Robert Half International Collections Specialist in LAFAYETTE, Indiana

For this Collections Specialist job, we're looking for candidates who are natural leaders driven by a strong sense of accomplishment, and focused, detail-oriented thinkers with backgrounds in accounting, finance or business administration. Based in the Lafayette, Indiana region, this short term temporary role is a great opportunity for a Collections Specialist. Candidates looking to nourish their careers at a growing company in the Manufacturing industry will be interested in this opening for an experienced Collections Specialist. Contact Accountemps today if you're interested!

Responsibilities

  • Manage inbound and outbound collections calls and correspondence

  • Abide by all Federal Fair Credit Reporting Act rules and regulations

  • Act as liaison in maintaining quality customer service and a positive company image by resolving customer account inquiries

  • Accurately process bankruptcy filings when received

  • Record all customer payments to the correct reports

  • Administer all billing and reporting activities in response to deadlines

  • Pinpoint delinquent customer accounts through various means, including skip-tracing, phone contact, written correspondence, and make arrangements for payment

  • Oversee and update customer files to ensure data consistency

  • Guarantee payments are processed

  • 2-3 years of prior high volume collections experience

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills

  • Solid understanding of commercial collections

  • Strong familiarity with accounts receivable

  • Knowledge of accounts receivable aging

  • Foundational knowledge in Microsoft Excel

  • Be able to effectively analyze and make decisions on customer accounts

  • AA or BS/BA in Accounting preferred

  • Prior experience working with accounting software

Accountemps matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs at the best companies on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our mission is to provide you with a rewarding finance or accounting job that is well matched to your professional skills – helping you to advance in your career. Our experience, combined with the resources of our worldwide network of offices, makes Accountemps a great resource for your career. We offer excellent opportunities to find temporary accounting and finance jobs for all experience levels. From accounting clerks and bookkeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we can provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

Contact your local Accountemps office at 888.670.5403 or visit www.accountemps.com to apply for this job now or find out more about other job opportunities.

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