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Collections Officer

QBE is one of the top 20 global general insurers and is recognised as Australia’s largest international insurance and reinsurance company, with operations in 37 countries around the world.

Working at QBE, we recognise the value of diversity and inclusion in the workplace and support a range of flexible work arrangements to promote a better family/life/work balance.

We offer you a dynamic workplace culture, one that values and leverages the unique ideas, capabilities and experiences you bring irrespective of where you are in the world. We believe this strengthens our ability to deliver on our business goals, particularly as it relates to innovation, growth and our focus on customers. 

We are currently recruiting agile, empathetic and committed customer service professionals to join our team of Collections Officers within the workers’ compensation area. Within this role, you will support the collection and management of overdue premiums as well as associated duties such as management of the suspense account, management of late payment fees, etc.

Our approach to the management of overdue premiums. is to collect premium with empathy and respect, putting customer’s needs at the centre of financial decision making.

This role will draw on your exceptional customer service and decision-making skills coupled with a high level of communication, interpersonal skill and emotional intelligence.

The opportunity:

  • Acting as the key point of contact for customers who have over-due debts
  • The achievement of Collections targets
  • Adhering to set timeframes and ensuring compliance with all legislative codes and company policies
  • The pre-emptive management of high-risk clients
  • Maintain debtors accounts and the accurate and timely reconciliation of all accounts
  • Delivery of high-quality customer service
  • The promotion of QBE Values.

What does success look like?

  • Professional experience in workers’ compensation in either an insurance or employer-based organisation is desired but not essential
  • Previous experience in a customer-centric role
  • Office/Administration experience
  • Previous experience in a collections or accounts related role will be favourably viewed
  • You will enjoy managing challenging and sensitive situations to a satisfying outcome
  • Certificate III in Financial Services (highly desirable but not required, or willingness to obtain with QBE support)
  • A high degree of influencing skill partnered with strong written and verbal communication skills
  • You will demonstrate an empathetic and supportive attitude
  • Developed time management skills with the ability to work in a high-pressure environment
  • You have a flexible attitude and a motivated, service-oriented approach that allows you to deliver superior results to your clients and deal with difficult customers confidently and empathetically.

Benefits?

At QBE, you will be provided with a competitive remuneration structure and benefits, in an environment that offers support, and encourages career development and learning.

We offer a range of benefits and discounts including:

  • Paid parental leave (inclusive of paid superannuation during this time)
  • Secondment opportunities
  • Employee assistance program
  • Paid volunteer leave
  • Purchased leave
  • Product discounts.

Applicants will be required to provide evidence of their eligibility to work in Australia, and at a minimum be required to undertake police and basic credit checks as a condition of employment. 

For more information, click the apply button to submit your details.

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Summary

Classification:
Call Centre & Customer Service
Reference:
222057
Salary:
Not Specified
Work Type:
Full Time
Location:
NSW - Other
Date Posted:
08/06/2018
Closing Date:
08/07/2018
Advertiser:
QBE