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Bilingual Client Service Associate

Company: Ascensus
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

We are looking for bilingual 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!
***Bilingual (English/Spanish) required******This position will be 100% remote in the Mountain or Pacific time zones***
Purpose:The Client Service Associate is responsible for delivering exceptional customer service to participants of retirement plans as part of the Participant Services team. Exceptional service is professional, knowledgeable, empathetic, efficient, accurate, and adds value to the participant experience. In this role, you will engage participants over the phone and provide assistance, solutions, and education. Additionally, this role initiates account transaction requests and conducts research.Responsibilities:

  • Respond to all participant phone inquiries and deliver exceptional customer service.
  • Provide timely, clear, and concise communication to participants regarding overall service expectations, procedures, and timeframes related to their individual inquiry.
  • Educate participants on the Interactive Voice Responses (IVR) system and web so that participants are able to utilize these tools to answer their questions.
  • Initiate and complete account transactions as requested by participants.
  • Utilize all systems available to find the correct information as needed for each participant interaction.
  • Document all participant calls and transactions timely and thoroughly.
  • Perform a quality review of all work to ensure accuracy of transactions and documentation.
  • Maintain professional call management etiquette at all times.
  • Meet department and individual service levels and quality goals, while supporting department business objectives.
  • Proactively communicate and coordinate efforts with other departments to address all participant service issues Take active initiative in the development of your career.
  • Continuously develop and expand your knowledge of the requirements of 401(k) plans' administration and recordkeeping
  • Keep updated on government rules and regulations regarding 401(k) plans
  • 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.
  • Our I-Client service philosophy and our Core Values of People Matter, Quality First and Integrity Always - should be visible in your actions on a day to day basis showing your support of our organizational culture.
  • Assist with other tasks and projects as assignedQualifications:
    • Associates degree or equivalent work experience
    • Prior customer service required
    • Bilingual (English/Spanish)
    • Retirement or financial service experience preferred but not necessary
    • Strong client focus and client service skills are mandatory
    • Manage client expectations
    • Exercise effective business decision skills and creative problem solving
    • Effectively balance multiple priorities and meet deadlines
    • Strong listening, verbal and written communication skills
    • Proficient in computer navigation and software applications, especially Microsoft Word and Excel
    • Proactively seek out continuous growth in industry and systems knowledge and skills
    • Work well in a fast-pace team environment
    • Work in a contact center environment using a computer, mouse, keyboard, call headset and working on computer monitors for extended periods of time
    • Ability to work overtime to meet the needs of the business organizationWe are proud to be an Equal Opportunity EmployerAt Ascensus, we aspire to make a difference for others. We are a technology-enabled services company that helps people save for retirement, education, and healthcare through our network of institutional, financial advisor, and state partners. Our culture is guided by sound principles, is committed to high standards, operates with transparency, and welcomes diversity-housed within our Core Values: People Matter. Quality First. Integrity Always. -As a leading independent recordkeeping services partner, retirement plan third-party administrator, and government savings facilitator, we aim to hire associates who find pride in going to work every day knowing that they help more than 12 million people save for what matters.
      Ascensus provides equal employment opportunities to all associates and applicants for employment without regard to ancestry, race, color, religion, sex, (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and/or related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics), marital status, military or veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, criminal conviction record or any other protected category in accordance with applicable federal, state, or local laws ("Protected Status").

Keywords: Ascensus, Salt Lake City , Bilingual Client Service Associate, Other , Salt Lake City, Utah

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