Credit Counselor Resume Samples

The Credit Counselor will advise and educate the concerned people on acquiring and managing debt, they will as well give guidance in picking the best loan plan and explain the loan requirements or restrictions. The major tasks that are mentioned on the Credit Counselor Resume include – assessing the overall financial situation by reviewing assets, income, expenditure, and credit status; creating debt management plans, recommending resourceful strategies for the client, advising clients on housing and loan matters, disbursing funds from client account to creditors, negotiating with creditors, developing financial plans for clients and examining financial records.

To perform these tasks, candidates should be able to focus on these skills – a keen interest in helping others, teaching and advising skills, willing to negotiate with creditors, the ability to gather and analyze information or data, and a thorough knowledge of various financial matters. Companies that hire Credit Counsellors typically want to hire those applicants who have a bachelor’s degree in a related field of study and related work experience.

Credit Counselor Resume example

Credit Counselor Resume

Objective : Over 3 years of experience as a Credit Counselor responsible to provide one-on-one consultation, information and referral, classroom training, workshops, and seminars in support of education and training.

Skills : Customer Service, Quality Management, Asset Allocation.

Description :

    1. Coordinated, and provided a wide variety of Personal Financial Management classes/workshops, e.g., car buying, basic budgeting, managing credit, debt liquidation, consumer awareness, insurance, savings and investments, and retirement planning.
    2. Responded to requests for age-appropriate classes or seminars to youths and teens as part of on-base education.
    3. Conducted initial and refresher Command Financial Specialist (CFS) training.
    4. Assisted Command Financial Specialists in developing General Military Training (GMT) on topics relating to Personal Financial Management.
    5. Provided individualized financial counseling and assistance to Service members and families.
    6. Assisted Service members in establishing an extended absence financial plan.
    7. Developed available informational financial materials to Service members and families.
    8. Planed, organized, and developed new curriculum to be delivered by staff providing basic Personal Financial Management Education and Training per client request, when not otherwise available in CNIC standardized PFM curricula.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
B.S in Finance


Credit Counselor Resume

Objective : Seeking for a Credit Counselor position where I can use my experience and skills for the development of the organization.

Skills : Detail Oriented, Analytical, Mathematics Skills, Interpersonal skills.

Description :

    1. Provided financial planning workshops and individual financial counseling to meet the needs of transitioning Soldiers and Family Members prior to their transition from the Active Army or Reserve Components.
    2. Provided information on banking, debt management, health care, college saving plans, homeownership, budgeting, use of credit, insurance, investing, tax and estate planning, and other matters that impact the financial readiness of transitioning Soldiers/Families.
    3. Conducted 4-6-hour financial planning workshops using the existing curriculum to groups of approximately 50 Soldiers and Family Members in connection with mandatory SFL-TAP VOW/CRS activities which includes a budget. Coordinate use of classroom, set-up of the classroom, and provision of training materials,
    4. Prepared monthly reports describing all financial planning activities and record the number of transitioning Soldiers and Family Members attending workshops and individual sessions.
    5. Participated in workgroups with other financial.
    6. Assisted CIM with delivering Commanders reports and notifying clients of eligibility to begin services while also notifying clients of missed requirements for VOW/CRS.
    7. Completed all mandatory Government training; safeguard PII; file records according to ARIMS; upload information into iPERMS (after training received from the Government).
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Associate


Credit Counselor Resume

Summary : As a Credit Counselor over 5 years works closely with high school administrators and counselors to complete the admission and enrollment of high school students in appropriate early college programs.

