Employer: Flagstar Bank
The Customer Service Representative (CSR) will be responsible for answering inbound telephone calls from consumer & business banking customers regarding questions and issues on their accounts (e.g. account balance inquiries, online banking password reset requests, and debit card activation requests). Through the course of these conversations, the CSR will also create detailed documentation to ensure inquiries are handled in an accurate and timely manner and cross-sell basic products and services.
- Handle all Banking call types, such as account balance inquiries, debit card support and Online Banking upon completion of additional call type training
- Use problem solving skills, paired with knowledge of Flagstar procedures, to identify and communicate appropriate, accurate solutions to customers
- Perform and explain interest and product-related calculations
- Escalate issues to management and/or second levels appropriately
- Document case details in a thorough, accurate manner
- Capture complaint and Voice of the Customer feedback
- Document customer account maintenance requests for management and second level department review
- Meet and exceed customer satisfaction expectations
- Provide customers with information and education about basic products and services to generate additional revenue and/or increase Flagstar’s value proposition to customer
- Create sales referrals that include detailed prospect and product information
- Answer questions and overcome customer objections in order to close sales opportunities
- Maintain familiarity with systems and applications in order to research inquiries
- Ensure familiarity with the most up-to-date policies and procedures to communicate accurate information to customers
- Complete new hire as well as required soft skills and additional call type training classes
- Complete all required eLearning classes
- Actively participate in monthly performance meetings; meet or exceed all performance metrics.
- Recognize and communicate the need for potential additions and/or modifications to current policies and procedures
- Perform additional responsibilities as assigned by management
- HS Diploma, GED or Foreign Equivalent
- 1 year customer service, banking industry, or call center experience
- Banking experience preferred
- Sales experience preferred
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as strong listening skills.
- Must have good telephone technique with well-developed customer service skills.
- Exceptional analytical and problem solving skills and an ability to think quickly under pressure.
- Demonstrated ability to look for ways to improve and promote quality.
- Ability and willingness to work in a team environment.
- Understanding of MS Office Suite with intermediate technical and computer skills; ability to navigate quickly within various computer programs.
- Ability and willingness to work the varying shifts including evenings and weekends.