Collections Specialist

Spring, TX 77373

Posted: 07/30/2020 Industry: Customer Service Job Number: CS7737307 Pay Rate: $14.75 an hour

Job Description

Are you a professional Customer Service Representative with experience in collections? Are you results-driven, courteous and able to thrive in a fast-paced environment? ExecuTeam is hiring Customer Service/Call Center Representatives specializing in Collections. This position has a phased approached and is a potential stepping-stone from a CSR to a Collections Specialist. If you are looking to gain more experience and grow in your career, apply today!

Collections Specialist Responsibilities:

  • Interface with customers to process account maintenance queries, complaints, answer questions about collections process.
  • Assist with resolving violations, receive and process payments, update invoices, and interface with other divisions and departments regarding violations.
  • Perform daily collector/administrative duties and utilizing negotiation techniques to resolve escalated accounts.

 

Job Requirements

Collection Specialist Qualifications:

To be considered for the Collections Specialists position, you will need the following:

  • 1 year of experience with collections of large dollar value and escalated accounts required OR Banking experience
  • 2 years’ experience in a customer service/relations within a center environment
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Available to work a flexible schedule
  • Must be able to work onsite at the company (1st 30 days at West Houston location and remainder of the time will be spent working at North Houston location)
  • Professional and courteous with customers at all times.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking and strong de-escalation skills.
  • Resolution driven; Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and sometimes high-pressure environment
  • Data entry/typing speed of at least 35 correct words per minute
  • Excellent telephone, written, and verbal communications skills
  • All candidates will undergo a criminal and pre-employment background check

Please read the qualifications for this position carefully. The successful applicant will have to get up to speed quickly after hired and therefore, the client will only consider those who meet all the criteria listed above.

 

Additional Information

Company culture & perks:

  • Work for an organization focused on public service and community development that has been around for almost 40 years.
  • North Houston location but will be required to complete a 5 week paid training class that is located near the intersection of Katy Freeway and Beltway 8. Training class is held Monday through Friday from 8am to 5pm.
  • The company takes all precautions to ensure a safe working environment with the screenings, cleaning and minimizing the number of people working at a particular location under each of Harris County’s COVID-19 threat levels.
  • On-the-job training available
  • Phased approached – this position is a potential stepping-stone from a ‘CSR’ to a ‘Collections Specialist’
  • This position is a long-term temporary position, with the possibility of temp-to-hire
  • Performance will be evaluated as the goal is to permanently hire within a 6-month period.
  • When you work as a contract employee through ExecuTeam Staffing, you are eligible to enroll in medical, dental and vision insurance, as well as pet insurance, credit union membership, direct deposit, and our referral bonus program!

So, if you are a professional and service-oriented Collections Specialist with strong problem-solving skills and experienced in collections, apply now!

Meet Your Recruiter

Lindsey McCrory, CSP
Sr Staffing Consultant

Lindsey is a UT grad with a degree in Communications. She is a Sr. Staffing Consultant who has been working with ExecuTeam for over 12 years. She joined our team soon after she utilized our services for her own career search. Lindsey heads up the Administrative/Professional division and is passionate about serving both her clients and candidates in locating and making the right match. When she is not globetrotting or working with her clients and candidates, you might find her running at the park or partaking in a local yoga or Pilates class.

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