Accounts Receivable Specialist
- Location: Sacramento, Sacramento, California
- Salary: Up to US$25.00 per hour per hour
- Job Type:Temp to Hire
Posted about 1 month ago
Job Number: 2152611
Accounts Receivable Collections Specialist - Temp to Hire
Our client is seeking an Accounts Receivable Collections Specialist to join our Accounts Receivable team in West Sacramento, CA or Chicago, IL. This position will report to the Accounts Receivable Supervisor and will be responsible for ensuring that our customer AR balances are current and accurate. This includes ensuring that the past due balances are collected, that payment pick-ups are scheduled and adhered to, and that sales is engaged as necessary to assist with collections. Our ideal candidate is a self-starter who has significant Collections experience, is highly organized, takes initiative, is detailed-oriented, and has strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
CORE JOB DUTIES:
-Perform collection calls and emails on assigned portfolio of customers
-Ensure customer statements, invoices and demand letters are sent to customers.
-Reconcile customer balances to ensure accuracy and alignment with the customer.
-Schedule and confirm payment deliveries.
-Obtain agreements to pay and arrange and enforce payment plans.
-Collaborate with AR team, Sales, Customer Service, and Finance regarding disputes and problem accounts and develop resolutions to collect the outstanding balances.
-Document conversations and establish follow up routine for timely collection.
-Complete daily/weekly collection reports.
-Other projects as assigned.
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION AND SKILLS:
-Associates or bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or business-related field preferred
-Minimum of 3 years corporate collections experience including interaction with a large customer base required
-Experience with financial accounting and ERP systems (SAP, Sage Intacct, and QuickBooks preferred)
-Proficient in MS Excel (vlookups, pivot tables) and MS Office
-Strong verbal and written communication ability along with negotiation/collection skills
-Strong organizational, time management, priority setting, and problem-solving abilities.
-Ability to work in office and/ or remotely as required.
-Must be 21 years of age or older to apply
-Must comply with all legal or company regulations for working in the industry
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