any other suitable roles. Thank you

Cordant People are an equal opportunities employer

Cordant Group is an equal opportunities employer
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