Accounts Receivable / Collections

Salary:
Up to $42,000 to start plus outstanding company-sponsored benefits

Location:
Tinley Park Area

Position Type:
Full-time | Direct-hire

Job Description:

Accounts Receivable / Collections
Up to $42,000 to start plus outstanding company-sponsored benefits

As a Collections Specialist, your job duties and responsibilities will include:

- Learning the firm's Credit and Collections process
- Handling a designated portfolio of Business-to-Business [B2B] accounts
- Monitoring A/R, agings and credit reports
- Managing the timely resolution of past-due accounts
- Contacting your accounts regarding invoices that are past-due
- Providing any information requested by customers
- Resolving discrepancies and facilitating quick payment
- Working with your accounts to obtain suitable payment arrangements as necessary
- Analyzing disputes from current and past incidents
- Identifying patterns and payment trends to better understand root causes of non/late payments
- Working with Team Members to develop and implement solutions to minimize and prevent future payment issues
- Participating in continuous improvement efforts
- Being trained to serve as the back-up to the Deductions Analyst
- Performing other duties within the Group as assigned

An ideal candidate profile will include:

- At least two years of B2B Accounts Receivable and/or Collections experience

- OR, a Bachelor's Degree in Business, Accounting, Finance or a similar discipline with relevant office experience, while attending school

And:

- Intermediate to advanced skills with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
- Fast and accurate data entry skills
- Advanced communication skills
- Relationship management skills
- Persuasion and negotiation skills
- Problem solving and decision making skills
- Organizational skills
- Follow up skills
- Collaboration skills
- A positive 'can-do' attitude

JobGiraffe's client is a manufacturer supporting the plumbing industry.

Please submit your resume by using the Apply Now feature.

All resumes submitted will be reviewed based on the candidate profile listed above.

Candidates with the most relevant background will be selected first and asked to participate in a screening.

Initial screenings can be done in-person during office hours, before or after hours, by Skype or by phone if needed.

JG ID #19-1697 - Tinley Park, IL 60477

Relevant Skills, Experience, Industries:
Accounting Skills Recent Grads and Entry Level/Will Train Accounting Skills, Manufacturing, Processing, Refining

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