Billing and Collections Clerk


USD17.00 - 21.00 / Hourly



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May 24, 2019

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Candidates with a strong sense of ownership and attention to detail might be interested in our Collections Specialist opening. Are you looking to build your career as a finance professional as part of a growing team in the Hi Tech Engineering industry? Contact Accountemps today! Based in the Portland, Oregon region, this short term temporary role is a great opportunity for a Collections Specialist.

What you get to do every single day

- Administer all billing and reporting activities in response to deadlines

- Maintain and update customer files to ensure data integrity

- Yield to all Federal Fair Credit Reporting Act rules and regulations

- Process bankruptcy filings correctly when received

- Take care of inbound and outbound collections calls and correspondence

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

- Record all customer payments to the correct reports

- Ensure payments are processed

- Pinpoint delinquent customer accounts through various means, e.g. written correspondence, phone contact, skip-tracing, and making arrangements for payment
- Excellent written, verbal and social communication skills

- Customer service experience preferred

- Microsoft Word experience

- Command of billing

- Solid understanding of Microsoft Excel

- Experience with credit collections

- Prior experience working with collections/accounting software

- 2-3 years of prior high volume collections experience

- AA or BS/BA in Accounting preferred

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

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 to apply for this job now or find out more about other job opportunities.

All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada.

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