Customer Service Representative on Collections Team

| Chicago
Why OppLoans?
  • OppLoans is a socially responsible, profitable FinTech company that has grown 2000% over the last 3 years, and is backed by a global investment firm with $100M+ in AUMs.
  • Recent accolades include being named one of the fastest-growing companies in the USA by Inc. Magazine’s list of 500, 3rd fastest-growing startup by Built In Chicago, and 6th best company to work for nationally by Glassdoor.
  • Customers love our product! We have been widely recognized as having the best customer experience in the industry. See what our borrowers are saying on Google and the BBB! 
  • Employees love working here. We have an entrepreneurial and dynamic startup culture that also cares for our employees. Check out our Glassdoor reviews! 
The Opportunity: 

Customer Service Representatives on the Collections Team are held to a new set of standards being established within the Financial Service Industry. As a member of this team, Customer Advocates have an overall objective of quickly discerning customer payment conflicts and providing the appropriate amount of customer service. This objective is expected to be accomplished while maintaining focus on the customer experience and a true willingness to help re-establish a positive payment history. Functionally applying collections concepts with true customer service allows Customer Advocates to be productive and effective contributing members of the OppLoans framework. This also allows Customer Advocates to establish their role as an “advisor” to the customer through education on products and services offered by OppLoans. 

Key Responsibilities:
  • Handling all incoming and outgoing calls in a fast-paced, goal oriented department. 
  • Providing quality customer service regarding collections issues while maintaining the goal of reducing delinquency. 
  • Utilizing computer systems to process customer requests pertaining to payments and/or account maintenance. 
  • Effectively communicating account statuses with customers. 
  • Leveraging system data and product knowledge to educate customers about best practices when establishing financial responsibility. 
  • Performing other assigned tasks and duties necessary to support the Arrangements Team. 
Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience. 
  • 1 to 3 years of experience in a collections-oriented contact center. 
  • Commitment to excellent customer service. 
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple responsibilities/tasks. 
  • Strong attention to detail. 
  • Ability to work independently as well as establish a professional rapport in a collaborative environment. 
  • Demonstrated ability to efficiently and effectively multi-task. 
Desirable Skills: 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication. 
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish). 
  • Problem-Solving. 
Benefits: 
  • Great opportunities to marketing department, and character of company. 
  • Fully stocked kitchen with healthy snacks & drinks available. 
  • Subsidized daily lunches. 
  • CTA & Metra benefit program. 
  • Free gym membership. 
  • Free shuttle passes to Metra stations. 
  • Casual dress policy. 
  • Discounted Divvy memberships. 
  • 401(k) match program. 
  • Free OppLoans apparel. 
  • Competitive salary and benefits package. 
  • Fun, fast-paced work environment. 
  • Employee and peer recognition program. 
  • Dynamic start-up culture and environment. 
  • Ability to make an immediate impact in a growth stage company. 
  • Flexible paid vacation policy. 
  • Free health benefit options. 
  • Intramural sports leagues. 
  • Weekly office events (happy hours, massages, game nights, private yoga sessions, catered 
  • breakfasts, etc.). 
  • Dual monitors and stand-up work stations. 
  • Convenient downtown Chicago office located in the heart of the city. 
  • Awesome panoramic office view of Millennium Park and Lake Michigan, with rooftop access. 
  • Equal opportunity employer. 
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Location

OppLoans is located in the heart of downtown Chicago, adjacent to Michigan Avenue and across the street from beautiful Millennium Park.

What are OppLoans Perks + Benefits

OppLoans Benefits Overview

Fully stocked kitchen with healthy snacks & drinks available.
Subsidized daily lunches.
CTA & Metra benefit program.
Free gym membership.
Free shuttle passes to Metra stations.
Casual dress policy.
Discounted Divvy memberships.
401(k) match program.
Free OppLoans apparel.
Competitive salary and benefits package.
Fun, fast-paced work environment.
Employee and peer recognition program.
Dynamic start-up culture and environment.
Ability to make an immediate impact in a growth stage company.
Flexible paid vacation policy.
Free health benefit options.
Intramural sports leagues.
Weekly office events (happy hours, massages, game nights, private yoga sessions, catered
breakfasts, etc.).
Dual monitors and stand-up work stations.
Convenient downtown Chicago office located in the heart of the city.
Awesome panoramic office view of Millennium Park and Lake Michigan, with rooftop access.
Equal opportunity employer.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
OppLoans gym is a state-of-the-art fitness center free to all employees, and provides yoga, kickboxing and pilates classes on site.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
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