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Collection Officer

Location: Kanpur
Company: Citigroup
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The Collections Analyst is a trainee professional role. Requires a good knowledge of the range of processes, procedures and systems to be used in carrying out assigned tasks and a basic understanding of the underlying concepts and principles upon which the job is based. Good understanding of how the team interacts with others in accomplishing the objectives of the area. Makes evaluative judgements based on the analysis of factual information. They are expected to resolve problems by identifying and selecting solutions through the application of acquired technical experience and will be guided by precedents. Must be able to exchange information in a concise and logical way as well as be sensitive to audience diversity. Limited but direct impact on the business through the quality of the tasks/services provided. Impact of the job holder is restricted to own job.
- Utilize advanced negotiation skills to resolve delinquency issues. Provide financial solution by assisting customer with their debt obligation (e. g. offering rewrite program, settlement program).Utilize computer software to document calls, analyze customer problems, and seek resolution. Utilize all available tools and technology to influence customer behavior with established procedures. Ensure proper collection actions by addressing the issue, including initiate legal actions, liaise with lawyer (for backend collections)For secured loans, credit control officer should also liaise with dealers, monitor and execute foreclosure and auction processes (along with legal firms lawyers).Coach less experience collectors. Handles issues on systems, process and participates in UAT as necessary. Provide feedback on project -related activities. Monitor errors to ensure adherence to audit and control processes. May recommend appropriate actions to resolve identified problems. May work with business teams to develop system process improvements and solutions
- Responsible for performance analysis and probability of payment from customers, reducing the risk, improving performance of customers with higher balances owed. Requires the ability to interact with people in the business (Internal / External to collections) Requires being an expert in different topics of the banking business related to collections and the ability to address strategic improvements independently
- Responsible for conducting interviews with clients to assess their situation and reach a negotiation
- You must identify trends and business projections based on economic conditions
- Provide training to junior collectors in negotiation techniques / collection
- Guarantee the execution of strategic improvements in the collection process
- Communicate to the business financial trends, evaluations and interpreting risk analysis for Senior Management
- This position leverages the combination of quantitative skills to maximize recovery while maintaining operational quality and ensuring a positive experience with the client.
- Fulfilling the clients' necessities while providing an exceptional client experience is the expected behavior from all our employees and it will be measured by specific metrics.
- Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm's reputation and safeguarding Citigroup, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to Policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency.
- 2 years experience in Collection
- Responsible, Analytical, Proactive, Adaptation, Organized, Teamwork, Work Under Pressure, Results Oriented.
- Innovation and generation of proposals. Ability to adjust quickly to changes and reprioritization in the market
- Bachelors degree
Job Description: Regional Recovery Officer
Key Responsibilities:
- Primary Responsibility is collections.
- The Officer would be responsible for performing activities pertaining to delinquent or charged-off accounts in accordance with Company and Legal guidelines.
- Negotiates with customers under allocated portfolio to maximize Recoveries.
- Effective uses of available information for Research problems, such as skip tracing, information gathering, and/or troubleshooting to develop customer contacts.
- Work in a goal-oriented environment to meet Individual / Team performance indicators, targets and core competencies.
- Performs a variety of routine daily tasks and align with the follow-ups, record maintenance, prepares correspondence.
- Maintain & Update various Regional MIS, Reports and submit within timeline.
- Extremely close coordination & work with Legal Department for effective results.
- Collaborate with other departments to improve effectiveness of collection efforts.
- Ability to liaison / build network amongst various agents to perform Repossession Activity.
- The incumbent should be committed to delivering and Ensure a culture of accountability, integrity and respect. Strictly adhering to the company code of conduct.
Knowledge / Experience:
- Experience required of 2+ years in Collections Operations
- (preferably in Asset Based Finance Industry or worked in collections in any Bank/NBFC)
- Business English skills, written and verbal (using in current job)
- Knowledge of Collections products, processes and understand collections fundamentals
- Basic Knowledge of Litigation Procedures i.e. DRT, Arbitration, Execution & Section 138
- Utilize advanced negotiation skills to resolve delinquency issues.
- Should be diplomatic with interpersonal skills to deal with various types of customer
- Corporate Work Ethics - Integrity being paramount importance.
- Creativity and intuitive thought applied to critical problems solving.
- Education Level: Bachelor Degree.
Other Details
- Primary Location: Ahmedabad
- Job Category: Remedial Management
- Schedule: Full-time / Day Job
- Employee Status: Regular
- Travel: Yes, 50% of the Time
- Grade / Level: C09

Job Family Group:
Operations - Collections Default

Job Family:
Core Collections

Time Type:
Full time

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