Collections Representative

  • Location
    Newark, Delaware
  • Job type
  • Category
    Office, Clerical & Administrative - Collections

Adecco is currently assisting a local client in their search for some outstanding Collections Representatives in Newark, DE. Apply now if you meet the qualifications listed below!

Hours are Mon-Fri, 1p-10pm plus 2 Sat a month
Training is for 3 weeks of classroom training with hours of Mon-Fri 8AM to 5PM, then 2 weeks of on the job training with hours of Mon-Fri 11AM to 8PM

Pay rate is $17.00/hr.

Job Description:

The Collector works in the Collections and Recovery Operations environment and is typically aligned with routine inbound or outbound collections calling processes.
This role can work in any stage of delinquency and frequently requires guidance on non-routine situations.
Primary responsibilities are collections, customer servicing, submitting extension requests and other loss mitigation and recovery activities.
Contacts delinquent, charged-off, or high-risk customers in order to secure payment and determine reason for delinquency on active loan/credit card accounts.
In the recovery area, collectors will work with customer to establish full balance repayment plans or settlements.
Works an established list of accounts on an automated collections system and/or auto-dialer.
Can resolve routine billing inquiries and negotiate payment arrangements to cure delinquent accounts.
Understands and educates customers on account terms and alternate payment programs and methods.
Navigates a computerized data entry system and other relevant applications while staying within our regulatory and compliance guidelines within Collections.
Responsibility for the mitigation of losses.

Required Skills:

Excellent communication skills
Must have previous collections, customer service or contact center experience
Customer Service focus
Ability to understand and discuss personal and financial difficulties
Ability to recommend and negotiate payment arrangements
Demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced environment
Strong computer skills

Desired Skills:

Previous collections experience with greater depth of understanding of Collections and Recovery
Previous customer service experience
Strong negotiation skills
Display team leadership, be an individual goal achiever but also understand, contribute to and be an advocate of the overall team goal, be adaptable to change, lead peers by example, be dependable, etc.

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