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Customer Service / Administration Officers - Loans x3

Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand
  • Join a values-driven team empowering the lives of women, children & families
  • Immediate start available! 3 X Full time, 12 month fixed term contracts (extension subject to funding)
  • $65,605.18 + super, salary packaging (up to $18,000/year tax free) & gifted leave
  • Hybrid – located in contemporary LaTrobe St office/Work from Home

As Customer Service/Administration Officer, you will provide high level, ongoing customer service to new and existing clients so they may fulfil their loan obligations.

About Good Shepherd

Our strategy outlines the world we want to see and our role advancing in it. It also speaks to the positive impact we will deliver to support women, girls and families to be safe, secure, strong and connected. We are committed to tackling the issues of our time which adversely affect them. We work to advance equity and social justice and support our communities to thrive.

We seek to increase economic participation and wellbeing, to build resilience, improve safety and bring about system change.

We offer microfinance programs and products, financial counselling and coaching, family violence support, parenting programs and playgroups, education programs and community houses. These services are complemented by research and advocacy to address the underlying structural causes of injustice, exclusion, and inequality.

About the role

Provide high level ongoing customer service to new and existing clients so they may fulfil their loan obligations.

Your responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • Undertake loan fulfilment activities in line with established policies and training, which include issuing contracts, establishing repayment plans, loan drawdown, disbursements, payment set up, loan variations and, where authorised, loan write off.
  • Be the client’s ongoing contact, communicate through a variety of channels during their loan journey from initial enquiry through to loan completion, ensuring they have all relevant information regarding the loan application, loans and repayment plans and obligations. In addition, provide assistance where the client is experiencing difficulty repaying a loan by utilising established frameworks.
  • Contact suppliers through various channels to confirm payment details and inform them about expecting payments on behalf of the clients from GSANZ.
  • Ensure client information is accurate, up-to-date, and recorded in the relevant system, support manager with client and performance reporting. Other administrative tasks as directed.
  • Review Currently Not Paying (CNP) loans, ensure follow up action in liaison with Manager/ Team Leader and report on CNP status.
  • Complete daily bank reconciliation activities and monitor and maintain data integrity of the relevant database.

About you

To be successful in this position, you will have a client-directed approach; show empathy, develop trust, and assist a person to feel safe in order to provide support that assists the client to achieve financial relief through Good Shepherd programs.

You will also have:

  • Experience with loans processing and supporting clients to understand options and obligations; an ability to respond to all client enquiries and ensure access to support such as interpreters where needed.
  • Demonstrated experience in effective administration processes, bank reconciliation
  • Can build trust and influence good repayment practices
  • High level organisational and time management skills with a strong attention to detail
  • Knowledge of National Consumer Credit Protection and Privacy Acts, Debt Collection and other relevant guidelines
  • Demonstrated computer literacy skills, can use spreadsheets, databases and word processing applications and review and verify data
  • Ability to work under pressure, plan and prioritise, in a changing environment
  • Evidence of Covid-19 vaccination, or medical exemption

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Please apply as soon as possible as applications are considered as they are received.

Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand is a Child Safe employer. Employment is subject to satisfactory reference checks, a current Employment Working with Children Check, National Police Check (International Police Check if resided overseas in the last 10 years) and proof of the right to work in Australia.

We recognise the rich diversity of people across Australia. We are committed to ensuring that our team is reflective of the diverse community we serve and to supporting a culture of equity, inclusion and diversity.

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