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Collections Advisor

  • Location:

    Newport, Wales

  • Sector:

    Financial Services

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  • Contact:

    Brook Street

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

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Job Description

Brook Street are working with a leading Independent Financial Service company based in the Newport Area who are looking for a Full Time Collections Executive.

Key Responsibilities
" Helping maintain and administer a portfolio of arrears cases (early, mid and late arrears) with the aim of collecting arrears payments placing accounts back into formula
" Negotiating with customers and equipment suppliers over the telephone; in person at our offices and at the customer's/ supplier's premises in respect of arrears/ equipment issues - in a polite, respectful manner - maintaining boundaries
" Using tact and discretion when negotiating with the customer/ supplier to maintain relations and promote a positive image of the company
" When applicable recommend (with supporting evidence) to line manager - the companies exercising forbearance on accounts which may include rescheduling of payments; writing off charges; writing off sums owing
" Using collections experience to determine can't pay from won't pay cases.
" Working knowledge of our legal options should the customer not pay, and the agreement is terminated
" Good understanding of the terms and conditions of our contracts and the rights and responsibilities of the respective parties to the contract
" Understanding of the applicable law and our internal processes for the work that we do concerning but not limited to the Data Protection Act, potential breaches; Anti- Money laundering; CONC Regulations & Guidelines and the companies complaints procedure
" Understanding of how we treat regulated and unregulated customers according to law and the contracts signed
" Recommending termination of accounts to reporting Manager
" Being able to spot potential fraudulent customer activity such as but not limited to payment profiles; high risk kit and reporting any reasonable suspicions to a line manager
" Recommending legal action on appropriate accounts with supporting evidence gathered showing a clear route to a successful financial recovery i.e. assets.
" Working to agreed targets and deadlines
" Assisting line manager with reporting and case summaries
" Ability to draft correspondence in e mail and letter form in a polite, succinct style - distilling and summarising complex issues
" Ability to use the collection's system (after training) together with Word and Excel

The role is paying an great salary or the right candidate with great holiday allowance!

Please Apply now or Call the Cardiff Branch to discuss further


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