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Top 15 Accounts Collector Interview Questions
Question 1 of 17
Give me an example of when your patience paid off in an uncomfortable situation.
List of Accounts Collector Interview Questions
  1. Give me an example of when your patience paid off in an uncomfortable situation.
  2. Do you have a high level of patience?
  3. Everyone has to bend or break rules sometimes, give me an example when you had to do just that.
  4. Have you ever experienced an upset customer before?
  5. How would you handle an unruly customer?
  6. As an Accounts Collector, what do you believe is your best asset?
  7. Tell me about a time when you fell behind your work. How did it happen and how did you catch up?
  8. How do you handle your anger?
  9. What decisions are easiest for you to make? What are the most difficult?
  10. Tell me about a situation where you had to quickly adapt to inevitable changes as an Accounts Collector.
  11. By providing examples, convince me that you can adapt to a wide variety of people, situations and environments.
  12. What personal weakness has caused you the greatest difficulty in school or at work?
  13. Explain how you would be an asset to this organization.
  14. How well do you work with people?
  15. What is the most difficult situation you have had to face and how did you tackle it?
  16. Describe a difficult project and how you overcame it?
  17. Why do you want a career as an accounts collector?
Author:
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Diana D'Souza
HR Professional
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Accounts Collector Information
September 2nd, 2017

Accounts collectors are hired by companies to recover payments on overdue bills. They are also known as collection agents. A major part of an accounts collector's job involves identifying and tracking individuals or businesses who have overdue payments, informing debtors about their outstanding bills, and helping them find solutions for making their overdue payments at the earliest. If they are unable to collect the payment from the debtor, they submit a statement to the creditor, who may then take legal action. Accounts collectors may work for financial organizations such as credit card companies, or they may work for third-party collection agencies.
A bachelor's degree in Business Management and Administration is the most common educational pathway towards becoming an accounts collector. Strong communication, problem-solving and critical thinking skills are essential attributes in this role.
Prospective employers will be interested in knowing why you chose this career path and why you think you would be a good fit for this role. They will also want to know some more about your strengths and your short and long term career goals. If you are interested in knowing some more about the kind of questions you can expect at your interview, go to Mock Questions.
Accounts Collector User Submitted Interview Answers
Question 1 of 17
Give me an example of when your patience paid off in an uncomfortable situation.
Question 2 of 17
Do you have a high level of patience?
Question 3 of 17
Everyone has to bend or break rules sometimes, give me an example when you had to do just that.
Question 4 of 17
Have you ever experienced an upset customer before?
Question 5 of 17
How would you handle an unruly customer?
Question 6 of 17
As an Accounts Collector, what do you believe is your best asset?
Question 7 of 17
Tell me about a time when you fell behind your work. How did it happen and how did you catch up?
Question 8 of 17
How do you handle your anger?
Question 9 of 17
What decisions are easiest for you to make? What are the most difficult?
Question 10 of 17
Tell me about a situation where you had to quickly adapt to inevitable changes as an Accounts Collector.
Question 11 of 17
By providing examples, convince me that you can adapt to a wide variety of people, situations and environments.
Question 12 of 17
What personal weakness has caused you the greatest difficulty in school or at work?
Question 13 of 17
Explain how you would be an asset to this organization.
Question 14 of 17
How well do you work with people?
Question 15 of 17
What is the most difficult situation you have had to face and how did you tackle it?
Question 16 of 17
Describe a difficult project and how you overcame it?
Question 17 of 17
Why do you want a career as an accounts collector?
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