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Call Center Representative

Company: Ascensus
Location: Provo
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

Ascensus is the largest independent retirement and college savings services provider in the United States, helping millions of Americans save for the future. We are looking for client-focused talent who have service as part of their DNA, rather than just part of a job. We take serving our clients seriously and need future associates who want to learn our business, embrace our core values, and work within a team environment. If you can see every interaction as an opportunity to achieve client satisfaction, we want to talk with you!

* Hired Call Center associates are NOT permitted to work outside of the US, and MUST be present for all of training classes. * **

In addition to submitting an application, completion of a PC Assessment is required. This will be emailed to qualified candidates. You must complete both to be considered.

Pay: $19 per hour

Available Shifts:

8:00am - 4:30pm EST

8:30am - 5:00pm EST

9:30am - 6:00pm EST

12:30pm - 9:00pm EST

1:00pm - 9:30pm EST

--- The first 3-4 weeks consist of training from 10:00am to 6:30pm EST.

The Call Center Representative position is responsible for customer service and processing for account-based employee benefit plans within our service center teams. Service center teams are accountable for servicing 529 Educational Savings accounts, Qualified Plan Retirement accounts and State Sponsored Retirement Program accounts. Associates will handle requests from participants, financial advisors, and plan administrators seeking information or executing requests on specific accounts, products or plans. They are responsible for providing high quality service to all callers using phone, email or chat. Call Center Representatives handle requests, provide explanations regarding benefits and plan provisions, review claims information and update account owner contacts using provided processes. The associate provides excellent customer service through phone calls, emails and/or online chat and supports efficient administration of plans and department practices.

Essential Functions

Movement between service center roles, described above may take place to support business needs and seasonal volume, throughout the year. Training would be provided, prior to any movement to support a new product. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Other duties may be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Below functions are across all roles.

Examine, review, process, calculate and (a) pay claims based on information, plan design, insurance filings, documentation and reports; or (b) administer payments based on plan information and documentation, in a timely manner.

Respond to all account owners and participant phone inquiries and requests in a timely and accurate manner. Meet department and individual service levels and quality goals and support department business objectives. Proactively engage participants, anticipate their needs, offer assistance and solutions.

Process financial and non-financial transactions timely and accurate.

Demonstrate flexibility and team-orientation.

Comply with plan document provisions, regulations, guidelines and company procedures. Maintain confidentiality and keep department, client and participant HIPAA compliant. Responsible for protecting, securing, and proper handling of all confidential data held by Ascensus to ensure against unauthorized access, improper transmission, and/or unapproved disclosure of information that could result in harm to Ascensus or our clients.

Required Education and Experience

Completing AND passing PC assessment required.

High school diploma or GED, and further applicable education or equivalent experience.

Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred

1+ years of experience within a client service setting within financial services preferred

Knowledge of tax-advantaged accounts and benefit plans, insurance, and/or claims or payments, preferred.

Ability and proficiency with Microsoft Office and Excel applications, and claims processing or benefit card systems.

Ability to handle stressful situations regarding urgent customer needs. Advanced proficiency with Excel and database applications, including formatting and formulas.

Computer proficiency is required

Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fraction and decimals, and calculate percentages.

Excellent listening, verbal and written skills

Detail oriented, flexible, and self-motivated

Be aware of employment fraud. All email communications from Ascensus or its hiring managers originate from or email addresses. We will never ask you for payment or require you to purchase any equipment. If you are suspicious or unsure about validity of a job posting, we strongly encourage you to apply directly through our website.

Keywords: Ascensus, Provo , Call Center Representative, Other , Provo, Utah

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