Collections & Customer Service Advisor

  • Location

    Stockport, Greater Manchester

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  • Salary:

    £20000.00 - £22920.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Danielle Nixon

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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  • Start date:

    May 2019

My Stockport based client are currently looking for candidates to join their Managed Collections & Enquiries Team.

As a member of the Managed Collections and Enquiries Team within Group Customer Billing, your responsibilities include cash collection, investigating and resolving issues that affect customer billing, data integrity and customer satisfaction.

The post holder will be expected to have a proactive relationship with their colleagues in sales, contract management, finance, and other key stakeholders to ensure the end to end service we offer is seamless. The advisor will be required to utilise a range of shared support services in order to manage their customer base.

You will be responsible for cash collection and debt reduction against as assigned business customer base, ensuring all debt collection activity is effectively carried out to secure payment by the due date, and any disputes are captured and managed through to resolution and collection.

Experience required

  • Background and experience in Customer experience/service, Ideally Collections experience however this is not an essential and can be taught.
  • Experience in managing key stakeholder relationships across operational and virtual teams
  • Excellent Customer relationship skills including strong communication, rapport building, with strong written and verbal competency.
  • Effective negotiation, influencing and problem solving skills and the ability to manage conflict well.
  • Confident decision maker, able to consistently display tact and diplomacy with the ability to reasonably defend decisions where required.
  • Excellent organisational skills, highly motivated with the ability to prioritise, manage and collaborate with the wider virtual team to ensure that customer issues are successfully executed and brought to closure with all outstanding balances settled.
  • Hard working, results oriented, team player with a credible track record of successful credit management
  • Proficient in range of Microsoft office software, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, Access, SharePoint etc.
  • Safeguard customer data in line with GDPR regulations and all other process and policy pertinent to protecting sensitive information.

The successful candidate will have the right attitude and the ability to learn new skills whilst working with vulnerable customers and a well established and supportive team.

My client will consider candidates from a Customer Service or collections background but will also consider graduates looking to join a company and progress over time.