Skills :  Investment Strategies, Financial Products, Client Relationships

Description :

    1. Cultivated and grew relationships with area school districts for the purpose of dual credit enrollment and instructor recruitment.
    2. Recruited, selected, supervised and communicated regularly with dual credit faculty.
    3. Developed and evaluated dual credit course scheduling across all participating school districts, in cooperation with the SFCC Registrar.
    4. Created and facilitated public relations and training events for high school counselors, students and parents annually.
    5. Worked in close collaboration with various college departments including Admissions, Academic Records & Registrar, Testing Services, all academic divisions, etc.
    6. Crafted and managed a continuous communication plan for students and high school administrators/counselors annually.
    7. Provided excellent stewardship and management over the assigned budget lines.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor's

Credit Counselor Resume

Objective : To monitor, control, and liquidate delinquent member accounts, establishes repayment schedules to liquidate loan balances in accordance with federal and state regulations and Andrews's Federal policies and procedures.

Skills : MS Office, Counseling, Management, Organizing

Description :

    1. Provided financial counseling and assistance to members who are experiencing financial difficulties.
    2. Negotiated to establish mutually agreeable repayment arrangements with delinquent members to include extension agreements/payment modifications.
    3. Contacted delinquent members on a regular basis and follows up on broken promises.
    4. Performed skip-tracing in order to locate, contact and collect from members whose whereabouts are unknown.
    5. Recommended appropriate course of action when members refuse to make satisfactory repayment arrangements (i.e. foreclosures, repossession, litigation, charge-off, payment modification and/or extension).
    6. Ensured appropriate documentation is available for chosen course of action.
    7. Maintained complete and accurate records of all collection activity within the Ultrafis or VISA Collection System.
    8. Prepared various reports and logs for review.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelors

Credit Counselor/Finance Resume

Objective : Experienced credit counselor with specialized knowledge in the non-profit service setting, Possess a demonstrated ability to improve process efficiency, and have a superior record of surpassing expectations.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Customer Service, Training, Filing, Inventory, Auditing, Scheduling, Public Speaking, Problem Resolution.

Description :

    1. Assisted clients by providing them with a thorough analysis of their financial situation and provided recommendations on how to develop household budgets and manage finances.
    2. Provided bankruptcy, budget and credit, pre-purchase housing, and foreclosure prevention counseling through telephone, face-to-face, and internet via live chat.
    3. Worked with all departments to provide solutions to client inquiries in all lines of service.
    4. Referred clients on Education Outreach classes for enhancements in developing good spending habits.
    5. Maintained and exceeded performance criteria while assuming additional responsibilities.
    6. Prepared documentation or all counseling sessions to comply with agency, creditor, and special licensing state requirements.
    7. Maintained high standards of ethical conduct such as confidentiality, fairness, integrity and objectivity for each client.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor's

Credit Counselor Resume

Objective : Over 6 years of experience as Credit Counselor ensured patients receive a professional financial screening, payment determination, and qualifying services to all patient types in cooperation with patient access staff, medical staff, and external vendors within the community, Maintaining positive account outcomes is responsible for resolving account inquiries and handling point of service collections.

Skills : Comprehensive Financial Plans, Financial Goals, Managing.

Description :

    1. Responsible for providing financial screening for patients and communicating the patient's uninsured portion. Works with the patient/guarantor to obtain payment and ensures that payment arrangements are within LRH Ambulatory guidelines.
    2. Worked in collaboration with Medicaid Eligibility vendors and follow-up teams to ensure patients receive appropriate financial screening.
    3. Provided assistance to walk-in patients inquiring about their accounts and makes every effort to resolve any discrepancies.
    4. Reviewed appointment schedule & available worklist capabilities at least 5 days prior to the patient visit and makes every attempt to contact patients to remind them of expected amounts at the time of visit.
    5. Used on-line and Internet applications are available to screen patients for insurance eligibility, address verification, credit history, etc.
    6. Interviewed self-pay patients to obtain accurate demographic and financial information.
    7. Collected cash and set up payment arrangements.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School

Credit Counselor(School) Resume

Objective : Credit Counselor is responsible for the development of a comprehensive data-driven school counseling program aligned with Academy's mission of providing high-quality comprehensive academics within a therapeutic framework.

