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Customer Service Representative at Wintrust Financial Corporation

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Northbrook, Illinois

Job Description:

FIRST is a subsidiary of Wintrust Financial Corporation, a $30 billion financial services holding company and the fastest growing financial services company in Illinois history.

As one of the largest premium finance companies in the U.S., FIRST Insurance Funding Corp. has built a reputation for superior service, innovation, and flexibility. During the last decade, FIRST has grown from a $300 million finance company to more than a $3 billion finance company. FIRST achieved this growth by being the only finance company that truly understands how to serve independent, middle-market insurance agents and brokers.

Life insurance premium finance is a valuable strategy for individuals who have a need for life insurance but wish to defer the majority of the cost of their premiums. Premium finance opens up many opportunities for the client; the most significant is leveraging a productive asset. By financing life insurance premiums, the client can continue to employ capital for existing and future investments.

  • Receive customer and agent requests by telephone or mail, analyzes requests, provides information or ascertains who best can provide the information, and routes the request to the proper person

  • Process mail, faxes, obtains policy numbers and update address changes

  • Analyze transactions, updates information, and submits posting corrections as required to resolve issues

  • Answer inbound ACD calls in a call center environment and/or transfers to appropriate staff

  • Enter or modify Check-By-Phone payments using computer system

  • Refer unresolved customer grievances to supervisor and/or designated departments for further investigation in order to be resolved

  • Keep records of customer interactions recording details of inquiries, complaints, and comments, as well as actions taken

  • Maintains liaison with other departments to resolve issues

  • 1 years customer service experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent, some college preferred

  • Basic computer skills, PC, Microsoft Word/Excel & Internet

  • Ability to effectively interpret data and analyze problems

  • Good communication skills, both verbally and written

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively interact with people of all skill levels and diverse backgrounds

  • Ability to comprehend policies, procedures, documents and guidelines

We provide an engaging, dynamic work environment, an excellent compensation package including 401k, employee stock purchase plan, medical/dental, life insurance and more!

Wintrust Financial Corporation, including community banking and financial services subsidiaries, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability.