Collections Specialist

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Customer Service/Call Center

Ref ID: 02990-#######945

Classification: Collections Specialist

Compensation: $17.00 to $20.00 hourly

Accountemps is looking for a Collections Specialist with a strong sense of ownership and attention to detail. This role is with a company in the Wholesale Distribution field. This long-term temporary Collections Specialist position is available in the Merrick New York area. If you are actively looking for a new opportunity and want to continue building your career as a finance professional, apply today! What you get to do every day - Comply with all Federal Fair Credit Reporting Act rules and regulations - Administer all billing and reporting activities in response to deadlines - Handle inbound and outbound collections calls and correspondence - Oversee and update customer files to ensure data consistency - Locate delinquent customer accounts through various means, e.g. skip-tracing, written correspondence, phone contact, and making arrangements for payment - Ensure payments are processed - Correctly process bankruptcy filings when received - Register all customer payments to the correct reports - Maintain quality customer service and a positive company image by resolving customer account inquiries

Job Requirements:
- AA or BS/BA in Accounting preferred - Excellent oral and written communication skills - Experience using accounting software - Collection Processes experience desired - Accounts Receivable (AR) experience preferred - Ability to survey and make decisions regarding customer accounts - 2-3 years of prior high volume collections experience

Accountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. From accounting clerks and bookeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we provide you with access to exciting career opportunities. Our personalized approach, innovative matching technology and global network with local market expertise help you find the legal opportunities that match your skills and priorities fast. By working with us, you have access to challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and training to enhance your skill sets.

From philanthropy to environmental stewardship to employee programs, Robert Half is proud to have an active role in the communities in which we live and work. Our company has appeared on FORTUNE s Most Admired Companies list every year since 1998.

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