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Robert Half International Collections Specialist in Huntington, New York


The strongest candidates for our Collections Specialist position will have a strong sense of ownership and attention to detail. If you're looking to join a growing team, contact Accountemps today to start building your career as a finance professional. Based in the Huntington, New York region, this short-term temporary role is a great opportunity for a Collections Specialist.

Your responsibilities

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

  • Handle inbound and outbound collections calls and correspondence

  • Lead all billing and reporting activities according to deadlines

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

  • Correctly process bankruptcy filings when received

  • Process Payments

  • Record all customer payments to the correct reports

  • Oversee and update customer files to ensure data consistency

  • Yield to all Federal Fair Credit Reporting Act rules and regulations


  • Strong communication and social skills

  • Prior experience using accounting software

  • AA or BS/BA in Accounting preferred

  • 2+ years of prior high volume collections experience

  • Solid understanding of consumer collections

  • Effectively analyze customer accounts make decisions based on said analyses

    Accountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. From accounting clerks and bookeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we provide you with access to exciting career opportunities. Our personalized approach, innovative matching technology and global network with local market expertise help you find the legal opportunities that match your skills and priorities — fast. By working with us, you have access to challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and training to enhance your skill sets.

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Salary: $13.46 - $15.59 / Hourly

Location: Huntington, NY

Date Posted: September 15, 2020

Employment Type: Temporary

Job Reference: 02930-0011559562

Staffing Area: Temporary Accounting u0026 Finance