Dispute Analyst Entry


Brief Summary

                            Dispute Analyst Entry

Job Summary
The Dispute Analyst protects the financial interests of our members by researching, analyzing, and processing disputes and escalated inquiries in an attempt to recover funds for the member in accordance with all Regulatory Requirements and Association rules.

Job Duties/Tasks:
1.	Handles all aspects of the Signature First Chargeback.
2.	May handle Presentments, Arbitration Chargeback, Pre-Compliance, Compliance, Pre-Arbitration, Arbitration and Good Faith.
3.	Resolves member disputes related to Debit Card Signature transactions.
4.	May handle member disputes related to ATM Domestic, ATM International, and PIN Point of Sale.
5.	Performs research for team members in order to investigate basic dispute claims in accordance with rules and regulations with a high degree of accuracy and within prescribed time limits.
6.	Provides and engages in customer service activities to determine member needs and provide appropriate resolution.
7.	Communicates the results of a dispute inquiry to a member in a professional manner.
8.	Seeks guidance from senior team members to resolve issues and to identify appropriate issues for escalation.
9.	Maintains abreast of current Electronic Funds Transfer Act (Regulation E) and Bank Card Association Rules.
10.	Processes Provisional and/or Permanent Credit to member’s account.

Work Conditions
-	Position works in a professional office setting where work is conducted at a desk.
-	Position has contact with customers and third-party service providers through various channels. Customer interaction can be of a sensitive nature and stressful at times.
-	Daily work environment is extremely structured and requires extreme focus to ensure minimal to no errors to ensure member SLOs are met.
-	Extensive multi-tasking is required to complete daily work within assigned SLO.

Utilization of the following equipment and applications is typical:
-	Desktop computer with all related peripherals
-	Telephone, copier, and fax machine
-	Microsoft Office applications

Minimum Experience
-	2+ years of customer contact experience in a sales, military or call center environment via telephone and e-mail, including minimum of 6 months of industry related customer contact experience in a Banking or other Financial Services institution.
-	Basic knowledge of Windows operating system environment and Microsoft Office tools.
-	Intermediate knowledge of job specific systems and tools (e.g. Portal, Fidelity, etc.)

Minimum Education
-	High School Diploma or equivalent

Preferred Education
-	Bachelor’s degree

Preferred Experience
-	1+ year of industry related customer contact experience in a Banking or other Financial Services institution.
-	6 months of Disputes and/or Deposit experience
-	Proficient knowledge of windows operating environment and Microsoft Office tools.
-	Proficient knowledge of job specific systems and tools (e.g. Portal, Fidelity, FDR, etc.).
-	Overall EE/FE ration on previous year Performance Evaluation
-	Basic knowledge of MasterCard guidelines to include chargeback reason codes
-	Basic knowledge of Regulation E and/or Z
-	Customer Focus: Anticipates and addresses potential issues. Analyzes problems and issues from different points of view. Involves appropriate others to address customer needs.
-	Product Knowledge: Acquires and applies advanced knowledge of two of the following products, services and/or processes: Deposits, Deposit Disputes, or Credit Card. Acquires and applies advanced product acquisition and/or member service techniques, referral skills and relationship
-	building.
-	Drive for Results: Acquires and uses advanced knowledge of industry practices and trends. Demonstrates knowledge of the key business priorities.
-	Business Acumen: Demonstrates basic knowledge of the business and external environment. Demonstrates knowledge of members, products and services.
-	Communication: Uses appropriate style and mechanics (e.g., grammar, vocabulary, spelling and punctuation) when writing letters, memos, and e-mails. Prepares and delivers clear and effective messages to our customers. Responds positively to coaching and feedback.
-	Demonstrate Adaptability (Agility): Works productively in the face of ambiguity or uncertainty. Overcomes obstacles and constraints without becoming discouraged
-	Critical Thinking - able to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
-	Active Listening - gives full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, ask questions as appropriate.
-	Judgment and Decision Making Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.