Credit Assistance Specialist

at Bank of America in Newark, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Credit Assistance Specialist

Newark, Delaware

Job Description:

Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Outreach to delinquent or high-risk customers to secure payment and determine reason for delinquency on active or inactive loan, deposit and/or credit card accounts

• Negotiation of repayment plans on outstanding debt that benefit both the client and lender

• Work with customer in a positive and professional manner to establish full balance repayment plans or settlements

• Provide consumer credit assistance, including submission of extension requests and other recovery activities

• Solve complex billing problems and inquiries, and negotiate complex payment programs or arrangements while staying within collections compliance guidelines

• Demonstrate empathy for the client’s situation using ethical behavior that is consistent with the bank’s code of conduct

• Read disclosures verbatim each time they are needed

• Meet key performance indicators as outlined by management, achieve capture rate and complaint documentation standards each month

Required Skills:

• At least 1 year of customer service experience

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

• Ability to work within the operating hours and days for this position as outlined in the posted job requisition

• Must have a commitment to exceptional customer service, including the ability to be empathetic and meet client needs

• Must be proficient in dealing with customers issues in both a routine and complex environment

• Must demonstrate negotiation and persuasion skills, and the ability to communicate and negotiate with a variety of customers and clients

• Must have the ability to navigate multiple computer systems while interacting with the customer, as well as the ability to think critically and use sound judgment in decision making

Desired Skills:

• College degree or commensurate work experience preferred

• Credit Assistance and collections experience

• Inbound/Outbound call center experience

• Banking/financial services experience

• Knowledge of banking operations


1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week:


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Full time


Manages People: No

Travel: No


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Job Posting: JC178031353

Posted On: Feb 18, 2021

Updated On: Nov 30, 2021