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Collections Associate, Personal Loans

Company: SoFi
Location: West Jordan
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

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Who We Are

Shape a brighter financial future with us.

Together with our members, we're changing the way people think about and interact with personal finance.

We're a next-generation fintech company using innovative, mobile-first technology to help our 2+ million members reach their goals. The industry is going through an unprecedented transformation, and we're at the forefront.

We're proud to come to work every day knowing that what we do has a direct impact on people's lives, with our core values guiding us every step of the way. Join us to invest in yourself, your career, and the financial world.

The role

SoFi is seeking experienced Collection Representatives who are passionate about customer service and have the skills and experience to deliver outstanding results. You will be a part of a meticulously assembled team that shares this passion for resolving delinquent loans at or ahead of target goals while delivering an outstanding member experience. The Collections Associate is responsible for improving collection rates by employing comprehensive collection efforts, skip tracing, and all duties subsequent to loan funding (e.g. customer payment, forbearances, due date changes) hardship requests, as well as monitoring ongoing portfolio delinquency levels. This role reports directly to an Associate Manager in Loss Mitigation.

What You'll Do

  • Work with customer to satisfy any deficient balances
  • Review, monitor, and engage with a high volume of customers per day
  • Review delinquent accounts daily, and maintains losses at or below established guidelines for
    assigned job duties
    • Accurately documents all account activities and pertinent information to include but not limited to verifications and demographic changes
    • Meet individual and departmental objectives set by department management
    • Efficiently assess and recommend action to borrowers concerning all other loan issues
    • Make recommendations to management for loans needing additional attention
    • Effectively use skip tracing tools to locate borrower information
    • Strives to continuously improve the quality and productivity of work
    • Be an important part of a lean but growing team with touch points across the organization
    • Some evening and weekend hours will be required.
      What You'll Need
      • 1 to 3 years of first or third-party collection experience. Experience in a financial environment is desired; consumer delinquency and collections, credit underwriting, or customer service experience preferred
      • Strong ability to negotiate repayment plans for varying levels of delinquency
      • 1 to 3 years of customer service experience with an aptitude in de escalating difficult situations
      • College degree desired. High school diploma or GED required
      • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail
      • Strong work ethic and pride in work product
      • Demonstrates a strong customer orientation. Ability to successfully adapt and adjust to changes in business, regulatory, and economic environments.
      • Firm understanding of personal finance and credit industry best practices
      • Intermediate Excel skills and general computer literacy
      • Aptitude for working independently while maintaining a team first mentality
      • Ability to work under tight deadlines and exhibit grace under pressure
      • Desire to improve borrowers' financial situation but ability to make tough decisions
      • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
      • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Google and ability to learn proprietary systems
      • Ability to take on projects as needed
        Nice To Have
        • Sales experience is a plus
        • Skilled in developing both external and internal content such as customer communications and the development of procedure and work documents.
        • Skilled in root cause analysis and problem resolution with both quantitative and qualitative data.
          Why You'll Love Working Here
          • Competitive salary packages and bonuses
          • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision and life insurance benefits
          • Generous vacation and holidays
          • Paid parental leave for eligible employees
          • 401(k) and education on retirement planning
          • Tuition reimbursement on approved programs
          • Monthly contribution up to $200 to help you pay off your student loans
          • Great health & well-being benefits including: telehealth parental support, subsidized gym program
          • Employer paid lunch program (except for remote employees)
          • Fully stocked kitchen (snacks and drinks)
          • These benefits are only applicable to full time employees
            SoFi provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, breastfeeding, and conditions related to breastfeeding), gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, age (40 or over), physical or medical disability, medical condition, marital status, registered domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, military and/or veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable state or federal law.

            The health and safety of our employees and their families is our top priority. Due to the ongoing nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, and because unvaccinated employees pose a direct threat to the health and safety of others in the workplace, effective on November 1, 2021, U.S. employees must be fully vaccinated to work from any of our offices, travel for business or attend work-related meetings.

            The company will make reasonable accommodations when possible for employees who are unable to be vaccinated because of a disability, pregnancy, sincerely held religious belief, or for other legally required reasons..

            Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

            Due to insurance coverage issues, we are unable to accommodate remote work from Hawaii or Alaska at this time.

Keywords: SoFi, West Jordan , Collections Associate, Personal Loans, Accounting, Auditing , West Jordan, Utah

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