Collections Clerk

  • location: Lanham, MD
  • type: Temp to Perm
  • salary: $14 - $16 per hour

job description

Collections Clerk

Are you looking for the next steps in your collections career? Take that first one by applying to be a Collections Agent. If you have a positive, professional demeanor and understand the importance of meeting goals and deadlines then this opportunity is perfect for you! The ideal candidate has previous experience as a sales person or telemarketer or experience in a related position.  

Responsibilities

  • Collaborating on debt collection efforts with Accounts, Sales, and the Legal Department.
  • Developing debt collection strategies and plans.
  • Adhering to the FDCPA throughout the debt collection process.
  • Contacting debtors by telephone to enact and negotiate debt recovery.
  • Searching publicly-available databases to track down defaulters, including Credit Bureau information, background checks, and loan documents.
  • Preventing repeated payment delinquency by negotiating manageable debt payments.
  • Negotiating settlements to receive payment on a certain percentage of the debt.
  • Keeping hard copy and electronic records of all communications, payment plans agreed to, and amounts paid.
  • Sending statements of delinquencies and satisfied debts to the Credit Bureau, as well as purging records where debts have been satisfied.
  • Initiating legal and repossession proceedings if debt recovery fails.


Skills
  • Transcribing
  • Time Management
  • Microsoft Office
  • Math
  • Planning
  • Maintaining Records
  • debt collection software
  • telemarketing
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • record keeping
Education
  • High School
Qualifications
  • Years of experience: 1 year
  • Experience level:Entry Level
Shift: First

Working hours: 8 AM - 5 PM

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