Robert Half Accountemps Collections Specialist in Woodland Hills, California

Summary The duties of a Collections Specialist include collection calls and/or correspondence in a fast paced goal oriented collections department. Key Responsibilities · Providing customer service regarding collection issues, process customer refunds, process and review account adjustments, resolve client discrepancies and short payments. Responsible for monitoring and maintaining assigned accounts- Customer calls, account adjustments, small balance write off, customer reconciliations and processing credit memos. · Accountable for reducing delinquency for assigned accounts. · Perform other assigned tasks and duties necessary to support the Accounts Receivable Department. · Enlist the efforts of sales and senior management when necessary to accelerate the collection process. · Must communicate follow up effectively with sales department regarding customer accounts on a timely basis. · Establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with dealers and sales. Essential Functions · Weekly and monthly reporting to direct supervisor · Monthly Delinquency notices · Processing monthly credit memos and the appropriate reporting · High volume phone calls to assigned delinquent customers · Manage customers on the shutdown report · Reconcile customer disputes as they pertain to payment of outstanding balances that are due · Provide excellent considerate customer service to dealers and sales · Internal and External customer interface · Meet defined department goals and activity metrics

Required Skills 3-5 years High Volume corporate Collections experience. Knowledge of Billing and Collections procedures Accounts Receivable knowledge/experience a plus Strong attention to detail, goal oriented Experience with QuickBooks a plus Commitment to excellent customer service Excellent written and verbal communication abilities Ability to prioritize and manage multiple responsibilities

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