Newtown Savings Bank

Small Business Account Resolution Specialist

Expiring today

Location
Newtown, Connecticut
Posted
Mar 26, 2018
Closes
May 25, 2018
Industry
Banking
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Newtown Savings Bank is seeking a collections multi-tasker with 1-2 years of experience for a Small Business Account Resolution Specialist I opportunity.   

Under the direction of Supervisor, this position is responsible for the collection of delinquent accounts in compliance with Bank procedures as well as with State and Federal collection regulations.

PRIMARY ACCOUNTABILITIES / RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop an understanding of Bank Policy and Asset Recovery Practices and Procedures.

  • Develop an understanding of the U.S. Small Business Administration Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) in order to utilize or preserve existing SBA guaranty.

  • Develop an understanding of EIP to review daily monitoring.

  • The primary focus of this position is to collect the Bank’s Small Business Loans.  The collector must demonstrate that they have been diligent in their collection efforts.

  • Ensure that customer contact information is correct, including phone numbers, email and mailing addresses, and ensure that the business is still operating.

  • Monitor borrower’s Line of Credit loan balance as well as related deposit balances to ensure that the Line of Credit and Deposit account are being used appropriately.

  • Contact borrowers in effort to secure payments on past due loans in accordance to Bank policies/procedures and Fair Debt Collection Practices while utilizing loss mitigation strategies, as necessary.  Document all collection efforts and maintain accurate and up-to date files.

  • Complete necessary due diligence to locate guarantors or individual co-borrowers of a business entity by using credit bureau information, background checks as well as other means allowable in accordance with the Fair Debt Collection Practices. 

  • Submit service requests to Loan Servicing such as waiving of a fee or reapply a payment etc.

  • Provide prompt and courteous service to all external and internal customers.

  • Perform other duties as required.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Must have a High school diploma and 1-2 years of collections experience and general knowledge of collection laws and practices is required.

  • Must possess organizational and analytical abilities.

  • Have the ability to problem solve.

  • Must have good oral and written communication skills; be able to communicate with customers professionally, with tact and diplomacy. 

  • Must pay attention to detail, work within deadlines, be able to work independently or in a team environment. 

  • Proficient with MS Word, Excel and Outlook. 

  • Familiarity with the Jack Henry operating system, as well as experience with internet search engines for research, is a plus. 

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Any physical demands or work conditions described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Full time employees also receive a complete benefit package including a generous 401(k), medical benefits, paid time off, and short and long term disability programs.

Newtown Savings Bank is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer regardless of race, gender, disability status, protected veteran status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, marital status, national origin/ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

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