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Robert Half International Collections Specialist in Richmond, Virginia


Do you have a strong sense of ownership and attention to detail? You might be right for our Collections Specialist position. Accountemps is hiring candidates looking to build their careers as finance professionals for an open position in a growing team. This Collections Specialist position in the Richmond, Virginia region is a short-term temporary opportunity.

What you get to do every single day

  • Register all customer payments to the correct reports

  • Process bankruptcy filings in the correct manner when received

  • Oversee and update customer files to ensure data consistency

  • Manage all billing and reporting activities in line with deadlines

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

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

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

  • Manage inbound and outbound collections calls and correspondence

  • Ensure the processing of payments


  • Consumer collections experience

  • Heavily-Outbound experience

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Accounts Receivable (AR)

  • Solid understanding of Inbound Outbound Calls

  • Foundational knowledge in Consumer Collections

  • Commercial collections experience highly desired

  • Adeptness in credit collections

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

  • Prior experience working with collections/accounting software

  • 2-3 years of prior high volume collections experience

  • AA or BS/BA in Accounting preferred

  • Ability to analyze and make decisions on customer accounts

    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: $15.20 - $17.60 / Hourly

Location: Richmond, VA

Date Posted: September 14, 2020

Employment Type: Temporary

Job Reference: 04310-0011542825

Staffing Area: Temporary Accounting u0026 Finance