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Robert Half International Collections Specialist in ITASCA, Illinois


The strongest candidates for our Collections Specialist position will have a strong sense of ownership and attention to detail. Accountemps is hiring candidates looking to build their careers as finance professionals for an open position in a growing team in the Hotels industry. This Collections Specialist position in the Itasca, Illinois region is a long-term contract-to-full-time opportunity.


  • Process bankruptcy filings correctly when received

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

  • Guarantee the processing of payments

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

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

  • Manage all billing and reporting activities in line with deadlines

  • Take care of inbound and outbound collections calls and correspondence

  • Maintain and update customer files to sustain data integrity

  • Register all customer payments to the correct reports


  • AA or BS/BA in Accounting preferred

  • Prior experience working with collections/accounting software

  • Ability to survey and make decisions regarding customer accounts

  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing effectively throughout all levels of the company

  • 3+ years of prior high volume collections experience

  • Commercial collections experience

  • Construction Industry experience required

  • Account reconciliation experience

  • Comprehensive knowledge of commercial collections

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Excel

  • Accounts Receivable (AR) experience

  • Adeptness in cash applications

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.

When you work with us, you’re working with the best. Robert Half has been recognized as one of FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” every year since 1998 and was named to Forbes’ inaugural list of America’s Best Temporary Staffing Firms.

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