Collections Specialist


Salary:

$14.25 to $16.50 per hour

Location:

Houston, TX

Date Posted:

February 12, 2019

Employment Type:

Temporary

Job Reference:

04340-0010845546

Staffing Area:

Temporary Accounting & Finance


Description
The strongest candidates for this Collections Specialist position will be natural leaders driven by a strong sense of accomplishment, and focused, detail-oriented thinkers with backgrounds in accounting, finance or business administration. This short term temporary role is for a Collections Specialist who wants to work in the Houston, Texas area. If you're looking for work as a Collections Specialist, you can nourish your career at this growing company in the Architecture industry if you contact Accountemps today! Please email your resume to [email protected] for consideration

Responsibilities

- Ensure bankruptcy filings are processed in the correct manner when received

- Administer all billing and reporting activities in response to deadlines

- Log all customer payments to the correct reports

- Act as liaison in maintaining quality customer service and a positive company image by resolving customer account inquiries

- Abide by all Federal Fair Credit Reporting Act rules and regulations

- Update customer files to ensure data integrity

- Control inbound and outbound collections calls and correspondence

- Ensure payments are processed

- Identify delinquent customer accounts through various means, e.g. skip-tracing, written correspondence, phone contact, and making arrangements for payment
Requirements
- Prior experience working with collections/accounting software

- Commercial collections experience

- Deep understanding of Microsoft Excel

- Account reconciliation experience preferred

- Expertise in accounts receivable aging

- Ability to analyze customer accounts and make decisions based on those analyses

- Strong communication and social skills

- AA or BS/BA in Accounting preferred

- 3+ years of prior high volume collections experience
Accountemps matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs at the best companies on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our mission is to provide you with a rewarding finance or accounting job that is well matched to your professional skills – helping you to advance in your career. Our experience, combined with the resources of our worldwide network of offices, makes Accountemps a great resource for your career. We offer excellent opportunities to find temporary accounting and finance jobs for all experience levels. From accounting clerks and bookkeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we can provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine’s list of “World's Most Admired Companies” since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

Contact your local Accountemps office at 888-490-3195 or visit www.accountemps.com to apply for this job now or find out more about other job opportunities.

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