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Collections Advisor

Location: East Bristol
Posted: 03/12/2021

Salary: £20,000 - £23,500
Job Type: Permanent

Are you an experienced Credit Controller, Collections or Debt Recovery Advisor who places the customers’ needs first?

Do you excel in treating customers fairly and putting them at the forefront of everything you do?

Our client is looking to recruit a new Collections Advisor team to join their existing department. Our client prides themselves on offering tailored solutions to meet their individual customer’s needs, working with that customer to reach a common goal.

In return for this Collections Advisor position, our client is offering a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and weekday shifts between 8.00 a.m. – 8.00 p.m., all while working in a state-of-the-art office with onsite parking.

As a Collections Advisor, you can expect to will deal with a high volume of inbound and outbound calls, working with a mixture of vulnerable customers and SME businesses.

Daily duties and responsibilities:

  • Handling 60-80 calls a day, both inbound and outbound
  • Chasing and collecting payments via telephone, letter and email
  • Dealing with and solving queries on invoices with both internal departments and external customers
  • Supporting vulnerable customers and ensuring that all customers requiring additional assistance are aware of all available options
  • Monitoring and placing of all standing order and direct debit mandates
  • Ensuring credit notes and adjustment invoices are prepared accurately and dispatched in a timely manner
  • Maintaining credit control records ensuring contact records are accurate and up to date at all times
  • Working to KPIs to ensure that all agreed objectives are met, predominantly around call and cash collection targets

Skills and experience required:

  • Previous experience in a Credit Control, Collections, Debt Recovery focused role
  • Strong customer service experience
  • Outstanding telephone manner with the ability to influence others
  • Fantastic communication skills – written, verbal, reporting and presenting
  • Excellent time management, planning, organisational and delegation skills

If you are keen to hear more or apply for this Collections Advisor position, then please get in contact ASAP.  Our client is looking to start interviewing next week for successful people to start soon!

Please note, that the successful Collections Advisor team will be based in the office not at home, and all necessary Covid-19 measures have been put in place to ensure your safety.