Bilingual Collections Associate
Global Receivables Solutions, Inc. is a trusted provider of accounts receivable management and works to resolve overdue customer payments.
As a Collections Representative, your job is to provide collections/receivables management phone support for one or more clients at our contact center facility. In this role, you will be assisting customers with making outstanding payments. You’ll be acting as a consultant to the customer, empathizing with their situation, encouraging and educating them, and offering assistance and payment options.
A strong relationship between our clients and their customers starts with you.
KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
- Handles various incoming and outgoing collections-focused phone calls
- Resolves customer questions, complaints and collections inquiries in a professional, helpful manner
- Connects with existing and potential customers and aims to resolve inquiries related to receivables management
- Utilizes computer system to verify and document customer requests
- Talks to customers over the phone to resolve their questions or concerns
- Maintains and updates customer information as necessary
- Calmly attempts to resolve and de-escalate any issues
- Escalates calls to supervisor when necessary and appropriate
WHY JOIN US?
As an employee, you may receive:
· Paid training
· Flexible training schedules
· Medical and dental benefits
· Paid time off
· Paid holiday and sick time
· Retirement planning options (401(k))
· Employee discounts through client programs
Working with us means potentially having the freedom to explore all kinds of career options – from customer service, collections, training, and tech support, to management, recruiting and more. We offer fun, challenging opportunities to pursue your professional goals, and we want you to have fun and succeed – because when you’re at your best, that’s when we’re at our best.
Minimum Education and Experience:
- High School Diploma or GED required; college degree preferred
- 1-2 years’ previous experience in a receivables management, collections and contact center environment, preferred
- Customer service experience a plus
- Familiarity with Microsoft Windows, Word, and Excel applications
- Bilingual language skills a plus
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Stellar customer service skills
- Knowledge of phone dialer functions and call campaigns
- Understanding of collections regulations, including but not limited to Fair Debt Collections Practices Act (FDCPA), Unfair, Deceptive, or Abusive Acts, or Practices (UDAAP)
- Negotiation skills and assertiveness
- Ability to use phone and computer systems
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Strong listening/comprehension skills
- Ability to stay composed and objective
- Flexibility and versatility in problem analysis and resolution
- A climate controlled, contact center environment – filled with amazing people, incredible career opportunities and the occasional dance-off
- Constant usage of phone and computer systems
DISCLAIMER: The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
Alorica is an equal opportunity employer and committed to diversity in its workforce. Alorica recruits qualified applicants and makes all employment-related decisions based exclusively on job-related qualifications, without regard to characteristics such as race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other status protected by law.