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Collections Associate

Contract-to-Hire Position in Dallas, Texas

Post Date: 09/11/2019

Rate: Not Specified

Education Level: Not Specified

Reference: Job # 171512


This nationwide industry leader has an immediate 3 month contract-to-hire opportunity in Downtown Dallas, TX for a Collections Associate on the Accounting team.  The Collections Associate is responsible for collections of customer accounts and analysis of customer account activity, account reconciliations, cash applications, negotiating payment plans with customers, interacting with outside credit agencies, miscellaneous billings and credit memos, process improvements and required reporting functions. This job works in Business to Business (B2B) collections.

Requirements:
•    Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and/or 0-3 years collections experience.
•    Strong communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills.
•    Excellent negotiation and problem-solving skills.
•    Microsoft Office products and ERP system experience.
•    Understands purpose and scope of legal documentation, and the terms and conditions of the sales and installations contracts of company’s products.
•    Knowledge and understanding of systems (ie. Oracle, Salesforce, CashPro, Auto, Customer Portal, UTA, Vertex, etc.)
•    Sorting, organizing and creating rules in Outlook.
•    Understand and utilize Excel and tools for efficiency; sorting, searching, v-lookup, macros, pivot, filters.
•    Ability to multi-task, prioritize and work well in a fast paced, team-oriented environment.
•    Spanish speaking preferred but not required.

Key Responsibilities:
•    Compile and review current and potential customer credit data.
•    Maintain customer receivable accounts within Company guidelines, manage invoice to cash process.
•    Process incoming payments via credit card and ETF, directing customers to Customer Portal for online payments.
•    Customer account reconciliation and analysis.
•    Minimize bad debt risk and maximize accounts receivable collections.
•    Support various corporate teams on A/R and collection efforts and date to ensure accurate billing and resolution.
•    Establish good rapport with all customers assigned in portfolio.
•    Provide credit checks and analysis on an as needed basis.
•    Provide timely, clear, and accurate response to internal and external customers.
•    Special projects and Ad Hoc requests regularly.

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Collections Associate

Contract-to-Hire Position in Dallas, Texas

Job Overview

Post Date

09/11/2019

Rate

Not Specified

Education Level

Not Specified

Reference

Job # 171512

This nationwide industry leader has an immediate 3 month contract-to-hire opportunity in Downtown Dallas, TX for a Collections Associate on the Accounting team.  The Collections Associate is responsible for collections of customer accounts and analysis of customer account activity, account reconciliations, cash applications, negotiating payment plans with customers, interacting with outside credit agencies, miscellaneous billings and credit memos, process improvements and required reporting functions. This job works in Business to Business (B2B) collections.

Requirements:
•    Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and/or 0-3 years collections experience.
•    Strong communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills.
•    Excellent negotiation and problem-solving skills.
•    Microsoft Office products and ERP system experience.
•    Understands purpose and scope of legal documentation, and the terms and conditions of the sales and installations contracts of company’s products.
•    Knowledge and understanding of systems (ie. Oracle, Salesforce, CashPro, Auto, Customer Portal, UTA, Vertex, etc.)
•    Sorting, organizing and creating rules in Outlook.
•    Understand and utilize Excel and tools for efficiency; sorting, searching, v-lookup, macros, pivot, filters.
•    Ability to multi-task, prioritize and work well in a fast paced, team-oriented environment.
•    Spanish speaking preferred but not required.

Key Responsibilities:
•    Compile and review current and potential customer credit data.
•    Maintain customer receivable accounts within Company guidelines, manage invoice to cash process.
•    Process incoming payments via credit card and ETF, directing customers to Customer Portal for online payments.
•    Customer account reconciliation and analysis.
•    Minimize bad debt risk and maximize accounts receivable collections.
•    Support various corporate teams on A/R and collection efforts and date to ensure accurate billing and resolution.
•    Establish good rapport with all customers assigned in portfolio.
•    Provide credit checks and analysis on an as needed basis.
•    Provide timely, clear, and accurate response to internal and external customers.
•    Special projects and Ad Hoc requests regularly.

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