Collections Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Financial Services

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Collections Skills List in Financial Services

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Collections role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Collections job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 52% of Collections job descriptions contained collections as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

collections
52%
collections advisor
30%
collections agent
29%
customer service
18%
finance
13%
sql
10%
outbound calls
10%
arrears
10%
financial services
8%
unsecured lending
7%
recoveries
7%
consumer lending
7%
crm
7%
contact centre
7%
analytics
7%
customer
7%
data analysis
7%
marketing
7%
retail
7%
segmentation
7%
tableau
7%
collections insights
7%
power bi
7%
targeting
7%
administrative
7%
call centre
7%
debt
5%
debt management
5%
payments
5%
loans
5%
asset based finance
5%
excel
5%
team leader
4%
analytical
4%
compliance
4%
diligent
4%
repossessions
4%
microsoft excel
4%
financial issues
4%
communication skills
4%
credit
4%
secured lending
4%
commercial mortgages
4%
calls
4%
tcf
4%
credit control
4%
negotiations
4%
credit risk
4%
python
4%
payday loans
4%
unsecured loans
4%
debt collection
4%
paralegals
2%
outbound
2%
inbound
2%
sales
2%
outbound sales
2%
business development
2%
litigation
2%
compliance regulations
2%
customer satisfaction
2%
advisor
2%
microsoft office
2%
telephone manner
2%
real estate
2%
manager
2%
arrangements
2%
client liaising
2%
negotiation
2%
liasing
2%
cash flow
2%
mi reports
2%
collections team
2%
loan
2%
lender
2%
collection
2%
mortgage lender
2%
performance management
2%
team management
2%
kpi reports
2%

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