Robert Half International Collections Specialist in LEXINGTON-FAYETTE, Kentucky

You might be interested in our Collections Specialist position if you have a strong sense of ownership and attention to detail. Candidates looking to build their careers as finance professionals will have the opportunity to join a growing team at this position. If you're interested, contact Accountemps today. This short term temporary role is for a Collections Specialist who wants to work in the Lexington-fayette, Kentucky area.

Major responsibilities

  • Log all customer payments to the correct reports

  • Ensure the processing of payments

  • Direct all billing and reporting activities in accordance to deadlines

  • Maintain quality customer service and a positive company image by resolving customer account inquiries

  • Locate delinquent customer accounts through various means, e.g. skip-tracing, written correspondence, phone contact, and making arrangements for payment

  • Comply with all Federal Fair Credit Reporting Act rules and regulations

  • Process bankruptcy filings in the correct manner when received

  • Attend to inbound and outbound collections calls and correspondence

  • Maintain and update customer files to ensure data integrity

  • Comprehensive knowledge of commercial collections

  • AA or BS/BA in Accounting preferred

  • Excellent written/verbal communication and organizational skills

  • Prior experience working with collections/accounting software

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

  • 2-3 years of prior high volume collections experience

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.

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