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Robert Half International Collections Specialist in CALVERTON, New York

Description You'll be interested in this Collections Specialist position if you're a natural leader driven a strong sense of accomplishment, and a focused, detail-oriented thinker with a background in accounting, finance or business administration. Based in the Calverton, New York region, this short-term temporary-to-full-time role is a great opportunity for a Collections Specialist. An experienced Collections Specialist will be able to nourish their career at a growing company in the Retail industry in this position. If you're interested, contact Accountemps today!

Major responsibilities

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

  • Head all billing and reporting activities in response to deadlines

  • Ensure payments are processed

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

  • Control inbound and outbound collections calls and correspondence

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

  • Oversee and update customer files to ensure data accuracy

  • Correctly process bankruptcy filings when received

  • Log all customer payments to the correct reports Requirements - 3+ years of prior high volume collections experience

  • Ability to analyze and make decisions on customer accounts

  • Strong communication and social skills

  • Prior experience working with collections/accounting software

  • Strong familiarity with AS400

  • Customer service experience

  • Commercial collections experience

  • Command of consumer collections

  • AA or BS/BA in Accounting preferred

Accountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches skilled accounting and finance professionals with remote or on-site jobs on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs.

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