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Customer Advocate



Customer Advocate

Full Time
  • Responsibilities

    Helping the Everyday Consumer Build Financial Health

    As a mission-driven fintech platform, OppFi helps everyday Americans gain access to credit with digital specialty finance products. Through our unwavering commitment to customer service, we support the millions of consumers who are turned away by mainstream options to build better financial health. Financial inclusion is at the heart of OppFi's mission and remains at the core of what we do.

    And it starts with our team here. We are a team of caring, innovative, and inclusive individuals who thrive in being immersed in diverse talents, expertise, perspectives, and backgrounds. Our employees approach every new challenge with an unparalleled ability to see what could be rather than settle for what is. We welcome individuals who want to make an impact in the financial system by facilitating credit access, building and promoting financial health, and delivering exceptional customer service.

    A few other fun facts about us. OppFi is one of the top consumer-rated financial platforms online, maintaining a 4.5/5.0-star rating on Trustpilot. We are a 2023 Crain's Chicago Fast 50™ company and were named on Built In's 2023 Best Places to Work in Chicago.

    What you get to do:

    Customer Advocates on the Collections Team are held to a new set of standards being established within the Financial Service Industry. As a member of this team, Customer Advocates have an overall objective of quickly discerning customer payment conflicts and providing the appropriate level of customer service. This objective will be accomplished while focusing on the customer experience and a true willingness to help re-establish a positive payment history. Functionally applying collections concepts with true customer service allows Customer Advocates to be meaningful contributing members of the OppLoans framework. This also allows Customer Advocates to establish their role as an “advisor” to the customer through education on products and services offered by OppLoans. In this role, you will:

    • Report to Floor Supervisors and Senior Management for the department.
    • Handle all incoming and outgoing calls in a goal-oriented department.
    • Provide quality customer service regarding collections issues while maintaining the goal of reducing delinquency.
    • Use computer systems to process customer requests about payments or account maintenance.
    • Discuss account statuses with customers.
    • Apply system data and product knowledge to educate customers about best practices when establishing financial responsibility.

    What you will bring to the team:

    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
    • 1 to 3 years of experience in a collections-oriented contact center, high-volume contact center enviornment preferred
    • Commitment to excellent customer service for both external and internal customers by demonstrating the ability to communicate clearly and effectively
    • Demonstrate reliability by self-regulating to maintain regular and dependable attendance
    • Ability to work independently and establish a professional relationship in a collaborative manner that is distraction-free remote environment with reliable internet access
    • Exceptional time management skills with a willingness to learn and adapt to changing processes and technologies
    • Demonstrated ability to multitask
    • A team player who shares ideas and information to help the team meet objectives and thrive in a fast-past environment

    Reports to: Customer Operations Call Center Senior Manager

    Job Level: Entry

    The hourly rate for this role is $16.00. The total compensation package includes eligibility for performance-based bonuses as well as a 1-time equity grant based on level.

    The actual offer, reflecting the total compensation package and benefits, will be at the company's sole discretion, and determined by a myriad of factors including, but not limited to, years of experience, depth of experience, and other relevant business considerations.

    Define your career at OppFi

    OppFi is committed to providing an exceptional employee experience that allows you to define your career and purpose with us. New team members go through orientation, shadow programs, a new hire lunch with our CEO, Todd Schwartz, and you can participate in different company culture events focused on diversity, equity, and inclusion. Our team has designed programs to make you feel welcome and part of our team during your first year and beyond.

    • Define the mission (days 1-30): You will understand our company mission, values, and vision, and how your role at OppFi plays a part in that.

    • Define your goals (months 1-3): You will be able to understand your role expectations and identify goals with your manager and mentor(s) to fulfill those expectations.

    • Define your belonging (months 3-6): You will understand OppFi's culture and have opportunities to engage with and impact that culture. Business Resource Groups and other programs are offered to help with community connection both virtually and in-person.

    • Define your journey (6 months - 1 year): You will feel confident in your abilities to execute in your role and know the next step you will take to develop your career.

    Compensation and Benefits

    OppFi offers a flexible remote environment, 401(k) matching program, and flexible paid vacation. Other benefits include medical benefits, dental and vision coverage, and tuition reimbursement. To support your wellness & growth, we provide monthly meditation and yoga classes and access to all LinkedIn Learning courses. We also offer Fringe, which is a lifestyle benefits platform that lets you decide how you want to spend your rewards from dozens of vendors like Uber, Doordash and Urban Sitter. Dress code is casual. #LI-Remote

    EEOC Statement:

    We do not discriminate based on identity - race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex (including sexual identity), age, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, veteran or military status, unfavorable discharge from military service, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, order of protection status, citizenship status, arrest record or expunged/sealed convictions, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local law.

    OppFi is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, OppFI will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact our People team at

    Pursuant to the requirements of the California Consumer Privacy Act, OppLoans is providing the "OppLoans California Employee Privacy Policy", which details the categories of personal information collected and your rights under the policy. If you are a California resident, please review the policy here:

  • Industry
    Financial Services
  • About Us

    OppFi is a leading financial technology platform that powers banks to offer accessible products and a top-rated experience to everyday consumers. Through its unwavering commitment to customer service, OppFi helps consumers who are turned away by traditional providers build a better financial path. To date, OppFi has facilitated the issuance of more than 1.5 million loans.

    At this time we are unable to sponsor visas for our open roles.