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Collections Specialist

Accountemps • Tacoma, WA

Posted 2 months ago

Job Snapshot

$15.00 - $18.00/Hour
Accounting - Finance, Banking - Financial Services, Credit - Loan - Collections
Accounting, Finance, Professional Services

Job Description

Ref ID:04430-9501866282

Classification:Account Executive/Staffing Manager

Compensation:$15.00 to $18.00 per hour

The Collections Analyst is responsible for the collection of all outstanding balances assigned. This includes, collecting to payment terms, minimizing balances more than 30 days past terms, addressing PO and billing issues, resolving unapplied cash and short payment timely, and maintaining overall Accounts Receivable balances at levels consistent with the company?s DSO target. The Collections Analyst will provide management with account status during the bi-weekly portfolio review, and escalate unpaid aged balances to ensure resolution prior to 90 days, thereby minimizing our bad debt reserve. Responsible for managing assigned accounts; all-encompassing of collection calls and/or correspondence in a fast-paced goal oriented Collections Department Maintain records on account activity, as well as review accounts for unpaid amounts and determine what course of action to take based on a variety of factors such as age, amount of debt, and the customer?s history Accountable for reducing delinquency for assigned accounts. Enlist the efforts of management when necessary to accelerate the collection process Communicate with customers on a timely basis, execute collection activities, research, reconcile and track daily/monthly AR balances for appropriate and timely resolution Work in partnership with various internal departments such as Billing, Credit, Payroll and Cash Application teams to resolve collection issues and to achieve common goals and objectives Initiate all verbal and written communication necessary to resolve collection problems on past due invoices Submit customer refunds requests, prepare and review account adjustments, resolve client discrepancies and short/over payments Recommend action to be taken on delinquent customer accounts Update management biweekly on top issue past due customers within assigned portfolio Ensure all credit balances on accounts are resolved and cleared within 120 days Perform other assigned tasks and duties necessary to support the Collections Department If you are interested in this position or other accounting-related opportunities, please submit your resume to

Job Requirements

Associate degree in business or finance or the equivalent experience. Minimum 3 to 4 years of experience in a fast pace B2B collections role. Interpersonal effectiveness, problem solving and a comfort level with basic negotiation skills required. Must possess excellent organizational skills with attention to detail, ability to multi-task and collaborate with others. Basic MS Office proficiency. Business judgment and knowledge of collections tools and technique If you are interested in this position or other accounting-related opportunities, please submit your resume to

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.

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