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Finance Director, Texas Market (Closed)

Date Posted: 1/13/2020

Job #1569250
Houston, Texas

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Role Title: Collections Manager

Location:  Near Downtown Houston

The Company:

Assist a top ranked and privately held company with its latest growth initiative by becoming its next Collections Manager.  This opportunity offers a highly competitive compensation package, including team and individual performance bonuses.  If you have reputable experience in credit and collections, and are looking for an exciting career opportunity in 2020, then keep reading below!

Role Responsibilities:

  • This position will oversee the Financial Collection Department’s outstanding receivables and ensure customers make timely payments towards outstanding loans
  • The role with report to and interact with local leadership, as well as the company’s executive team
  • The Collections Manager will supervise a large local team and be responsible for their overall performance and development
  • Research, develop, and implement collection procedures that reduce the amount of delinquencies
  • On a routine basis, regularly report the department’s progress and statistics to executive leadership
  • Identify and highlight trends or special achievements on behalf of the team and also recognize outstanding individual performance
  • Observe or review employee interactions with customers to ensure all policies and regulations are being adhered to by the staff

Role Requirements:

  • A BA or BBA degree is preferred
  • At least 7 or more years of credit and collections experience is required
  • At least 5 or more years of team leadership experience is highly preferred
  • Experience working in a high volume collections department that also handles credit authorization and billing procedures is preferred
  • Collections experience working in automotive finance, consumer lending, or retail financing environments is also preferred
  • In addition to being a team player and developing the lower level staff, this position requires a high level of attention to details and excellent organizational skills
  • Proficiency in computer software programs, such as MS Word, Excel, Access and other database systems is required
  • Advanced mathematical skills are a must
  • Knowledge of state and federal collection laws 
  • Bilingual Spanish and English communication skills are a major plus
  • Some relocation assistance will be provided for a qualified candidate


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