Business and Finance

Verification, Collection and Recovery Agent at Altara Credit Limited

Altara Credit Limited (“Altara”) is a Nigerian consumer and business services venture. Our core value proposition is to improve the quality of life for the average Nigerian by driving financial inclusion. Altara is built on serving the underbanked and the otherwise financially excluded. Our debut service is “buy now, pay later” where we allow formal & informal sector workers, and SME owners to purchase a variety of products and equipment for their homes and businesses but instead of paying for the products in full upfront, pay a small amount over time.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Verification, Collection and Recovery Agent

Location: Abeokuta / Sagamu / Ijebu-Ode, Ogun
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • We are looking to hire a “Verification, Collection & Recovery Agent”. This is a role where you will report directly to the Verification, Collection & Recovery Captain.
  • In this capacity, you will be responsible for reviewing and verifying all required documents against preset criteria regarding sales approval.

Other Responsibilities

  • Verification of expected customer addresses
  • Submission of verified customer addresses within the stipulated turnaround time (TAT)
  • Collect outstanding debts from clients and achieve collection targets to ensure positive cash flow.
  • Recovering bad debts from delinquent debtors.
  • Devising a customized recovery strategy on a case-by-case basis.
  • Making outbound collection calls to debtors.
  • Reducing the non-performing debts owed to the company
  • Maintain accurately up-to-date customer account information.
  • Sourcing for possible clients to boost the company’s sales
  • Carry out other responsibilities as assigned by Team Lead

Job Requirements

  • Minimum of OND in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, or any related discipline
  • Minimum of a year of experience working as a collections or recovery officer
  • Excellent written and face interpersonal, communication, and persuasion skills
  • Strong mathematical skills
  • Experience in debt collection
  • Evidence of well-developed organizational skills and the ability to meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to follow policy and procedures.
  • Commitment to achieving performance goals
  • Knowledgeable in Microsoft office tools including MS Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.


  • Starting Salary: N30,000
  • 5 – 10days Paid Annual Leave (in addition to official Nigerian Public holidays)
  • Healthcare Insurance
  • Additional Incentives
  • Opportunity to join a growing company and work with brilliant and talented individuals

Deadline: 25th September, 2022 (11:59 PM WAT).

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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