Collections Officer - FIxer Term Contract - 12 Months

Greater London
23000.00 - 25000.00 GBP Annual + GBP23000 - GBP25000/annum 10% Loyalty Bonus
08 Oct 2016
05 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Do you have a strong background in Collections OR Credit Control?

Are you immediately available?

Can you commute to Staines on a daily basis?

If you answer yes to all three.. Please read on

Our client; a global Financial Services company that leases equipment to the agricultural industry; is looking for a Collections Officer to join their vibrant and outgoing Collections Team on a Fixed term contract (12 Months). The successful Collections Officer must be immediately available (Maximum two weeks notice) have previous experience in Corporate Collections or Credit Control. With minimum two years solid experience collecting on B2B accounts.

The successful Collections Officer will also be responsible for:


* Collecting all accounts on the Ledger in a timely manner.
* Proactively chase all accounts using all available methods (telephone, emails & letters)
* Contact other thirds parties such as brokers and dealers were appropriate
* Negotiate with customers making sure you stick to all governing bodies (FCA,TCF & ECT)
* Complete all adhoc admin tasks
* Build and maintain good working relationships and consistently deliver a high standard of customer service.
* Keep accurate notes on each case
* Ensure effective time management in order to meet weekly/monthly targets.

Skills required:

* Excellent negotiation skills
* Excellent Communication both written and verbal
* Excellent time management
* Have the ability to collect on accounts with a degree of empathy
* Self-motivated and with a positive, can do attitude
* Assertive
* Must be a team player and able to work alone
* Excellent attention to detail
* Able to confidently handle complaints
* Ability to work in a methodical manner but able to work under pressure
* Used to working against targets and to set deadlines

Please only apply for this role, should you meet the above criteria as only suitable candidates can be considered.

Parkside Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. Parkside Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer