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Account Spec II, Collections

Posted 6 days ago

Job Details

Location

Canada

Job Description

Application Deadline:

07/23/2024

Address:
VIRTUAL59 - HomeRes - ON - BMO

Job Family Group:

Customer Shared Services

Collaborates in the review and evaluation of delinquent, high risk, or written-off accounts for possible collections opportunities. Understands customer needs and provides collections-related sales and service to BMO customers or prospects. Advises customers on payment strategies and products that meet their objectives. Fulfills sales and service activities for the customer in accordance with approved procedures. Support areas may include, but are not limited to, coaching and training, quality audits, vendor management and credit collection disputes.
  • Delivers exceptional customer service that builds trust through expertise, responsive service and support.
  • Develops rapport and instils confidence with clients in order to develop credibility and earn their trust as relationship manager.
  • Develops and maintains long-term, profitable relationships and expands share of wallet.
  • Addresses the more complex escalated customer requests and transactions.
  • Contacts the customer to obtain the necessary information to manage their application (as required) ensuring the customer is aware at all times of the status/result of the present and future payments.
  • Executes established loss mitigation processes/procedures for the resolution of non-performing and high risk accounts.
  • Handles incoming calls in an informed, professional, and efficient manner.
  • Probes to understand customer needs and provides advice related to payments and overall collections strategies in the best interests of the customer.
  • Sends out client communications, processes transactions and interacts with internal stakeholders to ensure customer needs are met.
  • Integrates marketing promotions and programs into customer conversations as appropriate.
  • Provides advice and guidance to assigned business/group on implementation of solutions.
  • Supports the execution of strategic initiatives in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Develops action plans and solutions to maximize recovery and safeguard the Bank's interests.
  • Establishes expertise with Consumer Collections personnel as a key support contact/resource/coach with proficiency and tools to assist departments in achieving goals.
  • Utilizes strong negotiation skills and interpersonal skills, while adhering to all applicable guidelines, requirements and regulations.
  • Reviews accounts and analyzes data and information to determine the probability of collection; provide insights and recommendations.
  • Gathers and formats data into regular and ad-hoc reports, and dashboards.
  • Develops and executes short term tactics/plans to drive specific behaviours, activities, and results.
  • Manages all transactions related to customer calls or refers to appropriate internal business groups.
  • Escalates complex or unresolved customer situations to managers as required.
  • Completes required documentation to ensure customer's requests are accurately processed.
  • Integrates information from multiple sources to enable more efficient processes, enhanced analysis and/or streamlined reporting.
  • Leads/participates in the design, implementation and management of core business/group processes.
  • Supports the development and promotion of a business/group program.
  • Identifies business needs, designs/develops tools and training programs; may include delivery of training to audiences.
  • Collaborates in efficient functioning of collections life cycle. Includes participating in the execution of established loss mitigation solutions for the successful resolution of non-performing and high risk accounts. Solutions range from various loan modification options to liquidation for borrowers with delinquent and high risk loans in order to offer default / foreclosure alternatives and minimize losses.
  • Delivers exceptional customer service that builds trust through expertise, responsive service and support.
  • Follows documented policies and procedures to execute transactions, activities and processes.
  • Keeps abreast of needs of the Collections departments. Identifies and makes referrals to other business groups as needed.
  • Maintains current knowledge of collections strategies, practices, and trends and integrates into customer conversations in a professional manner.
  • Maintains the confidentiality of customer and Bank information.
  • Supports continuous improvement initiatives by identifying and implementing changes to make processes more effective and efficient.
  • Develops and maintains awareness of industry trends and best practices and the regulatory environment as it relates to collections products and services.
  • Focus may be on a business/group.
  • Thinks creatively and proposes new solutions.
  • Exercises judgment to identify, diagnose, and solve problems within given rules.
  • Works mostly independently.
  • Broader work or accountabilities may be assigned as needed.

    Qualifications:
  • Typically between 3 - 5 years of relevant experience and post-secondary degree in related field of study or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledge of Credit Qualifications and associated credit knowledge and skills according to the established qualification standards.
  • Knowledge of federal, state/provincial and local laws pertaining to Consumer Collections and functional area - Good.
  • Knowledge of BMO products and services - Good.
  • Knowledge of competitive marketplace and trends in product offerings.
  • Specialized knowledge from education and/or business experience.
  • Verbal & written communication skills - In-depth.
  • Collaboration & team skills - In-depth.
  • Analytical and problem solving skills - In-depth.
  • Influence skills - In-depth.
Salary :

$44,500.00 - $82,500.00

Pay Type:

Salaried

The above represents BMO Financial Group's pay range and type.

Salaries will vary based on factors such as location, skills, experience, education, and qualifications for the role, and may include a commission structure. Salaries for part-time roles will be pro-rated based on number of hours regularly worked. For commission roles, the salary listed above represents BMO Financial Group's expected target for the first year in this position.

BMO Financial Group's total compensation package will vary based on the pay type of the position and may include performance-based incentives, discretionary bonuses, as well as other perks and rewards. BMO also offers health insurance, tuition reimbursement, accident and life insurance, and retirement savings plans. To view more details of our benefits, please visit: https://jobs.bmo.com/global/en/Total-Rewards

We're here to help

At BMO we are driven by a shared Purpose: Boldly Grow the Good in business and life. It calls on us to create lasting, positive change for our customers, our communities and our people. By working together, innovating and pushing boundaries, we transform lives and businesses, and power economic growth around the world.

As a member of the BMO team you are valued, respected and heard, and you have more ways to grow and make an impact. We strive to help you make an impact from day one - for yourself and our customers. We'll support you with the tools and resources you need to reach new milestones, as you help our customers reach theirs. From in-depth training and coaching, to manager support and network-building opportunities, we'll help you gain valuable experience, and broaden your skillset.

To find out more visit us at https://jobs.bmo.com/ca/en .

BMO is committed to an inclusive, equitable and accessible workplace. By learning from each other's differences, we gain strength through our people and our perspectives. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. To request accommodation, please contact your recruiter.

Note to Recruiters: BMO does not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to BMO, directly or indirectly, will be considered BMO property. BMO will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. A recruiting agency must first have a valid, written and fully executed agency agreement contract for service to submit resumes.

About BMO

THERE’S NEVER BEEN A BETTER TIME TO BE PART OF BMO. We’ve set our sights on being the bank that defines great customer experience. Our customers’ needs are changing and so are we. Everyone who works here has a role to play in making a difference for our customers. Every day. It’s an amazing feeling when you know you’re making a customer’s life better, and you can do it at BMO – whether you’re imagining a new product, designing a customer experience, streamlining an application, launching a marketing campaign or just being there in a very human way with the right answer.

Industry

Banking & Finance

Company Size

10,000+ employees

Application closing date is 2024-09-15

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