Collections Specialist candidates who are natural leaders driven by a sense of accomplishment and detail-oriented thinkers with backgrounds in accounting, finance or business administration are most likely to succeed in this position. This job is for a direct hire opportunity as a Collections Specialist who wants to work in the Kansas City Metro area. Candidates looking to nourish their careers at a growing company will be interested in this opening for an experienced Collections Specialist. Contact Mary Kate at Robert Half today if you’re interested, 913-802-2362.
Excellent ability to interact effectively with internal and external customers in person and over the phone.
Make outbound collection calls while keeping and improving customer relations
Review orders on credit hold as needed to ensure timely release and to determine if order needs to be held (past due balance). Goal is to have collections up to date as well as credit line to prevent credit hold
Excellent analytical skills. Reconciliation of short payments and disputes
Provide timely follow-up on payment arrangements
Send invoices, proof of deliveries to customers when requested
Provide weekly aging report status to the Director of Credit and Credit Supervisor
Perform well under difficult deadlines, self-motivated and work independently with a minimum of supervision.
Excellent organizational and time management skills.
Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously while paying attention to detail.
Negotiate payment plan for delinquent accounts. Seek assistance/guidance from Director of Credit for execution of payment plan
Proven experience in high volume corporate collections (B2B)
Accounts Receivable experience is a plus
Strong attention to detail, goal oriented
Excellent written and verbal communication
Proficient Microsoft skills; Excel and Word
Ability to refer to policy and procedures when applying information and making decisions
Ability to prioritize and manage multiple responsibilities
Experienced with ERP systems (Dynamics, Oracle, SAP, NAV) a plus
Requirements Business-to-business (B2B), Commercial Collections
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