Fifth Third Bank Disputes Servicing Specialist I. in GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan


Fifth Third Bank is one of the top-performing banks in the country, with a heritage that spans more than 150 years. We've staked our claim on looking at things differently to making banking a Fifth Third Better. This applies to our relationships with customers and employees alike.

We employ about 18,000 people, and what we offer is:

# A chance for employees to build their future, with supportive career development and financial wellness programs.

# An environment where we win together. We celebrate achievement and work collaboratively. We're also a three-time Gallup Great Workplace honoree.

# An invitation to impact lives in a positive and lasting way. Everything we do is geared toward improving lives. That's fun and exciting.

It comes down to the fact that Fifth Third is a warm and caring place to with which to grow # as a customer or as a team member.

Central Operations is the home of over 2,300 employees who handle Fifth Third Bank's back-office functions and Contact Center services for nearly six million customers. Our goal is to operate as an efficient, behind-the-scenes machine to allow Fifth Third Bank transactions to be seamlessly executed for our affiliates and customers.

SCHEDULE(S): 930a # 6 with a day off during the week and Saturday hours, or 1130a -8p M-F

GENERAL FUNCTION: Under general supervision, will provide optimal service to customers by supplying accurate account information and establishing expectations regarding disputed transactions. Responsible for initiating, analyzing and rendering decisionson customer disputes, with the goal of preventing losses to the customer and the bank.

Responsible and accountable for risk by openly exchanging ideas and opinions, elevating concerns, and personally following policies and procedures as defined. Accountable for always doing the right thing for customers and colleagues, and ensures that actions and behaviors drive a positive customer experience. While operating within the Bank#s risk appetite, achieves results by consistently identifying, assessing, managing, monitoring, and reporting risks of all types.


. Handle customer calls utilizing discretion while balancing the risk between the Bank and the customer while researching and resolving customer disputed transactions via systematic input.

. Analyze and utilize all bank records available, including but not limited to Mobius, Fifth Third Direct, ACE, Raft, Canopy, Total Systems 1, Total Systems 2, PRISM, DVR, ACAPS, PEP+, Check Image Archive, Resolve Check, and the case management system tofacilitate a comprehensive review of unauthorized customer financial transactions.

. Request documentation of transactions from other departments, customers, merchants, and other financial institutions to formulate appropriate risk decisions.

. Assure that regulatory timeframes as well as internal Service Level Agreements are met to avoid compliance violations, which include, but are not limited to issuance of credit, reversal of fees, interest reimbursement, mailing appropriate notificationletters to customers, case closure timeframes, etc.

. Interact with the internal departments to identify trends/issues and offer recommendations for improvements to policy and procedures, as applicable.

. Specialist relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job while referring exception cases to Supervisor/Manager.

. Additional duties as assigned.



. High School diploma or equivalent experience.

. Minimum of one year of previous in-bound call center experience or minimum of two years of face to face customer service experience.

. Ability to exercise independent judgment and knowledge to ensure that departmental procedures and regulations are met.

. Customer-focused, understanding of individual customer needs.

. Ability to adapt to the needs of challenging calls (i.e., diffusing customer anger, negotiating with merchants).

. Ability to remain professional in all circumstances to customers, merchants, and teammates.

. Ability to comprehend the debit/credit card industry and related company policies as it pertains to resolving merchant dispute.

. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

. Excellent reading comprehension and problem-solving skills.

. Adaptability, dependability, and flexibility.

. Strong computer navigation and typing skills.

Fifth Third Bank is proud to have an engaged and inclusive culture and to promote and ensure equal employment opportunity in all employment decisions regardless of race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military status, veteran status or any other legally protected status.