Credit Control Team Member

Date: 26 Aug 2023

Location: Auckland Wide, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council

He angitūtanga: The opportunity
Auckland Council’s Financial Transactions department has an amazing opportunity to join the Credit Control team on a permanent full time basis.The Credit Control team manage Council’s debt by reducing liabilities and working on debt collection processes.


As a Credit Control team member, you will work in this space to deliver excellent customer service and escalation resolution. You’ll ensure all transactional queries are resolved in an efficient and professional manner. You may also be required to look after debt in other portfolios as a learning development opportunity.

Day-to-day you could expect to work on:

  • Inbound and Outbound calls
  • Prompt customer account management, including monitoring and customer follow ups
  • Potentially preparing cases for legal action


He kōrero mōu: About you
This role requires 3-5 years’ experience from similar credit control or debt collection roles. With this proven experience in debt management, you understand the complexities associated and the importance of providing outstanding customer service when liaising with others.

We will be looking for specific experience with:

  • Working in a large debt collection environment, high volume and high value
  • ERP systems
  • Confidence working through high outbound call volumes
  • Influencing stakeholders and directing conversations
  • Dealing with escalations in a polite, calm and firm manner


Familiarity with the following will be highly advantageous:

  • New Zealand legislation
  • Statutory environment
  • Local Government
  • Banking and mortgage process


Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer

Auckland Council is one of the largest local authorities in the South Pacific providing essential services and facilities to more than 1.5 million people. We are progressive socially, culturally and environmentally while we work towards creating change having an impact on our journey to becoming a world-class city for our ratepayers and residents.


So what’s in it for you? You’ll be immersed in a small and diligent team. You’ll be exposed to all facets of  strategic financial advice and build your network across council. This opportunity will allow you to actively participate in the development of yourself and team to enhance your capability and influence.  


We offer a flexible working arrangements, competitive salary, and varied learning and career progression opportunities across the wider Council group. You’ll be joining a team of dedicated and respected experts working collaboratively across the region to contribute to Auckland’s growth and development. We are committed to diversity, have a culture built on trust and valuing individual contributions, and are driven to provide the right outcomes for our customers and our environment.


You’ll have access to a range of fantastic Auckland Council benefits, including discounted Leisure Centre membership and a range of other partnership discounts - take a look here!:


Tono Mai: Apply Now!


If you think you are a motivated go getter with the requisite experience and skills to join this team, please apply today!

Ehara taku toa, he takitahi, he toa takitini My success is not mine alone, but the success of many.


You can find the position description here

Applications close: Monday 9th October



Our employer Kiwisaver contribution is additional to base salary offered.

Auckland Council is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.


Auckland Council strongly encourages our employees to be fully vaccinated.