Skills Collector in Canada

Find out what skills you typically need to work as a collector in Canada. These skills are applicable to all Collectors (NOC 14202).


  • Trace and locate debtors
  • Notify debtors of overdue accounts and payments
  • Visit debtors to collect amount due or to make payment arrangements
  • Recommend legal action or discontinuation of service
  • Store, update and retrieve financial data
  • Answer clients' inquiries and provide information
  • Work with on-line accounts and systems
  • Maintain work records and logs
  • Perform general office duties
  • Prepare reports

Skills and Knowledge Checklist

The following skills and knowledge are usually required in this occupation.


Service and Care Help - Service and Care
  • Serving Others
Communication Help - Communication
  • Negotiating and Adjudicating
Information Handling Help - Information Handling
  • Processing Information
Analysis Help - Analysis
  • Researching and Investigating


Business, Finance and Management Help - Business, Finance and Management
  • Client Service
  • Clerical
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