Collections Team Leader

  • Job Reference: 10327
  • Date Posted: 9 February 2018
  • Recruiter: Paul Mitchell Associates
  • Location: Leicester
  • Salary: £28,000 to £32,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Hol: 25+STAT, Pension, Life Cover, Health
  • Sector: Accounting & Finance
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Collections Team Leader Job Spec
Location: Leicester

Purpose of the Role
Act in a customer service & collections role collecting missed rental payments for equipment subject to lease or hire purchase. Collecting missed rentals from first missed payment to three months.


Key Responsibilities / Accountabilities
*To manage, and be responsible for, your case-load of files on a daily basis, contacting customers by both telephone & letter,
*To react & advise on queries from the Collections Coordinator, and be the first point of contact,
*To allocate debtor cases across the Collections team,
*To report problem cases to the Collections Manager & where applicable to the Managing Director,
*To ensure the profitability of the Company through efficient & effective credit control of a portfolio of debtors,
*To establish & maintain an efficient, professional relationship with your allocated portfolio of debtors,
*To ensure that all relevant legislation & procedures are adhered to & complied with, including Data Protection & Consumer Credit Acts,
*To provide excellent standards of customer service,
*To ensure that security is maintained at all times within the systems operated by the Company,
*Ensure the application of the strict provisioning policy in all cases across a portfolio of debtors through efficient & effective Credit Control,
*Any other duties or projects commensurate with the level of responsibility of this role, for which the role holder has the necessary experience and/or training.

Reporting to: Head of Central Client Service Centre


Key Skills:
*Communication skills: maintain a high level professional conduct with internal & external customers via face-to-face, the phone, email & in written communication,
*Relationship building: establishing rapport, maintaining a professional & 'expert' relationship with debtors through efficient credit control,
*Provide excellent customer service,
*Manage credit control of debtor portfolio whilst providing a high level of customer service + protecting the Company's interests at all times,
*Listen and interpret information: good listening skills, understand how & when to action information, to the appropriate person,
*Attention to detail.
*IT skills: intermediate PC knowledge, good keyboard skills & a competent user of Microsoft Office.


Experience / Requirements of the Role
*Experience managing a team of Credit Controllers,
*Credit Control experience in a financial service environment,
*Skills: excellent communication, customer service / sales & risk management experience with good attention to detail & grasp of IT skills,
*Qualifications: NVQ, customer service / administration.


Package
*Salary: circa £32,000 per annum (subject to experience)
*Hours: Full-time, 35hrs Mon-Fri 9:00am to 5:00pm (1 hr lunch)
*Holiday 25 Days + STAT
*Outstanding Benefits Package incl. Pension, Private Health, Life Assurance & Critical Illness, Dental Insurance, Discounts PLUS MANY MORE!!
*Parking