Sales Support

Allica Bank

Allica Bank

Customer Service, Sales & Business Development
Manchester, UK
Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2024

About Allica bank

Allica is the UK’s fastest growing company - and the fastest-growing financial technology (fintech) firm ever. Our purpose is to help established SMEs, one of the last major underserved opportunities in fintech. Established SMEs are the backbone of local communities - representing over a third of our economy - yet have been largely neglected both by traditional high street banks and modern fintech providers

Role Description

Sales Support will be responsible for 1st line customer service support for the Bank’s Asset Finance customers, together with Back Office activities to support the smooth running of the function.

They will be the focal point for customers (Brokers or direct customers) – delivering exceptional service whilst living our values and speaking a language our customers will understand and understanding the business and banking challenges our customers face.

Principal Accountabilities

  • You’ll be responsible for Asset Finance case management from inception through to maturity and all in-life servicing.
  • Relationship building and strong engagement with Brokers, and all associated parties to the product.
  • To proactively identify areas for process improvement and to seek new and innovative ways to better serve the customer.
  • To live and breathe the Bank’s values, representing the Bank to customers and speaking to customers in a way that resonates.
  • To support other teams as appropriate, where customer communication or engagement is required.

Personal Attributes & Experience

  • Strong customer service experience, having worked in customer facing and or telephone service roles.
  • Experience using core banking systems and familiar with the use and application of social media as a form of interaction.
  • Experience in dealing with complex complaints and in taking ownership of customer concerns through to resolution.
  • Experience of core processes (e.g. account opening, servicing and closing, payments processing, complaint handling, KYC case referrals, general enquiry management)
  • Experience in working with workflow / task management tools
  • Knowledge of financial services rules and guidelines
  • Excellent oral and written skills as they will be constantly communicating with customers
  • Quickly react and adapt to stressful and difficult situations
  • Enthusiastic and articulate, whilst being motivated by a need to help people
  • A problem solver and can create positive customer outcomes in diverse situations
  • Conform to our ethical standards and conduct
  • Perform administrative tasks related to the customer interaction
  • Deliver outstanding customer service as measured through customer satisfaction KPIs
  • Manage and monitor service providers for customer quality
  • Drive customer service innovation and continuous improvement of process to deliver better customer outcomes
  • Act as an ambassador/advocate for Customer within the Bank
  • Adhere to quality control requirements and ensure compliance with policy

Working at Allica Bank

At Allica Bank we want to ensure our employees have the right tools and environment in which to succeed in their role and in support of our customers.

Our employees are at the heart of everything we do, so our benefits are designed with you in mind:

  • Full onboarding support and continued development opportunities
  • Options for flexible working
  • Regular social activities
  • 25 days holiday – with the option to Buy/Sell
  • Pension contributions
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Private health cover (with the option to add family members)
  • Life assurance
  • Income Protection
  • Family friendly policies including enhanced Maternity & Paternity leave
  • Season ticket loans

Don’t tick every box?

Don’t worry if you don’t have all the skills or requirements listed on the job description. If you think you’ll be a good fit, we’d still love to hear from you!

Flexible working

We know the ‘9-to-5’ isn’t right for everyone. That’s why Allica Bank is fully committed to flexible and hybrid working. Please let us know what is best for you and, if we can, we will do our best to accommodate.

Diversity

We’re a diverse bunch here at Allica, with all kinds of experiences, backgrounds and lifestyles. Our openness and differences make us stronger, and we want everybody to feel comfortable bringing as much of themselves to work with them as they like.