Skills : Customer Service, Wealth Management, MS Office.

Description :

    1. Used school data to identify and assist individual students who do not perform at grade level and do not have opportunities and resources to be successful in school.
    2. Created yearly, data-driven goals that advance student outcomes in areas of academic, social/emotional, and college/career development.
    3. Developed a counseling curriculum utilizing evidence-based programs.
    4. Designed measurements for student progress in social skills, career education, and self-management skills; plans and instructs lessons, units, and themes associated with each content area.
    5. Provided direct service and actively engages students in instructional lessons in social skills, character education, and career education.
    6. Implemented and interpreted career interest inventories and career vocational planning.
    7. Planed and managed all school-wide events related to academic, career, and social/emotional activities, including, but not limited to, character education, bullying initiatives, career development, counseling plans, monthly themes, and PBIS.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
M.S Degree in Education

Credit Counselor Resume

Objective : As a Credit Counselor responsible for developing and implementing an effective system of delinquency and loss control by restructuring loans in default status through workout loan options including modifications, forbearances, and trouble debt restructures (TDRs).

Skills : Financial Strategies, Variable Annuities, Financial Aid.

Description :

    1. Corresponded with members as assigned by phone, email, written communication, or in-person to determine the reasons for their delinquent status; counsel and evaluate these members to find the best resolution to their financial difficulty.
    2. Counseled members on the appropriate use of credit and budgeting, and the effects of negative versus positive credit and repayment activity.
    3. Maintained expert-level knowledge of all Consumer Lending Products and Services (including Home Equity Loans) offered by Notre Dame FCU.
    4. Accurately input Notre Dame FCU loan applications (excluding 1 st Mortgages), accurately present rates and terms in accordance with standard procedures, and submit final applications (with all supporting documentation) to Credit Solutions Manager and/or Asset Recovery Manager.
    5. Reviewed and recommended, to the Credit Solutions Manager, any accounts that should be turned over for legal action or handled by an outside collections agency prior to charge off.
    6. Took measures to locate members when necessary, utilizing skip tracing techniques.
    7. Reviewed and recommended Repossession orders, Foreclosure initiation actions, and projected charge offs on accounts considered to be un-collectible to the Asset Recovery Manager as necessary.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Masters

Credit Counselor Resume

Objective : As a Credit Counselor worked with asset building and community development programs to provide credit counseling and education, housing counseling, homebuyer education, training, and program support. 

Skills : Counseling, Management, Planning.

Description :

    1. Provided one-on-one credit and pre-purchase housing counseling to help clients reach their goals.
    2. Offered financial education and eight-hour homebuyer education workshops.
    3. Assisted clients with development of household budgets and savings plans/goals.
    4. Ensured clients homeownership and credit-related questions are answered.
    5. Assisted clients in contacting creditors and credit bureaus where applicable.
    6. Developed a referral system for clients with very difficult credit issues.
    7. Managed data to ensure effective, efficient program operation.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
B.S in Finance

Credit Counselor Resume

Objective : Counselor (High School) provide a comprehensive counseling program that supports student academic, social, physical and personal career development in a secondary school setting, Accomplished through planning and preparation, maintaining an educational environment, teaching academic and life skills, and providing professional responsibilities to our staff, students, and parents.

Skills : Analysis skills, Excellent Technology Skills, Work a Flexible Schedule, Teaching

Description :

    1. Assessed clients' financial situation based on the information furnished by the client.
    2. Assisted clients in developing a budget and setting financial goals.
    3. Explained credit report ratings and protection laws to clients and provides answers to clients' questions.
    4. Conferred with clients to ascertain available monthly income after living expenses to meet credit obligations.
    5. Determined and calculated the feasibility of debt management plan based on clients and creditors.
    6. Calculated the amount of debt and funds available to plan method of payoff and estimate time for debt liquidation. 
    7. Prepared materials for housing workshops.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School