KeyBank Lead Specialist (Collections) in Buffalo, New York

Lead Specialist (Collections)inBuffalo, NYatKey Bank- Corporate

Date Posted: 12/5/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time

  • Location: 4224 Ridge Lea Road Buffalo, NY

  • Job Type: Banking

  • Experience: Not Specified

  • Date Posted: 12/5/2018

Job Description

Please note the work hours are typically Monday - Thursday 12:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. and Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and every other Saturday from 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Job Description

In a financial services contact center, the Lead Specialist will receive inbound and place outbound calls in regards to delinquent accounts in a fast paced environment.


Place/receive calls via the telephone as well as an automated dialer

Negotiate payment arrangements to reduce delinquency

Proactively identify settlements, re-ages, modification and extension opportunities

Add, change, and delete information in multiple file screens within multiple collection systems

Comply with all policies and procedures as outlined in operating instructions

Serve as entry point for the identification, routing, and documentation of all pertinent collection support

processes (I.E.: modifications, bankruptcy, skip-tracing, etc.)

Meet minimum individual and departmental goals and service level agreements

Adhere to Federal Regulatory requirements regarding debt collections


Computer proficient

Proven ability to stay focused in a continuous process flow and keep pace within work team

Superior verbal and written communication skills

One or more years of customer service or collections experience

Please note the work hours are typically Monday - Thursday 12:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. and Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and every other Saturday from 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Availability to work additional hours as needed.


Bachelors Degree

Familiarity with quality programs such as Six Sigma, ISO 9000, TQM, etc.

Experience with automated dialers and CACS/CAS


Excellent interpersonal and motivation skills

Demonstrated ability to handle change

Displayed sense of ownership in relation to attitude and actions, assignments and event outcomes

Ability to multi-task


KeyCorp's roots trace back 190 years to Albany, New York. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Key is one of the nation's largest bank-based financial services companies, with assets of approximately $134.5 billion at March 31, 2017. Key provides deposit, lending, cash management, insurance, and investment services to individuals and businesses in 15 states under the name KeyBank National Association through a network of more than 1,200 branches and more than 1,500 ATMs. Key also provides a broad range of sophisticated corporate and investment banking products, such as merger and acquisition advice, public and private debt and equity, syndications, and derivatives to middle market companies in selected industries throughout the United States under the KeyBanc Capital Markets trade name. KeyBank is Member FDIC.


Key Technology and Operations (KTO) is Key Bank s shared services organization for technology, operational, and servicing functions supporting business partners and clients across all lines of business. Within the overall organization, KTO provides efficient, reliable and secure technology; creates an effective variable cost technology delivery model that maximizes the return on IT spend; orchestrates the efficient use of corporate information and technology assets; and supports innovation that creates competitive distinction. KTO is effective and efficient in payment and deposit servicing, loan servicing, exception and dispute processing, investment and support services, sourcing and procurement, as well as enterprise-wide fraud prevention, investigations and operational support to human resources and the Bank s BSA/AML program.


KeyCorp is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer committed to engaging a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

JobID: 32925BR